About 930,000 own wearables: poll

Taipei Times
Date: Jan 04, 2016
By: Staff writer, with CNA

About 930,000 people, or 4 percent of Taiwan’s population, owned wearable devices last year — mainly to collect and track useful health information — an Institute for Information Industry (資策會) survey showed.

Citing the survey’s results, the government-sponsored Institute for Information Industry’s research arm Foreseeing Innovative New Digiservices (FIND) said that compared with 2014, last year there were double the number of wearable owners and the penetration rate was 2.3 percentage points higher.

FIND said that new entrants to the workforce between 25 and 29 were the main users of wearable devices last year.     [FULL  STORY]

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