Advances in sensor and artificial intelligence technology have spawned a new generation of wearable technologies with applications as diverse as HR and resident care.
Analysts Deloitte Global predict that by 2024, 440 million wearable units will be available worldwide as new devices come onto the market and service providers, including care home operators, become comfortable using them.
Devices that can detect and manage chronic health conditions at an early stage, preventing serious illness or distress, remain the mainstay of the market. However, new applications are being found, including in employee performance management.
To read more, see our exclusive online feature