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Wearables: The quest for the missing killer app?

I am a happy Fitbit user for more than a year and a half now, recently my family gave me a Samsung Gear S as a present, so at this point you can already subscribe me to the list of the ones who bought into the wearable computing promise, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the Internet of Everything (IoE).

I use my Fitbit band almost all the time, I also use a very often its excellent smart phone app and the linked cloud service.
I use the band/app/cloud trio mostly for everyday health tracking and casual sports. I believe that this device is a clear, simple, and pragmatic example of the the Internet of Things (IoT) potential.
Fitbit has very active community of third party developers creating even more and specialized value for Fitbit product owners, check the list of cool and useful Fitbit apps in their Partnerships page.
The FitBit's OTB mobile app is already a killer app, and many of the third party ones too, making the whole device + apps + service experience a very compelling …