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Score: 6.2
New and Warm Top 4 Examples: 9,268 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 12 - Apr 14
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Parents turn to photography to add cultural diversity to youthful engagement
Implications - While technological devices provide convenient sources of entertainment for kids, the indoor usage of gadgets often halts youths from experiencing more diverse, outdoor endeavors. Seeking alternative sources of play, parents are turning to youthful photography devices to combine high-tech engagement with the need for more culturally diverse activities. Exposing children to more mature, adult activities reflects a need for more independent, and stimulating methods of interaction. [More]
Score: 8.3
This Month and Hot Top 4 Examples: 40,346 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 13 - Apr 14
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As RFID gains more popularity, consumers protect themselves against theft
Implications - As more credit cards and smartphones adopt RFID technology, the issue of mobile security is taking centerstage for consumers, which is being soothed with anti-wireless theft accessories. The move towards these more formalized ways to prevent wireless theft identifies the strong demand for "tap and go" payment solutions, but also a preference to deal with the associated effects without having to give up convenience technologies. [More]
Score: 7
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 4,405 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 13 - Apr 14
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Parents turn to educational tech to add substance to materialistic rewards
Implications - In an effort to incorporate more meaning into youthful enticement, parents are turning to high-tech educational gadgets, offering kids the allure of technological engagement with the benefits of contemporary academics. Hybrid technological rewards reflects a turn toward more enlightening and resourceful methods of behavioral persuasion. [More]
Score: 9.3
This Month and V. Hot Top 4 Examples: 84,557 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 13 - Apr 14
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Tech-integrated backpacks create connections regardless of worldwide locale
Implications - Looking to stay plugged-in while 'off the grid', consumers are opting for backpacks that sustain connections and even create new ones. Using elements like solar energy to stay powered, these packs foster connectivity and further the integration of technology into every aspect of daily activity. [More]
Score: 5
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 6,749 Total Clicks Date Range: Sep 13 - Apr 14
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As demand for autonomous vehicles increases, brands respond with detection tech
Implications - As the notion of autonomous driving inches closer to reality, brands are easing consumers into the concept with advanced detection technology that decreases the need for driver intervention. A more automated experience speaks to the tech-obsesed consumer that has become accustom to tech integration to solve simple tasks and increases a widespread acceptance of autonomous technology for a society concerned with safety. [More]
Filed in: TechAutos
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Score: 5.7
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 2,835 Total Clicks Date Range: May 13 - Apr 14
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Gamers revert to mundane roleplay
Implications - The rise of virtual simulation in gaming has evolved to new heights with controller-less consoles and innovations that place players as far into a game as possible, but the advancements have brought about a new level of apathy that's showing up in new games, which simulate the mundane nature of real life. [More]
Score: 6.1
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 3,992 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 14 - Apr 14
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Beacon technology is creating a more interactive, streamlined retail experience
Implications - Beacon technology, a responsive innovation creeping its way into the mainstream, is changing the possibilities and capabilities of retail. Able to automate and even customize the shopping experience, this shift will appeal to the tech-savvy consumer looking to streamline everyday tasks. By creating a more straightforward and intuitive shopping experience, brands that adopt this technology will likely lead in terms of attracting consumers who strongly value efficiency over personal connection in their busy lives. [More]
Score: 7.2
This Month and Hot Top 4 Examples: 6,825 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 13 - Mar 14
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Online and offline shopping reach a level playing ground to support each vertical
Implications - The online and offline retail worlds are colliding as we see a distinct increase in the ways that shoppers are demanding a tangible experience meshed with a discounted one. The clear divide between the two realms has predominantly been rooted in convenience and cost difference, but as more shoppers move online, the number of consumers craving an in-store experience is rising. A resulting push of consumers back into stores speaks to consumer demand for a custom, tangible shopping experience, but also to impulsive shoppers that are more comfortable with in-store purchasing. [More]
Score: 7.1
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 71,876 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 13 - Mar 14
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A continued dependency on printed documents sparks an eco movement
Implications - As the continued push towards more workspaces adopting a paperless ethos and less printer use among consumers, a rise in eco-friendly printing innovations are reintroducing the office practice without the associated waste. The increase in ecological options is helping to satisfy green-minded Millennials with environmental awareness while still respecting more traditional mainstays of office life. These cost-effective solutions also reignite the consumer printing market as many individuals have chosen to ditch the technology in recent years thanks in part to increased smartphone and tablet usage. [More]
Filed in: TechEco
Score: 6.1
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 2,790 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 13 - Mar 14
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Seeking a release from everyday stresses, students turn to apps for guidance
Implications - With students and grads often facing immense amounts of pressure and expectations during school, dealing with stress and anxiety levels can often become too overwhelming. Seeking methods of relief that are efficient and accessible, youths are turning to mobile apps for high-tech solutions to such things as insomnia and disorganization. The use of digital technology to aid personal obstacles reflects a turn toward increased mobile assimilation. [More]