S-There: Next Generation Sanitation Solutions for a Smart Living Ecosystem

Smart technology is not just your smartphone, the voice control in your kitchen or a connected car. S-There aims at bringing smart technology to your bathroom by adding a smart sensor to your toilet. The idea is that your toilet becomes a smart lab that provides you with updates on your health status and biomedical parameters. Instead of (literally) flushing data down the toilet, the sensor analyzes your urine. Dear Adrian, thank you for sharing some insights about S-There. In a nutshell: what do you do and what problem do you solve? We are helping toilets become smart devices for monitoring health conditions. We envision a device which could analyze our health status

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Startup Profile CleverShuttle: The Rise of Shared E-Mobility

What will determine the future of urban transportation? With the tsunami-like arrival of Uber and Lyft in the US, and European carpooling actor BlaBlaCar gaining visibility and market size, some experts bank on ride sharing as the solution for many of our urban transportation problems. Shared mobility clearly is taking a turn into the spotlight. Ride-sharing, or simply shared mobility, is defined as an “innovative transportation strategy that enables users to gain short-term access to transportation modes on an as-needed basis.” It has witnessed the widespread success of various forms of shared transportation, such as car-sharing, bike-sharing, carpooling and platform-based ride services. By adopting the digital platform-based business model that creates value by

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Smart Cities Hackathon in Trento, Italy

Thirty hours to develop an app that will bring citizens closer to Technology: from 9 am on September 13 until 6 pm of the following day is the commitment that will be requested by IEEE  ISC2 Smart Cities Hackathon, a competitive networking event, organized by Fondazione Bruno Kessler, which will involve software developers, graphic web designers, and other designers. ISC2 Smart Cities Hackathon As for the challenges that have been identified for the smart cities hackathon, participants will have two choices: the first will concern the development and evolution of a smart mobility app for the town  of Trento. The second area will be of international concern and will ask

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