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Rugged Hard Drives

The LaCie Tank Buffers Your Device Against Accidental Drops

— December 10, 2010 — Art & Design
The LaCie Tank will surely weather any storm. A rugged hard drive, it resembles a dislodge wheel and thus seems to be inspired by military tanks.

Designed by Neil Poulton, the LaCie Tank features a rubber and polypropylene shell that protects the important bits within. The perfect gift for that manly man of yours, it is especially useful for resident klutzes, considering that its main benefit is that it provides a great buffer against accidental drops.
Trend Themes
1. Rugged Technology - The trend of rugged technology products provides opportunities for the development of durable and shock-resistant devices for various industries.
2. Military-inspired Design - The trend of military-inspired design opens doors for innovative and robust product aesthetics that appeal to consumers seeking durability and toughness.
3. Accident Protection - The trend of accident protection solutions presents possibilities for creating innovative products that safeguard against drops and damage, catering to consumers' need for device durability.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - The consumer electronics industry can explore the opportunity of developing rugged hard drives, smartphones, and other devices with enhanced durability for customers requiring robust and long-lasting technology solutions.
2. Outdoor and Adventure Gear - The outdoor and adventure gear industry can benefit from the trend of rugged technology by creating durable and ruggedized devices, such as GPS devices, cameras, and smartwatches, that can withstand extreme conditions and rough handling.
3. Military and Defense - The military and defense industry can leverage the trend of military-inspired design to develop rugged storage solutions and devices that meet the demanding requirements of military personnel in terms of durability, resilience, and data security.
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