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Salesforce Wear is the industry's first initiative for wearable computing in the enterprise
New Salesforce Wear Developer Pack empowers developers to kick-start their ability to connect companies with their customers in entirely new ways through apps for wearables
Salesforce Wear initiative includes support for Android Wear, ARM, Fitbit, Google Glass, Pebble, Philips, Samsung and other devices to accelerate the adoption of wearables in the enterprise
SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the world's #1 CRM platform, today launched Salesforce Wear, the industry's first initiative for wearable computing in the enterprise. The company also launched the new Salesforce Wear Developer Pack, empowering developers to kick-start their ability to connect companies with their customers through apps for wearables in entirely new ways. In addition, ARM, Fitbit, Pebble, Philips, Samsung and others have joined the Salesforce Wear initiative to accelerate adoption of wearables in the enterprise.
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Salesforce Wear: The Next Mobile Revolution in the Enterprise
The dramatic explosion of wearables creates a tremendous opportunity for businesses to connect with customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways. According to an IHS white paper titled Wearable Technology - Market Assessment, roughly 50 million wearable units will be sold in 2014, and more than 180 million are predicted to sell in 2018. With the massive number of devices coming into market, it is imperative that companies understand how consumers will operate in a hands-free world. Wearables are the future of mobile, and companies can now discover new ways to market, sell, service and more. Salesforce Wear will enable companies to deliver:
The Salesforce Wear Developer Pack for the Salesforce1 Platform
Until now, there has not been a trusted, enterprise cloud platform for businesses that want to embrace wearables. Developers who wanted to create business-focused wearable apps did not have access to an industry leading platform, reference applications and code, ecosystem support or customer data.
Now, the more than 1.5 million Salesforce1 developers can kick-start their ability to connect companies with their customers in entirely new ways through wearable apps. Enterprise developers can immediately access a growing library of devices, sample code, documentation, demonstrations and reference apps to learn from. With the new developer pack, it is easy for developers to kick start building and deploying build and deploy exciting new enterprise wearable apps, connecting companies and their customers like never before.
Salesforce Wear Ecosystem
Salesforce Wear is building in support for devices which can be worn on the face, wrist and body for a variety of use cases, including:
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