As the technology of IoT matures, the applications of wearable devices become more and more popular. According to the report “Global Smartwatch Market 2020-2025 Latest Trends, Growth Strategies and Forecast Analysis” published by the British analyst house Juniper Research, the total output value of the global smartwatch market reached 43.87 million units in 2018, peaking 108.91 million units by 2024. A CAGR of 14.5% was projected between 2019 – 2024. Smartwatches with IoT applications are the key trend. It might not only be used as a single technology of application but also interact with other IoT devices, greatly improving the users’ quality of life.”
As predicted by experts, 5 million people around the world would be wearing remote health wearable devices provided by the health care providers by 2023. Many ICT companies have already started their R&D in this field as they want to seize this enormous market, hoping to take the leadership position in this competition. The National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT), also the driving force of the Chinese Taipei ICT industry, may not want to fall behind. It has nurtured ZoeTek Technology Co., Ltd., a manufacturing company of wearable devices that has become one of the promoters of such technology.