Use Cases & Application Ideas - If access to data is not a limitation, what would you build?
Individuals have access to more data than ever before. Let's explore ideas for what type of new applications could be developed. - Feel free to add your own suggestion, vote and/or add to ideas listed below. And join us in Slack & Facebook for further collaboration.
In Prifina, individuals can centralize their personal data to private data clouds, and developers can build new types of personal data applications & experiences with this rich data.
If you're in the job market, you're likely not only looking at just one site. How can we improve that user experience? **edited to add the following** Flip it. ...
Suggested by: Bob Meisterling (04 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 01 Nov, '22 • Comments: 4
Alarm clock that wakes up based on Oura data.
Alarm clock app on my mobile that can wake me up based on my Oura ring sleep data. Ie I setup a minimum hours that I want to sleep and then latest time that I ...
Suggested by: Valto (23 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 21 Feb • Comments: 0
Movie Recommendation Engine
App that combines data sources from streaming sites (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video) and provides you recommendation based on categories you've preferred and movies ...
Suggested by: Kimmo (27 May, '20) • Upvoted: 08 Dec, '22 • Comments: 0
Outdoor Exercise Recommendations based on Weather data, Temperature, Rain, Wind, Air Quality
Sometimes you plan to run in the afternoon, but then you can't stay up because of the gusts or the sleet is ticking you off. This app compares public weather data, ...
Suggested by: Jamie (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 10 Apr, '21 • Comments: 1
Central Health Dashboard
Dashboard built on top of health data from various sources, including iOS, Fitbit, Oura and compiled into a holistic view on activity, sleep, heart rate.
Suggested by: Markus (27 May, '20) • Upvoted: 10 Apr, '21 • Comments: 3
Social networks between users personal clouds, where your data stays in your cloud.
’Micro networks’ - How the social networks could work more directly between users own clouds instead of centralised platform. Here is some related reference idea ...
Suggested by: Valto (29 May, '20) • Upvoted: 07 Sep, '21 • Comments: 1
Private messaging & groups
Since today all messaging apps like WhatsApp, email, etc require some “message distributing server” and as such a “central actor” in between parties to enable these ...
Suggested by: Valto (14 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 08 Dec, '22 • Comments: 2
Sleep Analysis Based on Streaming as a Factor
How does content you watch in the evening correlate to your sleep quality? Using sleep data and streaming data, you can see if watching content in the evening has an ...
Suggested by: Moderator (27 May, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Feb, '21 • Comments: 2
Real Health Dashboard
Potentially combinable with other health topics, but this may be somewhat unique. Under great fortune I've had the joy of having medical records sent to me through ...
Suggested by: Bob Meisterling (07 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Apr, '21 • Comments: 1
Emergency Contact List (nearest me recommendations)
A personal contact list of emergency numbers (doctor, vet, electrician, plumber...etc) with an emergency button under each category that when clicked will list those ...
Suggested by: Julie (07 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 27 Jul, '22 • Comments: 0
Student loan refinancing based on my financial profile
Suggested by: Paul (04 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 27 Apr, '22 • Comments: 0
What streaming services do you need based on the content you like?
based on my Facebook, Netflix, and other social media activity, it would be great to have an assistant app which recommends what streaming services bundle I would ...
Suggested by: Paul (04 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 14 Feb, '21 • Comments: 3
Personal ToDo list app, that clears some todo's for you automatically.
With all the information Google has about me across all the services they provide and that I have used for years, is the value they can provide via Google Keep really ...
Suggested by: Valto (01 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 07 Dec, '20 • Comments: 2
Sleep as a Service
Optimize sleep with the use of any wearables you use. Include service data from streaming services. What influences your quality of sleep? This application is the ...
Suggested by: Markus (05 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 16 Nov, '21 • Comments: 0
Social "Credit Score"
Very similar to consumer or commercial credit scores provided by Equifax, D&B, etc the purpose of the Social "credit score" is to evaluate your online presence, with ...
Suggested by: Bob Meisterling (03 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 14 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
Using data from Amazon, build model for recurring purchases (how often individual purchases coffee) and give them a prompt a week before to remember to buy it. ...
Suggested by: Markus (27 May, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Feb, '22 • Comments: 0
Centralized Personal Finance
1st level thought: a dashboard of all savings and checking accounts (live balances, or prior day likely), CDs, investment accounts. This against outstanding ...
Suggested by: Bob Meisterling (04 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 09 Dec, '20 • Comments: 2
Year in Review
Yearbook with social media images, locations and times on a timeline. Additional data points possible from new jobs (linkedin) or professional updates (LI posts with ...
Suggested by: Markus (27 May, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Feb, '21 • Comments: 1
Pollenresponse - areas to avoid based on allergen body feedback
Taking heart rate data, location data and publicly available sensor data (air quality), suggest areas to avoid based on persons own physiological response to ...
Suggested by: Markus (23 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Apr, '21 • Comments: 0
Home delivery food assistant
App Features: - Combining 'my ordering history' data from all different services I use - Combine order history lists between those living in same household ...
Suggested by: Valto (20 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
We have created droves of data capable to provide interpersonal-like interaction in an assistant-type role. Someone who does your calendar for you, answers calls and ...
Suggested by: Tom Smith (14 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
Music streaming widget: skip songs I dislike
Image are on a random playlist you find on Spotify; but there is one singer you really dislike. what if there was a data widget that helps you skip certain songs or ...
Suggested by: Paul (16 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 02 Feb • Comments: 0
Event networking assistant
PROBLEM: Imagine you come to a convention center at a major conference on data. There are couple of thousand of attendees; your goals are twofold: (a) to learn ...
Suggested by: Paul (24 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 09 Nov, '20 • Comments: 0
Idea about new playlist to the new Music App
Once upon a time, when mobile phones with mp3 first appeared, we, going with friends, turned on one favourite song each to not offend anyone :) Maybe it makes sense ...
Suggested by: Mike Filimonov (24 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 08 Jul, '20 • Comments: 0
The problem: We spend a lot of time actively searching for the right products and services. At the same time, merchants spend a lot of resources to select and show us ...
Suggested by: Prifina (19 May, '20) • Upvoted: 14 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
Data on restaurants, food trucks, influencers, and stores you follow on social media as well locations you and your friends check into on social media could be ...
Suggested by: Bethany Rockney (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 12 Feb, '21 • Comments: 1
Find Stressors from your Behavioral Data
Wearables measure data like resting heart rate and heart rate variability, which can be seen signaling stress levels. What correlates with higher stress? Take ...
Suggested by: Molly (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Feb, '21 • Comments: 1
Create a "centralized" personal calendar where a user can consolidate all calendar events, appointments and other scheduled occurrences from different calendars ...
Suggested by: Paul (14 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Feb, '21 • Comments: 1
Recommendation of nearby events (concerts, etc) based on the content I listen or watch
Combining Spotify, YouTube, Netflix data with the current location and the forthcoming events the individual may be most interested in
Suggested by: Paul (04 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 14 Feb, '21 • Comments: 1
My Carbon Footprint App
This app could combine data from various sensors and user-generated data to provide insights for the user about the user's carbon footprint. E.g., the app can ...
Suggested by: Paul (31 Oct, '22) • Upvoted: 07 Nov, '22 • Comments: 0
Correlate REM sleep with 24 prior activities from wearables and other behavioral data available (GPS, netflix, spotify etc) to determine 1) connections between things ...
Suggested by: ML (06 Nov, '21) • Upvoted: 08 Nov, '21 • Comments: 0
Family Medical Assistance
A cloud based system where each family data is stored to monitor and track each health report. So, system can auto generate alert for checkup, reporting and doctor ...
Suggested by: Suresh Sapkota (17 May, '21) • Upvoted: 29 Jun, '21 • Comments: 0
Life insurance for you, not someone like you
We need a "reverse auction" use case. Let's come up with one. Here's my reverse insurance use case. Back story: starting from individual data sets (individuals own ...
Suggested by: Markus (16 Apr, '21) • Upvoted: 31 May, '21 • Comments: 0
HR After Exercise
Widget displays the HR 2 and 3 mins after the latest exercise. Also displays the HR-2min and HR-3min for past 7 days.
Suggested by: Markus (01 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Apr, '21 • Comments: 0
Under consideration Widget App
Simple expense tracker
Some people nowadays are still tracking their expenses by using pen or paper, some also use a google sheet and manually type in their expenses (which can be a pain ...
Suggested by: Sharmaine (21 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Apr, '21 • Comments: 0
Music Recommendation System for a Workout Playlist
Music Recommendation System (the "Suggested Playlists/Artists/Songs" you get on Apple Music/Spotify) but strictly based on acoustic features: compare acoustic ...
Suggested by: Jennifer (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
(Running) Race Recommendation
Compare public race data (distance, elevation, local weather, field size - number of runners, proximity to current location) with personal running data from wearables ...
Suggested by: Jennifer (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
Neighborhoods to avoid in your city based on your HR
Are there neighborhoods or areas where your heart rate or HRV levels increase in your city? You could build an app that optimizes your commute to avoid those areas by ...
Suggested by: Markus (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
Hand Off Music between Computer, Phone and Car
When I'm listening to some music on let's say Apple or Spotify and get in my car, the car starts from 0. What if it could check what I was last listening to and ...
Suggested by: Richard (12 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 30 Mar, '21 • Comments: 0
Scan an image or any document and convert to pdf format
A scan and save it to pdf app can help you keep important records such as receipts, notes, documents, whiteboards etc., on your mobile securely. This app permits you ...
Suggested by: Ishee Gattani (18 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 20 Jan, '21 • Comments: 0
For me personally, I would often think about what to wear a lot when either going to school, on a date, or simply hanging out with friends. What if an application ...
Suggested by: Ryan Tao (07 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
Books4Learning, not paper or electronic, but both: MyData IndiviDUAL, 4NextGenInternet
It embraces FutureLibraries, NextGenInternet, MyData best context practices of personal data processing, secure & independent social media and much more... ...
Suggested by: Vladimir Kuparinen (01 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 08 Nov, '21 • Comments: 0
understand the effectiveness of our treatments
Chronic patients try often many different treatments, to try and become pain or symptom free. Understanding the effectiveness of treatments on n=1 level, could ...
Suggested by: Rogier Koning (18 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 14 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
A place where you can take images of important documents like ID, Ssn, will, may other probably. Datable? Potentially. But a house burns down did you have a ...
Suggested by: Bob Meisterling (10 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 07 Sep, '21 • Comments: 0
Nothing more novel than a user being able word or term search, or better yet, filtering and parameter setting. I wouldn't recommend much more than that, but user ...
Suggested by: Bob Meisterling (05 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Sep, '22 • Comments: 0
Podcast recommendations based on newsletters I read
Based on newsletters that I have subscribed and actually enjoy reading, I would like to get suggestions to podcasts worth subscribing to.
Suggested by: Valto (04 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 09 Nov, '20 • Comments: 0
Multiple Profile Activity
I have no idea if this is feasible, but I would contend is still "personal data," say both my email accounts. Is there an opportunity to consolidate activity among ...
Suggested by: Bob Meisterling (04 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 20 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
Weather sensors are a single measurement unit that constitutes a weather station. A sensor can measure one or several meteorological elements. The combination of ...
Suggested by: Bushra Abbasi (30 Aug, '22) • Upvoted: 14 Sep, '22 • Comments: 1
Your Body's Playlist
Combine ambient music from Shazam and your Spotify listening history, with your wearables HRV and HR data points, to see what songs 1) calm you down or 2) pump you up.
Suggested by: ML (10 Nov, '21) • Upvoted: 10 Nov, '21 • Comments: 0
Boost up your Mental Health
If users want to improve their mental health, we'll gather data from them and based on their responses provide a mental health score. further, we'll do the analysis ...
Suggested by: Abhi (21 May, '21) • Upvoted: 25 May, '21 • Comments: 0