STATSports bucks the downward trend in wearables market

Sales of fitness-tracking devices are down and the machines’ longevity is now the subject of scrutiny, but one company is still riding a wave of demand

2nd July, 2017
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Richard Byrne, head of business development of STATSports Pic: Arthur Allison

The longevity of fitness-tracking devices, also known as “wearables” or “wearable computing”, have been called into question lately.

Having emerged on the tech scene a few years ago, wearables promised to transform the field of personal electronics by calculating the number of steps we walk, the calories we burn and the hours we sleep.

Today, the wearable tech market is on track to be worth €34 billion by 2020, shifting a...

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