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About the Stereo Report

The Stereo Trend Report is an exhaustive collection of sound system trends, featuring cutting-edge products like touchless loudspeakers, car stereos, subwoofers, amplifiers, audio receivers and wireless speakers. With a multitude of advancements made in audio technology, consumers demand products with high quality sound. Our research explores various stereo trends, tracking innovations enticing today’s consumers, from high-quality surround sound systems to home audio theaters.

Who It's For

Electronics manufacturers, audio engineers, music producers and audio equipment makers will discover an abundance of insightful data in our report that can be leveraged for brand innovations, product enhancement and creative advertising campaigns.

The audio industry is constantly changing, so stay on top of these developments with the Stereo Trend Report.

The Stereo Trend Report, last published on Jun 09, 2015, includes 36 PRO Trends and 180 examples of stereo market research and stereo consumer trends related to: home audio equipment, subwoofers, car stereos, speakers, sound quality and stereo trends.

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Methodology

Our stereo research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced stereo articles and 2,399,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 36 Stereo PRO Trends = 36 Powerpoint Pages Stereo PPT Report
• 180 Stereo Examples

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• 25 Stereo Videos (Online) Stereo Videos
• 1,080 Stereo Images (Online) Stereo 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 Stereo Pro Trends

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

Audio Decor Brands develop products that blend musical enjoyment with decor Implications - The artistic elements present in both music production and interior design are interacting with one another via audio-focused furnishings. Decorative pieces that contribute on aesthetic and auditory levels are also indicative of emerging collaborations between creative labels addressing consumers with diverse interests.
Audio Decor
Brands develop products that blend musical enjoyment with decor
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Portable Projection Customers opt for convenient and compact screening devices Implications - Consumers are choosing portable projection devices that showcase digital content in a convenient, easy-to-use manner. These mobile tools help brands serve clients desiring entertainment products that best serve today's tech-savvy on-the-go lifestyles. The mobile features also expand the reach of designs as they can be used in large and compact spaces.
Portable Projection
Customers opt for convenient and compact screening devices
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Luxe Festival Offering heightened comfort, festivals offer lavish camping options Implications - Heightening experiences with a sense of sophistication, festivals are turning to lavish accommodations for added consumer comfort. Offering tents and campers reminiscent of houses and luxury resorts, festivals are not only seeking to give attendees a heightened sense of relaxation, but also to add comforts of home to traditionally rustic, outdoor experiences.
Luxe Festival
Offering heightened comfort, festivals offer lavish camping options
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Responsive Radio Keeping the old medium alive means making something more custom for consumers Implications - Today's consumer needs multi-sensory entertainment that is shareable and custom, rendering traditional radio a thing of the past. The medium has taken the first step to remedying this with online radio and personally curated content. Taking it a step further, however, means integrating responsive technology to take the guesswork out of entertaining.
Responsive Radio
Keeping the old medium alive means making something more custom for consumers
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Immersive Audio Heightening engagement, audio systems turn to experiential adaptations Implications - Moving beyond the allure of sound quality, speakers and audio devices are turning to more experiential adaptations to heighten consumer engagement. Appealing to consumer senses with augmented visuals and interactive activities, brands are seeking to expand an often solitary experience into a much more social and communal activity.
Immersive Audio
Heightening engagement, audio systems turn to experiential adaptations
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Unconventional Resilience Tech devices turn to unique protective features to heighten product care Implications - Moving beyond common water-resistant capabilities, devices like audio systems and smartphones are turning to more niche protective qualities for customized appeal. Adapting cases and material designs to be resilient to unconventional elements like sand, brands are seeking to make products more conducive to unexpected hazards, thus adding a heightened level of adaptability to the consumer experience.
Unconventional Resilience
Tech devices turn to unique protective features to heighten product care
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Audio Adaptability Speakers are integrated into functional, outdoor equipment for on-the-go use Implications - Seeking to further integrate audio systems into everyday life, brands are turning to more functional adaptations to heighten accessibility. Integrating speaker systems and Bluetooth technology into skateboards and bike helmets, brands are turning to more exhilarating outdoor elements to add hype and functional appeal to traditionally single-purpose products.
Audio Adaptability
Speakers are integrated into functional, outdoor equipment for on-the-go use
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Audio Integration Unexpected items are infused with auditory tech to meet demand for enhancement Implications - The rudimentary design of speakers and headphones has been exhausted, which has prompted the integration of auditory elements into unexpected items. Products like pillows and light bulbs are featuring speakers to the delight of consumers who are looking for enhanced product design and experience.
Audio Integration
Unexpected items are infused with auditory tech to meet demand for enhancement
5 Examples + Score + Implications


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