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About the Gadgets Report

Our Gadgets Trend Report covers the top technology trends, featuring an array of technological advancements within the realm of gadgets and gizmos. Including insight into the proliferation of tech products and tech accessories such as tablets, smartphones and phone applications, this report makes it easier to grasp the growth of the gadgets industry.

Who It's For

This research is for anyone with an interest in the diverse number of cool gadgets and tech products available in today’s marketplace. Gadget designers, technology brands and marketers targeting gadget-loving consumers will especially benefit from our extensive crowdsourced research. Filled with information on innovation designs and technological advancements in the world of gadgets, the Gadgets Trend Report is a necessity for any brand or innovator hoping to build their brand in the midst of technology-minded consumers.

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The Gadgets Report

Last published on Oct 08, 2014, the Gadgets Report includes 247 PRO Trends (247 Pages) and 1,235 examples of gadgets market research and gadgets consumer trends related to: gadgets, gizmos, technology trends, tech accessories, tech advancements, tablets, touchscreen, applications and gadgets trends. The report includes all of our Gadgets research collected over the last few years (roughly 25% of the collection is from this year.)

Report Contents

• 247 Gadgets PRO Trends = 247 Powerpoint Pages Gadgets PPT Report
• 1,235 Gadgets Examples
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Smartphone, Gaming, Space, Google, Android, Camera, Chemicals, Television, Headphones, Global Positioning System, Tablet, Radio, Mobile, Video Editing, SLR, Online Gaming, App, HDTV, 3D Glasses, Camera Accessories, Gaming Apps, Keyboards, Audio, Touchscreen, Console, Presentation, Email, Laptop, Electronics, Stereo and more!

Sample Gadgets Pro Trends

Each Gadgets PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online gadgets articles, videos and images. Examples:

Elderly Electronics Gadgets designed for seniors help to bridge the digital generation gap Implications - With digital products becoming omnipresent in our society, no one wants to be left behind—especially the elderly. It’s no surprise, then, that an increasing number of elderly consumers are embracing gadgets and electronics, from phones to alarms, that make day-to-day activities more convenient. As the population ages, there will be an increased need for easy-to-use devices and gadgets designed with the senior in mind.
Elderly Electronics
Gadgets designed for seniors help to bridge the digital generation gap
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Holographic Reality Projected images bring an otherworldly experience that 3D can't Implications - Why stop at 3D innovation when you could go one step further? Holograms surpass the "reality" of 3D, instead bringing the user to a completely different world that plays on futurism, fantasy and science fiction. Hi-tech gadgets that actually contain functioning holographic qualities are one way to appeal to the most future-focused of today's consumers.
Holographic Reality
Projected images bring an otherworldly experience that 3D can't
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Self Solar Portable and personal solar devices make it easy to go green Implications - The accessibility of solar power to the average consumer is rising as personal use devices with photovoltaic capabilities become more readily available. Solar panels incorporated into ordinary objects like books, phones and kitchen appliances offer an easy and convenient way to adopt a greener lifestyle.
Self Solar
Portable and personal solar devices make it easy to go green
12 Examples + Score + Implications


Rebranded Durable Camera equipment is protected with cases that rebel against wearable solutions Implications - Extending the existing capabilities of photography equipment, cases and accessories that aid the adventurous photographer are taking precedent in response to portability issues. Combating against the wearable camera movement, the designs allow consumers to take professional equipment with them everywhere as opposed to having individual devices, which speaks to a passé attitude for devices that only serve one function in amidst a consumer demographic obsessed with multifunctional design.
Rebranded Durable
Camera equipment is protected with cases that rebel against wearable solutions
6 Examples + Score + Implications


DIY Sci-Fi The word "impossible" no longer applies with scientifically advanced home projects Implications - The "geeky" consumer group is growing increasingly tech-savvy, embarking on advanced DIY projects centered around objects that were once deemed fictional. Today's tech consumers is going above and beyond with these DIY projects, creating functional, non-fictional sci-fi tools to defy the laws of physics and prove their status as the future Bill Gates.
DIY Sci-Fi
The word "impossible" no longer applies with scientifically advanced home projects
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Greenpliances Mini appliances that increase convenience and decrease our carbon footprint Implications - Cost-conscious consumers have moved toward multitasking appliances that increase the user's convenience. Accordingly, multifunctional designs that are aesthetically pleasing, energy-efficient and good for the environment combine for an irresistible deal that wins over nearly any buyer.
Greenpliances
Mini appliances that increase convenience and decrease our carbon footprint
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Emotionology Integrating human emotion with technological advances Implications - With growing technological advances and the increasing number of digital social outlets, it's easy to fear losing human emotional ties. Scientists and techies alike are exploring the world of emotion and how it can be applied to technology. Sacrificing human emotion will not be an issue if these experiments are kept up.
Emotionology
Integrating human emotion with technological advances
10 Examples + Score + Implications


Social Fitness The ability to share health and fitness progress enhances consumer motivation Implications - Many people exercise with friends, which can be more motivating than working out alone. With the rise of social media fitness apps, consumers can now exercise with all 500 of their friends if they wish. The ability to track and share exercise or diet activities makes one accountable to their network, which may be all the incentive necessary for one to continue striving towards health and fitness goals.
Social Fitness
The ability to share health and fitness progress enhances consumer motivation
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Wearable Wellness Mobile monitors offer on-the-go health tracking Implications - Wearable gadgets and mobile apps are making it easier than ever before for a consumer to track his health. These health monitors don't just track fitness, but lifestyle, analyzing whether a person's habits and daily activities are having an impact on her wellness. Some devices also alert the consumer whenever something seems out of the ordinary. Being able to actively measure one's health may lead to enhanced wellness among society members in general, as well as a decreased need for a consumer to run to the doctor every time she feels under the weather.
Wearable Wellness
Mobile monitors offer on-the-go health tracking
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Wearable Tech Gadget-infused accessories make for easy connectivity Implications - Making their way into the hearts of the fashionable and geeky alike are stylish, hi-tech accessories that can do everything from monitor your blood pressure to control your iPod. With a rising preference for portability and easy-to-use technology, it’s no surprise that many designers are trying to merge fashion and function.
Wearable Tech
Gadget-infused accessories make for easy connectivity
11 Examples + Score + Implications


Digital Dining Restaurants augment customer experience through use of technology Implications - Technology is quickly changing the food service industry, first with on-the-go ordering apps and restaurant locators, and now, through the use of interactive technologies that augment the in-store dining experience. From touchscreen tabletop menus to interactive music applications, these innovations not only make the process of food service more efficient and convenient, but they also enhance customer experience by providing a more engaging and interactive way to enjoy one's favorite restaurants.
Digital Dining
Restaurants augment customer experience through use of technology
8 Examples + Score + Implications


Wearable Multitasking Hi-tech watches that perform more functions than simple time-telling Implications - Today's on-the-go consumers are constantly looking for products that will help them multitask, and one area in which multi-functionality may influence purchasing decisions is watch design. Because watches can be worn, they provide a convenient method of storing data, connecting to friends, making payments and more. Saving people the time and trouble it takes to find similar functions and apps on their computers, phones or tablets, these built-in features appeal to time-starved consumers searching for convenience in their day-to-day lives.
Wearable Multitasking
Hi-tech watches that perform more functions than simple time-telling
8 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 241 more Gadgets PRO Trends and 1,235 examples!



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