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 Kulissen zu geben. Kurz zusammengefasst: was macht ihr und welches Problem geht ihr damit an? Mit WIN-PORT bieten wir erstmalig den direkten Zugang für Lieferungen durch Paketdrohnen am Fenster. Aktuell bieten wir Lösungen für die Intralogistik großer Unternehmen und bspw. Krankenhäusern. Langfristig haben wir die Vision bei gesetzlicher und technischer Entwicklung auch für die privaten

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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 in German and translated. The initial version can be found under Startup Profil WIN-PORT: Drohnenlieferungen ans hauseigene Fenster. On WIN-PORT Thank you for sharing some insights about WIN-PORT. In a nutshell: what do you do and what problem do you solve? WIN-PORT offers a solution, delivering packages to recipients’ windows using drones. Currently, the system is

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Startup Profile CrowdWatch: Crowd Safety Through Artificial Intelligence

How does one ensure the safety of people in big crowds? The team of CrowdWatch was concerned with exactly this issue. Using artificial intelligence, they developed a solution to support operators of football stadiums to identify potentially dangerous situations and provide a safe environment for football fans. But of course, there are many more use cases for such a technology in smart cities.  Thank you for sharing some insights about CrowdWatch. In a nutshell: what do you do and what problem does this address? We pioneer an assistance system for the digitalization of security in stadiums with the help of artificial intelligence. Today, a handful of operators continuously observe tens of video

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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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