Not The Internet Of Things Generation: Only 9% Of Teens Likely To Own A Wearable

Not The Internet Of Things Generation: Only 9% Of Teens Likely To Own A Wearable – 03/29/2016

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Discussions about IoT adoption often take into consideration the expectations of what the next generation will do.  This is a challenging concept, since the next generation won’t be looking at buying the current generation of IoT products.  But there are starting to be some early indicators of some of the thinking of the next generation, at least about the current state of smart or connected objects.  For example, only 9% of teens are likely to own a wearable, according to a study of how teens and millennials use email, conducted by Adestra, a marketing a technology company.  More (19%) millennials, in this case those 19-34 years old, are more likely to own wearables.  As yet another indicator of not yet jumping aboard the IoT train, the majority (54%) of elementary school age children and 59% of those in middle school have no great interest in autonomous cars, as I wrote about here recently 

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