Wearable devices sales to grow 26% in 2019, says Gartner

Gartner Inc. forecasts that worldwide shipments of wearable devices will reach 225 million in 2019, an increase of 25.8 per cent from 2018. End-user spending on wearable devices is forecast to reach $42 billion in 2019. Of that, $16.2 billion will be on smartwatches. “At the moment, the smartwatch market is bolstered by the relatively stable…

Withings returns with Steel HR Sport after buying back company from Nokia

Withings has returned to the digital health market with a new hybrid smartwatch after buying the company back from Nokia earlier in the year. Featuring heart rate monitoring, connected GPS, and Fitness Level based on VO2 max measurement, the Steel HR Sport is a multi-sport hybrid smartwatch which offers heart rate monitoring, connected GPS tracking and…