Wonderful examples of cross-industry innovations
This is one of those twitter streams that arrives once in a while and provides a veritable gold-mine of interesting examples of when industries draw on ideas from others to fast-forward the innovation process. Did you know for example that James Dyson made a bagless vacuum after seeing how sawmills used cyclone force to eject sawdust? Or that an ultrasound machine designed to scan the ripeness of expensive cheeses was adapted to find liver disease!
Please have a look at the eight examples discovered by @TrungTPhan