Contest over whether smartwatches, activity trackers or neither will catch on sufficiently ::see infograph::

For smartwatches, Eddie Hold, vp of connected intelligence at the NPD Group, said the biggest challenge is that 50 percent of the U.S. population currently does not wear a watch at all. “The smartwatch still has to create a defined use case,” he said. “Why do I need it? Also, we’ll see basic ‘smartwatch’ functionality merging into activity trackers.”

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