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Be Guided by Your iPhone With the Encycle Concept

By: Summer Luu - Published:   Updated: Aug 8 2011 • References: yankodesign
The Encycle Concept is the perfect mix of smartphone connectivity and athleticism, packed into an overall sleek design.

With a smartphone attached to the bicycle, this power-riding device allows cyclists to charge their mobile, generate electricity and navigate through bike routes. A built-in tilt sensor recognizes the slopes and sets the resistance level accordingly. An Encycle Concept app also helps chart your biking and function as a speedometer.

Implications - Ever since the recent economic recession many consumers have found themselves feeling helpless and lacking a certain level of control over their own lives. Businesses that offer these types of consumers products with interactive qualities will experience favorable results. Such products will allow consumers to regain a sense of control.

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Concept: Encycle Concept
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Segment: Males, 18-35
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