Author Archives: gemmell

Drone Parking Inspectors

Startup that creates drones that can give out parking fines. They can cover more territory, and the parking inspectors are taken out of the front lines.

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Attribute Fridge Cam

or, A Fridge Camera System for Identifying People’s Lunches in the Workplace The idea comes from the monthly fridge cleanout that workplaces have to do, nobody likes it. So this uses a camera that sits on the outside and a … Continue reading

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Lighter than plastic bags bags

The idea here is to make reusable bags for fruit and veg that are actually lighter than your regular fruit and veg plastic bag so that as you pay for fruit and veg by weight, eventually (over many many shops) … Continue reading

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My Business Rules

A show that is a reverse of SharkTank. People come in with drive, but no real ideas, and the panel gives them an idea based on their likes and dislikes and personality and sends them out in the world to … Continue reading

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Scrubbers Swarm

Very similar to previous idea of building systems which stop you having to pull a boat out to treat it, my scrubbers swarm are able to “walk” over the hull using suction/magnetic legs and scrub the underside of a ship.

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Bio Anti-Fouling Pool

Currently boats are pulled up out of the water, scraped clean and painted with new anti-foul. My idea is to create a pool full of algae & weed eating life, the boat drives in, stays there for a day, and … Continue reading

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Funky Compression Wraps & Custom Hospital Robes

With the ageing population, we’re going to see a lot of chemists selling those light brown wraps, tapes and bandages. They’re boring. And old people are old, not dead (website: oldnotdead.com ?) – so they can purchase our line of … Continue reading

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IEO + Crowdfunding

Currently crowd funding platforms offer pundits the ability to pre-purchase the product at a discounted rate, but not share in the profits of the company. So this platform would allow people to post projects up, which are essentially IEO’s managed … Continue reading

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Life in Time

This is inspired by a lunchtime chat about space, intelligence, and the concept of Gaia (mother nature as a life form). I was merely wondering if perhaps our search in space for extraterrestrial intelligence is perhaps too narrow. Perhaps we … Continue reading

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High Performance Spoken Language

So English etc has a 50% redundancy built in. That is, you can cut out 50% of speech and the other person can still understand statements. What would happen if we designed a language that had 0% redundancy. This is … Continue reading

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