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USA –  For more than 50 years, Graphic Design USA has sponsored competitions that spotlight areas of excellence and opportunity for creative...Read More

Three Automotive awards from American Graphic Design Show

USA – From almost 10,000 entries, the judges of the American Graphic Design Awards Showannounced the winners, which included 10 projects...Read More

Tech Startup Creates Indoor Flying Robots

USA –  IFM (Intelligent Flying Machines)is using autonomous drones to automate data capture inside warehouses, streamlining the process of...Read More

No Waste, Edible Emergency Drone Carries More Food

Britain – The Pouncer is an eco-friendly humanitarian food aid drone adaptable to local dietary requirements. Pouncer creator Nigel Gifford...Read More

Aqua Drone Gulps Harbor Trash, Prevents Ocean Pollution

Netherlands – RanMarine Technology’s latest waste-management solution is the WasteShark, a solar-powered, autonomous drone that collects...Read More

On-demand App for Leftover Food Donation

USA –  ikened to an Uber for food rescue, Transfernation’s app links available volunteers with corporate events wanting to donated...Read More

Localized Sharing Economy for Neighbors

Amsterdam – Based on the knowledge that 80% of items are used less than once a month, Peerby is an app that helps people engage with the...Read More

Hungry Users Order Unsold Restaurant Meals

UK – Studies show that roughly half of all our food goes to waste. Too Good To Go is an app that allows users to order food from local...Read More

Taxis With Salvaged Parts Promote Organ Donation

Argentina – In Argentina, there are 7,949 people on the organ waiting list, and so far this year, only 108 have donated. Many citizens are...Read More

Robo Taxi Launches in Singapore

USA – Driverless cars have left the science-fiction and arrived on our roads. Startup, nuTomony, has launched the first fleet of driverless...Read More

Safer Taxis via Female-only Uber

USA – Uber may have revolutionized the taxi industry, but women often feel unsafe using the service. Michael Pelletz, a former Uber driver,...Read More

New Ink Lets Printed Photos Produce Energy

Finland –  Finnish researchers printed photovoltaic ink onto a solar cell to create energy-producing photographs. Using new designs to make...Read More

Real-time, 3D Oil Painting Simulator

USA – Project Wetbrush is a new 3D oil painting tool from Nvidia and Adobe Research, which simulates the motion and interaction of each...Read More

Ink Made From Car Exhaust Emissions

India – Bangalore-based startup captures air pollution and recycles the soot into ink. Soot in the environment is widely recognized to be...Read More

Commitment Rings Prevent Netflix Cheating

London –  These days, people spend more time watching Netflix than they do socializing, reading and exercising combined. Clearly, ignoring...Read More

Electric Shocks to Curb Overspending

United Kingdom – With online banking, it is now easier than ever for people to stay on top of their finances – but that doesn’t...Read More

Bikers Avoid Fines Thanks to Vibrating Bracelet

Italy – Anticipation about the potential of wearable tech has often outgrown the reality of demand. Recent research predicts that the the...Read More

Driverless Car Insurance Protects Against Hacking

UK – Adrian Flux is offering insurance for all aspects of driverless cars, such as automated parking and the hacking of connected systems....Read More

Self-driving, 3D Printed Bus Can Be hailed with an App

USA – Local Motor’s latest creation Olli, the first 3D printed, driverless, electric bus, can be summoned by an app for flexibility in...Read More

A Self-Driving Car is Being Taught Human Manners

Germany – German car manufacturer, Audi, is launching a pilot driverless car that adapts driving behaviors from human drivers. The Audi A7...Read More

AI for Marketers to Leverage Cognitive Advertising

USA –  Watson Ads enable marketers to interact with customers in natural language, as they gather data about consumer behavior. In an...Read More

Shopping App Finds Products from TV and Online Video

USA – “Ever” enables users to purchase products they see on video or television using a smartphone app that finds the product for...Read More

Chatbot Chef Plans Meals Via Emoji

USA – The food industry is constantly the subject of innovation – For shoppers that tend to get overwhelmed in the...Read More

Snacks in 30 Minutes From All Night Delivery Service

USA – Unfortunately the most likely time to be craving a tub of Ben and Jerry’s or a bag of kettle chips is often the hardest time to...Read More

Robots Might Be The Next Food Delivery Method In London

London – Starship Technologies is partnering up with London food delivery startups to begin delivering meals with self-driving robots. The...Read More

IFTTT for Groceries Orders Ice Cream When it’s Hot

USA – Tesco has partnered with IFTTT (If This Then That) so customers can auto-adapt their grocery delivery according to the weather, price...Read More

Driverless Smart Trucks Could Improve Road Safety

USA – Startup Otto has created a kit consisting of sensors, cameras, hardware and custom-coded software, that retrofits 18-wheelers to enable...Read More

Good Drivers Could Use Their Data to Get Reduced Rates

London – Better drivers already benefit from lower insurance premiums, but Ford wants to take these savings even further through its Smart...Read More

Fabric Sensors Make Car Seats Smarter and Safer

USA – The problem with most car seats today is that the sensing devices in them can’t distinguish the difference between an inanimate...Read More

Placemat That Doubles as a Recording Studio

Netherlands – Knowing that music inspires creativity in young people, McDonald’s restaurants in the Netherlands debuted McTrax, a...Read More

Wind Powered Amusement Park Teaches Visitors about Sustainability

Netherlands – Despite currently lagging behind many of their neighboring EU countries, the Netherlands aims to generate 6,000 megawatts of...Read More

Power Plant Doubles as an Observation Tower

Germany – Even clean energy power plants can be detrimental to the local area because they are so often visually imposing. But recently...Read More

The Fairmont’s Canine Ambassadors

USA – Cats have ruled the Internet for quite some time, but recent initiatives show that consumers’ interest may be going to the dogs....Read More

Hotel Chain Promotes 2200 Properties with VR Videos

USA – Virtual reality is being thoroughly embraced by the hospitality industry. Now Best Western is the latest. The hotel chain has...Read More

Hotel Brings Local Foods Directly To Your Room

USA – Hyatt Centric, Hyatt Hotels’ new full-service boutique hotels for urban travelers, teamed up with mobile food-ordering company...Read More

Commute to Work in Mobile Spin Class

UK – For residents of large cities, the daily commute to work can often be long and stressful. But 1Rebel’s latest fitness offering...Read More

Motorcycles are an Unlikely Mosquito Repellent

Thailand – Mosquito-borne infections affect hundreds of thousands every year, from the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil to a surge in...Read More

Futuristic Bus Could Help Curb Air Pollution And Traffic

China – It is estimated that outdoor air pollution contributes to the death of 1.6 million people a year in China. With car ownership soaring...Read More

Say What? Lets Busy Workers Tune Out of Conference Calls

USA – It can be hard to pay attention in a conference call, especially for employees with other work to be getting on with. Now, Josh Newlan,...Read More

App Offers Recommendations Based on Where You’ve Been

USA – Location intelligence company Foursquare trained its users to declare their presence by checking in, but their latest venture takes the...Read More

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  • 5 Technologies Embedded System Engineers Should Master in 2019 January 17, 2019
    Happy New Year! Another year is here and with it are many opportunities for embedded systems developers. As the new year starts, there are many interesting technologies that are going to be shaping the way systems are designed in 2019 and beyond. Let’s quickly examine the top five technologies that developers should be mastering or […]
  • Automation Suppliers Back OPC UA January 17, 2019
    One of the key automation technology megatrends of 2018, OPC UA TSN, took another big step forward with an announcement that the technology is being supported by a wide range of major automation suppliers worldwide, signaling the potential rise of a single, internationally-recognized standard for automation communications. Now, we’re nearing the tipping point, with less […]
  • Plants Can Generate Green Electricity January 17, 2019
    Scientists are constantly on the search for sustainable, renewable energy sources, especially as the world strives to be more environmentally friendly. Italian researchers have demonstrated that they can look no further than the trees and plants that are all around us, showing how plants’ leaves can provide enough energy to power LEDs. An interdisciplinary team […]