FRAMINGHAM, MA – The worldwide wearables market was once again graced with positive growth as shipments grew 10.3% year-over-year, reaching 26.3 million during the second quarter, according to research firm IDC.
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BANNOCKBURN, IL — Total North American printed circuit board orders in July increased 8% year-over-year, driving year-to-date order growth up to 2.5% above the same period last year. Orders were down 19.8% sequentially, says IPC.
STAMFORD, CT – Gartner forecasts 310.4 million wearable devices will be sold worldwide in 2017, an increase of 16.7% from 2016. Sales of wearable devices will generate revenue of $30.5 billion in 2017. Of that, $9.3 billion will be from smartwatches, the firm says.