Industry Focus: Device Controllers

The world is transitioning into a place in which everything is alive, that is, a world where inanimate and abstract objects can have individual identities, memory, processing capabilities, and the ability to communicate and sense, monitor, and control their own behaviours. Device controllers are one example of such life-changing gadgets. For that reason, more job

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Industry Focus: Safety and Security

One of the biggest benefits that smart homes provide is safety. With all the digital advances, securing your home has become easier than ever. Homeowners and families want to feel safe and therefore turn to smart home security systems and cameras. This has brought an increased demand for such devices, leading to emerging companies who

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Industry Focus: Internet of Things

The Internet of things, or IOT as it is popularly called, is a paradigm shift in how the internet is used in today’s world. With an ever-increasing number of smart, connected devices being added to the network, its role in the smart city revolution becomes increasingly apparent, changing our lives at home and the way

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Industry Focus: Appliances and Audio Devices

Digital advances are emerging as a trend in the field of smart home appliances and audio devices. Every part of our homes is changing and being replaced by new and improved versions. These new appliances are accommodating to the Millennial’s lifestyle. This article will introduce you to the changes in the tech world related to

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Industry Focus: Pet and Baby Monitoring

We become so quickly accustomed to technology advances that it is easy to overlook just how much has changed in the last 10 years. Our everyday routines revolve around helpful gadgets that make our lives easier. If you are a parent or pet owner, you’ll know that feeling of wanting to provide only the best

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Startup Profil WIN-PORT: Drohnenlieferungen ans hauseigene Fenster

Logistik-Infrastrukturen sind ein enorm wichtiger Aspekt von Smart Cities. Große Hoffnungen werden dabei in Drohnen gesetzt. Das Team von WIN-PORT (eine Zusammensetzung aus WINDOW und TRANSPORT) tüftelt deshalb an einer Lösung, um Drohnenlieferungen bequem am heimischen Fenster empfangen zu können. Zu WIN-PORT Vielen Dank, dass ihr euch die Zeit nehmt uns einige Einblicke hinter die

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Startup Profile WIN-PORT: Drone Deliveries Sent to Your Window

Logistics is an important aspect of Smart Cities and drones are expected to revolutionise this area. But how can individuals receive drone deliveries conveniently at home – even when they are out? The German startup WIN-PORT (a composition of “window” and “transport”) is in the course of developing a solution. This interview was originally conducted

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Industry Focus: Grocery Delivery

It is generally accepted that technological evolution holds the key to the future. Nowadays, people tend to order everything online, to have it delivered easily to their doorsteps. So, are you interested in joining the expanding grocery delivery industry? Just like any other industry, this one will bring job vacancies, from delivery to managerial positions.

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Industry Focus: Connectivity

Connectivity has been central to many ground-breaking inventions. Whether for transportation (e.g. the airplane) or communication (e.g. telephones, fibrotic cables, or the Internet), we as a species have put huge value on improving interconnections with other humans. Studies have now shown that in 2015 we used around 1.1 billion connected devices, and that number is

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Industry Focus: Robotics

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and cloud computing: all prominent buzzwords grabbing headlines in today’s media. Although these terms are difficult to envision for most, their tangible implementation can be best seen in modern robots. Today, a revolution in robotics is spearheading our progression towards a smarter planet and smart cities. With that comes a rising

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