Touch less trashcan



The touch less trash can is a trash can that uses an invisible and harmless infrared technology so you don’t have te touch the bin. You only need to hold you hand about 6 cm from te sensor, so the bin wil open. After 3 seconds the bin will close again, unless your hand or dirt is still at 6 cm away from the sensor. The trash himself got also buttons to open and close is, where you can put one. But it isn’t needed to use these. Also there’s a button to put the trashcan on and off. So you will or won’t be able to only put your hands in front of the sensor anymore.

It’s a healthy invention because there’s a lot of bacteria in trashcans, because it’s all waste. These bacteria get trapped in a regular trash and they are not good for your health because you will become ill of them.

It’s an Inline invention because the trash is digital; technology is being used on the product. A simple everyday product has changed to something digital. And so the online is connected with the offline stuff.



The smart mirror


Everyday you look at yourself in the mirror, sometimes you think you look great, but sometimes you don’t. Sometimes you look healthy on the outside but you can never see if your also healthy on the inside. But there’s a solution: The smart mirror. It’ll show you how healthy you are from the inside. How?

The smart mirror use a special camera which can read the heartbeat of the person who’s looking into the mirror. When your heart beat fast it send a pulse of blood which you can see on your face. Blood absorbs light, the camera can see the reflected light of the skin and use that information to tell you how healthy you are. This information will be displayed in frond of the person who’s looking into the mirror.

With this mirror you can play a more active role in the sense of your health. You’ve got acces over your own physiological data. This revolution must take place in our daily lives, not only in the office or research laboratory of a docter. You know now when your healthy or not, so you can deal with is.

It’s cool because everybody is busy with being healthy nowadays. But they don’t have time, so they want to do it fast. A docter is a long proces, but this mirror can tell je how healthy you are in just a few seconds.

It’s inline because a normal kind of product is connected with the online world. The information which the camera’s discover is connected with the mirror, that you can see with your own eyes.


Non contact button system


Elevator buttons; For sure many of you deal with whit everyday because a lot of buildings got elevators. Especially in business buildings who are really high. A lot of people use he elevater in this kinds of buildings, so a lot of bacteria will be handed over to the elevator buttons. on only one button are 3.500 bacteria which is 7 times more than on the average toilet seat.

for this problem is invented the touch less button system. The system use micro sensors which are in the middle of the bottons. You don’t touch the bottons or any other thing, you only have to put your finger in some kind of hole. The system has another profit: it’s sterilization your fingertips when you put them into the hole. This system ensures that she won’t make contact with bacteria, so we will not get ill quickly. That’s the reasons why it’s a healthy system.

It’s an inline kind of product because it’s connected with sensors, the signals will be sent to the elevator so he can go to the floor you like to go.




Ingress is an app which displays a different version of google maps.  In the beginning of the game, you have to make a choice between two teams, the blue team and the green. The aim of the game is to conquer the most of the surface. You can do that by linking portals to each other.  You have to move to the place in reality that’s marked in the game. Only then you can link the portals to each other. Everybody can play this game. The only thing you’ve got to do is to download it on your smartphone.

This app makes sure you get motivated to move to different places in the world. The portals are on places where you can find monuments. This make you learn a lot more about the world around you.


You can find some more information about ingress on:

Or watch the Ingress movie:


Free rooms for students

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Students don`t get rooms easily nowadays because they mostly don’t have enough money or all the rooms are rented. If we take a look at the elderly people, there are plenty of rooms in nursing homes due to the increasing rules to let the elderly people in. Now the students and elderly people are living together.


The idea that solves all the problems

The home for elderly `Humanitas` in Deventer local director saw this opportunity, and came up with this brilliant idea. He plans to lets students rent a room for sake of company to the elderly. They don’t have to pay anything for there stay, but they have to work regularly in the home for elderly.

Generations are coming together

Nowadays it’s weird to see older people together with students. But that’s going to change. The different kind of groups in the community will disappear because they are living together now. No groups for different generations anymore. We’re gonna live together as one big group.

The profit for the students

The students get more money because they don’t have to pay anything, what they can spend on different things like shopping or going out with friends or maybe on food. They will get a bigger room than the most rooms for students. The students are also allowed to come home whenever they want. Because they don’t have rules like when you live with parents. And the nursing house will allow the students to come home late.

The profit for the elderly people

Also The elderly have profit of this idea because they are getting more company, so they will not get bored soon. Also they also have more people who work for them. And so they will help them doing there daily things like going to the toilet, or going to bed. The students can help them by all this kind of stuff.


It’s is a brilliant idea because it solves both problems: students get a room, and elderly get companionship. I think to put students into one house with elderly people is a really good idea. And this idea will be more used by other nursing homes. The  generations are coming together and they will both get profit of the idea.