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Twinkling Parasols

The Lumadot LED Umbrella Will Keep You Fashionably Fierce and Dry

— September 18, 2010 — Tech
The Lumadot LED Umbrella help brighten up your rainy day. To others walking by, this may be your typical black umbrella, but flip the switch and bam! Your umbrella illuminates with fiber optic dots covering its surface.

The Lumadot LED Umbrella has three modes: off, blinking and solid. Need a flashlight too? No problem because the handle of this wicked cool umbrella also duals as a light, making it easy to maneuver your way through the dark streets.
Trend Themes
1. LED Fashion Accessories - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a line of LED fashion accessories, such as hats and scarves, that incorporate colorful lights and unique patterns.
2. Multifunctional Umbrellas - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create umbrellas with additional features, such as built-in Bluetooth speakers or a phone charger, to enhance the user's experience.
3. Smart and Interactive Rain Gear - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design rain gear that interacts with the environment, such as umbrellas that change color based on the intensity of rain or temperature.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Accessories - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with fashion designers to create a line of technologically advanced accessories that blend fashion and functionality.
2. Outdoor Gear - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop new and innovative outdoor gear, beyond umbrellas, that incorporate technology to enhance the user's experience in various weather conditions.
3. Smart City Infrastructure - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Partner with cities to develop smart city infrastructure that incorporates weather-responsive elements, such as intelligent umbrellas that provide real-time updates and navigation.
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