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Score: 7.8
This Month and Hot Top 4 Examples: 21,976 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 13 - Jun 14
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Cinema utilizes multi-sensory technologies to further mimic reality
Implications - Things like interactivity, 4D viewing and augmented reality are making their way from theme parks to movie theatres. As online streaming and illegal pirating of movies continues to pose a threat to Hollywood, movie theatres are striving for ways to get more traffic. These technologies are also beginning to be brought into the home as the cost of these technologies becomes more feasible for the average consumer. [More]
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Score: 7.7
This Month and Hot Top 4 Examples: 22,020 Total Clicks Date Range: Apr 14 - Jun 14
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As the online world blends with the offline, web design follows suit
Implications - The line between online and offline living is becoming blurred at an accelerated rate, which is being acknowledged in website design. Consumers are beginning to view the two worlds as synonymous with one another, which requires is resulting in design that either mimics or enhances real life interaction. [More]
Score: 7.5
This Quarter and Hot Top 4 Examples: 5,240 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 13 - May 14
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Seeking accessibility, consumers turn to portable methods of multimedia sharing
Implications - As technological integration advances, reliance on ease and accessibility becomes commonplace, prompting desires for more compact, digital alternatives to traditional everyday activities. Seeking more diverse methods of at-home multimedia, consumers are turning to mobile applications and portable streaming devices to make media engagement more convenient whether at home or on-the-go. This speaks to a desire for methods of media sharing that satiates both digital engagement and day-to-day efficiency. [More]
Score: 5.8
This Year and Warm Top 4 Examples: 6,838 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 13 - Mar 14
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Instead of trading for new devices, consumers are opting for cost-effective mods
Implications - With the advent of photo-centric social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest, the dramatic rise in photography has lead to a need for increased storage. Preferring a downstream approach to device upgrading, add-on storage devices are allowing consumers to save photos and data while travelling for optimizing gadget experience. As consumer data levels reach new peaks, the acceptance of higher storage devices and aftermarket tech accessories are satiating consumer demand to capture, create and store without previous constraints. [More]
Score: 6.2
This Year and Warm Top 4 Examples: 10,383 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 13 - Mar 14
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Brands appeal to social media-obsessed youth using personal mementos
Implications - Personalized gifts are not a new innovation, but the means by which they are created is, as consumers shift towards using social media to remember moments or vacations. Placing the responsibility in the hands of patrons, brands are allowing consumers to upload personal photos of vacations or events from smart devices to capture moments and simultaneously create takeaway souvenirs. [More]
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Score: 6.1
This Year and Mild Top 4 Examples: 19,018 Total Clicks Date Range: May 13 - Feb 14
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As more consumers move to cities, simulated nature soothes the disconnect
Implications - As the push towards urban metropolises grows stronger, solutions that satisfy the disconnection from the natural world reinforce digital lifestyles and make the transition more bearable for consumers. The acceptance of digital renderings of nature sees a further evolution away from the very scenes they mimic for consumers with busy schedules that lack the time to actually experience them and satiates a demand for instantaneous stimulation. [More]
Score: 6.8
This Year and Warm Top 4 Examples: 36,345 Total Clicks Date Range: May 13 - Dec 13
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Consumer electronics take on a sedan-inspired form and function
Implications - Appealing to a love for one’s vehicle, consumer electronic brands are extending car pride beyond the garage with designs that resemble automobile components. As cars remain a status symbol despite economic uncertainty, automobile-inspired accessories help owners show pride and oglers obtain a tangible taste of luxury. [More]
Score: 7.2
This Year and Hot Top 4 Examples: 29,748 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 13 - Dec 13
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Looking for enhanced personalization, consumers turn to homemade electronics
Implications - Craving the next level of personalization, consumers are adopting digital DIY projects that also boast economical incentives. Crafted from materials found in-home, these DIY projects cost significantly less to produce, yet still offer an immersive experience when compared to traditional components. [More]
Score: 5.4
This Year and Warm Top 4 Examples: 9,913 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 12 - Jul 13
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Offering smartphone users more value, facial recognition is on the rise
Implications - Providing consumers with a high level of security and technologically unique experiences, facial recognition has never been more pervasive and accessible to tech-savvy individuals. Apps that integrate facial recognition tend to provide smartphone users with an experience they wouldn't necessarily be able to get on other devices, adding a great deal of value to these already coveted products. [More]
Score: 4.1
Warm Top 4 Examples: 4,885 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 12 - Jul 12
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Gadgets and apps allowing for sharing of multimedia platforms
Implications - Many consumers today own virtually every electronic device available: a TV, smartphone, laptop, tablet, desktop, etc. The difficulty lies in being able to use all of these devices from one location or to connect them all in one simple way. While cloud computing has enabled file-sharing and other functions across multi-media, there are a variety of other tools and applications that tech innovators are creating to make connecting across platforms even more user-friendly and convenient. These platform-integrating applications are a must for tech-obsessed consumers who want easy ways to stay connected and share content across their gadgets. [More]