Innovation That Matters

Top Ten Innovation Report for December


Here is this month’s Top Ten Innovation Report, featuring the most inspiring and popular business ideas from the Springwise Access database over the last four weeks:

In the Top Ten Innovation Report, we present a digestible run down of the best innovations from the last four weeks. Published monthly these reports are a quick and pain free way to stay up to date on the latest innovations, and are included as a part of a Springwise Access account.

1 Car safety device for kids is 10x smaller than a booster seat

Mifold is a portable carseat that holds down the child’s seatbelt, offering an alternative to bulky booster seats.

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2 Singapore mall will house ecommerce retailers

At The SPC mall in Singapore, customers will be able to browse items instore, purchase them online and have them delivered to their home. Virtual reality ecommerce platform Reality Theatre Mall offered another mall model, using fantasy and interactivity to redefine the retail experience.

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3 Top 10 Education Startups This Year

From at-home genetic engineering to crowdsourcing child scientists, we present this year’s best innovative business ideas that encourage users to look up and learn.

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4 Furniture stores bikes as conversation pieces

Chol1 is a line of modern furniture that showcases bikes proudly within the home.

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5 Volvo tests kangaroo detection system

Volvo is developing a system to detect kangaroos’ unique movement, in order to curb road accidents in Australia.

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6 Bitcoin debit card makes cryptocurrency more accessible

Coinbase launches a debit card that enables US users to spend bitcoins anywhere Visa is accepted.

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7 Luxury loft apartment comes with on-demand private jet service

Residents of a New York luxury apartment will get a Blue Star Jets SkyCard, giving them free access to on-demand private planes.

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8 Personal shopper app suggests gifts based on trends

IBM’s Watson Trend app analyzes conversations on social media and review sites to forecast trends and help users chose gifts.

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9 Magnetized workstation lets users work lying down

The Altwork Station can be adjusted to different work positions — from standing to practically lying down — to provide healthy variation.

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10 Keyboard app sends encrypted, hidden messages

Kibo is a keyboard extension that sends a decoy message to hide users’ true text.

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