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Scrolling LED Dog Tag

— April 9, 2006 — Fashion
The scrolling LED dog tag, available in Japan, lets you communicate everything you want, as long as it can fit onto the little screen. Messages can be up to 118 caharacters in length, and are input using controls at the rear. Scrolling speed and brightness are also adjustable. $40.

Implications - If you can't decide on a simple message to get engraved on a dog tag, this technological alternative gives you a lot more options. Maybe someday these dog tags will hold more than just simple messages and contain all of your personal information; however, until that day comes, you'll have to settle for 118 characters worth of text.
Trend Themes
1. Personalized LED Accessories - This trend presents an opportunity for businesses to create customizable LED accessories that allow individuals to express themselves.
2. Enhanced Communication Devices - With scrolling LED technology, there is potential for businesses to develop more advanced communication devices that can display longer messages and potentially include additional features.
3. Smart Wearable Technology - The scrolling LED dog tag demonstrates the potential of smart wearable technology that can be integrated into various accessories for personal expression and communication.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion and Accessories - Fashion and accessories brands can explore the development of customizable LED accessories to cater to individuals' desire for personal expression.
2. Electronics and Gadgets - The scrolling LED dog tag highlights the opportunity for electronics and gadget companies to create advanced communication devices with scrolling LED technology.
3. Wearable Technology - The smart wearable market can benefit from the development of scrolling LED technology to create innovative accessories that combine fashion and technology.
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