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Wearable Computing Market Size - By Product Type (Smart Watch [ Extension, Classic, Standalone], Smart Jewelry, Fitness Trackers, Head Mounted Display, Body Worn Cameras, Smart Clothing), By Technology (Display, Networking), By End use & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6352
  • Published Date: Jul 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Wearable Computing Market Size

Wearable Computing Market was valued at USD 56.2 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 19.5% between 2024 and 2032, propelled by the rapid integration of AI and voice assistants in wearable devices. Integration with artificial intelligence (AI) and voice assistants has expanded the functionality of wearable devices, offering personalized experiences and seamless interactions.

Wearable Computing Market

Additionally, continuous advancements in wearable computing technologies, such as improved sensors, longer battery life, and miniaturization, have expanded the capabilities and appeal of wearable devices to consumers and businesses alike, driving the wearable computing industry.

The increasing focus on health and fitness has driven the demand for wearable devices that can track activities, monitor vital signs, and provide personalized health insights. As a result, smartwatches and fitness trackers, which offer features like heart rate monitoring, GPS tracking, and smartphone integration, are becoming increasingly popular. Companies operating in this space are making the most of this opportunity and innovating new products. 

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a positive impact on the wearable computing market. There was increased interest in wearable health devices, such as smartwatches and fitness trackers, as people became more health-conscious during the pandemic. For instance, companies like Fitbit and Garmin reported a surge in demand for their health and fitness wearables. Fitbit also reported a 17% increase in sales during the pandemic.

Wearable Computing Market Trends

The ongoing research and development have led to innovative use cases for wearable computing, such as augmented reality (AR) glasses, smart clothing, and wearable devices for gaming. For instance, Snap's Spectacles, released in 2022, are AR glasses that allow users to see digital information overlaid in the real world. Snap is using spectacles to power its own AR games, such as Bitmoji Party and Ghost Hunter.  In addition, increasing the application scope of wearable technology in remote patient monitoring, chronic disease management, and improving overall healthcare outcomes will drive a higher acceptance rate.

Wearable Computing Market Analysis

Wearable Computing Market Size, By Technology, 2022 – 2032, (USD Billion)

The display technologies held about 57% of the market share in 2023 may depict appreciable growth from 2024 to 2032. The display technology allows users to monitor their health statistics, notifications, and other important health information in real-time. The display technology segment encompasses the different types of screens used in wearable devices. These include OLED, AMOLED, LCD, E-Ink, and various types of flexible and curved displays.

Global Wearable Computing Market, By Product Type, 2023

Smartwatch segment captured more than 26% market share in 2023. Smartwatches have gained popularity due to their multifunctional capabilities, including fitness tracking, health monitoring, notifications, and smartphone integration. With consumers seeking more convenient ways to stay connected and monitor their health, smartwatches have become a preferred choice. The rising demand for smartwatches is fueling innovation in the wearable computing industry, leading to technological breakthroughs and expanding the overall market growth.

U.S. Wearable Computing Market Size, 2022 -2032, (USD Billion)

North America dominated more than 35% share of the wearable computing market in 2023. The region's high consumer tech adoption rate, health-conscious culture, and affinity for fitness and wellness contribute to the popularity of wearable devices like smartwatches and fitness trackers. Additionally, innovative features such as heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking, and seamless integration with smartphones attract users. For instance, Apple Watch's success and Fitbit's strong market presence illustrate the growing demand for wearable computing in North America.

Wearable Computing Market Share

Major players operating in the wearable computing industry are

  • Apple Inc.
  • Fossil Group Inc.
  • Garmin
  • Google LLC
  • Huawei Technologies Co.Ltd.
  • LG Electronics Inc.
  • Nike
  • Pebble Technology Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics
  • Sony Corporation
  • Xiaomi Corporation.

These companies are focusing on launching new innovative wearable devices to increase their market share. For instance, In October 2022, Apple released its Apple Watch Series 8, which has a new design, a faster processor, and a new blood pressure sensor.

Wearable Computing Industry News

  • In October 2022, Google released its Pixel Watch, which runs on Wear OS and has a variety of features, including a heart rate monitor, GPS, and NFC for payments.

This wearable computing market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Product Type

  • Smart Watch
    • Extension smart watch
    • Classic smart watch
    • Standalone smart watch 
  • Smart Jewelry
  • Fitness Trackers
  • Head Mounted Display
  • Body Worn Cameras
  • Smart Clothing
  • Others

Market, By Technology

  • Display Technologies
  • Networking Technologies

Market, By End-Use

  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Healthcare
  • Entertainment
  • Defense
  • Gaming
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • ANZ 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of wearable computing was reached USD 56.2 billion in 2023 and is estimated to exhibit about 19.5% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, owing to the rapid integration of AI and voice assistants in wearable devices.

The display technologies segment captured more than 57% share of the wearable computing market in 2023 and may depict appreciable growth from 2024 to 2032, as it allows users to monitor their health statistics, notifications, and other important health information in real-time.

North America wearable computing market held approximately 35% of the market share in 2023 and is expected to expand at significant pace by 2032, owing to the high consumer tech adoption rate, health-conscious culture, and affinity for fitness & wellness.

Apple Inc., Fossil Group Inc., Garmin, Google LLC, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., LG Electronics Inc., Nike, Pebble Technology Corporation, Samsung Electronics, Sony Corporation and Xiaomi Corporation.

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 266
  • Countries covered: 18
  • Pages: 300
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