New Business Ideas

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Invention Of The Week? Cruise On A Floating Hotel

A Serbian architecture and design firm is now offering travelers the best of both worlds: a fancy hotel on the water. Yes, you get to cruise hotel-style while floating down a river. Question is will their invention set sail?

Swap-O-Matic: Whimsical Vending Machine Faciliates Trades

We all have those items that hang around our homes for months or years that collect dust untouched. Sometimes, however, we develop a sense of attachment to those items, and just don't want to see them discarded. Trying to sell pre-loved items to collectors, thift stores, or by holding a yard sale is a whole lot of effort with little payout. This inconvenience leads many of us to hoard things we wouldn't allow to take up valuable space in our homes. A new business concept uses technology to offer a whimsical solution.

Turn and Brake With The Lumos Bicycle Helmet

A team of inventors out of Boston have developed a clever new bicycle helmet. Lumos is equipped with lights, letting motorists know when you are turning and braking. Will this invention really help keep cyclists safer on the big city streets?

 


Rotterdam Is Getting A Giant Floating Funhouse

Is Rotterdam on your bucket list to visit? It probably will be fairly soon anyway.  The Dutch Windwheel will house hotel rooms, apartments, rotating cabins, commercial space, restaurants and so much more. So, what's in it for you and yours?

Invention Of The Week? Kingii Will Help Prevent Drownings

A new wearable device has been developed in a bid to help greatly reduce the number of drownings in the U.S. and around the world. Kingii is a life preserver that you simply wear around your wrist.So, how does it work? And will it help save lives?

SMILE Is A New Energy Solution

Henrik Pranov is on a mission to provide low-cost solar technology to the developing world. The inventor has developed SMILE, which is unique and beneficial in every sense. So, what is SMILE and how does it actually work?

'Weird Hotel' In Japan: The Robotic Future Of The Hospitality Industry?

Little by little, we're approaching a day and age where businesses that once relied on humans are using technology instead. I say "approaching" because we're not quite there yet; people are still valued in many fields, particularly where customer service is concerned. But that doesn't mean that many businesses aren't already embracing alternatives, and some of them happen to be a little strange.

Hitch Will Help Rescue Flash Flood Victims

Flash flooding seems to happening everywhere these days. However a young inventor is coming to the rescue. Michael Mucha has developed Hitch. So, how will his invention help save lives?

Invention Of The Week? Wheel: Work It, Wash It

Doing laundry while on the run just took on a whole new meaning. Meet The Wheel – an all-in-one washing machine and treadmill that utilizes kinetic power. Question is this: will you buy one?

GHOST Displays Will Revolutionize How We Interact With Smartphones And Tablets

If there has been one relative constant as display technology has advanced over the past decades, it’s that screens tend to be flat. In fact, much research has gone into finding ways to make them flatter, thinner. Now, European scientists are developing an exciting new technology that takes a completely different tack. GHOST, or ‘generic, highly-organic shape-changing interface’ displays allow viewers to manipulate their screens in 3D – to literally drag the two-dimensional images contained therein into our three-dimensional world.