Tag Archives: Japan

Japan doesn’t embrace smart wristbands

One year on and we’re revisiting the wearables market in Japan. Back in 2014, we reported that local firm Omron ruled the roost when it came to wearable technology: At the time,

More insight into wearables in Japan: Local firm Omron rules the roost

If you look hard, then wearable technology is available in Japan – although the landscape is different. It’s a local firm, Omron, that rules the roost in movement tracking, although it appears that

Japan: Wearables not to be found

Judging by first impressions, smart wristbands haven’t caught on at all in Japan. Scouring a six-floor electronics store in downtown Tokyo today finally led to a lame collection of Fitbit One and Zips,