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INFOGRAPHIC: 7 WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY JOBS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WORLD



7 wearable technology jobs changing the world
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Adecco, 20 May 2015.

At best, wearable technology is currently viewed as something strictly for techies, trendsetters and “early-adopters.” At worst, it is seen as a fad and a gimmick. Either way, wearable technology has been underestimated.

Thanks to the Internet of Things, leading companies and innovators are improving the perception and expanding the potential of wearable technology. As the IoT expands the utility of wearable tech across multiple disciplines and industries, it is already beginning to have a quantifiable and significant impact on the economy and the world.

Infographic: 7 Wearable Technology Jobs Changing the World

Infographic Sources:
1. Bureau of Labour Statistics (2015). Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014.

2. The Economist (2015). The wear, why and how.
3. Edwards, R. (2014). BMW has a self-parking car you can summon with your smartwatch. Techradar.
4. Fiorletta, A. (2014). Will Wearable Technology Shake Up The Retail Landscape? Retail TouchPoints.
5. Higginbotham, S. (2015). IBM's block chain booster for the Internet of things surfaces at EY. Fortune.
6. Motorola (2015). Public safety is transforming. Motorola Solutions.
7. Nightingale, R. (2015). 5 Ways That High Tech Personal Wearables Will Change Your Life. Make Use Of.
8. Pickett, D.T. (2015). The Internet of Everything Will Impact Everything, Including Your Next Tech Job. Wired.
9. Project ProFiTex (2015). ProFiTex Advanced Protective Firefighter Equipment.
10. Rackspace (2014). The Human Cloud At Work: A Study Into The Impact of Wearable Technologies in the Workplace.
11. Silent Herdsman (2015). Healthier Cows, Better Performing Cows.
12. The Verge (2013). Understanding Calico: Larry Page, Google Ventures, and the quest for immortality.

Top image: BMW Remote Valet Parking Assistant. Credit: BMW.

[Post Source: Adecco. Top image added.]

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