January 2018 IoC Report Audio Summary
2017 was a year filled with continued growth in the wearables sector. Consumer adoption continues to build, with both medical and enterprise applications demostrating compelling use-cases. One of the most significant developments has been the awakening from the apparel, footwear and textile industries. Though there were some big brands (Under Armour and Adidas) that have announced pivots from the hardware space, there is a significant net gain from companies across the industry time and resources into what place e-textiles may play in there future. In this report we cover the year by gone and the outlook for the coming year.