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About the Touchscreen Report

Trend Hunter’s Touchscreen Trend Report delves into the ever-changing world of televisions, tablets and high-resolution monitors. With the advent of LCD screens, HDTV broadcasts and 3D displays, consumers desire high-quality resolution when watching their favorite shows, movies or video clips. Not only that, they want practical touch pad products like the iPhone and iPad. As touchscreen technology continues to evolve at an exponential rate, so too does consumer demand. We round out our research by examining consumer preferences and habits when it comes to products from brands like Apple, Sharp, Microsoft, Samsung, BlackBerry and Sony.

Who It's For

Our consumer-based research will be most beneficial for companies and professionals that specialize in touchscreen technology. This includes global electronics manufacturers, hardware engineers, software programmers and digital technicians that want to tailor products, promotions and services to fit the needs of today’s tech-savvy consumers.

The Touchscreen Trend Report provides you with concise insight from the consumer, allowing businesses to revitalize innovation, creativity and inspiration.

The Touchscreen Trend Report, last published on May 26, 2015, includes 156 PRO Trends and 780 examples of touchscreen market research and touchscreen consumer trends related to: tablets, smartphones, apps, 3D displays, touchpads and touchscreen trends.

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Methodology

Our touchscreen research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced touchscreen articles and 2,374,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 156 Touchscreen PRO Trends = 156 Powerpoint Pages Touchscreen PPT Report
• 780 Touchscreen Examples

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• 109 Touchscreen Videos (Online) Touchscreen Videos
• 4,680 Touchscreen Images (Online) Touchscreen 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 Touchscreen Pro Trends

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

Additive Aerospace Companies develop cutting edge aerospace products with 3D printed technology Implications - 3D printing is broadening the aerospace industry's manufacturing spectrum. Through laser print technologies, complicated concepts are being brought to life with automated precision. Surges in this approach to production is reflective of a current fascination with 3D printing, which is becoming readily available for talented teams and everyday consumers alike.
Additive Aerospace
Companies develop cutting edge aerospace products with 3D printed technology
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


Dietary Monitoring Aging consumers turn to high-tech devices to help maintain dietary needs Implications - Managing necessary health routines -- particularly as consumers get older -- can be challenging, prompting consumers to adopt high-tech solutions to things like healthy eating. Attracting demographics like boomers who are looking for a more streamlined way to maintain health, brands are offering apps and kitchen products that help scan and track things like nutrients. This reflects a need for a more efficient way to monitor food intake, even among those less inclined to technological usage.
Dietary Monitoring
Aging consumers turn to high-tech devices to help maintain dietary needs
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Dual-Purpose Care Elements of play are added to functional baby products for added entertainment Implications - Entertaining infants and toddlers can be quite the challenge, particularly while on the go, prompting parents to turn to infant products that are multifunctional and more engaging. Offering strollers and baby seats that double as toys as well as integrate media devices, retailers are providing a way to distract and entertain infants in a way that maintains a level of care and comfort while on the go.
Dual-Purpose Care
Elements of play are added to functional baby products for added entertainment
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Physical Appification Apps are enhanced with physical features to enhance sensory engagement Implications - While online games and mobile apps offer consumers entertainment while on the go, a lack of physical engagement can often make the process less stimulating. Combining mobile technology with traditional methods of play, brands are creating products that interact with online apps, helping to enhance digital activities with added sensory features.
Physical Appification
Apps are enhanced with physical features to enhance sensory engagement
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Automated Service Traditionally time-consuming services are revamped as convenient kiosks Implications - As a priority for customization in retail continues to dominate, a desire for heightened convenience has typically time-consuming services receiving a mobile redesign. Eliminating the need for a skilled representative, retailers are making things like getting a manicure or customizing drinks more efficient through compact, automated kiosks. This allows consumers to receive the same level of customization in a more flexible and efficient way.
Automated Service
Traditionally time-consuming services are revamped as convenient kiosks
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Self-Serve Display Offering customers a sense of autonomy, kiosks integrate self-serve tactics Implications - Recognizing the individual needs of each consumer, brands and retailers are turning to high-tech kiosk displays to offer customers a more personalized experience. Allowing those passing by to engage with products and services through touchscreen displays and automated technology, brands are allowing customers to test and engage with products without the need for inconvenient face-to-face interaction.
Self-Serve Display
Offering customers a sense of autonomy, kiosks integrate self-serve tactics
4 Examples + Score + Implications


In-Store Projected Projected displays create whimsy, interactivity and prestige Implications - As consumers become more and more exposed to multimedia entertainment, it becomes increasingly difficult to capture their attention through advertising and retail displays. Projected displays add a multi-sensory, interactive element to branding that not only captures attention, but creates more opportunity for brand interaction.
In-Store Projected
Projected displays create whimsy, interactivity and prestige
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 150 more Touchscreen PRO Trends and 780 examples!



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