It's been a busy year for wearables. We've seen smartwatches from some of the biggest names in the industry, great strides in virtual reality, hundreds of fitness trackers and steady progress from smartglasses.
Behind the scenes, there's been a significant shift in the landscape too - it's been a year of deals, mergers and acquisitions that's changed the face of the industry.
Wearable technology is attracting significant interest from venture capital - CB Insights reported in July that the industry gathered four times the investment in 2013 than it did in 2011, resulting in annual growth of between 82 and 124% over the past few years.
But the biggest sums have piled up when wearables companies have been acquired by larger firms. Let's take a look at the most important deals of the year.