Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 110 million by the end of 2016, with 38% growth over the previous year, according to the International Data Corp. (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Trackers.

An expanding lineup of vendors combined with fast-growing user awareness and demand will generate double-digit growth throughout the 2015-2020 forecast period, the firm says, culminating in shipments of 237.1 million wearable devices in 2020.

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