Instagram created an army of instant art-photographers,
Seed Sheet– enables a gardener to identify which plant will thrive and which will not.
Palette’s Home–ensures that food is cooked perfectly every time
HEXO+ –take a selfie with a drone that follows you
Order Ahead with Mobile
m-payments- A recent study found that 45% of Millennials in the US & UK would like to use their mobiles to split bills with friends (JWT, October 2014).
The Internet Of Caring Things -innovations, such as Chinese tech giant Baidu’s set of smart chopsticks, which can detect the freshness of cooking oil.
Stir Kinetic Desk
Smart Bike Lock-Bitlock
Volvo partnered with the Swedish Transport Authority on the EletriCity project to create roads that can charge electric vehicles. Features will include inductive charging that can wirelessly transmit power to the city of Gothenburg’s electric bus fleet.
Foodtweeks helps people looking to decrease their calorie intake. Users tell the app what they’re about to eat and receive tips to reduce the dish’s calorie content. If the user says they followed the advice, Foodtweeks then makes a donation of the equivalent number of calories to a local food bank. In November 2014, the service had partnered with 55 food banks in the US.
The Rise of Robots-Expected to free (human) employees from the most repetitive parts of their roles, and free them to focus on the more engaging, valuable tasks (that will further increase their satisfaction, and so ultimately that of your customers. Düsseldorf Airport unveiled the world’s first robotic parking valet. Customers leave their car, and a robot picks it up and positions the vehicle in one of 249 dedicated spaces. The system connects to the airport’s flight database, meaning that customers find their vehicle ready and waiting for them upon their return.
Lowe’s is trialling OSHbot robot sales assistants in a California store. The robots have a 3D scanner to identify items bought in by customers and check if replacement parts are in stock. They are also programmed to speak English and Spanish, with further language options planned.
Japan’s, Nestlé are trialling a robotic customer service assistant named Pepper to help guide people through the Dolce Gusto and Gold Blend coffee brand product ranges. Trials started in December 2014, with plans to roll the robots out to 1,000 stores by the end of 2015.