• Fitness bands boost wearable segment in India, Xiaomi on top: IDC

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    Fitness bands in India dominated the wearables segment, with Xiaomi being the top vendor: IDC
    India’s wearable market reached 400,000 units in Q1 2016, reports research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), with fitness bands dominating the market and accounting for 87.7 per cent of the market share.
    While Xiaomi and GoQii are have a 45 per cent market share, Fitbit has the maximum market value share, noted IDC.
    “The wearable market is rapidly gaining traction as it provides an easy health tracking mechanism to the users. In terms of units, Xiaomi and GOQii together contributed over 45 percent share, however Fitbit had maximum market value share. The smart wearables have not yet gained enough ground because of the higher price attached to them,” said Raj Nimesh, Senior Market Analyst, Client Devices at IDC.
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  • LG Mosquito Away TV: Yes, it does exactly that

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    LG Mosquito Away TV is equipped with an Ultra Sonic device, which uses the sound wave technology to keep mosquitoes away.
    LG Electronics has Mosquito Away TV, that drives mosquitoes and is odorless. Yes you heard it righ. A TV that also provides a solution to keep your surroundings mosquito free.
    LG Mosquito Away TV is equipped with an Ultra Sonic device, which uses the sound wave technology to keep mosquitoes away, without emitting harmful radiations. The device needs to be first activated.
    LG says the technology does not use chemicals, used in other toxic repellents. More importantly, it does not require refilling or any other maintenance.
    “The new Mosquito Away technology in television is an extension of this philosophy, transiting beyond viewing experience and truly building a healthy environment at home,” Howard Lee,…

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