Some of the wearable tech currently accessible.
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Citing an unidentified source described because "familiar with all the matter", Bloomberg claims the Android-based smart observe might feature a camera plus be obtainable in retail by the finish of upcoming year.
HTC CEO Peter Chou has earlier told the Financial Times which wearable development became a "important segment" for the firm however, hadn't place a timeline found on the release of any treatments.
Many analysts believe which wearable tech is here to remain, with Juniper Research predicting the marketplace to be value US$18 billion by 2018.
However, whether or not it has a smart observe inside the marketplace by the finish of 2014, HTC is effectively behind several of its competitors, with Sony about its second-generation tech with all the SmartWatch 2 plus Samsung lately releasing its own camera-sporting Galaxy Gear observe, to name simply 2.