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Wearable Usage Doubles in New Zealand
Mobile Usage

Wearable Usage Doubles in New Zealand

Nielsen’s latest Consumer and Media Insights report collected the wearable usage data of New Zealanders over the past 12 months. There are currently 393,000 Kiwis over the age of 15 wearing wearables – a number that has doubled itself over the past year. While these wearable users are doing more than just telling time, they’re also not seeking a mere status symbol. Attached to consumers nearly 24/7, wearables have a data story to tell, and with heavy increases in wearers, this space is teeming with new ways for brands to identify and meaningfully connect with people.

Glanceable Marketing Infiltrates Wearable Adoption
Mobile Trends

Glanceable Marketing Infiltrates Wearable Adoption

While fitness and mobile payment options fueled wearable adoption in Australia, these devices have yet to hit mass penetration across APAC. Last year, we introduced readers to advertising with wearable technology. While movement-based brands found an obvious route to encourage wearable adoption, other brands completely missed the superpower these devices have on mobile marketing. Enters the micro-opportunity – that is, the two-second glance Aussies give their wearable device when it pings a notification. This micro-opportunity is called glance-able marketing, and brands will very be remiss to ignore it. While this compelling marketing segment is definitive for mobile marketers, it’s still relatively untapped in terms of marketing to wearable adopters.