SXSW: Wild About Wearables

Google and Microsoft are among the big-name players set to benefit from the explosion in wearable technology. Join us from South by Southwest for the latest in this hot trend.

Mar 22, 2014 at 2:00PM

Our analysts just got back from the South by Southwest Interactive technology conference in Austin, Texas, and they've got one word on the tip of their tongues: wearables. 

From passersby sporting the now familiar Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Glass eyewear to continued development around Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) motion-detection Kinect gaming platform, the growing list of potential applications -- and big-name players -- in the wearable computing space is showing no signs of slowing. 

Check in with Lyons George and Rex Moore as they break down the state of wearables from the trade room floor at SXSW. 

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