Background

Wearable technologies have come a long way; one of the pioneers, if not the pioneer of this technology is Steve Mann, a professor at the University of Toronto. He has transcended and disrupted this field since 1980.

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The technology has grown exponentially and will change the way we interact with the world. . Wearable technology such as augmented reality and the internet of things supplements our five senses with additional information. The power of information in real-time in the right context can enhance our experiences and aid our decision making process. We are one step closer to creating the holodeck and the “Iron Man” suit.

Wearable technologies have gained greater attention as of late. It has and will continue to disrupt the tech industry. CCS Insight‘s outlook on the future of wearable tech indicates that by 2020, 411 million smart wearable devices worth an astounding $34 billion will be sold.