novel ideas are design to spark your creative thinking and
inspire you develop solutions to problems waiting to be solved.
The traffic light has been around for quite some time.Don't you think it's time to do away with it.Imagine the amount of time spent at intersections
waiting for the light to change, even when there is no one
else there except for you.Far too much time is wasted waiting for the traffic
light to change at intersections.There has to be another way to move traffic through
intersections without causing accidents without the traffic
Today the shopping experience consists of walkinginto a store finding what you want to purchase on the
shelves and walking to a cashier to make payment before
walking out with what you want.Fifty percent of the time is spent on finding what
you want and fifty percent is spent waiting in line at the
cashier.What if you
can walk in and walk out of a store with the items you want
to purchase without making a stop at the cashier.Think of the amount of time can be saved.Think of the reduced cost to the business and the
convenience to the customer.
Credit Card Payments
Credit card payments is the standard method of making
require consumers to carry around multiple plastic cards in
order to make purchases.The current credit card technology is subjected to
theft and fraudulent use.What if there was a way to make credit card payments
in a secure way with having to carry around multiple cards
and such method would make it impossible for anyone to
fraudulently obtain someone's credit information and use.Such a system would find willing support from
businesses and consumers alike.
Identity theft is a huge problem.According to the Justice Department the average
number of U.S. identity fraud victims annually is
severn(7) percent U.S. households experience identity theft
financial lost comes to a total of $21 billion.The best solutions on the market today involves you
having to give up very personal information (such as bank
account information, credit card information, etc.) to a
third party for them to monitor your accounts.Many consumers don't want to use these services
because they have to turn over too much personal information
to a third party.
What if there was a solution that is more personal in nature
where the consumer does not have to give up their personal
information to a third party.Such a system can gain widespread acceptance if it istotally at the control of the individual.
New Type of Fast Food Restaurant
Fast food restaurants consists of the usual suspects;
hamburger & fries, fried chicken, fish & chips, coffee &
This presents an opportunity for something new in the fast
It's up to you to use your imagination to figure what that
new type of fast food restaurant should be.
There a zillion tv channels and shows to choose from.
We don't have the
time or desire to watch all of them.We have our favorite shows that we want to watch.Giving people the opportunity to watch their favorite
tv shows when they want to can be a profitable business if
That is, if you can figure out a way for people to pick and
program their favorite shows to appear when they want them
web is quickly becoming another source for programming
people will want to be able to pick and view their favorite
tv shows over the web
The tupper-wear has been around for quite some time.It's time for a replacement, don't you think?Tupper-wear is bulky and they take up a lot of room.Something more flexible and less rigid would be a
fitting replacement.Donít you think?
According to the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a motor
vehicle is stolen every 44 seconds in the U.S. and only 52%
of stolen vehicles are recovered.The owner of most stolen vehicles don't know when the
theft is in progress.On-Star can help in identifying the location of
stolen vehicles after they are stolen.What if you can come up with a system that not only
lets the user know the location of their stolen vehicle but
also lets them know when it is being stolen.
Other Forms of Social Networking
The big names in
social networking includes Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus,
Linkedin, Pinterest, etc.Are those the most effective way to engage in social
Don't you think there has to be a better way to bring people
together with similar interest to work constructively
towards common goals.
Utility Equipment Communications
If you utilize the
washing machines in an apartment complex or the laundry down
the street, wouldn't it be great if you could find out if
they are not being utilized before you go to do your
would save you plenty of time and headaches.Millions of people live in apartment complexes who
share washing machines with their neighbors orutilize laundry services.They will find such a system very useful.It will enable them to better manage their time and
still get their laundry done.Be the one to device such a system.
Public Transportation Personalization
Let's face it, the
current public transportation system is not one of the most
It has been around for a long time without any radical
you think it's time to radically upgrade the public
transportation system to make it more efficient, personal
and profitable for the cities run them.
The Restaurant of the Future
The experience of
going to a restaurant involves showing up with or without a
reservation, ordering something off the traditional menu and
enjoying the meal then pull out a credit card and pay for
would the restaurant of the future look like?Would the restaurant know that you're coming before
Would they know what you want to order before you arrive?Would you still need to pull out a credit card to pay
for your meal?
Design the restaurant of the future.
The Bar of The Future
The experience of
going to a bar involves showing up and ordering drinks from
the bartender or a waitress and paying for it with cash or
What would the bar of the future look like?Would you ever need to talk to a bartender or
waitress in order to get you drink?Would you ever need to pull out your credit card in
order to make a payment?Design the bar of the guture.
If you own a car you've had to park in a public space
at one time or another.Parking is a big deal when you go downtown.Knowing where parking is available and keeping the
meters charged so you don't get a hefty fine is a big deal.What if you could drive to any city in the U.S. and
find a parking spot and pay for it without leaving your car?No need to driver around in circles to find an empty
to feed the meter.Wouldn't that be wonderful.
Access to Health Care
Who wants to revolutionize the medical industry?
Answer this question. How will we access and use
medical services in the future. In the future everyone
alive will have grown up fully embracing technology.
How will the technology of the future enable people to
quickly access and the best doctors and medical services
with having to make an appointment, get in their cars and
drive to the doctor's office.