LAS VEGAS — Everywhere you looked at this year’s International CES, you saw a wearable device. New players, new upgrades, new colors, designs and materials, and new capabilities were on display from start-ups, established CE brands and top fashion designer houses alike. The nascent category was not the home run that some retailers expected in this past holiday season, but the potential of the category was obvious to anyone who walked the show.
LAS VEGAS, NV (from 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show) – January 7, 2014 – Always at the forefront of innovation,New Age Electronics, a division of SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), has expanded its focus on wearable technologies with the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with Pivothead throughout North America. Pivothead, maker of one of the world’s first 1080p High Definition Hands-Free (HDHF) video eyewear technology, has established itself as a market leader with the new true, point-of-view, recording experience and has done it with style. This relationship enables retailers to sell a hands-free, wearable technology eyewear capable of capturing both high-quality still shot images and professional grade 1080p HD video, providing a true point-of-view perspective. According to Juniper Research, revenue from smart wearable devices, including smart glasses, is expected to reach $19 billion by 2018. Geared towards outdoor enthusiasts and photographers, Pivothead is also gaining traction in law enforcement, education and health care.