Trend and Strategy of Wearable Devices Design

Document Type : Original Article


1 School of Innovation and Design, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. Faculty of Humanities and Arts, Macau University of Science and Technology

2 BDDWATCH Organization


Focusing on the development trend of wearable devices, based on the existing references and information from the market, this research combines concepts and thoughts from product design with a focus on the core of user needs. This research analyzes the ongoing development of wearable devices. Further, it discusses the reason for the growth of the wearable devices market, thus finding that sports and health-related wearable devices have become the primary focus for brand manufacturers. The paper analyses standard features and interfaces between sports and health product categories as the categories of significant development in the wearable industry. We additionally argue that the wearable industry has become more robust as sports and health wearable products play a crucial role in users’ daily life. We reveal the creative trend for wearable devices by analysis the development of the industrial practice. As high-tech and user-centered design strategies gradually develop to discover the real user needs, the wise wearable devices union will evolve into a “smart space” phase in the future. 


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