“Apple and other companies are widely rumored to be working on smart watch devices for debut later this year or in 2014, and that increased interest is set to grow the smart watch segment by a factor of ten,” Kevin Bostic reports for AppleInsider.
“The year 2014 will see five million smart watch units shipped, according to the latest forecasts from market analysis firm Canalys,” Bostic reports. “That figure would be more than 15 times the 330,000 units shipped in 2012, and 10 times the 500,000 expected to ship in 2013.”
Bostic reports, “Apple is widely expected to be working on an “iWatch” device some say could be revealed within the next year. The company is said to have a 100-man team working on the project, and Apple has filed for protection of the “iWatch” name in Japan, Russia, Mexico, and Taiwan. ”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]