'Significant' gap exists between user satisfaction with wearables and apps

There is a "significant" gap between user satisfaction with wearable devices and satisfaction with accompanying apps, according to a new report from Argus Insight.

The report's authors say app makers must improve functionality to help users decipher the meaning of the data they collect through their wearable devices.

"Clearly the app experience is affecting the long term efficacy of the wearables market," John Feland, CEO of Argus Insights, said in an announcement. "Without interpretation of the data to inspire action and promote change, devices become dispensable and land in the sock drawer." Announcement

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