A connected object is an electronic device that can communicate with another through an exchange of information. This exchange of information can be done by means of a wireless link, Bluetooth or wifi. Among the connected objects on the market, we observed the emergence of connected watches in the 2010s, which have been well established in our habits for several years.
According to a study carried out by the site statistica.com, the sale of connected watch around the world was 488 million US dollars in 2013, it rose to more than a billion in 2014, 9 billion in 2015, 18 billion in 2018 and more than 26 billion in 2020.
A connected watch provides you with all the information on your wrist such as messages, calls and notifications from social networks such as facebook, whatsapp, instagram, twitter. In addition to the features linked to your smartphone, a connected watch allows you to have important data on your daily physical activities such as the number of steps taken and the amount of calories burned.
The smartwatch goes even further in information since, through integrated sensors, it provides data on vital parameters such as blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen saturation. Some of them also provide gps location data.
Smartwatches can be used by people of all ages, depending on the goals. There are connected watches for children, connected watches for women and connected watches for men.