U.S. Wearable Computing Device Forecast, 2017–2021: CY 2Q17
This IDC study presents an updated five-year forecast for the U.S. wearables market."The U.S. wearables market will see a return to growth in 2017 and maintain its upward trajectory throughout our forecast period," says Ramon T. Llamas, research manager for IDC's Wearables team. "Expect a number of use cases and applications that will take the market forward, especially in the areas of cellular connectivity, standalone applications, and a growing interest among enterprise users. Also, with many devices becoming long in the tooth, expect refreshed product portfolios that bring form and function."