New or innovative tobacco products

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New or Innovative Non-Combustible Tobacco Products

Five new or innovative non-combustible tobacco products are Pulze, Ploom S, Platform 2, TEEPS, and IQOS. They are based on the innovative 'heat-not-burn' tobacco technology. All the five products launched recently and some are still in pilot or lab phase.

1. Pulze

  • Pulze was created by Imperial Brands.
  • Pulze is a tobacco device that heats tobacco and does not create any smoke.
  • The heated tobacco device is new in the market and is still in pilot testing.
  • The link to the website is here.

2. Ploom S

  • Ploom S was created by Japanese Tobacco International (JTI).
  • Ploom S is also a heat-not-burn tobacco device. It does not produce any smoke.
  • Ploom S was launched recently and new in the market.
  • The link to the website is here.

3. Platform 2

  • Platform 2 was created by Phillip Morris International Science Division.
  • Platform 2 is a heated tobacco device.
  • The product is new and innovative. It is still in the lab testing phase and has features of temperature regulation.
  • The link to the website is here.

4. TEEPS

  • TEEPS was created by Phillip Morris International.
  • TEEPS is the sister product of IQOS and is a heated tobacco device.
  • Unlike IQOS, it uses an alternative heat source, which is a carbon heat source. It is both new and innovative.
  • The link to the website is here.

5. IQOS

  • IQOS was created by Phillip Morris International.
  • IQOS is the sister product of TEEPS and is a heated tobacco device.
  • The product is new in the market. It uses HeatSticks to heat the tobacco and produces non-smoke vapor.
  • The link to the website is here.
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New or Innovative e-Cigarettes Products

Innovative e-cigarette devices or products being developed globally are e-cigarettes with film heating technology and replay mode technology, vaping coil innovation, stainless steel e-cigarettes, wireless charging e-cigarettes, and Bluetooth-enabled e-cigarettes.

INNOVATION IN E-CIGARETTE MARKET

  • The new market entrants in the e-cigarette market is offering innovative e-cigarette devices which drives smokers to adopt this tobacco alternative.
  • The market driver of the global e-cigarette market are the following:
  • According to PR Newswire, "continuous rise in development and innovations of e-cigarette and vapor technology is further driving the growth of market. This is due to the fact that e-cigarette is a safer alternative to traditional cigarette, which causes reduced health issues as compared to tobacco smoking".
  • Due to the increasing demand of e-cigarettes, the customization is also increasing.
  • Consumer are seeking for larger batteries, improved performance, and attractive appearance.
  • Some e-cigarette users prefer pod mod which is more convenient and compact.

INNOVATIVE E-CIGARETTE DEVICE/PRODUCTS

1. E-Cigarettes with Film Heating Technology

  • NAME OF THE COMPANY BEHIND THE INNOVATION
    • This innovative e-cigarette device was developed by FEELM.
    • FEELM, the creator of the innovative e-cigarette device, Film Heating Technology, was recognized by the Golden Leaf Award committee in China as the "Most Exciting Newcomer of the Industry Category" by developing innovative heating system for e-cigarettes.
  • WEBSITE
    • The link to the website is here.
  • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
    • This innovative technology for e-cigarettes combines metal film with ceramic conductors to create instant vapor production and true flavor.
    • According to Golden Leaf Award committee, "This breakthrough in materials and structural science represents a new frontier in the area of vapor atomization".
  • WHY IS IT NEW OR REVOLUTIONARY?
    • This innovation resolves the current issues with the previous products in the market such as juice leakage, vapor consistency, stylish, and easier to take.
    • "The metal film design creates an extraordinary broad heating surface that can intelligently apply the controlled temperature and potentially reduce harmful substances. FEELM technology provides richer and smoother vapor, making the e-vaping experience even better than traditional smoking".

2. E-Cigarettes with Replay Mode Technology

  • NAME OF THE COMPANY BEHIND THE INNOVATION
    • Replay Mode Technology was created by Evolv. According to the company, "We want to launch a very simple technology that simplifies everything.
  • WEBSITE
    • The link to the website is here.
  • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
    • This technology allows all users to save the most tasty puff and replay the experience over and over. The instruction includes pressing a button when the user has found their desired taste. The flavor will be preserved.
    • This innovation was recently incorporated by Orion which gave forth the first DNA pod mod (Orion DNA Go).
  • WHY IS IT NEW OR REVOLUTIONARY?
    • According to Evolv, their previous juice for the device did not taste well and had fiddly temperature control. This problem prompted the company to produce E-Cigarettes with Replay Mode Technology as this also simplifies the temperature control while retaining the flavor.
    • According to Vaping Times, Replay Mode prevents users from having dry hits.

3. Vaping Coil Innovation

  • NAME OF THE COMPANY BEHIND THE INNOVATION
  • WEBSITE
    • Revvo Tank: The link to the website is here.
    • Mace Tank: The link to the website is here.
  • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
    • It is forecasted that radial coil in e-cigarettes will have a great future in the industry.
    • The radial coils such as Revvo Tank and Mace Tank can enhance the heating element of e-cigarettes which will provide bigger and more stable surface to vaporize e-liquid.
  • WHY IS IT NEW OR REVOLUTIONARY?
    • Radial coils such as Aspire's Revvo Tank and Mace Tank are sub ohm tanks that uses disc-shape and flat coils. This innovation is already in use by Ample.
    • This is very distinct from other e-cigarettes in the market as this device produces bigger clouds with outstanding flavors. Based on consumer demand, these two characters are what matters to users.

4. Stainless Steel E-Cigarettes

  • NAME OF THE COMPANY BEHIND THE INNOVATION
    • Joyetech launched Riftcore Solo and Cubis Max.
  • WEBSITE
    • Riftcore Solo: The link to the website is here.
    • Cubis Max: The link to the website is here.
  • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
    • In September, the company launched another product called Cubis Max. This innovative e-cigarette device also comes with coil-less tank technology with changed NCFilmTM Heater.
    • It allows users to get rid of countless wires unlike other vape devices in the market.
  • WHY IS IT NEW OR REVOLUTIONARY?
    • Riftcore Solo, launched by Joyetech, is one of the innovative e-cigarette products in 2018 which allows users to get rid of countless wires like those of traditional vape devices by presenting an innovative concept called RFC Heater. However, this was reported to be harmful to users.

5. Stainless Steel Pods

  • NAME OF THE COMPANY BEHIND THE INNOVATION
    • The stainless steel was introduced by Juuls. However, Swis has become the most popular manufacturer of stainless steel pods
  • WEBSITE
    • Juul Labs stainless steel e-cigarette device: The link to the website is here.
    • Ipha Swis: The link to the website is here.
  • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
    • These e-cigarette innovative devices are made out of full stainless steel and was widely accepted by the market.
  • WHY IS IT NEW OR REVOLUTIONARY?
    • This innovation was brought by Juul and many e-cigarette device manufacturers followed the trend and released their own version of the stainless steel pods.
    • What made this new is that some vape models are made of plastic. This stainless steel mods with simple design appears to be in all kinds of shapes and colors and with beautiful finish like those IPHA SWISS.

6. Wireless Charging Mods

  • NAME OF THE COMPANY BEHIND THE INNOVATION
    • The wireless charging called Qi Technology was first introduced by Digiflavor in the vaping market.
  • WEBSITE
    • The link to the website is here.
  • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
  • WHY IS IT NEW OR REVOLUTIONARY?
    • This vaping innovation had created excitement to many vape users as this is the first e-cigarette product that has wireless charging technology named Edge Kit launched by Digiflavor.

INNOVATIVE E-CIGARETTE DEVICE/PRODUCT (NOT YET AVAILABLE IN THE MARKET)

1. Bluetooth-Enabled E-Cigarettes

  • NAME OF THE COMPANY BEHIND THE INNOVATION
    • According to Bloomberg, Juul Labs, an electronic cigarette company which became famous for Pax Labs in 2017 will launch Bluetooth enabled e-cigarettes in the international market.
  • WEBSITE
    • The bluetooth-enabled e-cigarettes are announced by Juul Labs but are not yet available in the market. Therefore, there is no available website link to the product or device.
  • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
    • Based on Bloomberg report, "the patent application also describes strategies for keeping the device locked unless the user activates it with a PIN or biometric identifier".
    • According to Victoria Davis, the spokesperson of Juuls, "We are actively evaluating new technologies and features to help keep Juul out of the hands of young people". This is innovation came from the lawsuit filed against the company for an accusation — hooking young people on nicotine.
    • Davis added "The description of a particular innovation in a patent application does not mean it is or will be implemented in any particular products or service". Also, "will create the foundation that could enable a number of technological advances to help further restrict access to young people".
  • WHY IS IT NEW OR REVOLUTIONARY?
    • This innovative e-cigarette device is new and revolutionary because it aims to help lock out the underage minors who try to use e-cigarette devices.
    • The feature highlights the usage tracking system, dosage strength control, and intensity of flavor.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

To identify the innovative e-cigarette devices or products being developed, globally, we tried locating different articles, press release, publications, and listing from various sources like Forbes, Business Wire, PR Newswire, etc. We made use of the following factors as our basis on why we considered them as innovative e-cigarette devices or products being developed, globally:
  • The e-cigarette devices or products being developed should be new, advanced, and original compared to other available e-cigarette devices or products in the global market.
  • The e-cigarette devices or products being developed are seen by industry experts as possible innovation that may occur or is occurring today.
  • The e-cigarette devices or products being developed are acknowledged by many e-cigarette device or product brands/manufacturers and some of them are already being manufactured and innovated.
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New or Innovative Combustible Tobacco Products

Three new and innovative products within the combustible tobacco industry include the more efficient filters like the one created by Bio-On, the two-capsuled filter cigarettes like Marlboro's W-Burst that add increased flavor, and biodegradable filter that reduces pollution created by Greenbutt.

MORE EFFICIENT FILTERS

  • One key product that has recently developed is filters that more effectively reduce the amount of harmful chemicals/substances entering the human body.
  • One specific product is a filter produced by the company Bio-On, an Italian intellectual property company.
  • This product is a natural and biodegradable polymeric liquid that can replace the triacetin found in typical cigarette filters. The new material is said to be capable of blocking up to 60% of the harmful substances/materials that are produced.
  • Other information about this product can be accessed here.
  • This product is revolutionary because it changes the makeup of the typical filter and works to reduce the amount of harm that smokers get from smoking.

TWO-CAPSULE FILTERED CIGARETTES/FLAVOR CAPSULE CIGARETTES

  • Marlboro has recently come out with a new product called Marlboro W-Burst that is the first product to ever have two flavor-capsules within the cigarette filter.
  • The product has only thus far been released in Japan.
  • This product is a type of cigarette that has two capsules in the filter in order to promote more intense flavor and higher taste cooling sensations.
  • Other information about this product can be accessed here.
  • Marlboro W-Burst is revolutionary because it is the first to ever contain two flavor capsules within the filter.
  • The company that is behind the product is Marlboro, and both Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris/Altria are tobacco companies that manufacture/distribute Marlboro.

BIODEGRADABLE FILTERS

  • Greenbutt is a biodegradable filter that is made from natural food-grade fibers and contains no plastic or petroleum. The filters rapidly degrade and dissolve in water within minutes.
  • The company that makes the filters is Greenbutt, a research and development company that is looking for a partner in the tobacco industry in order to distribute and manufacture their product.
  • The company website can be accessed here.
  • This product is revolutionary because it is an alternative to the acetate cigarette filter that contributes greatly to pollution.

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