Idea Name: iScan.
Punch Line: Doctor for your eFamily
• Growing problem of cyber crime !
• Inability of people to comprehend the
technology solutions needed to protect
themselves. (usability and expertise is
• iPod like virus scanning gadget for mobile
phones and other computing devices.
• A hardware device (iScan) which cures the
infected device when connected. (no complex
interface but a physical sense of security.)
• Amazon Kindle kind of device which
downloads latest virus updates in a a virus
scanning gadget and can scan a device for
viruses and cure it when connected. [using
USB, Bluetooth etc]
Solution Overview(tech detail)
• Hardware gadget having processor, memory,
connection port to do processing, storage and
• A customized antivirus software for embedded device
which can scan the storage media external to the
• Built in wireless chip to connect to Internet (most
probably through mobile operator like as in Amazon
Kindle). So that latest virus updates could be
1. growing number of smart mobile devices (close to 500 Million and
2. Growing number of mobile viruses.(see the figure below, Source:FSecure)
3. In emerging markets the repair culture for mobile device is different.
4. New sales of mobile devices will come from emerging market where users
have less know how of technology. (8 Million new subscribers in India
How do you make your money?
• By selling the scanning device.
– Making one time money.
– Charging per scan. (micro payments). This
will be good for people who run repair
Who do you sell to?
• End users and Mobile repair shops.
• People buy it to get usable security
and to start small business from it.