The Story Of Emrals

About

Emrals is the manufacturer of the smart bin, the eCan, and integrated mobile and web apps that use a gamified digital currency to empower players to beautify the city. The eCan features an interactive touchscreen, sensors, wifi and integrated web and mobile apps that make tossing trash into a bin fun an rewarding. The screen also provides the user with the option of further interaction displaying fun facts about waste, advertisements, and further info on eCan stats. For companies, the eCan gives real time info on the contents including fulness and material identification. The eCan also offers companies interactive advertising opportunities. We’re discovering new and unseen data that the eCan provides, as well asthe many possible user engagement features including, phone charging and wifi. The eCan is available for purchase online at www.emrals.com/ecan/ and comes in an indoor plug in version and outdoor municpial solar version.

Team

Sean Auriti

Sean Auriti

is a coder, maker, inventor, and entrepreneur making this a billion dollar company.

Nitya Narasimhan

Nitya Narasimhan

is a professor and developer. She previously had over a decade's worth of experience in mobile at Motorola.

Sojourner Hardeman

Sojourner Hardeman

is an amateur geek turning pro.

Caroline Fan

Caroline Fan

is an experienced political and community organizer and marketing professional.

Chris Franqu

Chris Franqui

is a QA tester spreading the word of emrals.

Yangbo Du

Yangbo Du

is our Dynamic Communications Liaison. He's been to over 752 tech events and 95 hackathons.

Aleksandar Spasenoski

Aleksandar Spasenoski

Helped with mobile design for first hackathon, contributed design for website, is doing the html chopping of it now.

Beni Borukhov

Beni Borukhov

Helped at disrupt and bigapps day 1

Eric Harmon

Eric Harmon

worked overnight during a 24 hour hackathon getting the ios app running for disrupt

Wonjun Song

Wonjun Song

worked overnight with Eric designing the iPhone app

Prashant Padmani

Prashant Padmani

Has made Android app functional and continue

Alan Minor

Alan Minor

Came up with the eCan idea with Sean. Brought ras-pi to hackathon

Ana Schernekau

Marketing, Product Management, and Consumer Specialist

Advisors

Eve Paul

Eve Paul

Made connections at hackathon, one of our first contributors to the crowdfunder

Magdalin Vargas

Magdalin Vargas

Advisor from 3-1-1.

Mary Auriti

Mary Auriti

Endless contributions.

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