Smart fruit bowl uses smart technologies:
· Object recognition
· Bar code scanning
· Mobile applications
· Web applications
The smart fruit bowl is a self-managing fruit bowl that alerts users when their preferred fruits are ripe or spoiled.
Using a display and web/phone applications the smart fruit bowl can inform users about the health benefits of each fruit; how much vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants their receiving with each fruit.
Smart fruit bowl can be used on numerous platforms such as within a large scale company where the application called ‘My fruit bowl’ creates profiles of employees creating a more personal service with a communal fruit bowl.
My fruit bowl app
This is a personal management system:
· Recommending fruits based on your eating history
· Popular fruits being eaten
· Featured/new fruits within the bowl
· Ripe fruits
· The fruit bowl constantly learns and adapts to individuals fruity habits
Using the smart phone app the bowl picks up an individual’s Bluetooth signature and establishes them within proximity of the bowl sending an extra reminder to them to eat one of their preferred fruits.
Combined suggestive Nudges and recommendations to new and exciting fruits, keep people engaged with healthy. Smart fruit bowl can hopefully create a great healthy snacking community which has potential to grow as more people recommend the real health benefits of fruit.