The Bourne Report Reveals Its List of the Ten Coolest Consumer Products of 2006
Learn How Nanotechnology, MEMS, and Other Emerging Technologies Are Being Used in Products for Consumers
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bourne Research, a market research firm which tracks emerging technologies, today revealed its list of the ten coolest consumer products of 2006. Featuring just a few of the “must have” items which utilize the latest in MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) and Nanotechnology, all of these products are available to consumers today and many are ideal for a range of gift-giving budgets.
“It’s this level of innovation that gave these items the wow factor necessary to make the list.”
“What makes these ten products so unique is the way next-generation sensors, materials and other high-tech approaches are being used to differentiate them from other products in their class,” said Marlene Bourne, President & Principal Analyst of Bourne Research. “It’s this level of innovation that gave these items the wow factor necessary to make the list.”
The Bourne Report’s Ten Coolest Consumer Products of 2006 includes items from companies such as Hasbro, Nintendo, Estee Lauder, and Patek Philippe. Some of the products on the list include Premium Plus Interior Sateen paint from Behr, the LP4100 cell phone from LG Electronics, the NuMetrex sports bra from Textronics, and the SilverCare washing machine from Samsung. The breakthrough nature of these particular products is expected to open the door to similar items over the coming year.
The entire list is available for free via The Bourne Report Podcast, which discusses real ways in which Nanotechnology, MEMS, and other emerging technologies are changing how we live, work and play. Download and listen to these free audio files right from your computer. The Bourne Report Podcast can be accessed directly at: http://bournereport.podOmatic.com.
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About Bourne Research
Bourne Research is a trusted source of market intelligence, with a specialized focus on MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems), Nanotechnology, and the convergence of both. Its founder, Marlene Bourne, is a highly respected industry analyst with more than a decade of experience following the development of emerging technologies, and is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts on MEMS.