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Cellular Valet Services

Cell Phone Valets Keep Your Phones So You Can Go to Class Undistracted

— October 8, 2012 — Tech
Apparently, all cellular devices are banned in New York public schools so ambitious entrepreneurial truck owners in NYC have come up with creative way to earn some extra cash with their spacious vehicles as cell phone valets.

This rule is almost unenforceable unless schools are equipped with metal detectors to scan students' bags and some schools do. For those that don't, that's where the cell phone valets come in. Owners will take a small fee from each student to keep their phones until recess or end-of-day. The total cost of this service can rack up to about $180 dollars.

Cell phones are a huge distraction anywhere, not just in the classroom. Replacing the old school note-passing and live face-to-face conversations, mobile phones have trained people with a new sense of urgency and immediacy.
Trend Themes
1. Mobile Phone Valet Services - Opportunity to disrupt the school services and event management industry by providing mobile phone valet services.
2. Metal Detecting Gadgets - Innovative opportunity to disrupt the education industry by developing more efficient and affordable metal-detecting gadgets.
3. Distraction-free Learning Devices - Opportunity to disrupt the educational technology industry by developing affordable devices that allow for distraction-free learning.
Industry Implications
1. School Services - Developing a mobile phone valet service could be disruptive and profitable within the school services industry.
2. Event Management - Providing a mobile phone valet service could be an innovative way to disrupt the event management industry.
3. Security - Creating more efficient and affordable metal-detecting gadgets could be a disruptive innovation opportunity within the security industry.
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