While consumers seem unimpressed by wearables such as Google Glass, enterprises are finding many use cases for these devices. One company that has stepped up to the plate in providing apps for wearables is the enterprise software giant SAP.
A roundup of the 5 hottest new apps of the past week.
More than half of mobile health and fitness app users plan to use wearables to track their health, according to a survey of 1,000 app users by mobility firm Mobiquity.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 11/21 including: the continued growth of Windows Phone's reputation in the enterprise, voice over LTE jump in SBC deployments, advice to U.S. banks when speaking on mobility, why you shouldn't buy a smartwatch for a holiday gift and the increase of car shipments with safety/security telematics.
Demand for wearable mobile devices is expected to spur shipments of flexible displays, according to the latest stats from ABI Research.
BYOD and wearable gadgets are but a couple of the new trends that have emerged in recent years. As these devices make their way onto the corporate network, the inevitable question to security administrators and executives is how they, as well as emerging technologies such as software defined networking (SDN), impact enterprise security.
App-enabled smartwatch shipments are forecast by Juniper Research to reach 36 million units by 2018, up from one million in 2013.
With the recent release of the Google Glass beta version, interest in wearable technology has been on the rise.
ABI Research has forecasted that more than 1.2 million smartwatches will be shipped this year as more attractive, less bulky and more powerful devices hit the market.