Statutory Warning The following problems may or may not
> ...be worth solving!
> ...have solutions!
> ...have been solved already!
Scenario: We want to keep ourselves cool and comfortable irrespective of prevailing weather conditions
Existing solutions: Use a ceiling fan or an air conditioner
Problem with existing solutions: They tend to cool our surrounding objects as well leading to wastage of energy!
"Find a way to cool ourselves in a more efficient manner"
Scenario: You are traveling by a vehicle, say a car or a bus and want to write something legibly
"Find a way to enable writing smoothly in a moving vehicle"
Scenario: You are watching TV with all your lights switched on and then you fall asleep
"Find a way to detect sleep and accordingly take action - switch off TV, lights etc."
Scenario: You have your speakers on when you suddenly get to hear an annoying buzzing sound due to someone's cell phone coming near the speaker
Scenario: You do not switch off your PC when you go out for say 10 minutes since you do not want to waste 2-3 minutes booting it up again
"Find a way to boot a PC in a second!"
Scenario: You and your friend have a pen drive each. You want to give him some data from your pen drive. There are no PCs or laptops around
"Find a way to directly transfer data from one pen drive to another"
"Device a method to enable a physically challenged person to move up a staircase"
Scenario: You saw a dream that you want to share or you saw a criminal committing a crime.
"Is it possible to convert a dream into a video or a mental image into a photograph?"
Scenario: It is common to have two switches controlling a single light bulb that lights up a staircase - one switch at the bottom and the other at the top of the staircase.
"Is it possible to have n number of such switches at intermediate floors?"