Salesforce announced a partnership with Accenture
Salesforce.com (CRM) announced a collaboration with Accenture (ACN. Both companies share an equal passion about wearable technology ruling the market in the future. The partnership will involve delivering customization and implementation services and solutions to customers keen on wearable devices.
Both companies believe that apart from the use of wearable technologies in fitness, health monitoring, and fashion, they’d be immensely helpful on an enterprise level. Sensing the fashion of wearables, Intel (INTC), along with Opening Ceremony, has launched a smart fashion wearable bracelet called MICA.
Forrester Research Inc. announced Accenture as a leader in Salesforce.com implementation services in its 2013 evaluation.
The Salesforce.com Wear cloud platform increased compatibility
The following are the varied devices, along with their functions, that are compatible with Salesforce wear, increasing the company’s public reach.
- Epson Moverio: Smart glasses
- Jawbone UP: Fitness tracker
- Meta Glasses: 3D smart glasses
- Facebook (FB) Oculus Rift: Virtual reality headset
- Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses: Google (GOOGL) Android-based wearable computing, communications, and display system
Wearable technology could create the next mobile revolution
Diginomica expects the wearable device market to be worth $18 billion by 2019. It’s expected to become an integral part of the enterprise mobile strategy over the next five years. Gartner also expects that wearable devices will drive 50% of total mobile app interactions.