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Top 100 Multimedia Trends in October

From Screen-Splitting Devices to Room-Sizing Speakers

— October 25, 2015 — Tech
Even before looking at the top October 2015 multimedia ideas, it's apparent that many manufacturers strive to create do-it-all devices. This has come to a point that the desire to multitask has resulted in creations like Skreens and apps from Korean studio Superfiction, which make it possible to split the screen on a device in order to serve two different purposes at once.

As well as just being able to do it all, a large number of these multimedia concepts put an emphasis on data tracking and visualization. This information is being put to use for increasing productivity in-office, tracking sleep patterns or simply making it easy to comprehend sets of data that may be confusing.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Mindblowingly Clear Televisions
Mindblowingly Clear Televisions
The Sharp 8K TV's Resolution is 16 Times That of Full HD
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98
Car-Appraising Trucks
Car-Appraising Trucks
Kagulu's 'Price Scanner' Provides Mobile Car Valuation Services
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97
Voice-Typing Apps
Voice-Typing Apps
This Google Docs Update Will Allow Users to Type by Speaking
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96
Project-Tracking Apps
Project-Tracking Apps
This App Makes It Easier for Freelance Designers to Manage Multiple Projects
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95
Data-Tracking Sleep Apps
Data-Tracking Sleep Apps
This App Helps Users Pinpoint the Cause of Insomnia
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94
GPS-Equipped Marbles
GPS-Equipped Marbles
This Device Provides a Tactile Way for Users to Map Out a Route
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93
Millennial Voter Apps
Millennial Voter Apps
This App Helps to Counter Voter Apathy by Making It Easier to Cast a Ballot
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92
Streaming Digital Players
Streaming Digital Players
The Chromecast Audio Can Stream Audio Via WiFi
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91
Smartphone Usage-Tracking Apps
Smartphone Usage-Tracking Apps
This App Helps Users Track Device Usage in a Visual Way
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90
Streamlined Multimedia Devices
Streamlined Multimedia Devices
The Amazon Fire TV 4K Enhances Voice Control with Echo's Alexa
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89
Companion Router Apps
Companion Router Apps
The 'Google On' App is a Smart Assistant for Setting Up the OnHub Router
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88
Image-Identifying Apps
Image-Identifying Apps
This App Identifies and Describes Photos to the Visually Impaired
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87
Location-Sharing Apps
Location-Sharing Apps
This App Allows Users to Share Their Exact Location and Collaborate on a Map
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86
Affordable Virtual Reality Headsets
Affordable Virtual Reality Headsets
The Newest Samsung Gear VR Costs Only $99
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85
Internet-Dividing Devices
Internet-Dividing Devices
BOOST by Sonos Creates a Separate Network For Your Streaming Stereo
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84
People-Rating Apps
People-Rating Apps
This App Allows Users to Rate People in Their Social Network
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83
Virtual Reality Political Debates
Virtual Reality Political Debates
CNN Will Stream the Democratic Presidential Debate in Full VR
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82
360-Degree Social Videos
360-Degree Social Videos
Facebook is Introducing 360-Degree Videos To Your News Feed
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81
Hybrid Laptop-Tablets
Hybrid Laptop-Tablets
Toshiba's 'Satellite Radius' Transforms from a Laptop Into a Tablet
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80
Multi-Platform Publishing Tools
Multi-Platform Publishing Tools
This Digital Content Platform Helps Users Publish Everwhere
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79
Cashless Drink Payments
Cashless Drink Payments
This App Provides a Seamless Way for Consumers to Purchase a Drink
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78
Crowdsourced Advice Platforms
Crowdsourced Advice Platforms
This Website Connects Users with Experts and Industry Leaders
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77
Virtual Safari Tours
Virtual Safari Tours
This Program Allows Users to Observe Wild Animals from Home
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76
Music Taste-Rating Apps
Music Taste-Rating Apps
The Spotify 'Found Them First' App Legitimizes Musical Bragging Rights
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75
Presidential Candidate Painting Apps
Presidential Candidate Painting Apps
This Simple Painting Tool Creates Endless Donald Trump Jokes
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74
Inexpensive Aluminum Speakers
Inexpensive Aluminum Speakers
The Inateck MercuryBox Operates Up to 15 Hours on a Single Charge
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73
Connected Speaker Systems
Connected Speaker Systems
The Bose SoundTouch 10 Wireless Music System Provides a Rich Experience
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72
App-Based Payment Services
App-Based Payment Services
This App Allows Customers Pay for Food with Their Mobile Device
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71
Palm Print Payment Services
Palm Print Payment Services
This Online Banking Platform Uses Palm Vein Biometric Technology
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70
4K Media Streamers
4K Media Streamers
The Roku 4 is Purported to Have Ultra High Definition Support Built In
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69
Map-Creating Apps
Map-Creating Apps
CartoDB Allows Users to Create Impressive Data Maps with One Click
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68
Short Range Projectors
Short Range Projectors
The LG MiniBeam PF1000U Creates a 100" Image From Just 38cm's Away
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67
Data Visualization Programs
Data Visualization Programs
This Application Helps Consumers Understand Complex Data
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66
VR Cereal Boxes
VR Cereal Boxes
Nutri-Grain's BOLT Cereal Box Lets People Experience Virtual Reality
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65
Family-Friendly Money Apps
Family-Friendly Money Apps
This App Helps Children Understand the Basics of Earning and Saving
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64
Touch-Enabled Headphones
Touch-Enabled Headphones
The Parrot Zik 3 Wireless Headphones Blend Innovation and Intuition
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63
Miniature Streaming Boxes
Miniature Streaming Boxes
The CX-S500 Brings Media Capabilities to Your TV Like Never Before
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62
Textural Printing Systems
Textural Printing Systems
This Device Allows Artists to Give Their Images Physical Depth
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61
Gamer Matchmaking Apps
Gamer Matchmaking Apps
This App Helps Connect Gamers with Users Who Share Similar Interests
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60
Anxiety-Alleviating Apps
Anxiety-Alleviating Apps
This App Makes Mental Health Services More Affordable
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59
Cinema-Quality Projectors
Cinema-Quality Projectors
The New Sony 4K Projectors Will Transform a Home Theater Experience
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58
Compact 8K TVs
Compact 8K TVs
These Japan Display Packs An 8K Resolution Into a 17.3-Inch Display
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57
Televisual Travel Apps
Televisual Travel Apps
Airbnb Rentals are Now Brought to Life Through Apple TV
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56
Spoon-Themed Selfie Campaigns
Spoon-Themed Selfie Campaigns
This Initiative Aims to Raise Awareness About Hunger in America
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55
Fashion-Based Polling Apps
Fashion-Based Polling Apps
This App Allows Users to Create Polls and Generate Feedback
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54
Fashion-Forward Emojis
Fashion-Forward Emojis
These Custom Fashion Emojis Celebrate the Start of NYFW
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53
Freelance Networking Platforms
Freelance Networking Platforms
This Service Helps Digital Artists Promote Their Services
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52
High-Def Mirrorless Cameras
High-Def Mirrorless Cameras
The Sony A7S II is Capable of 4K Video Recording and Much More
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51
Virtual Reality-Ready Computers
Virtual Reality-Ready Computers
The Oculus Ready Computers Will Work With the Oculus Rift
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50
3D-Printed Headphones
3D-Printed Headphones
This Kit Allows Users to Create Customized Headphones
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49
Augmented Holographic TVs
Augmented Holographic TVs
The Content on ARHT's 3D TVs Can Be Viewed Without 3D Glasses
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48
Athlete-Inspired Fitness Apps
Athlete-Inspired Fitness Apps
This Personal App Trainer is Designed by Georges St-Pierre
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47
Space-Scanning Smart Speakers
Space-Scanning Smart Speakers
The HiddenHUB Uses Infrared Sensors to Optimize Its Audio Levels
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46
Pool Management Gadgets
Pool Management Gadgets
This Device Allows Pool Owners to Take Control of Their Water Chemistry
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45
Decor-Inspired Speakers
Decor-Inspired Speakers
The Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A6 is Expertly Crafted to Musical Perfection
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44
Smartphone-Focused VR Headsets
Smartphone-Focused VR Headsets
The Microsoft VR Kit Could Be a Google Cardboard Competitor
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43
Stylish Wireless Headphones
Stylish Wireless Headphones
V-Moda's Crossfade Wireless Headphones Are Highly Bluetooth-Sensitive
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42
Dual-Sensor Stylus Pens
Dual-Sensor Stylus Pens
The 'Apple Pencil' is the Perfect Companion for the iPad Pro
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41
3D-Printed Superhero Lamps
3D-Printed Superhero Lamps
This Thor Mjolnir Lamp Can Be Downloaded and DIY 3D-Printed
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40
Virtual Reality Hotel Experiences
Virtual Reality Hotel Experiences
This Futuristic In-Room Entertainment System Markets Luxury
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39
Sleek Networked Speakers
Sleek Networked Speakers
The Samsung R1, R3 and R5 Speakers Create an Optimal Auditory Experience
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38
Virtual Reality Armbands
Virtual Reality Armbands
The 'UnlimitedHand' Allows Users to Physically Feel Virtual Reality
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37
Virtual Reality Streaming Apps
Virtual Reality Streaming Apps
This Netflix App Works With the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset
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36
Personal Productivity Apps
Personal Productivity Apps
This Automated Program Helps Users Streamline Office Tasks
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35
Parent-Controlled Headphones
Parent-Controlled Headphones
Coloud's 'Boom Kids' Headphones Let Adults Set a Maximum Volume Level
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34
Adventurous Portable Speakers
Adventurous Portable Speakers
The JBL Flip 3 is Splash-Proof, Rechargeable and Ready for the Beach
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33
3d Vision-Simulating Glasses
3d Vision-Simulating Glasses
This Device Allows Customers to Experience New Lenses Before They Buy
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32
Dynamic Smart TV Remotes
Dynamic Smart TV Remotes
The New Apple TV Remote Features Touch and Voice Commands
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31
Retro Minimalist Speakers
Retro Minimalist Speakers
These Speakers Merge a 70s-Inspired Design with Modern Sound Quality
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30
Mobile Diagnostic Kits
Mobile Diagnostic Kits
This Eye Examination Kit is Compatible with Smartphone Technology
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29
In-Film Video Filters
In-Film Video Filters
This Snapchat Feature Lets Users Edit Their Faces in Video Chats
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28
Interactive Telecommunication Displays
Interactive Telecommunication Displays
This Store Includes Hands-On Demonstrations of New Products
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27
Soothing Sleep Headphones
Soothing Sleep Headphones
This Audio-Playing Eye Mask Blocks Out Noise and Light
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26
Simple Website-Building Tools
Simple Website-Building Tools
This Service Helps Small Business Owners Create Their Own Website
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25
Suitcase Turntables
Suitcase Turntables
The Electrohome Archer Turntable Features a Sleek Design and Modern Data Ports
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24
Gold-Standard Speakers
Gold-Standard Speakers
The 800 Series Diamond Speakers Are the Result of Seven Years of Research
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23
Aerial Photography Servies
Aerial Photography Servies
This Company Allows Users to Hire Drone Pilots for Photography Projects
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22
Experiential Furniture Displays
Experiential Furniture Displays
This Store Helps Customers Reimagine Their Home Living Spaces
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21
Virtual Reality Rides
Virtual Reality Rides
This 3D Experience Invites People to Experience Storytelling Via Technology
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20
Screen-Splitting Devices
Screen-Splitting Devices
Skreens Allows You to Play Games While Watching TV on the Same Screen
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19
Cinema-Simulating Headsets
Cinema-Simulating Headsets
This VR Application Recreates the Movie Theater Experience at Home
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18
Screen-Splitting Apps
Screen-Splitting Apps
This App Allows Users to Merge Two Screens Side-by-Side in Movie Creation
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17
Startup-Pitching Platforms
Startup-Pitching Platforms
This App Gives Young Entrepreneurs a Simple Platform for Sharing Ideas
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16
Interactive Gaming Kiosks
Interactive Gaming Kiosks
This Company Uses Touchscreen Displays to Influence Purchasing Decisions
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15
Vintage Video Game Adapters
Vintage Video Game Adapters
This Device Lets Users Play Retro Video Games on Their Phone
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14
Homey Display Windows
Homey Display Windows
Chando’s Retail Window Display Recreates a Stylish Woman's Apartment
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13
Powerfully Precise Speakers
Powerfully Precise Speakers
The B&W 800 Series Diamond Speakers Provide Style and Superior Sound
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12
Speedy Supermarket Checkout Apps
Speedy Supermarket Checkout Apps
This Retail App Helps Reduce Grocery Store Wait Times
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11
Smartphone-Integrated Bus Shelters
Smartphone-Integrated Bus Shelters
These Transit Stops Help Commuters Stay Connected
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10
Digital Doodling Notepads
Digital Doodling Notepads
This Digital Notepad Uses a Real Pen and Paper to Make Virtual Documents
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9
Borderless 3D Printers
Borderless 3D Printers
The Makerarm Allows for Objects of All Sizes to Be Printed Without Fuss
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8
Upcycled DVD Tiles
Upcycled DVD Tiles
These DVD Mosaic Tiles Are Eye-Catching, Easy to Make and Eco-Friendly
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7
Augmented Reality Contact Lenses
Augmented Reality Contact Lenses
Magic Leap Patented a Design for VR Smart Contact Lenses
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6
Room-Sizing Speakers
Room-Sizing Speakers
The Sonos Play:5 Measures Your Room to Give Perfect Sound
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5
User-Friendly Laser Cutters
User-Friendly Laser Cutters
The Glowforge Laser Cutter Creates Unbelievably Perfect Homemade Items
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4
Haunting Holiday Projectors
Haunting Holiday Projectors
The WindowFX Projector Brings Your Front Window to Eerie Life
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3
Water-Soluble Dresses
Water-Soluble Dresses
These Couture Gowns Seamlessly Blend Clothing and Technology
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2
Rollable TV Screens
Rollable TV Screens
LG is Designing a Futuristic TV That Can Roll Up Like a Thin Paper Poster
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1
Powerful Bluetooth Headphones
Powerful Bluetooth Headphones
The Onkyo W800BT Wireless Headphones Are Truly Wire-Free
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