Pet-ownership is exciting and may also be stressful at the same time, especially while carrying along our beloved pets during daily activities and/or vacation! The global market of pet owners is undoubtedly increasing, providing entrepreneurial opportunities in response to the challenges and needs while living with pets. Offering services and products to pets upon daily basis could raise revenues and at the same time have an extremely positive impact on a company‘s profile. So let’s try to offer an ever better experience to pet-owners who wish to execute with their pet or even facilitate the pet sitting for them! Problem: lack of pet related facilities/services.
Long waits at airport gates can be tiring, especially when there are flight delays. The most common occupation for adults is the mobile phone and correspondingly for children the tablet. Recognizing that this is not the best practice, as – according to studies – prolonged screen use increases anxiety. SCIENCE @ GATES proposes placing interactive exhibits at the airport gates, from the Science area, with which travellers can interact on a physical level and spend their time constructively.
Voice Heard is an app that enables visually impaired people to navigate indoors with voice instructions. Locating the user's exact location is done with NFC technology installed on the floor stickers and walking stick. The value that the application gives to the user is the autonomy and freedom of movement without
the need of someone's guidance. The difference it has with other applications is that it has an internal map and the user's location can be precisely located.
The Wheely Eco Bike or simply Wheely Eco is a stationary sustainable bicycle that can generate electricity from the paddling movement of its user. The user can benefit from this feature by simultaneously connecting his mobile phone or laptop to the built-in charger. While he is charging his electronic device, the integrated screen of the Wheely Eco Bike offers him various activities like virtual bicycle tours all over the world or even real-time cycling races with everyone using a Wheely Eco Bike at the same time as him.