The USP: Their mantra and methodology is explained thus: 'Each day at noon, guys will receive up to 21 quality matches – known as “Bagels”. Then, Coffee Meets Bagel will curate the best potential matches for women among the men who expressed interest.'Pros: A more curated selection than just endlessly swiping through everyone.
You'll find a whole host of dating events including regular speed dating events at venues like The Living Room. Got an event that's not listed or need to update your events details?The report predicts that by 2026, information garnered from smart gadgets and wearable technology could be used to match singles with prospective life partners creating 4 million relationships in the UK – a figure that could rise to 12 million by 2036.This is due to the exponential rate at which wearable technology and home-based smart technology is expected to transform daily life over the next 20 years.Wearable technology such as smart clothing, smart lenses and sleep wearables may allow people to monitor their daily habits and those of a potential partner.The student report suggests that while wearable technology and smart phone usage is increasing, there is potential for even greater insight into people’s personalities and behaviours from the ‘smart home’ – through a network of connected and smart appliances around people’s homes.“We researched the type of data devices can collect and sorted them based on feasibility, usefulness and how users might react due to privacy issues,” explained Monica Julianti, one of the MSc Management students.There are currently an estimated 6.4 billion connected devices worldwide, which is set to grow to over 20 billion by 2020.According to the report, by 2021, ‘smart showers’ could be the norm, by 2023 people will have smart wardrobes, and by 2026 people’s entire homes will feature smart household gadgets such as toasters.These factors could lead people to be matched with people who have compatible behaviour.Electronic devices, such as televisions, could collate data on people’s TV and film choices.The report, ‘Future of Dating: Smart Dating’, explores the impact smart technology could have on people’s love lives in the coming decades.It predicts that by 2036, home devices – including toasters, wardrobes and a range of wearable technology, could transform the way individuals meet potential romantic partners.