PilTomahawk, WI 3/29/2013 (Expedated) – What a nice week here in the northwoods. The weather is finally starting to break and we are seeing the forty degree mark on a constant basis, spring has finally sprung.

Seeing things break in a good way and that is the way Repros Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RPRX  ) is up over 70% this week. As we reported earlier this week this news comes on the heels of the company announcing positive clinical trial data for their drug Androxal.

There is a big market for testosterone it is estimated at $2-billion annually and growing. Current testosterone boosters Androgel, Eli Lilly‘s Axiron, Endo Pharmaceuticals Fortesta, andAuxilium Pharmaceuticals‘ Testim are  all creams that applied directly to the skin. There is nothing wrong with this application mode but has to be avoided by women and children, who could be exposed to the drug just by touching the applied area on the skin.

Repros Therapeutic  Androxal is taken orally, which would be a huge advantage if the company can gain approval. With out the exposure risk to women and children it’s not hard to see how the drug could easily be way more popular than the creams. If that happens the company stands to  possibly capture  $500 million of the $2 billion dollar market on an annual basis. If you take a look at the conservative price/sales ratio of three this would make Repros a $1.5 billion company. Talk about potential, that’s roughly five times where the company is right now.

What is the next latest and greatest trend that is just around the corner? I am not sure anyone knows the answer to that question but we might be seeing glimpses of things to come with all the talk about the Google (GOOG) glasses and the Apple (AAPL) I-watch. Could the next trend be wearable computing clothing?

As we look at the weekend upward movers Himax Technologies (HIMX) is up over 18% today. Himax Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets semiconductors for flat panel displays. The company offers display drivers for thin film transistor liquid crystal display panels, which are used in desktop monitors, notebook computers, televisions, and mobile handsets applications, as well as consumer electronics products, such as tablet PCs, net book computers, digital cameras, mobile gaming devices, portable DVD players, digital photo frame, and car navigation displays.

Getting back to the question of wearable computing clothing there are clothing products in development as we speak. There is a Pilate’s shirt that would monitor muscle movement and body positioning and it is said that Nike (NKE) is pouring significant research and development into this space as well.

Although this is just a rumor and unconfirmed at this time, it is widely believed that the company has won the exclusive contract to provide the micro-display technology for the Google Glass product. Now most of this is unconfirmed but I think we should just take a moment over the weekend to think about the future.

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