Personally, I like the p2p car sharing idea - of course I wish my neighbors would do the lawn equipment sharing thing also, but I guess if we did that, what would we all do with Saturday mornings? Enjoy!
Our latest issue is now online. Here's a quick run-down of the new products and services
that caught our attention this week:
For twins, outfits that don't quite match
Fashion & beauty
Designed to respect twin attachment and at the same time cultivate
individuality, TOT-a-LOT's garment pairs for twins complement
each other in aspects such as patterns, prints, colours or concepts.
P2P car-sharing comes to Australia
Automotive / Transportation
DriveMyCar is an online rental marketplace that allows car owners
to rent out their cars to other private individuals for a weekend,
a week, a month or even a year.
Branded kits for DIY probiotic yoghurt
Food & beverage
Progurt offers a way for consumers to make their own probiotic
yoghurt using the company's yoghurt maker, refrigeration tubs,
electrolyte complexes, prebiotic syrups and probiotic sachets.
iPad app delivers real-time trend forecasts
Media & publishing / Fashion & beauty
Stylesignal provides its customers with fashion forecasts, trend
information and news coverage. The company is now hailing its
new iPad app as a trend book that never goes out of date.
Designer takes preorders to crowdfund new lamp
Style & design / Retail
Guaranteed demand removes risk from launching a new product.
Dutch designer Daniel Schipper's latest, limited edition lamp will
go into production when 100 orders have been received.
Platform facilitates rankings of public speakers
Marketing & advertising
SpeakerRate is a community site for event organisers, attendees
and speakers that enables ratings and feedback about speakers
and speeches and helps users plan for future events.
Mobile app helps the visually impaired to 'see'
Visually impaired users point their LookTel-enabled phone's camera
at something, and the app deploys object and text recognition
technology to identify the item and pronounce its name to the user.
Waste to accessories, with a charitable twist
Fashion & beauty / Non-profit, social cause
Elvis & Kresse crafts high-fashion bags, belts and other accessories
from used fire hose and industrial waste materials. The company
makes donations to causes related to the source materials.
A tryvertising store for Sao Paulo
Marketing & advertising / Retail
After paying a yearly fee, members of Clube Amostra Gratis get
to take home and try an assortment of new products before
they become available on the shelves.
App lets users attach digital content to any barcode
Media & publishing / Marketing & advertising
With the Stickybits mobile app, users scan any barcode, then attach
music, text, photos or video content. When the same barcode
is scanned again by other users, they'll see that content.
High-end clothing brand only sells on tour dates
Retail / Fashion & beauty
Each season, clothing brand Clemens en August travels to an
assortment of fashion-minded cities to sell its current collections in
contemporary art galleries for only three days at a time.
A custom, branded iPhone app for every restaurant
Food & beverage / Marketing & advertising / Telecom & mobile
Blue Shoe provides restaurants with custom, branded iPhone
apps. Patrons can use them to place orders, and restaurateurs can
use them for tracking and to post discounts, promotions etc.
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