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Sound Systems for Bicycles

Bike iPod Speakers

— November 9, 2008 — Tech
These iPod Speakers were designed to keep your iPod dry and blast away your favourite music while you bike along safely. But they really could be used anywhere, like at the beach, by the pool and at picnics.

The iPod Speaker case can be clamped onto the bike frame with your iPod docked inside. The remote control is mounted on the handlebars. As the case is plastic, the speakers are water-resistant.

Implications - There are so many varieties of iPod speakers on the market; what I particularly like about this one is that it lets you go mobile. Now you can blast your tunes just like your car-driving friends. The water-resistant feature was a nice touch for these speakers because rain certainly becomes a factor on a bike.
Trend Themes
1. Water-resistant Bike Speakers - The ability to produce sound in wet environments presents an opportunity for manufacturers to develop durable speakers for outdoor activities.
2. Mobile Sound Systems - The ability to take sound systems on-the-go presents an opportunity for manufacturers to develop versatile sound systems for consumers who are always on-the-move.
3. Wireless Bike Speakers - The use of remote controls mounted on handlebars presents an opportunity for manufacturers to develop wireless speakers for outdoor activities.
Industry Implications
1. Sports and Recreational Equipment - Developing sound systems that cater to outdoor activities represents an opportunity for companies in the sports and recreational equipment industry to expand their product offerings.
2. Electronics - Manufacturing speakers that can withstand outdoor environments represents an opportunity for companies in the electronics industry to tap into the growing market of consumers who enjoy outdoor activities.
3. Automotive - Designing sound systems that can travel and endure changing environments represents an opportunity for companies in the automotive industry to enter the portable sound system market.
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