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Top 100 Tech Trends in September

From Home Automation Buttons to Inexpensive 3D-Printed Villas

— September 30, 2015 — Tech
The top September 2015 tech trends put the spotlight on hyper-specific innovations in a wide-spanning industry.

In an interesting convergence of nostalgia and mobile technology, the VHS Camcorder by Rarevision app is like visual time machine for smartphone video. The $5 app instantly transforms footage into mid-90s VHS quality for a playful riff on the escalation of modern recording equipment.

Additionally, a Japanese artist created a supped up Roomba that is ready to take on the world of abstract art. The Roomba-based art tool is powered up with bottles of liquid paint, which is dispensed through tubing as the robotic vacuum moves around the canvas.

The top September 2015 tech trends point to the ever-valuable concept of nostalgia and its relation to the modern consumer.
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Activity
Freshness
99
Edible X-Ray Machines
Edible X-Ray Machines
This New Product Could Help Doctors Provide a Colonoscopy Alternative
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98
Whimsical Animal Costumes
Whimsical Animal Costumes
This Quirky Photo Series Features Squirrels in Tiny Costumes
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97
Waterproof Smartphone Accessories
Waterproof Smartphone Accessories
The Watershot SPLASH iPhone Camera Case Prevents Liquid Damage
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96
High-End Ear Monitors
High-End Ear Monitors
The Atlas In-Ear Monitors are Targeted Towards Physically Active People
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95
Drought-Fighting Balls
Drought-Fighting Balls
These Shade Balls Reduce Evaporation From the LA Reservoir
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94
Retro-Inspired Recording Apps
Retro-Inspired Recording Apps
This Smartphone App Reverts Your Videos Back to 80s Quality VHS
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93
Fingerprint-Scanning Smartphones
Fingerprint-Scanning Smartphones
Leaked Sony's Xperia Z5 Images Highlight a High Camera Quality
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92
High Fashion Mobile Campaigns
High Fashion Mobile Campaigns
Samsung's Recent Smartphone Ads Star Models Xiao Wen and Bella Hadid
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91
Interactive Money-Saving Tools
Interactive Money-Saving Tools
This Customized Software Helps Users Save Money for Retirement
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90
Finger-Print Camera Sensors
Finger-Print Camera Sensors
Huawei Honor 7i Allows You to Use Your Fingers to Control the Camera
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89
Autonomous Car Chargers
Autonomous Car Chargers
Tesla's Electric Car Charging Station Automatically Locates Ports
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88
Lifestyle-Specific Fitness Apps
Lifestyle-Specific Fitness Apps
This New App Allows Users to Create Customized Workouts
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87
Spartan Space Scramjets
Spartan Space Scramjets
This Australian Scramjet is Designed For the Small Satellite Market
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86
App-Based Item Trackers
App-Based Item Trackers
Kensington's Proximo Tracker Ensures You Never Lose Your Valuables
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85
Collaborative Note-Taking Apps
Collaborative Note-Taking Apps
This Interactive App is Set to Change the Way Consumers Take Notes
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84
Ergonomic Media Centers
Ergonomic Media Centers
These Isomi Media Units are Perfect for Information Technologists
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83
Quality Budget Smartphones
Quality Budget Smartphones
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Offers Great Specs At a Low Price
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82
Multi-Dimensional Phone Stands
Multi-Dimensional Phone Stands
'TILT' Lets You View Your Phone from Multiple Angles
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81
Imitation Beach Installations
Imitation Beach Installations
This Beach Setup Uses Technology to Transport People to the Coast
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80
Reactive Bike Brake Lights
Reactive Bike Brake Lights
The Sigma Brakelight Illuminates When You're About to Brake
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79
Smart Braille Time-Tellers
Smart Braille Time-Tellers
These Braille Smartwatches Offer Innovative Technology for Blind Users
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78
Cat Clutch Cases
Cat Clutch Cases
This Feline-Friendly Phone Case Offers Protection and Style
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77
Universal Foldable Keyboards
Universal Foldable Keyboards
Microsoft's Keyboard Maintains Functionality Without Losing Mobility
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76
Magnetic Key Accessories
Magnetic Key Accessories
The MagKey Uses Magnets to Help Keys Stop Jangling
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75
Plastic Keyboard Covers
Plastic Keyboard Covers
The Samsung QWERTY Keyboard Cover
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74
Movie Meme Generators
Movie Meme Generators
The Viral Sensation 'Straight Outta' Memes Customize Movie Content
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73
Workout-Tracking Headphones
Workout-Tracking Headphones
This Fitness Gadget Uses Headphones to Track Workout Progress
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72
Battery-Free Phone Cases
Battery-Free Phone Cases
This Case Amplifies the Sound Off Your Phone without Killing Your Battery
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71
Wireless Combat Headphones
Wireless Combat Headphones
The Combat+ Sync Headphones
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70
Home Automation Buttons
Home Automation Buttons
The Microbot Push Lets Regular Switches Be Pressed Remotely
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69
Foot-Traffic Sensors
Foot-Traffic Sensors
The Density Sensor Lets You Know How Crowded Public Places Are
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68
Flexible Versatile Speakers
Flexible Versatile Speakers
The Extend Silicone Speaker Can Be Attached to Anything
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67
Predatory Animal Photography
Predatory Animal Photography
This Intimate Phtography Series Captures Wild Animals in Full Flight
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66
Penguin-Themed Watch Chargers
Penguin-Themed Watch Chargers
This Egg-Sized Magnetic Charger is Desiged for the Apple Watch
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65
Texture-Building Photoshop Programs
Texture-Building Photoshop Programs
This Photoshop Application Adds Realistic Details to Images
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64
Handy Texting Umbrellas
Handy Texting Umbrellas
kt Design's Umbrella Doesn't Let the Rain Slow Down Messaging
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63
Multipurpose Outdoor Tarps
Multipurpose Outdoor Tarps
The 'Nemo Equipment Transform Tarp' is a Versatile Outdoor Tool
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62
Leather Charging Cables
Leather Charging Cables
These 'Esbee' iPhone Cables Enhance Durability and Power of Inner Wires
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61
Sound-Conditioning Sleep Devices
Sound-Conditioning Sleep Devices
The Snooz Lets You Subtly Drown Out Unwanted Noises
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60
Groundbreaking Replica Airplanes
Groundbreaking Replica Airplanes
The Reve Blue Pays Homage to the Radical Bugatti 100P
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59
High-Tech Can Coolers
High-Tech Can Coolers
ThinkGeek's Resourceful Can Cooler is Ideal for Summertime Use
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58
Omnidirectional Virtual Treadmills
Omnidirectional Virtual Treadmills
The Kat Walk VR Treadmill Allows Greater Freedom of Movement
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57
Sleek Charger Bracelets
Sleek Charger Bracelets
Adapt's 'Base' Charger is a Functional Fashion Statement
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56
Elegant Wooden Headphones
Elegant Wooden Headphones
These Classic Headphones Provide a Sleek Listening Experience
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55
Night Running Safety Lights
Night Running Safety Lights
This Device Makes You Light Up at Night So You Can Be Seen
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54
Smartphone-Charging Denim
Smartphone-Charging Denim
These Smart Jeans Allows Users to Charge a Phone on the Go
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53
Deceptive Ballet Photography
Deceptive Ballet Photography
This Swan Lake Photo Appears to Have its Subjects Floating on Water
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52
Natural Wooden Trackpads
Natural Wooden Trackpads
Orée's Wooden Trackpad Gives Your Computer an Outdoor Feel
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51
3D Doodle Pens
3D Doodle Pens
The New Sleeker 3Doodler 2.0 Device Offers More Precision at a Lower Cost
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50
Eco Showering Devices
Eco Showering Devices
Apple and Alphabet Execs Invested in the Economical Shower Head by Nebia
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49
Flexible Touchscreen Wristbands
Flexible Touchscreen Wristbands
The Wove Band is the World's First Flexible Touch Display Wearable
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48
Vintage Action Camera Cases
Vintage Action Camera Cases
The 'Travler' Keeps GoPros Safe and Stylish in a Vintage Camera Case
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47
Futuristic Martian Settlements
Futuristic Martian Settlements
These Architects Imagined What a Colonized Mars Might Look Like
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46
ATM-Hacking Devices
ATM-Hacking Devices
'Shimmer' is a Nearly Invisible Card Reader That Expedites Hacking ATMs
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45
Digital Windshield Displays
Digital Windshield Displays
This High-Tech Windshield Includes Augmented Reality Features
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44
Makeup-Applying Apps
Makeup-Applying Apps
This App Makes the Process of Taking a Makeup Selfie Easy
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43
Digital Detox Smartphones
Digital Detox Smartphones
This Simplified Smartphone Has No Screen or Apps
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42
Talking Sheep Robots
Talking Sheep Robots
Takara-Tomy's OHaNAS Omnibot is an Intelligent Robot Companion
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41
Waterproof Watch Cases
Waterproof Watch Cases
The Cataylst Apple Watch Case Allows You Take Your Device Anywhere
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40
Electronic Notepads
Electronic Notepads
The 'Boogie Board Jot 8.5' Functions Like a Notepad and Computer Combined
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39
Creative-Minded Journal Apps
Creative-Minded Journal Apps
Morpholio's Journal App Lets Users Draw, Doodle, Write and Design
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38
Connected Baggage Tags
Connected Baggage Tags
This Smart Luggage Tag Contains a User's Contact Information
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37
Lavishly Designed Smartwatches
Lavishly Designed Smartwatches
This $112000 Luxury Apple Watch Fuses Tech and Fashion
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36
Hybrid Flip Smartphones
Hybrid Flip Smartphones
The LG Wine Smart Has the Tech of a Smartphone with the Feel of a Flip
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35
Deceivingly Cracked Phone Cases
Deceivingly Cracked Phone Cases
The Rainbow Cracked iPhone Case is Sure to Trick Onlookers
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34
Private Home Security Cameras
Private Home Security Cameras
This Smart Camera Observes What is in the Frame Before It Records
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33
Robotic Painting Devices
Robotic Painting Devices
This Tiny Robot Creates Brilliant Works of Abstract Art
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32
3D Plant Printers
3D Plant Printers
printGREEN Uses 3D Technology to Print Living Plants
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31
Sophisticated DIY Cameras
Sophisticated DIY Cameras
'The Focal Camera' Teaches Anyone to Make an Advanced Cameras
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30
Flexible Rolled Tablets
Flexible Rolled Tablets
This Tablet Rolls Up Like an Ancient Scroll for Maximum Convenience
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29
Pocket Smartwatch Concepts
Pocket Smartwatch Concepts
Bucardo Takes a Vintage Approach to the Modern Smartwatch
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28
Timelapse Photography Tools
Timelapse Photography Tools
This Smartphone Accessory Lets You Take Professional Timelapse Photos
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27
High-End Electric Motorcycles
High-End Electric Motorcycles
Jans Shaplin Creates a Concept For a Tesla Motorbike
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26
3D Printed Casts
3D Printed Casts
This 3D-Printed Cast Excels the Healing Process of Broken Bones
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25
Smart Baby Onesies
Smart Baby Onesies
The Ultra-Comfortable Mimo Baby Monitors Your Baby While It Sleeps
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24
Cost-Effective Cinematography Tools
Cost-Effective Cinematography Tools
The iStabilizer Dolly Produces Pro Quality Videos at Low Costs
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23
Smart Bike Devices
Smart Bike Devices
The 'SmartHalo' is a Bicycle GPS, Route Tracker and Anti-Theft Machine
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22
Automatic Bartenders
Automatic Bartenders
The Foxtender is an Alcohol Vending Machine with a Compatible Payment App
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21
X-RAY Vision Cameras
X-RAY Vision Cameras
Fujifilm's New Infrared Camera Will Transform the World of Forensics
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20
Kaleidoscopic Selfie Studios
Kaleidoscopic Selfie Studios
HTC's Straylight Installation Creates Psychedelic Selfie Photos
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19
Personal Smartphone Theaters
Personal Smartphone Theaters
The 'Solo Theater' Turns a Mobile Device into a Cinematic Experience
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18
Japanese Landscape Photography
Japanese Landscape Photography
This Photographer Uses an App to Express Emotions Through His Art
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17
Hybrid Restaurant-Theaters
Hybrid Restaurant-Theaters
CineBistro Pairs Fine Food & Films for a Truly Entertaining Experience
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16
Autonomous Solar-Powered Catamarans
Autonomous Solar-Powered Catamarans
The C-Enduro Catamaran is Studying the Celtic Sea
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15
Experiential Tech Shops
Experiential Tech Shops
Ontario's First Retail Samsung Store Emphasizes Consumer Engagement
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14
VR Real Estate Tours
VR Real Estate Tours
Harrods Estates Provided Comprehensive Tours of London Apartments
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13
Car Graveyard Photography
Car Graveyard Photography
David Goldman's Auto Photography Essay 'Old Car City' is for Car Junkies
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12
Mosquito-Repelling Bracelets
Mosquito-Repelling Bracelets
This Handy Wearable Device Helps to Keep Bugs at Bay
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11
DIY Smartphone Holograms
DIY Smartphone Holograms
This Tutorial Shows You How to Make a Hologram with Your Phone
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10
LED Smart Dog Collars
LED Smart Dog Collars
The 'Buddy' Smart Collar for Dogs Can Monitor and Track Wandering Pets
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9
Bicycle-Electrifying Wheels
Bicycle-Electrifying Wheels
The go-e ONwheel Electrifies Your Bicycle From Underneath
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8
Weaponized Frisbees
Weaponized Frisbees
This Frisbee is Rimmed With Dastardly Surgical Scalpels
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7
Military Hybrid E-Bikes
Military Hybrid E-Bikes
The 'Trefecta DRT e-bike' Looks Like Something Straight Out of Batman
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6
Interactive Electronics Shops
Interactive Electronics Shops
The littleBits Pop-Up Store is Part Retail Space and Part Laboratory
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5
Anti-Aging Face Wraps
Anti-Aging Face Wraps
This Unique Skincare Gadget Uses Exercise to Keep Skin Taut
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4
Inexpensive 3D-Printed Villas
Inexpensive 3D-Printed Villas
This Mind-Blowing House Was Built in Just 10 Days Using a 3D Printer
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3
3D-Printed Furniture Joints
3D-Printed Furniture Joints
These Modular Furniture Joints Create Customized Stacked Shelving
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2
Protective Smartphone Umbrellas
Protective Smartphone Umbrellas
RunaTown's Phone Brella is a Convenient Cell Phone Accessory
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1
Touchscreen Sampling Bars
Touchscreen Sampling Bars
Beam Suntory's Interactive Booth Offers Bourbon Tasting at the Airport
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