N3Ventures LLC

A different kind of Incubator

N3 Ventures LLC


I liked to work in a shop down in the basement and invent things and build gadgets.
Francis Ford Coppola

Examples of Other People's Gadgets

1. Nike+ iPod:
From wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Nike+iPod Sports Kit on a third-generation iPod nano Nike+ GPS App, powered by MotionX, on an iPhone 4 The Nike+iPod Sports Kit is a device which measures and records the distance and pace of a walk or run. The Nike+iPod consists of a small accelerometer attached to or embedded in a shoe, which communicates with either the Nike+ Sportband, a receiver plugged into an iPod nano, or directly with a 2nd, 3rd, or 4th Generation iPod Touch, iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4. If using the iPod or the iPhone 3GS, iTunes software can be used to view the walk or run history.

2. Fitbit:
According to Fitbit, the Fitbit accurately tracks your calories burned, steps taken, distance traveled and sleep quality. The Fitbit contains a 3D motion sensor like the one found in the Nintendo Wii. The Fitbit tracks your motion in three dimensions and converts this into useful information about your daily activity.

3. Electricity: The New Math
According to Wall Street Journal, advanced meters "put consumers in charge of an expense that's often thousands of dollars a year and in ways that were never possible before," said John Geary, vice president of innovation for TXU Energy, a Texas power seller. "They won't be flying blind anymore."