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From Ola Restrooms To Snapdeal’s Smart T-Shirts: How Startups Are Fooling Around This April Fools Day

From Ola Restrooms To Snapdeal’s Smart T-Shirts: How Startups Are Fooling Around This April Fools Day

Ola launches washrooms on wheels

Snapdeal to sell colour changing smart t-shirts

Users can now watch their delivery boy bring food to them live with Box8’s Watch Live feature

Startups love challenging each other to do better. And every year, the first day of the month April gives them a reason to compete — not to make the most disruptive product, but to come up with the outlandish ideas in the spirit of April Fool’s Day.

This year was no different. From smart tshirts to restrooms on demand, here are some of the whacky-but-probably- fake news from the Indian startup community this week:

This Election, Vote For AI-Powered Non-Aadmi Party

As India is gearing up for Lok Sabha Elections, Razorpay is rooting for artificial Intelligence powered Non-Aadmi Party.  By voting for this political startup party, the prime minister will not be a human but will be a cloud-based, omnipotent and omnipresent AI engine, the AAI.

Are You Feeling Angry? Now A Fan For Your Brain To Cool It

At a time when high pressure of work is plaguing the society, Mumbai-based Atomberg Technologies has introduced “The Atomic Fan”, which will allow the users to keep their brain safe from overheating.

By using nanotechnology and artificial intelligence, the company had made these fans which can be fitted inside human brains. The product will provide high-quality services such as on-demand air, anger management and all this without electricity.

Why Go To Loo When The Loo Can Come To You

Do you need to use the restroom urgently? Do not worry, Ola has got your back.

After having gained a dominant position in the mobility sector, Bengaluru-based cab hailing giant Ola has now introduced Ola Restrooms for the generation “on the go.”

Now people can go out for long hours without having to worry about the availability of clean washrooms. With this, users can just carry use their mobile application to order a loo for themselves.

Have You Ordered Your Smart T-Shirt Yet?

Good news for all! Now you don’t need to buy different coloured clothes to suit different occasions. Fashion ecommerce giant Snapdeal has introduced technology enabled smart t-shirts which will allow users to change its colour using a mobile application.

Want To Stay Healthy? Try GoQii’s Reiki Booster Pills

Popular fitness and lifestyle wearable maker GoQii has yet again launched an innovative product to help people stay fit and healthy. Those with busy schedules who barely get the time to work out at the gym will now be able to stay fit and healthy with their special supplements which can increase the benefits of Reiki in your life.

Has Your Food Not Arrived Yet? Watch Your Delivery Man Live

While technology has helped users order food online and get it delivered to them, recently users have reported their woes against the delivery people. Mumbai-based on-demand food delivery company Box8 has gotten it covered.

The company has launched a brand new feature called ‘WATCH LIVE’ which will allow the users to track the delivery boy’s location by watching the live footage of the commute.

Author

Shreya Ganguly

Inc42 Staff
Journalist

Hailing from Kolkata, Shreya is looking at journalism as a learning opportunity. She can be reached at [email protected]

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