#1,470 – Wireless Baseball

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

In the form of wireless ear pieces that would enable players and managers to communicate directly just like NFL quarterbacks and offensive coordinators do. Are wireless ear pieces for baseball players the Greatest Idea Ever?

Wireless Innovations Leave Used Connect Cars at Risk

Innovation Excellence

The IoT itself is already growing extremely rapidly, and 87% of mainstream consumer still don’t understand it all. This lack of knowledge ensures that along with the benefits of connectivity, so too will arise problems.

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Five Groundbreaking Tech Breakthroughs of 2016


True Wireless Power. IdeaScale 2D batteries breakthroughs CRISPR rockets tech Technology wireless2017 might be the year everything changes. Technology is picking up speed ever faster, with each new idea leading to a cascading chain of ideas.

How Will 5G Spur Innovation across Multiple Industries?


This next generation of wireless technology will be more than ten times faster than 4G and reduce latency in connections. Innovations such as self-driving cars, wireless virtual reality, and all new wireless home technology are expected to take hold.

Future Squared Episode #86: Why developing countries have ubiquitous wifi and countries like Australia don't" | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

On this episode of Fast Fix Friday, Steve tackles the question of "Why do developing countries like Vietnam command ubiquitous wireless internet access while countries like Australia don't

Innovation is a Cruel Game

Innovation Excellence

The Zenith Radio Corporation launched the first wireless remote control for TVs in 1955. So get your patent filed! Sometimes the idea is tremendous but it fails because of the current state of technology or infrastructure. Consider the common remote control for your TV set.

Visa Explores Future of Buying without Plastic

Innovation Leader

When people talk about connected products, they mean devices that communicate with each other wirelessly. But what if devices could buy stuff? Here’s what Visa is working on

A salute to immigrants, America’s unsung national treasure

Adam Hartung

Another option would be to use something like Facebook’s WhatsApp, but this requires the person back home have either a PC or mobile device, and either a wireless connection or mobile coverage. I’m amazed about Americans’ debate regarding immigration.

#1,854 – PrintPod

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

It works in concert with a mobile application that wirelessly sends designs to the printhead, which automatically dispenses ink as you move it across your print surface. You may feel like the quarantine is stifling your creativity but that doesn’t have to be the case.

#1,855 – Emrod

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I’ve long been fascinated by Nikola Tesla and in particular his idea for wireless power towers called Tesla Towers that could beam electricity from one area to the next without the need for any wires.

Warehouse Improvements You May Not Have Considered Yet

The Human Factor

Going Wireless with Your Doorbell System Is a Must, but It’s Not Always Been That Easy. One of the main things you need to look out for when narrowing down your search is a wireless solution. Instead, a wireless doorbell provides you with convenience and efficiency.

The Future of Smart Cities


Some of the key elements of Smart Cities include: Ubiquitous Wifi – availability of wireless internet anywhere and everywhere. Our communities are getting really smart. Here’s what to expect.

When the Idea is Ahead of the Technology

Destination Innovation

The Zenith Radio Corporation launched the first wireless remote control for TVs in 1955. Sometimes the idea is tremendous but it fails because of the current state of technology or infrastructure. Consider the common remote control for your TV set.

New Tech Scouting Challenge from IdeaConnection


What they are looking for are enabling technologies for wireless power transmission to operate a large, moving part on heavy industrial equipment (crane). So the client would like a technology that could be adapted to provide reliable, wireless power transmission.

#1,374 – Molar Mic

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

As CNET explains: “Developed by California company Sonitus Technologies, the mouthpiece snaps onto the upper back molars (it’s custom fit to each user) and has a wireless rechargeable battery, a waterproof microphone and a bone conduction speaker built in.

#1,446 – Optogenetics and the Future of Bladder Control

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A new wireless implant that could use optogenetics (controlling genes with light) to limit how often you have to go. The new device offers an improvement over these methods, as it charges wirelessly without the need for external batteries.

Great Women Innovators and Pioneers – the Quiz

Destination Innovation

In 1942 she and a friend were granted a patent for a form of wireless communication using frequency hopping. Women are under-represented in the lists of great inventors, innovators and pioneers. How many can you name in this quiz?

Dematerialization—A Pathway for Innovation

Daniel Burrus

As streaming services displaced CD sales, smartphones and wireless headphones yet again made listening to music at the gym or on a bicycle ride even simpler, though you’d often have to strap the smartphone to your bicep.

5G: what technologies change with increasing speed


With 5G, data transmitted over wireless broadband connections can reach rates of up to 20 Gbps in some estimates – exceeding wired network speeds – and also provide a latency of 1 millisecond or less for uses that require real-time feedback. Four-generation (4G) Long-Term Evolution (LTE) wireless technology provides the foundation for 5G. Previous generations of wireless technology (4G and its predecessors) have used low-frequency spectrum bands.

Design Thinking & Human-Centered Design Examples in Healthcare


The system wirelessly tracks hand-washing practices, allowing doctors and nurses to see and monitor their performance daily, weekly, and monthly. Explore examples of how design thinking and human-centered design has led to innovation in healthcare.

Innovation Sighting: Task Unification in Cars That Advertise

Innovation in Practice

are in the process of developing strategies to maximize wireless capabilities in vehicles for advertising purposes. As Bloomberg states , Automakers have been installing wireless connections in vehicles and collecting data for decades.

#1,611 – The Bidetmega 400

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Not to mention a night light, all-new wireless remote, heated seat and dryer, Braille, front and child mode, an eco-friendly function, waterproof design and so much more.” The biggest surprise outcome of the global pandemic: toilet paper getting hoarded like nobody’s business.

The conflict between digital transformation and speed

Jeffrey Phillips

Facebook and other platforms are built on the previous two ideas - ubiquitous connectivity through a global backbone and often wireless connectivity based on smart phones. Just one more post about the importance of speed and agility and I'll leave this tired trope alone.

Three Real World Examples of Crowdsourcing in Education


For example, due to its New York City location, space of all sorts is at a premium, so students suggested the dining halls be opened up as study spaces, and connected to the university’s wireless internet system. Education is about more than going to class.

Can Africa’s Entrepreneurs and Innovators solve Africa’s Problems?

Destination Innovation

The results of the tests can be transferred wirelessly to specialists for diagnosis. What can save Africa from its many problems; grinding poverty, corrupt bureaucrats, incompetent governments and dire infrastructure?

#1,802 – Coronavirus Detecting Skin Patch

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The patches look and feel much like a Band-Aid, but contain biosensors, onboard memory, data processing and wireless transmission features. A new wearable that resembles a band-aid could help identify initial COVID-19 symptoms, improving our chances of stopping the spread of this highly contagious disease.

The Internet of Things brings fresh Innovation Opportunities

Destination Innovation

Gartner group forecast that the number of wirelessly connected products will increase from 5 billion today to 21 billion by 2020 (not including smartphones or computers). The Internet of Things (IOT) will have a dramatic impact on product and service innovation.

Testing New Business Ideas: Learnings from OWLET [Part 1]

Strategyzer Innovation

By starting with market risk, i.e. desirability hypotheses, the Owlet team was able to learn within a week that their initial business idea – selling a wireless pulse oximetry device to hospitals - would never work and pivot their value proposition accordingly.

Six Trends Shaping the Future of Health Care


Limbix – The Limbix Virtual Reality Kit is medical grade, wireless, and doesn’t require internet. The healthcare industry is an ecosystem. So are the companies disrupting it.

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#1,455 – Energy-Harvesting Covers

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

According to The Guardian , “scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created super-thin, bendy materials that absorb wireless internet and other electromagnetic waves in the air and turn them into electricity.

#1,768 – Electric Scaffolding

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Led by biomedical engineer Thanh Nguyen, scientists at the University of Connecticut have instead developed an electrified scaffold material which is wirelessly powered, and that never has to be taken out.

A Guide to Smart Cities

Innovation Walk

The city is said to include 3000 units of ‘affordable’ housing in wooden modular buildings, powered by solar power, geothermal heat, and wireless 5G internet. Bill Gates once said that “The internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.”

Innovating when everything is "as a service"

Jeffrey Phillips

A visible and relatively rapid moving tidal wave is emerging as digital transformation takes root and we create more IoT, more AI, more ubiquitous wireless broadband, more cloud storage and so on. I've been talking with a number of people who are more connected and smarter than me about digital transformation.

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#1,646 – Vital Tracking Clothing

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

It then continuously monitors heart rate and breathing, sending the data by a wireless connection to the doctor and nurses on the patient’s medical team.”

#1,643 – Micrashell

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

According to Futurism , “The suit — which only covers roughly the top third of the body — features cut-resistant fabric, an air-filtration helmet, a clear shield for good visibility, wireless voice communication, a video camera, and of course an accompanying smartphone app.

#1,554 – Zucklight

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

And to be honest it actually sounds like a very desirable product, coming chock full of additional bells and whistles including: Wireless Charging. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, has already invented something that has changed the world.

How to Develop Your Idea to Become the Next Big Thing Using Kanban System?


Nowadays Kanban makes use of more modern digital technologies and much faster wireless communications. source: pixabay.com. The Kanban system is a visualization strategy that helps you manage innovative development projects.

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Design Evolution From Noun to Verb

Business Innovation Design

How about wireless vacuum cleaner that is light, quiet and ergonomic enough to make vacuuming a good experience instead of a dreadful chore? Instagram: @businessinnovation.design. Up until little more than a decade ago, design has been seen as an aesthetic or styling element for an object.

Predicting Patent Number 10 Million ? The Results


Our prediction for patent 10 million (Application 13/666670 – SEARCH SPACE DESIGN FOR E-PDCCH IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS from Qualcomm Inc.) by Matt Troyer, Director of Patent Analytics. David Isaacson, Sr. Director of Product Marketing.

6 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Their Phones To Support Their Business

The Human Factor

Whilst you will need a wireless connection in order to access the internet, there are not many places that won’t have the ability to do that in this day and age. For more information about wireless connections, you can visit Issa Asad and his telecommunications company here.

#1,536 – Foreign Language Speaking Holograms

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A portable universal translator built into our phones or affixed to wireless ear buds would help with that. I would love to travel the world but I’m a little hesitant to visit certain places due to the language barriers that exist.

2019 USPTO Patent Statistics: Breaking the Trend


Other technologies, such as wireless communications were also high on that list. Khyle Eaton, Product Manager of Business Intelligence at Anaqua. After five years of minimal change in total patents granted, 2019 finally broke the plateau.

Open Innovation for a Good Night’s Sleep


The sleepbuds are similar to wireless earphones and are paired with a smartphone running a companion app.