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  • [New] Artificial intelligence, augmented reality, wearable devices and big data will make people more aware of their world and their own behavior - which will especially improve health care and education. The News-Gazette
  • With a product that weighs just 5 g more than the designer glasses on which it is based, Facebook can test demand for a wearable device while work continues on the AR technology that will make Project Aria a reality. VRWorldTech
  • The smartwatch market is a promising segment within the wearable industry, as global smartwatch shipments are expected to increase from around 42 million units in 2017 to more than 115 million units by 2022. Statista
  • The augmented and virtual reality market will grow to more than eight times its current size over the next five years, making it the fastest-growing category among emerging devices, which include wearables and smart home devices. Campus Technology
  • Carbon Health will offer Alertive's platform, including connected devices, wearables and other sensors, to patients so they can share their vitals with providers. MedCity News
  • Total value of three emerging categories of products - augmented and virtual reality headsets, smart home devices, and wearables - is expected to reach $369.6 billion by the end of 2021 and swell to $524.9 billion by the end of 2025 according to new data from International Data Corporation. ChannelBiz UK
  • Wearable devices are going to be more than 1 billion by 2022 all over the globe and as a result, you need to upgrade your existing mobile app to provide for the emerging customer tastes & preferences in the future. Appikr - Latest Blog for Mobile App Development in USA, UK and UAE
  • The shipment of wearable devices will increase from 450 million units in 2020 to nearly 800 million units in 2025; Apple will continue to dominate the field of smart watches. EqualOcean
  • Wearable devices which do not require charging will encourage individuals to monitor their own health and wellbeing, transforming Britain into a healthier 'smart society'. IoT Now News - How to run an IoT enabled business
  • Facebook's Ray-Ban Stories glasses now provide the opportunity to get in front of the issue of next-generation wearable technology. Brookings
  • Citing multiple reports, including Markets and Markets, Travers projected that by 2025, the entire wearables market would reach around $70 billion, growing by $1.99 billion from 2021 to 2025. News Nation USA
  • Black Americans and other Americans of color for decades were locked out of the real estate market and the opportunity to build equity and generational wealth. Politico
  • If the bubble bursts, hundreds of millions of people will lose a considerable portion of their investments - 75% of household wealth in China is tied up in real estate. NationofChange
  • Property is the single most important source of financial risk and wealth inequality in China. Michael Roberts Blog
  • Redirecting a mere 3.7% of the USD100 Tn of global assets held by pension funds, insurers and sovereign wealth funds could fill the USD3.7 Tn SDG financing gap in developing countries. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Sensors for driver assistance systems will offer a wealth of opportunities for its Durethan polyamides and Pocan polyesters.
  • While automation can grow productivity-PwC predicts it will add $3.7 trillion to North American economies by 2030-some economists and ethicists fear AI will also accelerate inequality and give more wealth and power to people who are already wealthy and powerful. Wired
  • India is pursuing long-term capital from pension and sovereign wealth funds into infrastructure by providing tax incentives, provided that banks will not be ready to supply long-term financing to initiatives with a protracted gestation interval. The Technical Points
  • The Chinese sovereign wealth fund still plans to forge ahead with a greater allocation to US equities as well as hire more external managers, build international partnerships and boost the Greater Bay Area. AsianInvestor
  • Luxury goods stocks came under pressure amid suggestions that China could seek greater wealth redistribution, which could hit demand for luxury products. Monthly markets review - August 2021

Last updated: 24 October 2021