Our task today was to come up with a business idea and ideas for the software of our product.
What we don’t know yet
-How will we ensure that the TTC makes revenue from the product (used only during peak hours).
-How will the discounts and point system work.
-Design and function of app and bracelet.
-How we will obtain funding.
-How user movement will be tracked (GPS, satellite, etc.).
-How will bracelets be funded and built efficiently.
-Tracks route taken and gives options.
-Gives incentives to bike or walk such as discounts for TTC.
-Shows time taken for each route and lets them choose.
-Updates route data and notifies user when data is changed.
-Analyzes user’s travel habits and encouraging them to visit local businesses.
-Encourage users to bike or walk during peak TTC hours.
-Show ads or profiles of local businesses on the way.
Core Goal: To encourage people to use more eco-friendly methods of transportation.
-Hardware functions necessary: GPS, nfc chip for payment?
-Calculate the best route to a destination and show where traffic is
-Use push notifications to constantly update the user about their tripa
-Shows promotions for local businesses along the route
-Receive information about travel from bracelet and calculate using points system
-Analyzes user’s travel patterns and adjusts route and ad showings
-Allows the user to save frequently used locations such as home or school so they can use them often
-Can be used to display useful statistics that encourage them to use eco-friendly methods of transportation such as being a fitness and energy saving tracker