IDC's Worldwide Wearable Device Tracker Taxonomy

Wearable Device Tracker Taxonomy Changes for 2020

Taxonomy Overview

Definitions

Wearable Computing: A Definition

Product Category

Smart Wearable

Basic Wearable

Product

Product Detail

Brand

Vendor

Company

Operating System

Sensors and Communications

Connectivity

Near-Field Communication

Bluetooth

GPS

Other Hardware Specs

ECG

External Speaker

Heart Rate Sensor

Skin Temperature Sensor

Microphone

Watch Face

Waterproofing

Kids' Device

Price Band

Channel/Channel Group

Direct -- Internet

Exceptions

Direct -- Store

Exceptions

Direct -- Inbound/Outbound

Exceptions

Indirect -- Dealer/VAR/SI

Exceptions

InDirect -- eTailer

Exceptions

Indirect -- Retail

Indirect -- Telco

Exceptions

Segment Group

Commercial

Consumer

Geographic Segmentation

Shipments

"Sales In," "Sales Through," and "Sales Out"

Average Selling Price

Value (or Shipment Value)

Installed Base

Exchange Rates

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Methodology

Synopsis