The Rise of the Internet of Things

How many “things,” including your body, can you communicate with through a device? And will a smartwatch become more like a wearable woven into your garments, contact lenses or implanted into your body?

Whatever the eventual device, it is manufacturers that play a lead role in translating technologies into new products for tomorrow.

Health, Happy, Nerdy

Digital fitness is exploding in 2014, with new smartphone apps and wearable technologies created nearly every day. According to a recent study, the number of adults using smartphones to monitor their heath grew from 61 million to 75 million in 2012, and is projected to increase more than threefold by the end of 2014. Take a look at our infographic to learn more about digital fitness apps and wearable technologies, including how they’re affecting the way Americans stay active and healthy.

CES 2014 in Numbers by Bell Pottinger Wired

Research by Bell Pottinger Wired, one of the UK’s leading digital consultancies, reveals that this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was mentioned more than 1.5 million times online, across media sites, blogs, forums and social networks, such as Twitter.

Insights into online conversations around the event, held in Las Vegas on 7 to 10 January 2014, with more than 3,200 exhibitors and 150,000 visitors, highlight the extent to which consumers engaged with CES online.