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About the Audio Report - The Audio Trend Report uncovers consumer trends relating to MP3 music downloads, car stereo systems, high-tech speakers, audiobooks and everything else in between. Modern technology advancements in amplifier, subwoofer and speaker manufacturing have resulted in better sound quality for a number of products across a number of platforms. We also look at computer software that can enhance audio effects and hardware for laptops like audio drivers, sound cards and speaker upgrades.

Who It's For - Electronics manufacturers, music producers, audio engineers, composers and car manufacturers will find our report helpful when trying to kick-start innovation and enhance the quality of products through crowd-sourced insight.

Use the Audio Trend Report to stay on the cutting-edge of this expansive industry and recognize emerging audio trends that will give you an advantage over your competitors.

The Audio Trend Report, last published on Sep 17, 2014, includes 256 PRO Trends and 2,466 examples of audio market research and audio consumer trends related to: speakers, car stereos, home entertainment, surround sound, audiobooks and audio trends.

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trend research methodology Methodology - Our audio research is based on Trend Hunter's 2,466 crowdsourced audio trends and 2,070,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

What You'll Get:
• 256 Page / Slide Presentation Audio PDF Report Audio PPT Report
• 256 Page In-Depth Reading Report Audio PDF Report

Contents:
• 256 Audio PRO Trends
• 2,466 Audio Examples
• 345 Audio Videos (Online) Audio Videos
• 14,796 Audio Images (Online) Audio Images
• 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 Audio Pro Trends - Each Audio PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online audio articles, videos and images. Examples:

Prominent Nutrition An emphasis on well-being has consumers putting health goods front and center Implications - As the health craze rages on, an emphasis on health food becomes priority, resulting in fruits and vegetables taking a more prominent role in popular recipes. Featured more as a main ingredient rather than a topping, antioxidant-heavy foods like berries are being used as hearty fillings and spreads, reflecting a need to replace everyday indulgences with nutritional yet familiar alternatives.
Prominent Nutrition
An emphasis on well-being has consumers putting health goods front and center
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Indulgent Superfood Seeking nutritional benefits, consumers add antioxidants to meals in new ways Implications - While antioxidants like berries and whole grains offer plentiful health benefits, eating such nutritional ingredients on a daily basis can be tiresome. Diversifying health foods, consumers are adding superfoods and antioxidants to more indulgent recipes like desserts and junk food, combining health-conscious ingredients with a desire for more enticing sources of consumption.
Indulgent Superfood
Seeking nutritional benefits, consumers add antioxidants to meals in new ways
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Digital Hydration Consumers turn to technology for even the most rudimentary of tasks Implications - The saturation of the market in technology has acclimatized consumers to expect autonomy for everything, which is evident as hydration devices are implemented. As users prefer to rely more on technology than biological cues, the expansion of health automation beyond just drinking water will continue.
Digital Hydration
Consumers turn to technology for even the most rudimentary of tasks
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Voice-Controlled Home As the connected home gains popularity, devices adopt voice-based navigation Implications - Voice control technology isn't a necessarily new innovation, but the ways that brands are incorporating the feature into new smart home devices is reintroducing it to the masses. As the demand for tech-based lifestyle integration continues, the modern consumer is coming to expect ease of use above anything else.
Voice-Controlled Home
As the connected home gains popularity, devices adopt voice-based navigation
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Unexpected Durable Products become more rugged to the delight of scrupulous consumers Implications - While weatherproof designs are typically reserved for intense activity products, we're seeing a rise in the ways brands are augmenting even everyday items to be durable. Traditionally mundane products are receiving a rugged overhaul as consumers become more concerned with how long a product will last.
Unexpected Durable
Products become more rugged to the delight of scrupulous consumers
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Branded Homemade As brands look to convey wholesome qualities, a handmade aesthetic is adopted Implications - As the DIY boom rages on, consumers are warming to products that boast a nostalgic, homemade aesthetic. Utilizing a handmade-like branding approach, the products appeal to consumers who are charmed by the rustic notion of handcrafted goods.
Branded Homemade
As brands look to convey wholesome qualities, a handmade aesthetic is adopted
6 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 250 more Audio PRO Trends and 2,466 examples!



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