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12/29/2014 08:58 EST | Updated 12/29/2014 11:59 EST

Hottest Consumer Trends For 2015: 'Mind Sharing,' Laundry Robots And Smart Plates

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In the future, you'll be able to stand in front of a bathroom mirror that tells you how terribly you slept, while holding a toothbrush that teaches you how to brush your teeth properly. You will send out messages about how self-righteous you think this toothbrush is to your friends and family — using your mind.

That's the future, at least according to participants in Ericsson ConsumerLab's 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2015 report, which is based on conclusions from the company's global research program that "statistically represent the views of 85 million frequent internet users."

The report gauged consumer interest, as well as expectations, in areas like connectivity, sharing property and domestic robots.

Check out the report's findings below: