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Wearable Health Devices to Watch

Wearable Health Devices to Watch
Wearable health devices are flooding the market. Here are some we're keeping our eyes on. 

Wearable health devices represent an exciting opportunity for medtech. Pegged at $2 billion in 2013, the market for wearable healthcare products is expected to grow 65% each year, exceeding $40 billion in 2020, according to market research firm Soreon Research. And while one in 10 Americans owned an activity tracker last year, according to Endeavor Partners, a number of wearable health devices offer more sophisticated capabilities than simply counting steps. 

Here are some wearable health devices we're keeping our eyes on.

[image courtesy of NEUROMETRIX] 

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