Over the last few years, the approach of autumn has come to be universally associated with the arrival of brand new, or improved technologies capable of Wearable Technology – The Smartwatch Recently, the latest milestone in tech innovation has arrived in the form of wearable technology – more specifically, the smartwatch. Wearable technology champions the benefits of hands-free, seamless interaction between technology, and the human being. Just as the smartphone bid farewell to the original telephone, the smartwatch will lead us forward into a new era for the technological industry, providing internet access, intelligent features and applications all devoted to making your life easier. Although when you begin to compare smartwatches, you are likely to find that many of them run off the same concept of application-based assistance and other technologically savvy options, you will also discover that they are all a little bit different from one another. Although most will provide you with notifications on your social media and email, and they’re all going to tell you the time, as we venture further into what technology has to offer, the industry will undoubtedly provide more and more options to smartwatch enthusiasts. Smartwatches Offer more, without the expense These days, the old fashioned time piece just doesn’t seem relevant anymore. Although they tell the time, which can be useful, that’s really all they do, with a smartwatch, users can do so much more, without much of an additional cost. This may seem like a strange thing to say if you consider the fact that some smartwatches are rumored to hit the market at around $400 a piece, but if you take the time to search for a good watch, you may be surprised by the fact that a lot of them cost as much, if not more, than this. With a smartwatch, you can do so much more than simply tell the time, you can check your emails, your texts, update social media, check on the latest information, and even monitor your heart-rate when you’re out on your daily jog. Although all smartwatches do not offer the same amount of fun new features, most will pair up with the applications that you use regularly on your smartphone, allowing for developer and user communities to emerge which will assist in improving the common functionality of your tech. Wearable technology will affect web design, forcing designers to think more creatively about browsing and information options. With the introduction of various different kinds of smart watch onto the market, interactive website design and other fantastic innovations that serve to connect technology and the consumer together will begin to emerge. Whether you’re simply looking for a new piece of exciting equipment, or run a business that recognizes the importance of staying ahead of the curve, it’s obvious that smartwatches will be changing the face of the technology industry. Images: ”Creative business mobility and modern mobile wearable device technology concept: collection of color digital smart watches or clocks with colorful screen interface isolated on white background/ Shutterstock.com“ __________________________________________________________________________________ Connect with Tweak Your Biz: Would you like to write for Tweak Your Biz? Tweak Your Biz is an international, business advice community and online publication. Today it is read by over 140,000 business people each month (unique visitors, Google Analytics, December, 2013). See our review of 2013 for more information. An outstanding title can increase tweets, Facebook Likes, and visitor traffic by 50% or more. Generate great titles for your articles and blog posts with the Tweak Your Biz Title Generator.