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Artificial Intelligence
Technology as a means to improve who and what the human race is/doing. Think about data, prediction, and technology as a word interchangeable with convenience or ease.
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Catalyzation
Brands have taken a role of accelerating the personal development of consumers.
Prosumerism
From user-generated content to maker culture, today’s consumers are content creators and experts.
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NASA expands on its image with unique lifestyle branding partnerships
Implications - Looking to seize the opportunity provided by their cultural status, NASA is branching out with a number of lifestyle partnerships that see the creation of coveted co-branded streetwear and sneakers. This progression highlights the youthful fascination with utilitarian brands and the new pattern of crossover collections between such institutions and cult style collectives. [More]
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61,025 Total Clicks
May 17 - Oct 18
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Pop CultureFashion
Revamped scavenger hunts let consumers participate in immersive brand adventures
Implications - Consumers desiring out-of-home experiences turn to brand-made games like scavenger hunts to connect more deeply with companies. Including up-leveled scavenger hunts to find physical objects, or augmented reality-based app games, consumers are reliving nostalgic games from their childhood in a modern setting. This unique marketing strategy can play an effective role in a brand’s overall image and engage consumers for extended periods of time. [More]
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80,260 Total Clicks
Sep 17 - Oct 18
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TechMarketing
Sleep-tracking devices become directly integrated into bed accessories
Implications - The rise of sleep-tracking apps and tools has led to the incorporation of such tools directly into the various products consumers sleep on or with. This shift caters to individuals who prioritize health-tracking as part of their lifestyle, allowing for a seamless and more effective integration of the product. [More]
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50,943 Total Clicks
May 17 - Oct 18
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TechLifestyle
Modern gaming integrates AI to enhancing both analog and online engagement
Implications - As gamers continue to seek out better tactics, strategies and methods of play, we’re seeing elements of AI being integrated into the fold as a means to enhance the overall gaming experience. Not only a source of assistance, platforms like Amazon Alexa are coming into play to act as actual aids and resources for the gaming process. From offering personalized tips to tracking the gamer’s performance, these AI features help to not only assist the gamer, but it provides context, background and tracking capabilities that all-in-all allow players to feel more supported through the process. [More]
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20,055 Total Clicks
Oct 17 - Oct 18
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TechGames
The 6 Patterns of Opportunity & Top 18 Megatrends
Stores that fully integrate smart features are increasingly common
Implications - Brands have been incorporating smart elements into their retail spaces, or toying with the idea, for some time now, but some are taking it to the next level with stores that fully integrate smart functions, much like many homes now do. The full integration of smart features into brick-and-mortar spaces speaks to the rising value that consumers place on both omnichannel and highly personalized purchase journeys. [More]
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54,965 Total Clicks
Mar 18 - Oct 18
This Month and V. Hot
TechArt & DesignBusinessRetail
Mirrors incorporate smart features to keep consumers connected
Implications - As connectivity in common home objects becomes more prevalent, technology is permeating every room of the modern home. The incorporation of smart features into mirrors transforms a previously utilitarian object to a point of education and interaction for consumers. These products cater to a niche set of consumers who aspire to the abstract understanding of what "future living" will look like, and are looking to be ahead of the curve. [More]
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43,082 Total Clicks
Oct 17 - Oct 18
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Tech
Insurance and security platforms protect consumer's investment in e-bikes
Implications - Where once, the major risks associated with mobility stemmed from automobiles, today a rise in popularity of transportation alternatives like e-bikes have necessitated new forms of insurance coverage. By providing coverage or support for loss and damages or injury for electronic bikes, these companies are aligning with the values and transportation preferences of consumers, while more importantly, driving forward the economic and social progression of the future of mobility. [More]
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34,937 Total Clicks
Jun 18 - Oct 18
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TechWorldBusinessEcoTransportation
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The construction of new buildings becomes more sustainable with 3D-printing
Implications - While the use of 3D-printing in architecture and construction isn’t new, it is emerging as a leading source of sustainable building materials. As consumers and companies continue to become more conscientious about the impact of their individual carbon footprint, they are turning to technology to help solve the challenges of transitioning to more sustainable living. [More]
SCORE 8.2
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91,014 Total Clicks
Mar 18 - Oct 18
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Automobile producers adapt to the spacial and design needs of urban professionals
Implications - Excessive car use in metropolises around the world continues to be a problem as urban populations rise, with some cities going so far as to ban cars altogether. Some car producers are adapting to concerns with space, pollution, and the fact that that cars slow down commutes for those who take public transport, by offering city-specific auto designs that claim to avert such negative consequences. This shift speaks to the consumer desire for less radical forms of altering lifestyle habits for the greater good. [More]
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30,345 Total Clicks
Jun 18 - Oct 18
This Month and Warm
LifestyleAutos
High-tech sous vide appliances offer an ultra-luxe experience
Implications - Upmarket sous vide appliances boasting high-end features such as connectivity and smart monitoring are enabling luxury consumers to master the technique at home in style. This advancement highlights the interest in the culinary technique as a hobby for which individuals are willing to invest in industry-grade machinery in order to enhance the experience and the end result. [More]
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50,385 Total Clicks
Jul 17 - Sep 18
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