Ever since Niantic achieved utmost success with Ingress and Pokemon GO, there is a much larger scope for augmented reality. Imagine a treasure hunt augmented reality based game in which the player must reach certain locations in order to get clues and solve mysteries.
2. Live stream based games:
The live stream feature in apps such as facebook and instagram which have been proven to be quite popular. We’ve all played truth, dare or situation in our school lives, now imagine an app in which players ask questions or give out dares to other players and one has to live stream the entire dare/answer. Sounds fun doesn’t it? There could be two categories, the players and the viewers.
3. Home appliance control based apps:
Most android phones these days that hit the market come with an IR blaster which enables users to control a whole bunch of appliances including TV’s, AC’s, washing machines, stereos, etc. But how cool would it be if you were able to control your lights, fans and all other switches in your house? If there are pre designed switches put in place, an app could be developed to control them. One could easily dim the lights and control the pace of the fan.
4. Find places with specific music and cuisine app:
We have zomato for our cravings but we usually never find a place to dine in with good music that you actually like. This app will allow the user the input the specific music genres along with their favourite cuisines and a list will display all the available restaurants, pubs and bars which match the request.
5. Public cleanliness based app:
This app will enable the user to take pictures of garbage/waste of a specific area and upload it. Other users within the area will get a notification along with the gps location of the garbage. This app will boost public participation and further help in the cleaning process.
6. Quit smoking app:
Most people relapse when they try to quit smoking and further harm themselves. Imagine an app, in which the user has to fill in details(brand) of his/her cigarette before lighting one. The app will show the severity of the cigarette along with statistics indicating future health issues. Pop-ups and notifications will further provoke the user to quit.
7. Ingredients app:
Deciding what to make for lunch could be tricky sometimes and could leave one confused & on zomato. Now think of an app in which the user is able to fill in all the ingredients(vegetables and masala’s) and is shown a list with a variety of different recipes which are easy to cook. This will change every college students lifestyle.
8. Charge on the go app:
Lets admit it, all our phones have run out of juice when we needed them the most. Now picture an app which allows you to charge your phone using someone else’s phone(wired transfer or NFC). The user will input their battery percentage as well as their location and the app will connect them with people with alomost full battery which are nearby. It’ll be impossible to run out of battery, specially in a country like India.
9. The ‘I’m on a budget’ app:
Not everyone can afford an expensive dinner or an exclusive party. In this app, the user selects a category from a number of options and sub-options such as food, bars, salons, shops, etc. The user then adds a maximum amount which he or she is willing to spend. The user is then shown with a list of options with their locations within the users budget. Suppose if I want to have a pizza, I will open the app, go to categories > food > italian > pizza > (ENTER BUDGET) > a list of italian places within my budget will show up.
10. Virtual reality video making app:
Since the era of google cardboard, virtual reality is big on everyones mind. Think of an app in which a user is able to create virtual reality 360 degree videos. Suppose a real estate agent wants to show a house to someone, he could easily show them the virtual reality video of the house to get a feel and grip of the house.
11. The health app:
How easy would it be for a doctor to read a patients reports and prescriptions by just entering a unique code? It would be marvelous and a break through in the medical industry. Suppose if your aadhar number is linked with all your medical records and are able to access it at any given time at the click of a button. This app would create a whole new form of doctor-patient interaction.
12. ConnectiCity app:
This will inform the user if any of their friends are nearby. The user is then able to meet his or her friend. The app will be linked to most social media platforms. In order for this to work the GPS must be powered up on all the devices registered within the app. Never be alone.
13. The RainMan app:
This app will be linked with all weather forecast websites and will predict the rain. It will tell the approximate time(hour/minutes) of rains arrival and will help the user in making decisions which are unaffected by the rain.
14. FindMyDog app:
Imagine a pre designed collar for a dog which sends out its location to the app. Incase if a dog leaves the house, this way the user is always able to keep track of his or her pet.
15. Geo location based one tap everything app:
This app will require heaps of data and negotiation. Think of an app in which the user selects a category and a product(clothes/shoes/etc) and is shown with the best offers nearby his or her place. Whether its clothes or utensils or electronics, the user is able to get the best available app exclusive offers with retailers.