A recent study by IBM concludes that consumers have a growing appetite for health and wellness devices, and this represents a burgeoning market opportunity for device manufacturers that has barely been tapped.

According to IBM, wellness devices will increasingly be used to fill the information gap for consumers that are relatively healthy, but need devices that provide information to help them gain greater control over their conditions and lead healthier lives. The devices will plan, predict and monitor information, feeding it directly to caregivers and clinicians as well as support networks. Users will connect them via broadband, wireless and wired connections. 

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