Final Customer Purchasing from the Product Producer

Acquire Steps: Acquire steps include all activities the customer completes preceding the use or the consumption of the product. These steps include the customer's efforts needed for evaluation and acquisition of the product.

Resources: Reduce resources required for the use of the product

Energy – Reduce the energy the customer uses with the product

A. Effort – Reduce the physical constraints on the customer

Overcome physical limitations of the user

Enable remote usage

No. SIC Year Note
1 3000 1996 Olivetti and Satubitz designed a new battery-operated Brain Gear pencil sharpener with bright colors, a heavy-duty helical cutter, and a bright-green pencil entry hole.
2 3571 2003 All the computer companies are focusing on Microsoft's Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 software. These PCs are designed to be used while relaxing on the couch as they feature a TV-style remote that allows you to look at pictures, watch videos, or play video games.
3 3571 2002 The need to penetrate more businesses was behind Palm's late January release of its i705 model handheld. The device features an always-on, wireless messaging capability like the BlackBerry two-way text pagers from Research In Motion Ltd. In addition to e-mail, the device can browse the web.
4 4813 2003 Vonage has many add-ons to offer customers: flexible area codes for example. A customer may specify any area code desired.
5 4899 2003 Web conferencing can blend a telephone conference call with an online meeting. Attendees can do things like watch a graphic presentation, type text messages to each other and make documents on their computers viewable to others.

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