MERRIMACK, NH--(Marketwired - November 09, 2015) - Specialty retailer and innovative product developer Brookstone is sharing its list of Top 10 WOW Gifts of 2015. Celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2015, Brookstone has long been a destination, both in stores and online, for holiday gift shoppers looking for the latest and greatest.
"2015 is proving to be an amazing year for new high-tech gifts," said Brookstone CEO Tom Via. "Brookstone has always been known as the place for shoppers to see and try out new technologies and the hottest gifts of the holiday season. In particular, we're seeing increased traffic right now from people who want to see the BB-8 Droid in person."
The Brookstone Top 10 WOW Gifts of 2015…
Cat Ear Headphones
The trend-setting headphones feature cat ear-shaped external speakers that can be turned on for sharing music with friends. Built-in accent lights in the ear cups and speakers make the headphones even more visually striking. Includes detachable gaming boom microphone. Meowy Christmas.
Star Wars BB-8™ App-Enabled Droid™ by Sphero
BB-8 is the spherical, loyal Astromech Droid of Resistance pilot Poe Dameron. Built with advanced traitware, skillware, and hardware, the app-enabled companion is equipped to explore the Star Wars galaxy. Fans can guide BB-8 with their smartphones or let it run autonomously, create virtual holographic messages, complete missions, install upgrades, and more.
Cordless Shiatsu Neck & Back Massager with Heat
Brookstone has launched a cordless, rechargeable version of their popular Shiatsu Neck & Back Massager. Worn around the neck, it uses deep-kneading Shiatsu massage nodes and built-in heat to soothe hard-to-reach muscles. Can be raised or lowered all along the user's back to get just the right spots.
Tranquil Moments® Pro Sleep System
This touch-screen based bedside system is designed to help users fall asleep faster, sleep through the night, and wake more refreshed. It includes doctor-developed sleep sounds, active sleep coaching, gentle wake-up lighting and alarms -- and even a blue-enriched white "Energy" light to help users feel more refreshed and alert in the morning.
Parrot® Bebop Drone Quadricopter
This high-flying, easy-landing drone can be flown via smartphone or tablet. Its 14MP fisheye camera with splash- and dust-proof lens records HD videos and photos in a 180° field with remarkable image quality.
ReAct™ Shiatsu Massage Chair
While it looks like a compact "game-room" chair, ReAct™ delivers deep-kneading Shiatsu massage from the base of your neck to your thighs. Helps soothe aching muscles, relieve tightness, and promote muscle recovery.
Big Blue Unplugged™ Wireless Indoor-Outdoor Speaker
The wireless, rechargeable and weatherproof speaker that is going to change the way you listen to music. Place it anywhere and it delivers 360 degrees of amazing sound. Pair2™ technology lets user wirelessly pair two Big Blue Unplugged speakers for left/right or dual stereo sound. 8 inches high.
Meccanoid G15KS Robot
Built using 1,100+ pieces, the G15KS is a 4-foot tall, interactive, robotic friend with amazing voice recognition capabilities and over a thousand pre-programmed phrases. Meccanoid G15KS uses 8 servo motors to deliver realistic movement. Programming Meccanoid is easy and intuitive -- no special skills required.
Fizzics™ Draft Beer System
Now anyone can enjoy fresh-from-the-tap taste from any can, bottle or growler* of their favorite beer. Fizzics gives beer a richer, creamier head and enhances its flavor using advanced fluid and gas technology. Turns any home or tailgate party into the perfect brew pub.
*Up to 64 ounces.
Bluesmart App-Enabled Carry-On Luggage… Coming Fall 2015
This smart luggage makes other cases look, well, dumb. It enables travelers to control and track their suitcase from any smartphone. Includes app-enabled locking, built-in battery charger, location tracking, a built-in scale (for weighing itself, of course), and proximity alerts. It even collects and reports trip data.
About Brookstone, Inc. Brookstone, founded in 1965, is a specialized nationwide retailer of innovative and lifestyle products designed for smart living. Brookstone offers a diverse collection of exclusive, uniquely designed, high-quality products through a multi-channel strategy including catalog mail orders, phone orders, online at Brookstone.com and 218 store locations in shopping malls and high-traffic airports across the US and Puerto Rico.
In 2015 the company inaugurated its Brookstone Launch program to give inventors, startup incubators, crowd funders and other companies access to Brookstone product development, manufacturing, marketing and retail resources. To submit products, visit BrookstoneLaunch.com.
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