Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with over 400,000 inspiring examples.
Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 750 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join over 200,000 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Books
Join 20,000,000+ people getting better and faster with our New York Times Bestselling methods, best innovation books & keynote videos.
Dashboard
Get special access to premium content, topic tracking and customizable tools through our AI-powered Dashboard.
AI
Learn how the Trend Hunter harnesses the power of artificial intelligence.
Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
Overview
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Keynotes, Workshops & Webinars
Empower your team with the insights and frameworks they need to innovate better and faster.
Custom Research
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event or virtual event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Speakers & Virtual Presenters
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
Internships
Grow your professional skillset in an award-winning workplace.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
World Summit
Join the world's top innovators at our 3-Day Toronto event.
eLearning (NEW)
Prepare for the year's ahead with 100+ lessons, tactics, tools and frameworks with our full learning database.
Virtual Events (NEW!)
Stream our World Summit content from the comfort of your home.
Free Webinars
During COVID-19, learn to innovate through chaos, navigate the new normal and maintain work culture from home.
Innovation Events
Explore our 2020 tour dates and find the best city to inspire your team.
Custom Events
Host a custom innovation conference in your city that will inform and inspire.
Custom Training
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team with custom training packages.
Search our database of over 390,000 cutting edge ideas.

Top 100 Tech Trends in April

From Informational Chatbots to Game-Integrated Shoe Insoles

— May 3, 2020 — Tech
The April 2020 tech trends highlight the latest innovations from the industry, spanning self-care apps and devices that help consumers to improve their mental wellbeing during quarantine, aesthetically pleasing accessories, high-tech cooking appliances, and much more.

One standout innovation comes from Kickstarter, with the 'Blueberry' smart glasses designed to help users reduce their stress levels while maintaining more awareness of their personal health and wellness. The glasses are connected to the user's smartphone, which allows them to see how a certain task might impact them. The glasses then remind them to take breaks when needed and to focus on different activities, while also shielding the eyes from blue light as they work.

With sanitation becoming a key step in the daily routines of many consumers, products like the 'Pocket Sanitizer' were created to make eliminating bacteria more convenient. The compact device is attached to the back of the user's phone, and allows them to store hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes inside for easy access.
9.8
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
Low-Latency Controller Designs
Low-Latency Controller Designs
Microsoft's New Console Controller Reduces In-Game Latency
<
99
Informational Virus Chatbots
Informational Virus Chatbots
WhatsApp and WHO Launched a Chatbot Providing COVID-19 Information
<
98
5G Retail Partnerships
5G Retail Partnerships
Walmart and Verizon are Collaborating on Stores with 5G Capabilities
<
97
Flexible Hair Straighteners
Flexible Hair Straighteners
The Dyson Corrale Uses Half as Much Heat as Its Competitors
<
96
Expanded Battery Smartphones
Expanded Battery Smartphones
The Doogee N100 is Rated for 100 Hours of Talk Time and More
<
95
Collective Supercomputer Research Initiatives
Collective Supercomputer Research Initiatives
IBM and More Will Work Together on COVID-19 Research
<
94
Racing-Ready Dashboard Trackers
Racing-Ready Dashboard Trackers
The 'RaceBox' Drag Meter and Lap Timer Offers 99.5% Accuracy
<
93
Prosumer Data Charging Hubs
Prosumer Data Charging Hubs
The Zendure 'SuperHub' Has a Compact Yet Robust Design
<
92
Versatile Mid-Range DSLR Cameras
Versatile Mid-Range DSLR Cameras
The New S3 Camera from Leica Features a 64 Megapixel Design
<
91
Social Distancing Tracking Maps
Social Distancing Tracking Maps
Unacast Debuted a Live Social Distancing Scoreboard Amid COVID-19
<
90
Programmable Smart Bags
Programmable Smart Bags
Bee & Kin's Bags Have a Smart Button to Simplify Tasks
<
89
Cinematic 4K Smartphones
Cinematic 4K Smartphones
The Nokia 8.3 5G Smartphone Has Built-in ZEISS Effects
<
88
Motorcycle-Integrated Information Systems
Motorcycle-Integrated Information Systems
Harley-Davidson Announced Android Auto Compatibility
<
87
Virtual Gaming Events
Virtual Gaming Events
Facebook is Transitioning GDC into a Digital Event Amid the Coronavirus
<
86
Personalized Pricing-Focused Reward Apps
Personalized Pricing-Focused Reward Apps
The Repeat App Offers Special Prices Based on Two Factors
<
85
Teen-Targeted Digital-Only Banks
Teen-Targeted Digital-Only Banks
'Club Walrus' Lets Users Maintain More Independence
<
84
Data-Destroying USB Drives
Data-Destroying USB Drives
The 'Shred Cube' Permanently Deletes Files and Leaves No Trace
<
83
Customizable Travel-Ready Power Bars
Customizable Travel-Ready Power Bars
The Joule Surge Protector Power Strip is Stylishly Functional
<
82
Toilet-Monitoring Health Tools
Toilet-Monitoring Health Tools
TrueLoo is Being Used in Retirement Homes to Track Digestive Health
<
81
Empowering AI Apps
Empowering AI Apps
BigUp.AI Uses Helps Women Self-Promote by Using Better Language
<
80
Shoulder Button-Equipped Gaming Phones
Shoulder Button-Equipped Gaming Phones
Xiaomi Created to Versions of the Black Shark 3 Pro
<
79
Immersive Digitized Board Games
Immersive Digitized Board Games
The Wingspan Board Game will Launch Soon on the Nintendo Switch
<
78
Two-Part Smartphone Protectors
Two-Part Smartphone Protectors
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Case Moves with the Device
<
77
Chic Responsive Interface Speakers
Chic Responsive Interface Speakers
The Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance Speaker Comes in Two Colors
<
76
Noninvasive Pocket-Sized EKG Devices
Noninvasive Pocket-Sized EKG Devices
The Wellue Pulsebit EX Works with or without Cables
<
75
AR Storybook Alphabet Apps
AR Storybook Alphabet Apps
The Dr Seuss's ABC - An Amazing AR Alphabet! App is Interactive
<
74
Ultra-Durable Smart Padlocks
Ultra-Durable Smart Padlocks
The Tapplock one+ Padlock Has a Weatherproof IP67 Design
<
73
Keto-Tracking Healthcare Devices
Keto-Tracking Healthcare Devices
The 'KetoPlus' Keeps Keto Dieters on Track
<
72
Gesture Control Smartwatches
Gesture Control Smartwatches
The MAD Gaze Smartwatch Tracks a Variety of Gestures for Control
<
71
Discreet Smart Doorknobs
Discreet Smart Doorknobs
The YRHAND THX1 Smart Door Lock Has AES-129-Bit Encryption
<
70
Touch Interface Wireless Earbuds
Touch Interface Wireless Earbuds
The Key Series T18NC HiFi Earbuds Have Noise Cancelation and More
<
69
Automated Pod-Free Coffee Machines
Automated Pod-Free Coffee Machines
The JURA ENA 8 Makes 10 Different Drinks for Users to Enjoy
<
68
Audio-Boosting Smartphone Cases
Audio-Boosting Smartphone Cases
The 'Boomper' Phone Case Amplifies Device Audio in an Analog Way
<
67
Body Temperature-Regulating Wearables
Body Temperature-Regulating Wearables
The Embr Wave Bracelet Cools or Warms with One Touch
<
66
Luxury Sound Expert Headphones
Luxury Sound Expert Headphones
Montblanc's New Smart Headphones Will Be Released in March
<
65
Comprehensive Coronovirus Dashboards
Comprehensive Coronovirus Dashboards
Microsoft Bing Launched a Digital Map to Keep Users Informed
<
64
Powerful Tech Brand Vacuums
Powerful Tech Brand Vacuums
The Samsung Jet™ Stick Vacuum Cleaner Creates Up to 200W of Power
<
63
At-Home Foot Spas
At-Home Foot Spas
The No-Mess Steam-Powered oFlexiSpa Needs Only 30 Seconds to Get Ready
<
62
History-Preserving 3D Scans
History-Preserving 3D Scans
Google's 'Heritage on the Edge' Collection Contains Five Locations
<
61
Ergonomically-Enhanced Mouse Designs
Ergonomically-Enhanced Mouse Designs
Logitech's New MX Vertical Mouse is Available for Pre-Order
<
60
Book-Shaped Braille Speakers
Book-Shaped Braille Speakers
The 'Note' Smart Speaker Has an Inclusive Design
<
59
Chic Device Charger Collections
Chic Device Charger Collections
The Logitech POWERED Wireless Charging Products are Stylish
<
58
Two-in-One Air Coolers
Two-in-One Air Coolers
The 'ZOE' Air Cooling System Offers Heat Relief and Air Cleaning
<
57
Multi-Platform Off-Road Campaigns
Multi-Platform Off-Road Campaigns
Jeep is Launching a Campaign to Promote the Off-Road Community
<
56
Connected Ambient Exterior Illuminators
Connected Ambient Exterior Illuminators
The Philips Hue Nyro Provides Subtle Lighting Effects
<
55
Ghost Protection Nightlights
Ghost Protection Nightlights
The 'myBOO' Ghost Hunter Mood Light Changes Color for Comfort
<
54
Checkout-Free Retail Expansions
Checkout-Free Retail Expansions
Amazon Now Has Agreements for Automated Checkout Systems
<
53
Style-Accommodating Smartwatches
Style-Accommodating Smartwatches
The Latest TAG Heuer Connected Smartwatches Come in Four Styles
<
52
Free Phone Sanitizing Services
Free Phone Sanitizing Services
Samsung Boasts a Galaxy Sanitizing Service in 10 Countries
<
51
Customizable App-Connected Lamps
Customizable App-Connected Lamps
The 'Sia' Smart Animated Lamp Offers 25 Different Effects
<
50
Luxury AR Shopping Images
Luxury AR Shopping Images
Burberry Partnered with Google to Provide Mobile AR Experiences
<
49
Game-Integrated Shoe Insoles
Game-Integrated Shoe Insoles
Google and Adidas Created a Smart Insole to Work with 'FIFA Mobile'
<
48
Natural Sleep-Inducing Devices
Natural Sleep-Inducing Devices
The 'Sleep Rock' Warms and Satisfies a Primitive Need
<
47
Tranquil Light-Blocking Headphones
Tranquil Light-Blocking Headphones
The WATOGAFER Sleep Headphones Enable Better Sleep
<
46
All-in-One Smartphone Chargers
All-in-One Smartphone Chargers
The Lever Gear CableKit Packs a Connector and More
<
45
Bacteria-Eliminating Tech Wipes
Bacteria-Eliminating Tech Wipes
The HÄNS 'Ultra Clean' Cloth & Cleanser System is Reusable
<
44
Efficient Autonomous Power Plants
Efficient Autonomous Power Plants
The Oklo Aurora Energy Plant is Set to Come Online in 2025
<
43
Sharing-Friendly Power Banks
Sharing-Friendly Power Banks
The 'Pair' Wireless Charging Power Bank Has Two Battery Packs
<
42
Minimalist Multifunctional Kitchen Cookers
Minimalist Multifunctional Kitchen Cookers
The Conceptual 'Deawoo' Cooker Maximizes Productivity
<
41
Stress-Reducing Smart Glasses
Stress-Reducing Smart Glasses
The 'Blueberry' Smart Glasses Help Wearers Understand Their Health
<
40
Off-Road Electric Motorcycles
Off-Road Electric Motorcycles
The Cake Kalk Ink is Emissions-Free and Ready for the Backcountry
<
39
Educational Family Robots
Educational Family Robots
Clicbot is a Family-Friendly Robot That Teaches Kids to Code
<
38
Dual Cooking Zone Hotplates
Dual Cooking Zone Hotplates
This Multifunctional Hotplate Performs an Array of Cooking Styles
<
37
Tech-Enhanced Styling Rooms
Tech-Enhanced Styling Rooms
JCPenney's Fitting Rooms Simplify the Try-On Experience
<
36
Mobile Productivity Monitors
Mobile Productivity Monitors
The 'AirView' Wireless Touchscreen Monitor is Omni-Compatible
<
35
Efficient Visual Continuity Projectors
Efficient Visual Continuity Projectors
The Conceptual Tmall Genie Smart Projector is Stylish
<
34
Productive Whiteboard Projectors
Productive Whiteboard Projectors
The 'GoTouch Beam' Interprets Writing on Any Surface
<
33
Minimalist Indoor Air Cleaners
Minimalist Indoor Air Cleaners
The 'AirHein' Air Purifier Boasts a Triple-Filter System
<
32
Haptic Feedback Touch Keyboards
Haptic Feedback Touch Keyboards
The Bastron Glass Touch Smart Keyboard is Easy to Clean and More
<
31
Urban Greenhouse Air Purifiers
Urban Greenhouse Air Purifiers
The Conceptual Dyson 'VENTILA' Keeps Fine Dust at Bay
<
30
Smartphone-Powered AR Shooter Games
Smartphone-Powered AR Shooter Games
The 'AR Warriors' Game Lets Participants Play Virtually
<
29
Location-Tracking Kids Smartwatches
Location-Tracking Kids Smartwatches
The 'AKI' Children's Smartwatch Concept is Simple to Use
<
28
Symmetrically Striking Mouses
Symmetrically Striking Mouses
The 'Cubic Wireless Mouse' Opts for Aesthetics Over Ergonomics
<
27
Ultra-Accurate Heart Health Trackers
Ultra-Accurate Heart Health Trackers
The AliveCor KardiaMobile 6L Captures 12 Points of Data
<
26
Virtual Museum Experiences
Virtual Museum Experiences
Google Arts and Culture Boasts Over 500 Museums & Galleries Virtually
<
25
Aluminum Laptop Kickstands
Aluminum Laptop Kickstands
The Triyards Laptop Stand Puts Systems at the Optimal Level for Use
<
24
At-Home Medical Exam Devices
At-Home Medical Exam Devices
The TytoHome Remote Exam Kit Offers Healthcare Guidance
<
23
LED Facial Devices
LED Facial Devices
The Foreo UFO 2 Supports Smart, Bespoke Beauty Treatments
<
22
Detachable Speaker Soundbars
Detachable Speaker Soundbars
The JBL Bar 9.1 Soundbar is Compatible with Dolby Atmos
<
21
Powerful Paper-Like Tablets
Powerful Paper-Like Tablets
The reMarkable 2 Tablet Replaces the Need for Paper or Notebooks
<
20
Voice-Controlled Countertop Dishwashers
Voice-Controlled Countertop Dishwashers
The Xiaomi Mijia VDW0401M Dishwasher Sterilizes and More
<
19
Futuristic Beauty Shops
Futuristic Beauty Shops
Dazed Beauty at Selfridges Introduces the Beauty Counter of the Future
<
18
Compact Neckband Massagers
Compact Neckband Massagers
The 'NECKAIR' Portable Neck Muscle Massager Offers Instant Pain Relief
<
17
Tubular Side Table Fridges
Tubular Side Table Fridges
The Conceptual 'Silo' Refrigerator Keeps Drinks and Snacks Nearby
<
16
Gourmet Pizza Vending Machines
Gourmet Pizza Vending Machines
Basil Street Uses Robotics to Serve Fresh, Thin-Crust Pizzas
<
15
Soothing Heated Muscle Massagers
Soothing Heated Muscle Massagers
The 'HotRock' Foam Roller Heats Up to 160 Degrees Fahrenheit
<
14
Automated Mess-Free Litter Boxes
Automated Mess-Free Litter Boxes
The PetSafe ScoopFree Ultra Self-Cleaning Litter Box is Tidy
<
13
Turbo Steam-Powered Cookers
Turbo Steam-Powered Cookers
The 'STEAMIE' Steam Cooker Preserves Food Flavor and Nutrients
<
12
Rugged Solar Generators
Rugged Solar Generators
The 'SolarHornet' Portable Outdoor Power Supply Has a 1,200Wh Capacity
<
11
Ultra-Slim Urban Commuter eBikes
Ultra-Slim Urban Commuter eBikes
The Modmo 'Saigon' Delivers 124 Miles of Riding Range
<
10
Design-Conscious Smart Gardens
Design-Conscious Smart Gardens
'The Herb Garden' from GardenByte Grows Fresh Produce Year-Round
<
9
Swiveling Retro Smartphones
Swiveling Retro Smartphones
The Conceptual Motorola Revolve Revives the Aura Cellphone Design
<
8
Newborn Infant Air Purifiers
Newborn Infant Air Purifiers
The Conceptual 'PURIO' Air Purifier Delivers Fresh Air for Babies
<
7
Tech Brand Vehicle Concepts
Tech Brand Vehicle Concepts
The Conceptual Dyson EV Draws Design Inspiration from Past Products
<
6
Stylish Consumer Coffee Grinders
Stylish Consumer Coffee Grinders
This Coffee Grinder by Husky Design is Expertly Finished
<
5
Medication Reminder Water Bottles
Medication Reminder Water Bottles
The 'EVE' Smart Bottle Stores Pills and Provides Reminders
<
4
Sporty Ergonomic Smartwatch Bands
Sporty Ergonomic Smartwatch Bands
The 'ErgonBand' Puts Wearables at the Optimal Viewing Angle
<
3
Desk-Equipped Gamer Beds
Desk-Equipped Gamer Beds
The Bauhutte Gaming Accessories Offer Ample Support for eSports Gamers
<
2
Smartphone-Mounted Sanitizers
Smartphone-Mounted Sanitizers
The 'Pocket Sanitizer' Keeps Cleaning Supplies Nearby
<
1
Connected Wearable Air Purifiers
Connected Wearable Air Purifiers
The FitAir Wearable Personal Air Purifier is Medical-Grade
<