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Homebound Grocery Gadgets

Hiku by Rob Katcher Makes Sure Nothing is Forgotten at the Supermarket

— October 2, 2012 — Lifestyle
It is not all that uncommon for people to return home from the grocery store only to realize that they forgot something; Hiku by Rob Katcher hopes to change that. Although there are already a slew of apps with the sole purpose of avoiding such annoying situations, the idea of opening it up and typing out a list can be just as frustrating.

Hiku by Rob Katcher offers a much more streamlined and intuitive system of keeping track of groceries. A small handheld device, a person simply needs to scan the barcode of a product or speak its name and it will be stored on a cloud-based shopping list that can be accessed anywhere, anytime. It was created in collaboration with Manu Chatterjee.
Trend Themes
1. Streamlined Grocery Tracking - Using handheld devices for streamlined and intuitive tracking and shopping experience.
2. Barcode Scanning for Cloud-based Shopping Lists - Digitizing shopping lists through barcode scanning and voice recognition technology.
3. Personalized Grocery App Development - Developing personalized grocery apps to optimize the shopping experience.
Industry Implications
1. Retail - Retail industry can leverage barcode scanning technology to optimize user experience and digitally transform the in-person shopping journey.
2. Tech - Tech industry can innovate voice recognition technology to facilitate shopping experience for an even wider range of consumers.
3. Consumer Goods - Consumer goods companies can use personalized grocery app development to collect customer data, optimize marketing strategies and drive sales.
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