Development Report on China’s Wearable Devices in 2014

  • Fei Jiang
  • Xianchao Huang
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


In 2014, various factors including policy support, industry investment, key technological breakthroughs and capital investment led to the proliferation of smart devices. However, the development of smart devices was accompanied by many real-life problems such as violations of user privacy, supply chain integration, poor user experience and vague commercialization paths. Nevertheless, the introduction of the special media attributes of smart devices into the field of information dissemination was thought-provoking for journalists and theoretical researchers alike.


Wearable devices Media attributes Impact on journalism and communication 

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© Social Sciences Academic Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fei Jiang
    • 1
  • Xianchao Huang
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Journalism and Communication StudiesChinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Journalism and Communication StudiesHebei UniversityBeijingChina

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