China manufacturers have been quick to jump on to the smart watch bandwagon and now produce a range of Android-based intelligent watches, many of which are positioned as health and fitness devices. Products feature image and video recording, music playing capability, night vision and even smartphone compatibility.

At the recently concluded China Souring Fair in Hong Kong, smart watches were at the forefront of the wearable technology selection as suppliers step up to the manufacturing plate for the line while Apple iWatch rumors continue to swirl.

Another wearable tech the world has its eyes on is Google Glass. Strategy Analytics predicts half a million Google Glass units will be sold in 2014, and this figure will jump to 10 million in 2017.

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