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Light-up Cereal Boxes and Self-Cooking Soup (Try To Walk Down The Aisle With This Stuff Going Off)
Cnet ^ | 1/7/2011 | Cnet

Posted on 01/29/2011 9:30:56 AM PST by Dallas59

"OMG, stop everything, there's no need to invent anything else," was what we said when we got to the eCoupled stand at CES. And when you see these photos and video, we're sure you'll agree.





Video Link Here

Fulton Innovation -- don't worry, we hadn't heard of them either -- is out here in Vegas demonstrating wireless charging tech that has blown our tiny, gambling-addled minds. Its fabulous packaging uses induction power to create, among lots of other things, some of the most amazing cereal boxes we've ever seen, which can illuminate in stages to create an eye-catching effect.

(Excerpt) Read more at crave.cnet.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: ads; cereal; flashing; hypnotizekids; marketing; soup

1 posted on 01/29/2011 9:30:59 AM PST by Dallas59
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To: Dallas59
Another Video Link Here
2 posted on 01/29/2011 9:34:32 AM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Dallas59

Pretty slick marketing.
Whats it cost? $7 a box?


3 posted on 01/29/2011 9:38:00 AM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Dallas59

Sounds like some kind of Tesla type invention.


4 posted on 01/29/2011 9:39:09 AM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote conservative! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: Dallas59

Whole grain calcium guaranteed sugar bombs! Woohoo!

Part of your balance breakfast /s


5 posted on 01/29/2011 9:42:04 AM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: mylife

To cover the costs of lawsuits due to epileptic seizures...


6 posted on 01/29/2011 9:42:20 AM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Dallas59
They'll need to add an epilepsy warning at the entry to the cereal aisle.

-PJ

7 posted on 01/29/2011 9:44:16 AM PST by Political Junkie Too ("Comprehensive" reform bills only end up as incomprehensible messes.)
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To: Dallas59
"Thems some shiny boxes Mmmm Hmmmm.."


8 posted on 01/29/2011 9:44:55 AM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Dallas59

It would not surprise me if we see video on packages in the near future.


9 posted on 01/29/2011 9:46:56 AM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Dallas59

It would not surprise me if we see video on packages in the near future. or at least simple animation.


10 posted on 01/29/2011 9:47:32 AM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: mylife

Can you imagine walking through a store with all this running? Better have a liquor store nearby.


11 posted on 01/29/2011 9:54:51 AM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Dallas59

Hopefully it is limited to the cereal isle.

I never shop the cereal isle.


12 posted on 01/29/2011 9:59:58 AM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Dallas59

I see you can run a blender on the induction surface. This could be one way an electric car would be practical if highways had a similar type interface. Run on a battery to get to a charged highway where you operate and recharge while traveling.


13 posted on 01/29/2011 10:01:05 AM PST by Second Amendment First
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To: Dallas59

Can you imagine the end-cap displays

Everyday would be like Cereal Christmas!!!/sarc


14 posted on 01/29/2011 10:02:08 AM PST by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: Dallas59
I am going to market induction tables so the kids can watch the box at the breakfast table ☺
15 posted on 01/29/2011 10:04:49 AM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Dallas59

Cereal. Is there anything it can’t do?


16 posted on 01/29/2011 10:06:18 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: Dallas59

A walk through the cereal aisle could trigger seizures. Others would be hypnotized into buying.


17 posted on 01/29/2011 10:11:26 AM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Dallas59

This will be wildly successful with the food stamp recipients.


18 posted on 01/29/2011 10:26:04 AM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Dallas59

And the costs of using this technology will keep food prices the same or do we see higher prices?

And considering how many food packaging boxes (of cereal, etc..) are thrown out each year what effect will these additional components have in our dumps? Whatever the components are that are being used to create these lighting effects there will eventually be trillions of them thrown out. All for effect, no other use.

Then there are the heating coils built into cans as well?


19 posted on 01/29/2011 11:45:11 AM PST by TheBigIf
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This reminds me of what happened with my children. Going through the grocery isle when they were really little and still able to fit in the seat in the grocery card they of course wanted the sugary cereals with pretty boxes. I told them no and bought only lower sugar cereals like plain cheerios, shrededed wheat, corn flakes, rice krispies, etc., although I would allow them one teaspoon of sugar on their bowl of cereal.

When they started going to school they still wanted me to buy sugary cereals and added the age old phrase that all of my friends’ mothers buy them for their kids. I still told them no and continued to buy basic cereal. It wasn’t until they got to the age of attending slumber parties that they first tasted sugary cereals. Upon their return they always told me about eating bowl of a sugary cereal for breakfast and that it didn’t taste very good because it had way too much sugar in it.

Needless to say they haven’t asked for sugary cereals since and if they go to slumber parties they always hope there won’t be only sugary cereals offerred for breakfast. Both daughters have simply said they weren’t hungry a few times and waited until they got home to eat their breakfast.


20 posted on 01/29/2011 11:45:53 AM PST by Flamenco Lady
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To: Dallas59

This is the result of children running the household.

Who’s in charge?

Who picks out the breakfast menu?

(just wait until they smell BACON!!)


21 posted on 01/29/2011 7:15:42 PM PST by Only1choice____Freedom (FDR had the New Deal. President 0bama has the Raw Deal.)
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