Visible Light Communication: A Chance For A Smarter Future?

Have you heard of LiFi, the Visual Light Communication technology that uses the light spectrum to transmit information? If not, it is high time to get acquainted with this promising new smart city technology! Early February 2018 a congress will be held near the Louvre in Paris, France, bringing together relevant players involved in this

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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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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

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