Up until now, we have only been able to imagine what the world will be like when it’s full of mobile smart devices like Google Glass. By 2014, these devices will have become widely used products, a mainstream staple of everyday life.
Google Glass and other wearables are an evolution of one of the greatest technology innovations in the last several decades — mobile computing. Mobile computing has changed the way we work, play and socialize. In many ways, it has enhanced every aspect of society.
No doubt, these early offerings will define the wearable technology market. In turn, wearable technology will extend the golden age of mobile computing. What is clear is that the inventiveness of many designers and developers is being matched with investment and opportunity. The rise of wearables for consumers is going to be one of the key growth areas in mobile technology in 2014.