Wear­able po­ten­tial viewed op­ti­misti­cally

Modern Healthcare - - NEWS -

U.S. con­sumers were asked how likely each of the fol­low­ing is to come about as a re­sult of wide­spread use of wear­able tech­nol­ogy.

56%

be­lieve that the av­er­age life ex­pectancy will grow by 10 years be­cause of wear­able-en­abled mon­i­tor­ing of our vi­tal signs

46%

be­lieve wear­able tech­nol­ogy will de­crease obe­sity by al­low­ing us to mon­i­tor our nutri­tion and ex­er­cise

42%

be­lieve the av­er­age per­son's ath­letic abil­ity will im­prove dra­mat­i­cally as we use wear­able tech­nol­ogy to mon­i­tor and fine-tune our sports progress

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