The Drivers of Wearable Device Usage

Practice and Perspectives

  • Claus-Peter H.¬†Ernst

Part of the Progress in IS book series (PROIS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Daniel Weiz, Gagat Anand, Claus-Peter H. Ernst
    Pages 1-11
  3. Bastian Stock, Tiago Patrick dos Santos Ferreira, Claus-Peter H. Ernst
    Pages 13-23
  4. Florian Rheingans, Burhan Cikit, Claus-Peter H. Ernst
    Pages 25-35
  5. Frederik M. Mayer, Duc T. Nguyen, Claus-Peter H. Ernst
    Pages 37-47
  6. Patrick Reinelt, Shewit Hadish, Claus-Peter H. Ernst
    Pages 59-68

About this book


This book collects multiple research articles studying the factors influencing wearable device usage. Based on multiple empirical studies, which research different kinds of wearable devices such as smartwatches, activity trackers, and smartglasses, potential drivers of wearable device usage are identified and evaluated. Overall, the book provides novel and important insights for both practitioners and academics, highlights their various practical implications for the development and marketing of wearable devices and offers outlooks on further research directions.


Apple Watch Google Glass Mobile computing Technology acceptance of wearable devices Technology adoption of wearable devices Wearable devices

Editors and affiliations

  • Claus-Peter H.¬†Ernst
    • 1
  1. 1.Frankfurt University of Applied SciencesFrankfurt am MainGermany

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