Project Name: Pantory
Members: Jake Pichel, Fred Sun, Chris Sawtelle, and Melissa Tran
Placed 3rd in the Intel/SJSU Rapid Prototyping Design Competition which focused on design for user experience.
App Design Concept:
Pantory is a pantry logger that helps you manage the items stored in your pantry by allowing you
to check your stock anywhere, at any time. Manual data entry is replaced with intelligent sensor
technology that automatically accounts for items removed for consumption. In addition, integration
with Cloud Technology provides users a snapshot of inventory which can be seen at any time, with any
device capable of internet connection. Users can sync to an interactive interface that gives you recipe
recommendations based on the ingredients stored in your pantry.
This product appeals to the busy professional, stay at home parent, restaurant managers, hungry
students, and more– all of whom are interested in the convenience of tech oriented lifestyle. Support for
most lower-middle class families and above.
Essentually never forget an item at the grocery store again. The smart pressure mats give opportunities for businesses
to advertise to a target market. Big data can be used for research into how people interact with their pantry and the common
Also includes many applications that are both convenient and user friendly. Lean, and cost-efficient
compared to upscale professional food inventory systems that may cost thousands of dollars and
require professional tech maintenance. Uploading pictures and recipes to the cloud allows for
convenience and creates opportunity for dynamic social networking.
The busy professional or stay at home parent rarely keeps track of the food in their pantry and often
does their grocery shopping immediately after work. Since Pantory helps them see what food items are
stored in their pantry at any given time, they will never have to mistake a grocery purchase again.
MyPantry- Android App
Pantry Manager, Pantry Partner, MealBoard, Grocery Shopping Checklist- iOS Apps
Maitre’D's- Restaurant Inventory Management System
MenuMax - Restaurant Inventory Management System