On Feb 4th, 2012, SmartCart was presented at Techfair (a student-run “career fair” fused with student project exhibitions). 60 companies showed up along with 30 student project. SmartCart was fortunate enough to be one of the 30 student projects, also funded by Techfair+/StartLabs. Showcasing SmartCart was a blast, and exhausting as it can be. Students, alums, and company recruiters stopped by and experienced the shopping experience of the future We got lots of positive and useful feedbacks and ways to improve in v2.0!
So, here is the story, from past, present, to future.
The ideation occurred over the summer 2012, around when I started taking real-world problem-solving more seriously. Constantly trying to figure out ways to improve life, in general. Something I had to do in order to feed myself over the summer was go shopping, for food… Continue reading