Stratos, Inc., creator of the Bluetooth Connected Card™ Platform, has recently had the results of their Stratos Wearables Payment Survey featured in Internet Retailer, Mobile Payments World, and BizReport, and we’re proud to have been their market research partner for this study! Shoppers are more excited than ever about wearables, and see a bright future for making payments with wearable technology.
Among other findings:
– 75 percent of respondents say they plan to buy a wearable device
– Almost one out of three (30 percent) of U.S. smartphone owners already own a wearable device
– Nearly half (43 percent) of wearable device users would be interested in making in-store payments with their wearables
– Nearly half (48 percent) of smartphone owners would use their wearable more if it had the ability to make payments in stores
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