DThere was a time when the tech fortune tellers used to say that Wearable device applications will be the future. But now it has already become the future.
With so many new wearable devices coming in to market, and many as work in progress prototype, wearable devices have started to gain attraction of many businesses around the world. While most of the consumer wearable products available currently needs a mobile device connected, to more prototypes are being researched and tested that can operate standalone.
Apple Watch and Samsung Gear are some of the most popular devices in the current market.
How can you benefit from it
Currently there are no heavy number of users who uses these wearable devices. Due to its price points and some other reasons, it hasn’t come to that yet. So we wouldn’t recommend building an app for your businesses which can only be used in a wearable device.
But by having a wearable device supported app for some of the applications of your business, you can stand out from the rest. It will still be applicable for the users who uses a wearable device while it would be a good exposure for your business to come up with ways you can combine your mobile applications with a wearable device extension.
Can be a good promotional approach
You can also use wearable application concepts as a promotional approach to display how invested your business is with the today's technology. There are pretty cool things you can build with a wearable supported device, and also very useful applications, depend on your industry.