#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Screen-Shot-2015-04-01-at-11.42.43-e1427885007269.png"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-157535" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Screen-Shot-2015-04-01-at-11.42.43-300x224.png" alt="Watch" width="300" height="224" /></a>Manufacturers of glass displays</strong> are hoping that smart watches will save their bacon.</p>
<p>According to IHS, because the markets for smartphones and tablets are maturing, industry revenue growth will fall prom 39 percent in 2013 to 11 percent this year.</p>
<p>Terry Yu, a senior analyst at the market research company, said: “Although the average display size for tablets is increasing, simpler industrial design and weak device demand are causing average selling prices to fall quickly.”</p>
<p>He continued: “Cover glass makers are now pinning hopes on smart watches, as a way to shore up flagging revenue growth caused by the maturation of the smartphone and tablet segments.”</p>
<p>Smartphones still dominate demand in 2015 and will make up 63 percent of total revenues this year.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/news/glass-industry-wants-smart-watches-to-do-well" class="read-more">Read the rest</a></p>