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Top 100 Gadgets Trends in 2015

From Tiny Drone Toys to Smart Wireless Earbuds

— January 9, 2016 — Tech
These 2015 gadgets trends range from tiny drone toys to smart wireless earbuds that appeal to active consumers. When looking at the year's transportation innovations, standouts include floating hoverboards and cycling signal gloves that are LED-embedded for enhanced safety.

Other notables include mobile car chargers and wheeled walking sticks that improve the balance of disabled users. When looking at the year's health-focused examples, fitness wearables and intuitive smartwatches help users stay on track with wellness goals while discreet diabetes monitors track blood sugar levels and insulin intake.

These 2015 gadgets trends also include photography-geared examples like panoramic spherical cameras and mobile lens attachments that transform a smartphone into a professional photography tool. These examples appeal to creative millennials with an interest in content creation -- from blogging to personalized content on platforms like Snapchat or Instagram. To learn about what's next in the world of gadgets, check out the Trend Hunter 2016 Trend Report.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
Radar Car Chargers
Radar Car Chargers
The Zus Vehicle Charger Offers Location and is Compatible with Any Smartphone
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99
Phone-Charging Furniture
Phone-Charging Furniture
IKEA is Incorporating Qi Technology into Some of Its Convenient Designs
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98
Chromatic Time-Indicating Clocks
Chromatic Time-Indicating Clocks
This LED Light Clock Indicates the Time via Different Colors
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97
Revitalizing Laser Headbands
Revitalizing Laser Headbands
The LaserBand 82 Stimulates Hair Growth in 90 Seconds
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96
Tabletop Holographic Projectors
Tabletop Holographic Projectors
Holus Presents 2D Content in a Dynamic 3D Way Groups Can Enjoy
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95
Off-Grid Charging Devices
Off-Grid Charging Devices
NanoGrid Lets You Charge Your USB Devices Off the Grid
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94
App-Controlled Illuminators
App-Controlled Illuminators
Interactive Lightbulbs Alter the Atmosphere for Time of Day and Decor
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93
Robotic Pancake Printers
Robotic Pancake Printers
The PancakeBot Lets You Print Flapjacks of Different Shapes
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92
Safe Storage Rubbers
Safe Storage Rubbers
This Condom USB Stick Holds Your Backup Files for Suggestive Data Protection
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91
Smart Unicycle Segways
Smart Unicycle Segways
The Tokyo Smart Wheel Would Be an Automatic Guide for Tourists in Japan
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90
Smartphone-Specific Devices
Smartphone-Specific Devices
The Pauline Deltour Fine Collection Charges Digital Products
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89
Multi-Device Chargers
Multi-Device Chargers
CES 2015 Introduces the Powerdock Pro, a Powerful All-In-One Charger
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88
Insect-Examining Toys
Insect-Examining Toys
Hi-Tech Bug Viewer Encourages Curiosity and Education with Handheld Device
<
87
Solar Energy Outlets
Solar Energy Outlets
This Solar Engery Device Allows You to Harness the Sun's Power into Your Home
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86
Rider Safety Gadgets
Rider Safety Gadgets
Ridersmate Sends Out Alerts If You Meet With an Accident
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85
Smart Security Devices
Smart Security Devices
CUJO Smart Device Protects Connected Home Gadgets From Hacks
<
84
App-Connected Rings
App-Connected Rings
The Neyya Smart Ring's Touchscreen Extends the Functions of a Smartphone
<
83
Auto-Lacing Sneaker Systems
Auto-Lacing Sneaker Systems
The AUTODISC by Puma Ties Sneakers with the Press of a Button
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82
Wireless Fish Finders
Wireless Fish Finders
This Portable Angling Accessory Acts Like a Miniature Smart Sonar
<
81
Bike Safety Devices
Bike Safety Devices
Smart Gadget Byxee Protects Cyclists By Warning Them of Upcoming Hazards
<
80
Hassle-Free Picture Frames
Hassle-Free Picture Frames
This Clever Photo Framing System Requires No Hammers, Hooks or Levels
<
79
Conductive Ink Keyboards
Conductive Ink Keyboards
Inko iPad Case is a Smooth Leather Tablet Accessory with Drawn Circuitry
<
78
Laser-Firing Drones
Laser-Firing Drones
Patrick Priebe's Laser Drone Can Shoot and Burn Things
<
77
Wind Turbine Trellises
Wind Turbine Trellises
The Innovative Windflock System Unites Eco Energy and Ornamentation
<
76
Tied Travel Chargers
Tied Travel Chargers
Bold Knot Power Bank a Portable Way to Revive Your Phone on the Run
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75
Crab-Legged Steampunk Clocks
Crab-Legged Steampunk Clocks
Nixie Machine Fuses Vintage Digital Tubes with Modern Manufacturing
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74
Smart Ski Helmets
Smart Ski Helmets
Forcite Alpine is the First Ever Smart Helmet for Snow Sports
<
73
Cheese 3D Printers
Cheese 3D Printers
Andrew Maxfield-Parish Creates a Cheap and Clever Dairy Processor
<
72
Simple Smart Home Devices
Simple Smart Home Devices
Cube by The Family of the Arts Makes Home Automation Extremely Easy
<
71
Kids' Programmable Pendants
Kids' Programmable Pendants
Linkitz are Wearable Hi-Tech Puzzle Pieces That Respond to Commands
<
70
Compact Outdoor Ovens
Compact Outdoor Ovens
The Portable 'Roccbox Outdoor Oven' Helps Users Cook in the Great Outdoors
<
69
QR Code Stamps
QR Code Stamps
The Variable 2D Bar Code Seal Pulls Digital Info From Your Phone and Imprints It
<
68
Portable Media Projectors
Portable Media Projectors
Lenovo's Mobile Projector is Designed for Streaming on the Go
<
67
Compact Carry-On Bags
Compact Carry-On Bags
The Flat-Pack Barracuda Travel Luggage Keeps Tabs on Its Own Whereabouts
<
66
Luxurious Stone Electronics
Luxurious Stone Electronics
The Clique Small Objects Collection Blends Marble with Technology
<
65
Affordable Fitness Smartbands
Affordable Fitness Smartbands
The Razer Nabu X Was Introduced At CES 2015
<
64
Lumber Lens Speakers
Lumber Lens Speakers
The SoundBarrel Exercises the Acoustic Properties of String Instruments
<
63
3D-Printing Pens
3D-Printing Pens
The 3DSimo Mini Facilitates the Manual Fabrication of Three-Dimensional Creations
<
62
Multi-Surface Styluses
Multi-Surface Styluses
The Phree Digital Pen Lets You Make a Notepad or a Canvas of Anything
<
61
Retro-Styled Smartphone Headsets
Retro-Styled Smartphone Headsets
This Smartphone Handset is a Playful & Nostalgia-Inducing Product
<
60
3D-Printed Solar Engines
3D-Printed Solar Engines
Andreas Haeuser's DIY Solar Energy Panels Have a Low-Temperature Engine
<
59
Gonadal Bicycle Lights
Gonadal Bicycle Lights
The Bike Balls Lights Look Like Male Reproductive Organs
<
58
Augmented Auto Eyewear
Augmented Auto Eyewear
The MINI Augmented Vision Improves Driving Capabilities
<
57
Futuristic Hoverboards
Futuristic Hoverboards
The Lexus Hoverboard Wil Star in the 'Amazing in Motion' Ad Campaign
<
56
Illuminating Running Shoe Lights
Illuminating Running Shoe Lights
The Night Runner Shoe Lights Make It Safer To Run At Night
<
55
Handy Electric Lighters
Handy Electric Lighters
The Illume ArcLighter Can Initiate Flames in Style and Without Fluid
<
54
E-Ink Phone Cases
E-Ink Phone Cases
The inkCase Displays Notifications and Noteworthy Info On Your Mobile's Back
<
53
Washing Machine Wardrobes
Washing Machine Wardrobes
A Laundering Closet Cleans Delicate Clothes Conveniently While They Hang
<
52
Smart Motorcycle Helmets
Smart Motorcycle Helmets
The iC-R Features Futuristic Functionality and a Slick Design
<
51
Vibrant Smart Markers
Vibrant Smart Markers
The 'COPiC SMART' Contains Endless Color Options in a Single Marker
<
50
Personalized Tattoo Machines
Personalized Tattoo Machines
The 'Personal Tattoo Machine' Allows User to Self-Administer Tattoos
<
49
Projection Mapped Jewelry
Projection Mapped Jewelry
Tactum by MadLab Uses Interactive Projections to Design Bracelets
<
48
Powerful Bluetooth Headphones
Powerful Bluetooth Headphones
The Onkyo W800BT Wireless Headphones Are Truly Wire-Free
<
47
Baby Smart Socks (UPDATE)
Baby Smart Socks (UPDATE)
Owlet Introduces a Comfortable Wearable to Track a Baby's Health
<
46
Gadget-Charging Backpacks
Gadget-Charging Backpacks
The Smartbag is the World's Smartest Backpack
<
45
Cyclist Signal Gloves
Cyclist Signal Gloves
For Urban Cycling Safety, These Gloves Keep Motorists Informed of Turns
<
44
Wearable Medical Devices
Wearable Medical Devices
The AmpStrip is Being Repackaged For Medical Applications
<
43
Hedgehog-Inspired Airbags
Hedgehog-Inspired Airbags
The i Gel Full-Body Airbag Acts As a Personal Protective Coccoon
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42
Anti-Sunburn Swimwear
Anti-Sunburn Swimwear
Marie Spinali's Line of Smart Swimsuits Helps Protect Against Sun Damage
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41
Chic Blood Sugar Bands
Chic Blood Sugar Bands
Hi-Tech Wearable Accessory Measures Glucose Levels by a Futuristic Fashion
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40
Fire-Starting Pens
Fire-Starting Pens
The Endure Survival Pen Can Start Fires and Shoot Flares
<
39
Wearable Floatation Devices
Wearable Floatation Devices
This Ingenious Wristband Inflates into a Lifesaving Floatation Device
<
38
Temporary Door Locks
Temporary Door Locks
The 'Easylock' is a Convenient Security Solution for Travelers and Renters
<
37
Double Selfie Sticks
Double Selfie Sticks
The Stesco Mount Aligns Two Smartphones for Unique Depth Perception Pictures
<
36
Smart Wireless Earbuds
Smart Wireless Earbuds
Bragi Dash Headphones Play Clear Sound and Integrate Environment Awareness
<
35
Flexible Projected Computers
Flexible Projected Computers
All-in-One Apple Concept is Convenient as iPad and Powerful as iMac
<
34
Car Emergency Kits
Car Emergency Kits
This Automotive Safety Device Can Save You After All Sorts of Accidents
<
33
Personal Air Conditioners
Personal Air Conditioners
'Evapolar' Cools an Immediate Area Instead of a Whole Room at the Office
<
32
Panoramic Spherical Cameras
Panoramic Spherical Cameras
The 'Sphericam 2' is a 360-Degree Camera That Can Capture Any View
<
31
Scroll Solar Chargers
Scroll Solar Chargers
Rollable Eco Gadget Harnesses the Sun's Energy to Keep Your Phone's Power On
<
30
Portable Wood-Burning Stoves
Portable Wood-Burning Stoves
The Anevay Frontier Plus Stove is Perfect For Tiny Homes and Camping
<
29
Mosquito-Repelling Bracelets
Mosquito-Repelling Bracelets
This Handy Wearable Device Helps to Keep Bugs at Bay
<
28
All-in-One Compact Cameras
All-in-One Compact Cameras
The Joggy Security Cam Does More Than Meets the Eye
<
27
Holographic Fishing Technology
Holographic Fishing Technology
The Hunter-Gatherer Lets You Virtually Catch Your Food for Delivery
<
26
Low-Tech DIY Flashlights
Low-Tech DIY Flashlights
This Clever Homemade Flashlight is Powered by Old Batteries
<
25
Digital Cooking Tables
Digital Cooking Tables
The New Concept Table from IKEA Will Suggest Recipes Based on Leftovers
<
24
LED Smart Dog Collars
LED Smart Dog Collars
The 'Buddy' Smart Collar for Dogs Can Monitor and Track Wandering Pets
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23
Bicycle-Electrifying Wheels
Bicycle-Electrifying Wheels
The go-e ONwheel Electrifies Your Bicycle From Underneath
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22
Miniature Laser Projectors
Miniature Laser Projectors
This Mini Projector Delivers Maximum Resolution and Brightness
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21
Accessible VR Viewers
Accessible VR Viewers
A Variety of Knoxlabs Cardboard Viewers for Varying Budgets and Preferences
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20
Lucid Smart Lamps
Lucid Smart Lamps
Multi-Functional Smart Light Facilitates Alarms, Calls and Vivid Illumination
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19
3D Carving Machines
3D Carving Machines
The X-Carve Creates 3D Pieces From Wood, Metal and Plastic
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18
Hologram Tablet Technology
Hologram Tablet Technology
This Holocube Case Creates 3D Projections of On-Screen Animations
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17
Complete USB-Sized Computers
Complete USB-Sized Computers
The Google and ASUS Chromebit Turns Monitors into Working Computers
<
16
Autonomous Planters
Autonomous Planters
This Self-Watering Planter is Perfect for Forgetful Users
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15
Digital Display Stilettos
Digital Display Stilettos
This E-Ink Shoe Has Pattern-Changing Properties for Outfit Coordination
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14
Transfixing Laser Bike Lights
Transfixing Laser Bike Lights
The &B Laser Beam Light Casts Colors, Patterns and Logos on the Road
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13
Skin-Scrubbing Devices
Skin-Scrubbing Devices
The Labelle Ultrasonic Spatula by Trophy Skin Removes Dirt Without a Brush
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12
Multi-Capability Pocket Tools
Multi-Capability Pocket Tools
This Small Handheld Titanium Tool Boasts Three Very Useful Features
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11
Miniature GPS Trackers
Miniature GPS Trackers
The TrackerPad Helps You Locate Your Personal Belongings
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10
Anti-Aging Face Wraps
Anti-Aging Face Wraps
This Unique Skincare Gadget Uses Exercise to Keep Skin Taut
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9
Tiny Drone Toys
Tiny Drone Toys
SKEYE Nano Drone Buzzes Like an Electronic Insect, Navigating Nooks and Crannies
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8
Miniature Versatile Axes
Miniature Versatile Axes
The Latest Device from 'Survco' Can Transform into Over 20 Tactical Tools
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7
Wheeled Walking Sticks
Wheeled Walking Sticks
'Take Me Away' is a Smart Cane for Guiding the Visually Impaired
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6
Hi-Tech Briefcases
Hi-Tech Briefcases
The Gcase Fashionably Keeps Track of Your Schedule and Records Meetings
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5
Minimalist Projected Timepieces
Minimalist Projected Timepieces
A Projection Wall Clock Displays the Hour from Beamed Light Digits
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4
Spherical Drone Docks
Spherical Drone Docks
Pylons Dronairports Would Serve as Charging Stations and Safe Storage
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3
Keychain Camping Elements
Keychain Camping Elements
This Portable Camping Stove Packs Up for Easy Carrying in One Hand
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2
Cooking USB Speakers
Cooking USB Speakers
Thanko's Rice Cooker Sits by Your Computer and Serves as a Speaker
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1
Home Farming Boxes
Home Farming Boxes
The Mini-Farm Grow Box Lets You Easily Grow Greens At Home
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