The use of wearable technologies has nearly tripled in the last few years due to the increase in demand of the consumers to monitor their health on their own.
FREMONT, CA: Wearable fitness technology has made its place in society with FitBits and smartwatches as its mainstream. The expansion and future of wearable devices show no sign of slowing down. There is no doubt that the rising demand for wearables has given birth to a booming market, showing companies the pathway to gain significant benefits from supplying wearable health technology to their consumers.
In healthcare, wearable technologies involve electronic devices that consumers can wear, such as Fitbits and smartwatches. They are designed to gather data concerning the personal health and exercise of the user. Consumer use of the wearables in the U.S. skyrocketed from 9 percent to 33 percent in just four years.
The development of wearable technology and the rising demand from the users to manage their health have gained a superior place in the medical industry, including providers, insurers, and technology companies. It has also influenced them to come up with more wearable devices such as smartwatches, Fitbits, and wearable monitors.
Besides, few of the simplest, yet the most original variety of wearable technology are the wearable fitness trackers. They are the wristbands built with sensors to monitor the physical activity and heart rate of the user. The device offers wearers with health and fitness suggestions by syncing it with different smartphone apps. The ability to track the activities or progress made throughout the day with the help of indicator lights, along with sleek looks, tends to attract the users to use the device.
In the present day, smartwatches have now been modified into performing more useful activities as different healthcare tools. Smartwatches lend a hand in monitoring the heart rhythms of the users, as well as sending alerts to those who are experiencing atrial fibrillation. The device also helps the researchers to collect new insights into Parkinson's disease. Smartwatches help the users to perform tasks, which they usually do on their phones like reading the notifications, sending simple messages, making phone calls, and much more. Meanwhile, it additionally recommends a few exercises and health-tracking advantages of a fitness tracker.
Furthermore, biosensors are the future wearable medical devices that are self-adhesive patches that help the patient to move around while recording the data through their movement, respiratory rate, heart rate, and temperature.