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Google Glass Woos Developers to $6 Billion Wearable Market: Tech

As Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. develop smart watches and Google Inc. prepares to roll out Web-enabled eyewear, an ecosystem of software developers is springing up to lend a hand and reap the profits.

The wearable-computer market may swell to $6 billion by 2016, according to Wellingborough, U.K.-based IMS Research. To tap into that early, companies like Evernote Corp. have already set up shop. At the Redwood City, California, headquarters of the note-taking software maker, about two dozen engineers work among a clutter of wireless watches, heart-rate monitors and Google’s computerized spectacles.