The amount of telent, creativity, innovation out there is staggering. Invent, improve, copy… or perish. In this report Trendwatching covers 67 B2C innovations.
Here are ten of the best innovations:
- Thermoelectric wellies charge festival-goers’ phones;
- Transforming Rio’s slums through community-driven art;
- Color ebook reader for kids;
- Paying offline for virtual purchases;
- Smartphone app serves as video ‘black box’ for cars;
- Water-bottle refills at cafes, with a charitable twist;
- Niche travel tours for late sleepers;
- Hotel offers cultural ‘night school’ for guests;
- Free English lessons at Spanish restaurant chain; and
- Butcher installs vending machine for 24/7 service.