Hybridization

Combining product benefits to create super-goods

Implications - Hybridization of goods involves the amalgamation of two products proven culturally desirable to produce a single product with niche specifications or superior functionality. Instead of seeing competitors as threats, companies are collaborating to combine the best of both worlds for premium innovations.
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Hybrid Bicycles (UPDATE) - Yamaha PAS Brace
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Warm 30,575 Clicks Pub: Aug 4, 08
Hybrid Bicycles (UPDATE)
Yamaha PAS Brace
The 'PAS Brace', is Yamaha Motor’s latest eight gear hybrid electric bicycle. The electric bike is targeted towards male consumers who like the controlled speed and sporty feel. The Yamaha PAS Brace… [More]
Brass-Knuckle Umbrella - Umbuster
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Warm 30,194 Clicks Pub: Mar 29, 08
Brass-Knuckle Umbrella
Umbuster
Knuckle is the new black in design! Only recently Trend Hunter featured a cluster of six bad-ass knuckle-inspired designs. And here we bring you yet another, a kick-ass brass knuckle umbrella. According… [More]
Super Hybrid Cars - Antro Solo is Solar, Human & Gas-Electric
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Warm 18,651 Clicks Pub: Jun 26, 08
Super Hybrid Cars
Antro Solo is Solar, Human & Gas-Electric
The Antro Solo from Hungary is a gas-electric hybrid car with a unique power arrangement that also utilizes solar energy. When all power sources fail, you can even peddle your way. The Antro Solo seats… [More]
Velcro Jacket - Takkiainen
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Average 7,324 Clicks Pub: Feb 18, 08
Velcro Jacket
Takkiainen
While the Takkiainen was designed to bring together lonely people who might happen to brush up against each other in a busy city, the most fantastic implication of the Velcro jackets is their possibility… [More]
Blow Drying Toilets - Neorest AH Tankless Toilet
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Average 10,032 Clicks Pub: Apr 16, 08
Blow Drying Toilets
Neorest AH Tankless Toilet
The tankless Neorest AH by Japanese Toto is a water-saving hybrid toilet that uses both inboard and outside water sources of about 5.5 litres per flush campared to the wasteful 13 litres used by traditional… [More]
Hybrid Trains-Semi Truck - The Silvertip Blade Runner
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Average 20,707 Clicks Pub: Sep 24, 08
Hybrid Trains-Semi Truck
The Silvertip Blade Runner
British engineering consultants, Silvertip Design, are throwing a hybrid into the transportation ring - only this hybrid doesn't involve fuel or alternative energy sources. This is a hybrid in the sense… [More]
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