Mugs integrate temperature-setting for a more enjoyable experience
Implications - Temperature control technology is being incorporated into coffee mugs, allowing consumers to maintain preferred temperatures for an extended period of time. Such products highlight how technology is being integrated into simple formats to optimize the experience of the consumer, without altering the functionality of the product.
Workshop Question - How could the integration of technology to your brand’s simpler products improve your customer’s experience?
1. Temperature Control Technology - A trend toward temperature control technology is giving consumers a more enjoyable experience and longer-lasting drinks.
2. Wireless Charging Integration - Integration with Qi technology in coffee mugs will enable them to recharge on any Qi-enabled pad, disrupting the need for wired charging ports.
3. Intelligent Heating Technology - The use of intelligent heating technology in coffee mugs is increasing, enabling consumers to control the temperature of their drink via a smartphone application.
1. Kitchen Appliances - Innovative temperature-control technology can be applied to other kitchen appliances such as refrigerators, freezers and ovens.
2. Wireless Charging Technology - The integration with wireless charging technology in home and office appliances, vehicles, and smart homes increases the convenience of these devices.
3. Smart Drinkware - The growth of intelligent heating technology in drinkware will enable the development of smart cups capable of mindfulness and tracking purposes.