While wearable technology may be an exceptionally rapidly growing category when it comes to the various devices that humans are wearing to monitor their activities and health, to take pictures, to access and use apps, and more. But these wearables aren’t just popular for humans, as products for pets are flying off the shelves.
Smartwatches, activity trackers, and even smart clothing are all becoming increasingly popular versions of wearable technology for humans, but pet owners are finding that there are a lot of opportunities to track and monitor their beloved furry family members. Though this market is still in its infancy now, it is clear that pet owners are highly interested in being able to buy wearables for animals, too and according to recent data, they will be buying a lot of them over the next decade.
Wearable technology can provide pet owners with a number of useful opportunities to care for their animals.
The report was issued by IDTechEx and it has shown that the market for wearables for pets, alone, is expected to reach $2.6 billion by 2025. These mobile devices range from health monitors to GPS trackers and from activity trackers to training devices. They are meant for animals of all forms, including dogs and cats, but also for livestock such as horses and cows, or even wolves in order to better observe endangered species. … (Read more)