The internet connects us to billions of products online. Online merchandise range from being silly to creative design to daily items. Fair trade is becoming more common, but many of the sites that offer those goods follow a for-profit business model and only a handful follow the non-profit road. Shopping for a Change (SFAC) is one of the few non-profit, fair trade businesses to change and help improve the lives of many in underdeveloped communities.
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We live in a world full of creative minds. Some creative ideas come up at random times – say in the shower or while getting a cup of coffee – and other ideas inspired at the office. Companies are constantly looking for the next way to get their brand out there, whether it may be through viral marketing campaign or through simple advertisements, but a marketing agency can only do so much.
There are a multitude of wearable devices on the market. Health trackers, location devices, smartwatches, etc., etc. However, many of these devices are made for individuals and nothing stands out as a family device. Sync Smartband wants to add another device to the wearable market, but with an emphasis on family, safety, and health.
The constant fear of being alone in certain situations can create some problems. Even the thought of one of your loved ones alone can strike uneasiness at times. Thanks to the ever-growing landscape of technology, the ability to have a personal warning/emergency caller is available for anyone in need. Silent Beacon is creating a device by changing the infrastructure of personal alarm systems without the user shelling out tons of cash to own one.
Unlike other typical earphones, the Founder of FreeWavz is an ear specialist and has designed a headphone to stay in the ear, no matter what activity you’re doing. The earphones are also sweat and water resistant. FreeWavz wants to be part of (almost) any activity you wish to tackle. The battery keeps the device going for 6-8 hours and recharges in an hour or so.
Phones are an integral part of business. Without it, the business wouldn’t have a way to connect with each other and their customers. However, phone systems have been clunky or very hard to integrate into a business and the costs to buy and upkeep the system adds to the problem. Vonjour brings their cloud-based phone systems for business and looks to upgrade business call systems everywhere.
Humans have a tendency to forget things easily, especially when it comes to meeting new people and remembering old friends from the past. Technology helps us keep in contact and up-to-date with many – if not all – those we have met, thanks to sites like Facebook and LinkedIn. Our phone contacts however does none of that. Our phonebook only holds so much information that our contact is reduced to just a name and number. Humin looks to be the app to fix that.