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About the Keyboards Report

Trend Hunter’s Keyboards Trend Report examines cutting-edge computer hardware, from replacement keyboards for laptops to wireless keyboards for a desktop computer. In a technologically saturated world, the demand for practical and high-quality products is on the rise. Consumers desire items like the cordless mouse, digital display keypads for tablets, large touchpad sensors for laptops and comfortable keyboard keys for PCs. This creates many opportunities for various companies to profit from potential business ventures.

Who It's For

Hardware manufacturers, software engineers and global brands like Logitech and Microsoft will find our data useful for developing products, driving innovation and inspiring creativity based on relevant consumer insight.

Use the Keyboards Trend Report to stay on the forefront of tomorrow’s technological breakthroughs while gaining a competitive edge in today’s market.

The Keyboards Trend Report, last published on Jun 09, 2015, includes 86 PRO Trends and 430 examples of keyboards market research and keyboards consumer trends related to: laptops, tablets, computer hardware, wireless keyboards, digital display keypads and keyboards trends.

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Our keyboards research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced keyboards articles and 2,400,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 86 Keyboards PRO Trends = 86 Powerpoint Pages Keyboards PPT Report
• 430 Keyboards Examples

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• 60 Keyboards Videos (Online) Keyboards Videos
• 2,580 Keyboards Images (Online) Keyboards Images
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Sample Keyboards Pro Trends

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

Ideogram Fashion Fashion labels take on expressive digital features through emoticons Implications - Fashion labels are embracing modern displays of emotion through apparel featuring emoticons. This follows up on brands using emojis to communicate with consumers who are replacing verbal expression with digital symbols. This signifies a preference for physical and emotional distance, especially among the younger demographic of digital natives for whom face-to-face interaction comes second to convenience and efficiency.
Ideogram Fashion
Fashion labels take on expressive digital features through emoticons
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Tactile Education Children respond to educational technology that requires hands-on participation Implications - Mobile apps have revolutionized the world of education by allowing children to adopt a more visual and interactive approach to learning. However, children who want to move beyond the screen when it comes to their schooling are gravitating towards educational tech that either requires more hands-on participation or offers tangible results. This mode of study is still interactive, but caters more towards tactile learners who appreciate the opportunity to create with their hands.
Tactile Education
Children respond to educational technology that requires hands-on participation
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Personal Peripheral Tech brands offer aftermarket keyboard products for consumers' specific needs Implications - Technology companies are overhauling typical keyboard layouts for users of digital products with aftermarket add-ons. Creative concepts linking typing with projectors or experimental software expands the reach of computing brands. This push also makes these breakout concepts more appealing for customers in need of specific or atypical tools.
Personal Peripheral
Tech brands offer aftermarket keyboard products for consumers' specific needs
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Multitasking TV Television no longer functions as a standalone entertainment piece Implications - For today's consumer who is constantly engaged in multimedia content, television on its own will no longer suffice. As a result, televisions are incorporating multi-screen elements and the ability to surf online, play music and more through a device once reserved specifically for viewing simple programming.
Multitasking TV
Television no longer functions as a standalone entertainment piece
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Emoji Branding Younger consumers respond enthusiastically to visual branding tactics Implications - The landscape of communication has been radically transformed by the introduction of the emoji. Brands hoping to appeal to younger, tech-savvy audiences, such as college students and millennials, have begun incorporating emojis into their branding strategy. Consumers are not only responding to the social media reference, but to the streamlined nature of the emoji, suggesting that an uncluttered aesthetic and intuitive approach is paramount when it comes to branding towards the younger generation.
Emoji Branding
Younger consumers respond enthusiastically to visual branding tactics
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Inclusive Tech Multi-sensory gadgets allow everyone to enjoy the world wide web Implications - Though in the past, tech for the blind or deaf was rooted solely in functional assistance, the rise of tech as entertainment sees inclusive gadgets made solely for the purpose of fun. This shows that in today's tech society, leading a rich life with an impairment is easier than ever before.
Inclusive Tech
Multi-sensory gadgets allow everyone to enjoy the world wide web
9 Examples + Score + Implications


Appified Beat Seeking accessibility, consumers turn to apps for music-making ease Implications - Bypassing the need for physical instruments, consumers, particularly those keen to mobile technology, are turning to apps as an alternative music-creating solution. Appealing to both music aficionados and those simply looking for digital customization, these apps provide a platform for users to personalize different sounds and beats in a more accessible way.
Appified Beat
Seeking accessibility, consumers turn to apps for music-making ease
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Customized Communication Consumers search for ways to customize their visual online communication Implications - The world of online and text-based communication has expanded to include visual markers such as emoticons and "emojis." Thrilled with this new approach to communicating, consumers are searching for ways to extend the novelty and delight. Hyper-customized or branded emoticons reveal a consumer desire for streamlined forms of communication that are curated to individual tastes, personalities and interests.
Customized Communication
Consumers search for ways to customize their visual online communication
10 Examples + Score + Implications


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