Invasion of the body snatchers: Wearable devices are coming for you

A place in your pocket is no longer enough for mobile gadget makers: now, they want your body.
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If wearables take off the way some predict they will, their market potential is huge, and the space is still wide open, with no dominant player.

Vendors' rush to corner the market was perhaps best explained by Kaz Hirai, CEO of Sony, while speaking at CES.

"You have only two wrists and one head; you can't wear 10 different products," he said. "Once you secure someone's wrist with a particular product, they'll usually stick with it."

Here's a look at how some vendors are trying to capture your body.

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