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Score: 5.8
This Month and Mild Top 5 Examples: 1,856 Total Clicks Date Range: May 16 - Apr 17
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Technology has simplified the complications of renting a home
Implications - The real estate industry has embraced streamlining via technology in recent years, with things like hunting for a home to rent or buy becoming much easier. The steps following, however -- including the actual purchase process, organizing rent payment, and more -- are becoming automated as well. Implementing the sort of simplicity seen in small purchases into big-ticket purchasing signifies a consumer need for reduced steps in all aspects of life. [More]
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Score: 7
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 2,498 Total Clicks Date Range: Apr 16 - Apr 17
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Robotics put voice-control features front and center
Implications - Robotics, particularly those intended for the home, are being designed in a way that establishes them as more of an in-home personal assistant than anything else. This occurs not only through the seamlessness with which they help users, but also with the humanization that comes with voice-control and activation. This speaks to consumers' openness to the integration of technology into their everyday lives as a means to more convenience. [More]
Score: 6.6
This Month and Warm Top 5 Examples: 3,929 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 16 - Apr 17
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Everyday items in the home become enhanced through voice recognition
Implications - Voice-controlled technology begins permeating the home in surprisingly routine ways as consumers expect more from their everyday appliances and devices. As small items throughout the home are becoming outfitted with voice-activated features, homeowners are empowered with a sense of total control as well as the ultimate form of personalization as they can change almost any setting with a single word. [More]
Score: 6.3
This Month and Mild Top 5 Examples: 3,208 Total Clicks Date Range: Apr 16 - Apr 17
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Voice control simplifies the use of sophisticated technology
Implications - As smart technology further integrates itself into all aspects of consumer lifestyle, voice control features are gaining prominence to allow users to leverage complex technology without the need for in-depth knowledge into the inner workings of their devices. From downloadable apps to built-in features, voice-activated commands bring simplicity to the increasingly sophisticated technology surrounding us. [More]
Score: 5.7
This Month and Mild Top 5 Examples: 1,409 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 16 - Apr 17
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Responsive entertainment technology increases intuitive enjoyment
Implications - As consumers become increasingly used to convenience-enabling technology, voice control capabilities are being adapted to entertainment, to make even the most enjoyable activities that much more intuitive. This permutation of voice-controlled technology demonstrates the rise of demand for responsive entertainment that allows the user complete control and ease of use. [More]
Score: 7.7
This Month and Hot Top 5 Examples: 3,792 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 15 - Mar 17
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Technology is leveraged to combat stress and promote mental health
Implications - As awareness and de-stigmatization of mental health continues to grow, an increase in technology trends around regulating stress and promoting emotional wellness are becoming more readily available for the everyday consumer. This beneficial shift demonstrates an increase in demand for technology that enhances the user's well-being, not just their lifestyle. [More]
Score: 7.4
This Month and Warm Top 5 Examples: 5,959 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 16 - Mar 17
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Modern kitchen appliances take the guesswork out of preparation
Implications - Marrying modern consumers' competing desire to create things for themselves and need for convenience, cooking appliances are being designed to work in a more automated way. Providing users with reassurance that their meals will turn out as desired and limiting their involvement in the process, this approach to modern appliances is gaining traction. [More]
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Score: 7.6
This Month and Warm Top 6 Examples: 8,396 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 15 - Mar 17
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Kitchen appliances are enhance with steaming capabilities
Implications - As healthy eating stays on the forefront of consumer’s minds, home cooking is seeing an evolution with sous-vide and steaming taking precedence as some of the healthiest forms of meal preparation. Innovative cooking appliances paired with connected technology make steaming food and using the sous-vide technique faster and simpler than ever, appealing to consumers looking to make smarter choices in the kitchen. [More]
Score: 6.6
This Quarter and Warm Top 6 Examples: 3,562 Total Clicks Date Range: Sep 15 - Mar 17
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Garages are adapting to accommodate demand for connected convenience
Implications - As IoT continues to permeate the home, garages are being updated with connected technology, making for more intuitive car parking. With emerging features such as mobile connection and multi-functional accessories, garages are adapting to the increasing demand for hyper convenience while accommodating the fast pace of innovation in auto tech and IoT. [More]
Score: 7.6
This Quarter and Hot Top 6 Examples: 10,002 Total Clicks Date Range: Nov 15 - Feb 17
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Increasingly humanized A.I. establishes widespread trust in technology
Implications - In today’s culture of digital migrants raising digital natives, there is not only an increasing reliance on hyperconnectivity, but also a shift towards endearment and full acceptance of technological presence within the roles of caretakers and safety providers. As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly humanized, we begin to recognize a spreading of unquestionable trust in technology as part of the home and even as part of the family. [More]