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Jan 20, 2018
Faced with a new generation of connected travellers and their growing – and more elaborate – demands, brands in the travel sector are having to change the way they market their serv [...]
Jan 19, 2018
The many and varied problems that can affect – or even cut short – a holiday in a foreign country are part and parcel of what all tourists have to take into account. Despite this, s [...]
Jan 18, 2018
Sleepon is set to launch Go2Sleep, a silicone ring designed to detect sleep apnea more affordably.
Jan 17, 2018
Connected vehicles, which are on the rise thanks to recent technological advances, have enormous potential when it comes to improving the daily life of city-dwellers, in particular in F [...]
Jan 16, 2018
Nissan has announced that its driverless taxis are to undergo tests in actual road conditions in Yokohama, Japan next March over a two-week period.
Jan 15, 2018
According to a report published by the European Patent Office last December, requests for patents in the field of the Internet of Things rose significantly in Europe across 2016.
Jan 13, 2018
According to Ashish Gulati, Country Manager at Telit India, home automation is a sector that will particularly suit the development of IoT.
Jan 12, 2018
A new study led by Carlson Wagonlit Travel, entitled CWT Connected Traveler Study, focuses on the preferences of “Millennials” in terms of business travel.
Jan 11, 2018
Apple Heart Study, an Apple Watch-based ResearchKit study that uses a heart rate sensor to detect potential arrhythmias, launched on 30 November.
Jan 10, 2018
Flying taxis could soon take the leap from science fiction to everyday reality, with a number of drone-taxis currently being tested.
Jan 9, 2018
Blockchain, a software platform enabling enhanced security when it comes to data sharing, is about to be adopted by the healthcare sector for the development of its data networks.
Jan 8, 2018
Chicago’s success as a smart city can be put down to open data, teamwork and the use of smart platforms.
Jan 6, 2018
The DataMarketing Paris Expo 2017 saw Google data and analytics expert Luigi Reggiani outline the issues at stake in the "assistance era" in terms of the proliferation of connected de [...]
Jan 5, 2018
Amazon has just unveiled Alexa for Business, a voice-activated, artificial intelligence-powered workplace assistant with corporate travel capabilities.
Jan 4, 2018
Researchers at the University of Chicago have successfully implanted brain-computer interfaces on monkeys that have lost their limbs in accidents, allowing them to control robotic arms [...]
Jan 3, 2018
Easy Connect, Renault’s new brand, encompasses connected car and mobility services based on Android and iOS standards.
Jan 2, 2018
Among the many and varied applications that it can have in day-to-day-life, the Internet of Things could soon be used to help those hit by natural disasters, such as the hurricanes that [...]
Jan 1, 2018
Driverless electric cars are the future of urban driving. Governments, cities and manufacturers are preparing for a revolution in travel and mindsets, though there are a number of infra [...]
Dec 30, 2017
A start-up by the name of White Lab has developed Sensio AIR – a connected device which can detect allergens and particles in the air.
Dec 29, 2017
French airline Air France now has a virtual assistant on Facebook Messenger to respond to questions about luggage. A team of advisers will nevertheless still be available to customers w [...]
United Kingdom, Dec 28, 2017
IBM engineers have come up with an app designed to improve the everyday life of a paralysed British two-year-old by the name of Emerson, whose medical condition requires constant tracki [...]
Dec 27, 2017
The British government is increasing financial measures to promote the development of driverless vehicles in the country, including incentives for both individuals and companies as well [...]
Dec 26, 2017
Xiao Yi, an android robot created by engineers Chinese, has become the first non-human to pass the tests to become a doctor in China. The machine took the necessary information on board [...]
Dec 25, 2017
A recent study shows that the majority of users of mobile apps dedicated to mental and emotional well-being felt an improvement in their condition. Platforms like these are accessible t [...]
Dec 23, 2017
Drivers in the city of Dubbo, Australia, are currently testing a digital driver’s licence, with implementation on a national scale set to be brought in in 2018 by the government.
Dec 22, 2017
According to Roberto Ponticelli, chief engineer for smart mobility at Horiba Mira, smart connected vehicles, capable of communicating between one another, will completely revolutionise [...]
Dec 21, 2017
Autonomous robot Tug is already present in various hospitals and even a few hotels, and has been designed to help employees with simple tasks. For example, the machine can move around c [...]
Dec 20, 2017
A team from Car Magazine spent a day with the PSA group to test prototypes of future driverless cars.
Dec 19, 2017
Tourism is one of the sectors where virtual reality and 360° video are enjoying a meteoric rise. Several companies are already using these new technologies to show clients new desti [...]
Dec 15, 2017
Albert Einstein’s work on the concept of relativity shows that a phenomenon called worm holes can be created, which would enable time-travel into the past. The possibility of going ba [...]
Dec 14, 2017
What was once pure science fiction is now a reality, with a company looking to produce a flying car within the next two years. China has long been a laggard in this sector but is now sh [...]
Dec 14, 2017
Automotive manufacturer Ford has designed a connected smart cap which can detect signs of drowsiness at the wheel to encourage the driver to take a break. The aim is to combat long-dist [...]
Dec 13, 2017
On 13 December in Moscow, a model of the very first Russian automobile that can be entirely driven by the thoughts of the driver will be unveiled. Here is a brief insight into what we c [...]
Dec 12, 2017
Bill Gates has invested 80 million dollars in land in Arizona which is one day set to be the location of a smart city. Along with his partners, the multi-billionaire intends to build a [...]
Dec 11, 2017
Tesla Motors recently unveiled a model of electric truck fitted with four engines. The vehicle will be able to run for 800 kilometres without charging its batteries, and go from 0–100 [...]
Dec 11, 2017
The current insurance models are set to evolve into “ecosystems”. The companies’ aim is to offer premium insurance cover that is customised to their clients’ requirements, parti [...]
Dec 9, 2017
A connected wristband designed by Moop, a recently-formed company in Toulouse, France, guides its users in such a way that they no longer have to have their eyes riveted to a screen – [...]
Dec 9, 2017
A new move being rushed in by some of the biggest names in the hotel sector is to offer their clients smart rooms equipped with the latest connected devices. Their aim is to cater to us [...]
USA, Dec 8, 2017
In a recent article, US secretary of state for transport Elaine Chao spoke of the potential advantages of drones, both for the country’s economy and for the security of its inhabitant [...]
Dec 8, 2017
The "millennial" generation, born between 1980 and 2000, is managing to combine business with pleasure when travelling for work.
Dec 7, 2017
A majority of consumers are interested in what virtual assistants have to offer, but many of them are hesitant to use them due to a fear of hacking of their personal data. To overcome t [...]
Dec 7, 2017
Africa has 25% of all global cases of illness, but only 2%-3% of the world’s doctors. Approximately every second person on the continent has no access to modern health services, but t [...]
Dec 6, 2017
While the Apple Watch is not equipped to measure blood pressure or quality of sleep, with the help of an algorithm to analyse data from the pedometer and the cardiofrequencemeter which [...]
Dec 6, 2017
The expansion of the smart car sector shows no signs of abating, with experts estimating that it will continue to rise at least until 2020, with Europe set to be the main market. Nevert [...]
Dec 5, 2017
In the city of Chandler, Arizona, driverless mini-vans designed by Waymo, a subsidiary of Alphabet and Google, will soon be taking passengers on the roads. The vehicles will have an emp [...]
Dec 5, 2017
The US Food and Drug Administration recently authorised the sale of Abilify MyCite – the first ever electronic drug, sold by a Japanese laboratory and which works in conjunction with [...]
Dec 4, 2017
Social media has totally changed traditional concepts of relations, responsibility and information in terms of patient behaviour, according to a marketing expert. Healthcare professiona [...]
Dec 4, 2017
A Californian company is hoping to market a connected device which can carry out quick eye tests from the comfort of your own home. EyeQue is a connected headset in which the user inser [...]
Dec 2, 2017
While it seems inevitable that the world’s tech giants will move into the healthcare market sooner or later, that does not mean to say they will not face major challenges in doing so. [...]
Dec 2, 2017
According to the International Data Corporation, expenditure on Cloud infrastructure should reach 40.1 billion dollars this year, before expanding to 266 billion dollars by 2021.
Dec 1, 2017
A medical team at Loyola has developed an on-line system for recording robotic surgery carried out by trainee surgeons, to improve the documentation.
Dec 1, 2017
Following on from its chatbot Oscar, Air New Zealand is going one step further for its clients by offering a virtual assistant called Sophie, a "digital human" who responds to users’ [...]
Nov 30, 2017
When a healthcare facility is confronted with a disaster, it is too late to ask how it should organise itself and what it should do. Preparation for emergency situations is of the utmos [...]
Nov 30, 2017
A start-up from Luxembourg by the name of BioneXt Lab is looking to revolutionise the concept of the medical analysis laboratory using new technologies.
Nov 29, 2017
According to a recent report, the population health management market is projected to grow by a yearly average of 25% between now and 2021, a level of growth that will force companies a [...]
Nov 29, 2017
According to a survey carried out by the CITS American Express Global Business Travel in 2017, 31% of Chinese companies are expecting to spend more on business travel over the next 12 [...]
Nov 28, 2017
A big step towards the personalisation of drug treatments for cancer has recently been made by US researchers, who have designed an algorithm equipped with artificial intelligence aimed [...]
Nov 27, 2017
At a time when the market of the Internet of Things is growing significantly throughout the world, China is calling for the creation of an international IoT standard.
Nov 25, 2017
Increasing numbers of light vehicles are now being equipped with some form of telematics, with the proportion of new cars fitted with such smart devices also set to grow. Revenue is als [...]
Nov 24, 2017
Recently approved by the American health authorities, the Senhance robotic surgical system promises great things. The directors of the company that created the system believe that Senha [...]
Nov 24, 2017
Thanks to technological advances and their own growing demands, the lives of business travellers are set to become increasingly digital in the years ahead. By 2020 their everyday experi [...]
Nov 23, 2017
In an introduction to his association’s 2018 report, the president of the American Hospitals Association (AHA) underlines what changes need to be made in the near future as well as th [...]
Nov 22, 2017
From the end of November 2017, a driverless shuttle will be tested at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport by the ADP Group, as part of its innovation programme.
Nov 22, 2017
Excitement levels among Apple aficionados reached fever pitch in mid-October when new images surfaced on Twitter of Project Titan, Apple's driverless vehicle. A ten-second video and a p [...]
Nov 21, 2017
Bosch presented its brand new connected workshop in October in Paris, designed for the maintenance and repair of vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems. The German en [...]
Nov 20, 2017
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s digital strategy will be carried out in four phases across the next three years. In particular, the government is looking to remove all printed [...]
Nov 20, 2017
One day, it may be possible to measure the levels of certain substances in the body with a simple tattoo, thanks to Dermal Abyss. According to its composition and target substances, thi [...]
Nov 18, 2017
"Bleisure" is becoming ever more popular among people looking to combine business trips with tourism. The sector is developing apace and is set to expand yet further in the next few yea [...]
Nov 17, 2017
In the tourism sector as well as other fields of activity, the rise of voice-controlled smart speakers is opening up new horizons. However, this innovative way of booking and purchasing [...]
Nov 16, 2017
Despite problems with integration and reimbursements, telehealth is on the rise. Most US healthcare establishments state they have decided to make greater use of it in the future, as th [...]
Nov 15, 2017
AutoPro – a technology and service-provider for the automotive industry – was recently unveiled by its parent company, GlobalFoundries, which specialises in semi-conductors. The C [...]
Nov 14, 2017
Finnair has joined the 14% of airlines that offer their customers AI-powered chatbots. Known as Finn and launched on Facebook Messenger, the artificially intelligent interactive service [...]
Nov 13, 2017
Two doctors from Seattle in the USA have categorically stated that adopting electronic medical records (EMR) on a large scale would be of enormous benefit to their country’s health sy [...]
Nov 11, 2017
The upsurge of mobile and connected devices in the healthcare sector benefits both the patients and the healthcare professionals, namely because they save time and make medical procedur [...]
Nov 10, 2017
A US start-up is hoping to have small hybrid passenger aeroplanes in the skies by 2022, and eventually, the technology developed by this aeronautical company could usher in fully electr [...]
Nov 9, 2017
Analytical tools like the one developed by the MIT Sloan and Massachusetts General Hospital will enable doctors to make more relevant decisions when it comes to choosing who receives a [...]
Nov 8, 2017
At the forthcoming world gathering of the connected vehicle sector being held in Canada at the end of October, Panasonic is set to unveil its new protection system against cyber-attacks [...]
Nov 7, 2017
As part of the DXB Plus programme that aims to increase its capacity, Dubai airport has presented two intelligent and connected innovations at the Gitex 2017: a security tunnel with fac [...]
Nov 6, 2017
In scheduling initial testing for 2018, Airbus hopes its self-piloted four-seater air vehicle will be in the sky by 2023. Dubbed CityAirbus, the environmentally friendly flying taxi is [...]
Nov 4, 2017
Android, Microsoft and the GSMA asked to include an ‘opt out’ driving mode on mobile handsets.
Nov 3, 2017
The World Air Transport Statistics 2017, for both passengers and freight, are now available. Including 10 years of data, they enable air traffic to be analysed in detail.
Nov 2, 2017
After a fund-raising campaign which generated 15 million euros, a start-up by the name of Wandercraft is hoping to help physically handicapped people to get about upright using "robot w [...]
Nov 1, 2017
Technology and devices are gaining traction when it comes to managing, preparing and carrying out business travel. A recent study involving business travellers would seem to indicate th [...]
Oct 31, 2017
Self-driving vehicles are the talk of the town, and an increasing number of politicians envisage placing them at the heart of the transport system in American cities. If future users ma [...]
Oct 30, 2017
French start-up DreaminzZz is launching Hypnos – an innovative connected mask that works via hypnosis!
Oct 28, 2017
A new method for analysing brain scans using artificial intelligence (AI) could make it possible to detect signs of Alzheimer’s years before the true onset of the disease. The techniq [...]
Oct 27, 2017
Interoperability – which enables different technological devices to communicate with one another – is set to become a vital concern for the healthcare systems of the future, at the [...]
Oct 26, 2017
Researchers from the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technologies in Korea Republic have developed a miniature, non-invasive electronic device that could revolutionise medical [...]
Oct 25, 2017
Like many other carmakers, among them Volkswagen, Toyota has made its move into autonomous vehicles and has come up with a series of ingenious innovations in its new driving system.
Oct 24, 2017
The Mercedes-Benz Group has announced that all its vehicle ranges will feature electric options by 2022.
Oct 23, 2017
As part of European Mobility Week, which took place between 16th and 22nd September, the city of Hamburg has signed a partnership agreement with HERE Technologies.
Oct 21, 2017
What innovative functions will the new Apple Watch have? According to CNBC, a partnership between Apple and Stanford University and the firm American Well is looking into developing a p [...]
Oct 20, 2017
The travel sector is more than healthy as we approach the end of the year, according opinions canvassed by the Travel Leaders Group as part of its annual autumn survey.
Oct 19, 2017
A study financed by Canada Health Infoway shows that 32% of Canadian adults use e-health applications on their smartphones, although this figure drops to 28% of those who actually have [...]
Oct 18, 2017
Porsche is set to launch the Mission E 100% electric concept car by 2019, with a range of 500 km.
Oct 17, 2017
In October, the city of Amsterdam (Netherlands) is launching an electric car-sharing service, set up by Korean car manufacturer Hyundai. One hundred of the brand’s Ioniq cars will be [...]
Oct 16, 2017
Japan has begun trialling a self-driving minibus that will help elderly inhabitants of its more remote areas to get around more easily. The six-seater vehicle, which travels at 10 kmh, [...]
Oct 14, 2017
Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, has announced stronger cybersecurity measures and confirmed the creation of a scheme offering free Wi-Fi connectivity for [...]
Oct 13, 2017
MagicStay has just published a survey in which 600 business travellers from France, Germany and the United Kingdom were asked their opinion about safety on business trips.
Oct 12, 2017
French start-up Lucine had developed virtual reality goggles designed to reduce physical pain.
Oct 11, 2017
The German auto giant has stated its wish to invest some 84 billion US dollars into the development of its forthcoming electric vehicles, to enable the "people’s car" to become a more [...]
Oct 10, 2017
While Tesla is looking to develop a network of superchargers across all markets, German auto manufacturer Audi has announced a partnership with Alta Devices to install solar cells on th [...]
Oct 9, 2017
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is currently working on a futuristic space hotel project, in collaboration with a group of young graduates from the Massachusetts Insti [...]
Oct 7, 2017
Financial technology start-ups in London risk losing their competitive advantage due to Brexit, amid fears that they will no longer be able to attract digital geniuses from abroad. Comp [...]
Oct 6, 2017
Business travel and technology: Business travellers want to manage their trips using each and all of their devices
To gain time and increase productivity, business travellers would prefer to use all digital platforms available to manage their trips, and only deal with a third party in the event of a [...]
Oct 5, 2017
Four new connected devices will help to ensure that you do not get behind the wheel after too much to drink.
Oct 4, 2017
Thanks to increasing demand for radars, imagers and LiDAR systems, the global automotive sensor market is expected to be worth nearly USD23bn (EUR19bn) by 2022.
Oct 3, 2017
Ahead of this month's International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Mercedes has unveiled its new, 100% electric concept car that is set to compete with top-of-the-range electric cars fr [...]
Oct 2, 2017
Far more than any other sector of activity, insurance companies are ploughing significant investments into integrating artificial intelligence into their systems. The various companies [...]
Sep 30, 2017
At a conference at the IFA 2017, Samsung unveiled a range of sports wearables as well as various innovative projects for smart homes.
Sep 29, 2017
A new functionality on the Google Maps application will let drivers know if they are likely to have problems parking at their destination in 25 cities around the world, including Paris. [...]
United Kingdom, Sep 28, 2017
A team of British researchers has just developed the world's smallest surgical robot...
Sep 27, 2017
The Japanese firm is in the process of developing a new electric car offering greater range than those of its competitors.
Sep 26, 2017
Following on from its 100% electric cars and mopeds, the German manufacturer is set to launch the X2City, a sophisticated electric scooter priced at around €2,500 euros.
USA, Sep 25, 2017
In the US state of Michigan, Ford and Domino's Pizza are about to launch a new initiative that will see some of the fast-food giant’s deliveries carried out by driverless vehicles des [...]
Canada, Sep 23, 2017
A report by a US company specialising in cybercrime has underlined the global explosion of large-scale (i.e. where over a million files are exposed) IT data leaks. The figures show that [...]
United States, Sep 22, 2017
Having now traveled to several countries around the world, Daniel Durazo, Director – Communications, Allianz Worldwide Partners USA, still remembers the challenges he faced while p [...]
Japan, Sep 21, 2017
A brand-new type of intelligent wheelchair is currently being tested in Tokyo airport (Japan). Created by Panasonic, the WHILL NEXT transports passengers with reduced mobility independe [...]
Sep 20, 2017
Following in the tyre tracks of Volvo, Uber, Google and Daimler, Tesla is moving into self-driving trucks, a market with a big future.
Sep 19, 2017
Infiniti unveiled a retro-look electric concept car at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on 20th August. Inspired by the race cars of the 1940s, the Prototype 9 combines a passion [...]
Sep 18, 2017
As of 7 August, Air France has been providing business class travellers with virtual reality headsets on flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Saint Martin.
Qatar, Sep 16, 2017
Qatar has announced that the citizens of 80 countries are now entitled to enter the country without a visa, including the members of the Schengen area.
Sep 15, 2017
Tempted by the prospect of substantial savings, increased profits and enhanced safety, airline companies are contemplating the use of pilotless airliners. Though it would lead to cheape [...]
France, Sep 14, 2017
France's very first pedestrian traffic camera is now operating in La Grande-Motte (France). Contrary to what its name suggests, the system's aim is not to catch pedestrians crossing whe [...]
Sep 13, 2017
Toyota has unveiled the FT-4X – a utility vehicle fitted with numerous features designed to appeal to Generation Y.
Sep 12, 2017
A European Union spokesman has denied the rumours that Europe is intending to apply quotas of electric vehicles on automotive manufacturers. European decision-makers believe that they w [...]
Sep 8, 2017
The 9% rise in passenger numbers at European airports over the last year is the kind of growth they have not experienced in over a decade. The increase, which spiked in June, has mainly [...]
Sep 7, 2017
The e-commerce giant has just created a new laboratory dedicated to healthcare technologies.
Sep 6, 2017
With help from automotive giant Daimler and other investors, German company Volocopter has raised close to 25 million euros to finance its flying car project.
Sep 5, 2017
A new record for the range of a production electric vehicle was set in early August by a Tesla Model S 100D. Italian drivers managed to cover 1,078 kilometres on one battery charge, bea [...]
Paris, France, Sep 4, 2017
An apartment complex of connected and intelligent homes is currently being built in the French capital's 14th arrondissement.
Sep 2, 2017
First it was mutual health funds, now the city of Nantes in western France is trying to provide greater access to home insurance for those of its inhabitants who are the least well-off. [...]
Sep 1, 2017
The most recent edition of a study on business travel carried out by Europeans shows that London and Vienna are still the most popular destinations. Furthermore, there have been no chan [...]
Aug 31, 2017
With the advent of connected health, developers have been working on smartphone apps for customers of pharmacies. The three main existing platforms can transmit prescriptions to chemist [...]
Aug 30, 2017
Following on from the Model S and Model X, Tesla has begun deliveries of its Model 3, a more affordable version of its two big sisters.
Aug 29, 2017
What if part of the solution to the awful pollution in Chinese cities was the use of a revolutionary bike? An eco-bicycle that is the brainchild of a Dutch designer is equipped with a s [...]
France, Aug 28, 2017
Appearing at CES 2017, French company Miliboo unveiled EKKO, an Android-compatible smart mirror.
Aug 26, 2017
3D printing is now turning to food. There is a growing number of food printing projects being carried out by professionals, who can now make pizzas or intricately-shaped pancakes in jus [...]
United Kingdom, Aug 25, 2017
Be they business travellers or tourists, Europeans are choosing the United Kingdom, and in particular London, as their favoured destination. Experts believe that this phenomenon is due [...]
France, Aug 24, 2017
The prosthetic knee joint sector is expanding all the time, and it is set to be revolutionised by a French innovation. The FollowKnee is a connected joint, fitted with sensors which hav [...]
Aug 23, 2017
The final obstacle for consumers when it comes to buying an electric car, battery charge times are coming down fast. Leading the way, Porsche has just installed its first ultra-fast cha [...]
Aug 22, 2017
A team of Swiss engineers and microbiologists have created a robotic eel that swims around bodies of water and tests them for pollution. Nicknamed Envirobot, the device can even detect [...]
Aug 21, 2017
An Amazon futurist believes that technology will enable us to translate the language of our pets within the next decade...
France, Aug 19, 2017
Designed by the French company of the same name, the Jeedom-compatible TheKeys smart lock has just been launched on the market.
Aug 18, 2017
Sabre and Yougov publish the results of a new study into the personalization of travel...
Aug 17, 2017
Though many are still in the prototype phase, a number of innovations could help the daily lives of people who are mute, by helping them to communicate with those who do not know sign l [...]
Aug 16, 2017
Unveiled at Innovation Days 2017 in Chicago (USA), BMW’s new app BMW Connected+ is the German carmaker’s attempt to connect drivers’ smartphones to its cars before they become sel [...]
Londres, Royaume-Uni, Aug 15, 2017
The British government intends to block the sale of diesel and petrol cars by 2040 as part of the fight against air pollution.
Londres, Royaume-Uni, Aug 14, 2017
Designed by French start-up Plume Labs and unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the smart air-quality tracker Flow is now undergoing testing in London.
Aug 12, 2017
Apple might well be on the verge of replacing fingerprint scanning with face scanning to secure access to its forthcoming iPhone 8. This new smartphone, which the brand is set to unveil [...]
Aug 11, 2017
Tesla boss Elon Musk has grand designs when it comes to electric cars, and recently spoke of building a "Transformer"-style vehicle that could charge itself up with energy, using a pano [...]
France, Aug 10, 2017
Connected health: Dealing with the lack of doctors in France via Telemedica, a connected mini-hospital
With more and more areas of France now suffering from a lack doctors, the town of Laigneville, north of Paris, is looking into a solution via tele-treatment which uses the concept of a [...]
Aug 9, 2017
Car manufacturer Volkswagen has unveiled a robot, developed in partnership with Kuka, which will automate the battery-charging of its electric cars in the future.
Norvège, Aug 8, 2017
The Norwegian government is now taking the levels of CO2 emissions of new vehicles into account when it comes to the purchase price.
Chine, Aug 7, 2017
The Chinese government last week revealed its strategy to make up the ground that is has lost in the artificial intelligence race, and eventually step up to become world leader in the f [...]
Aug 5, 2017
The Moley cooking robot can accurately mimic the actions of a chef, so it can do your cooking for you.
Aug 4, 2017
Dutch airline KLM, French aerospace group Zodiac and students from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have joined forces to design a smart airplane seat. Fitted with sens [...]
Abou Dabi - Émirats arabes unis, Aug 2, 2017
Since the start of the year, Abu Dhabi has been reaping the rewards of its national tourism development programme. Over the first four months of 2017, the number of international travel [...]
Aug 1, 2017
German start-up Lilium Aviation recently conducted a successful test flight of its Lilium Jet prototype, the world’s first electric-powered vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet, w [...]
Jul 29, 2017
Buoyed by the success of a crowdfunding campaign that has helped them bring the floating hot tub to the UK, two entrepreneurs will shortly be operating on a London canal, offering their [...]
Jul 28, 2017
A recent study carried out by Phocus Forward showed that the online travel industry has a great impact on the tourist industry. From flight bookings to accommodation, the market is evol [...]
France, Jul 27, 2017
The price of health insurance policies has gone up, which is a problem for the 29 million people in France who do not benefit from group health insurance.
Jul 26, 2017
The spectre of a lack of batteries to equip all of the various models of hybrid and electric vehicles that are set to be launched in the coming years is looming over the world market. E [...]
France, Jul 25, 2017
First seen at the Paris Climate Conference in 2015, the eTree has made its debut in Nevers, in the Nièvre department of France. The first ever European tree with photovoltaic leaves wa [...]
Jul 24, 2017
Louis Vuitton will soon offer a deluxe Android Wear watch for just under €2,500…
Jul 24, 2017
From glasses to bracelets and insoles, we bring you five smart devices, some of them still in development, that help the visually impaired get around and perceive the world around them. [...]
Jul 22, 2017
Despite offering fast and remote data exchange, OTA (Over-the-Air) technology is rarely used by intelligent vehicle manufacturers for updating their on-board systems. But, in spite of t [...]
Jul 21, 2017
By combining artificial intelligence with connected objects, some countries hope to combat the dangers of living in a medical wasteland, a situation that a large part of its population [...]
Jul 21, 2017
In the very near future, activities linked to the development of mobile applications and solutions in the healthcare sector are set to undergo exponential growth. The phenomenon is bein [...]
France, Jul 20, 2017
Google is the first of the digital giants to offer a home assistant in France – Google Home – which will be available in August, first online then in stores. The system has already [...]
Jul 19, 2017
German company Bragi recently presented the Dash Pro, its latest model of wireless earphones that boast an innovative new function: real-time translation of 40 different languages into [...]
United Kingdom, Jul 19, 2017
The British authorities are preparing a legislative text about the use of data collected by connected vehicles, and while some people are delighted to have their personal details protec [...]
Jul 18, 2017
Here are a few tips on how to keep your Apple data safe when you are travelling...
Dubaï - Émirats arabes unis, Jul 18, 2017
Dubai Police Force will start using O-R3 autonomous patrol cars before the end of the year.
Jul 17, 2017
Porsche is set to introduce fully driverless vehicle technology, which will provide insights into how racing drivers are faring and enable them to improve out on the circuit.
France, Jul 13, 2017
"Co-planing", which had previously been banned in France by the Directorate General of civil aviation, has now been authorised by the Council of State.
Jul 12, 2017
The European Commission is investing €2.7bn in "Europe on the Move", a wide-ranging set of initiatives including 152 transport projects towards clean energy and digitalisation.
Jul 10, 2017
Volvo and Nvidia have signed a partnership agreement for the development of a self-driving system, with the Swedish manufacturer hoping to put its own autonomous vehicles on the road by [...]
Jul 7, 2017
Far removed from the world of sci-fi, with its high-speed chases on flying bikes, the hoverbike unveiled by the US Army a few days ago is a prototype designed to carry equipment rather [...]
Jul 6, 2017
So-called "reward" traffic lights have been installed in the commune of Fegersheim in Alsace (France). These intelligent traffic lights stay green if the driver respects the speed limit [...]
France, Jul 4, 2017
From 29 June until the end of December 2017, the STIF (Greater Paris Region Transport Union) will be running experimental autonomous electric shuttles around La Défense, the biggest bu [...]
Jul 3, 2017
Apple is looking to turn its customers' iPhones into virtual health data banks that allow users and their doctors to access their medical records. The company is currently on the looko [...]
Jun 30, 2017
The car-of-the-future designed by Jaguar-Land Rover is able to self-drive its way around town and has just passed a series of determining tests.
Jun 29, 2017
Spanish researchers have managed to create a living human epidermis with the same characteristics as natural skin, from scratch using a 3D printer! The process uses biological ink that [...]
Jun 24, 2017
By 2022, the volume of the global connected health market is set to exceed 53 billion euros, having experienced an average annual growth rate between now and then of over 30%. Investors [...]
United States, Jun 23, 2017
A survey of American drivers has revealed that many of them are considering making their next car a connected one and that most of them are interested in taking out usage-based insuranc [...]
Jun 21, 2017
Japanese carmaker Toyota is working on a system for preventing strokes at the wheel. The device, which is still at the prototype stage, uses sensors embedded in the steering wheel, the [...]
Thaïlande, Jun 19, 2017
While it is a popular tourist destination, Thailand’s hospitals are currently bursting at the seams due to accident-prone foreign visitors. The country is therefore thinking of making [...]
Canada, Jun 16, 2017
Air Canada has recently begun two new routes from Vancouver, flying to Frankfurt in Germany and Nagoya in Japan. There is more development to come, with nine other flights to be added t [...]
Jun 14, 2017
A new on-line tool will enable patients to contact the people treating them directly. Better monitoring will reduce visits to emergency wards and increase life expectancy by five months [...]
Germany, Jun 12, 2017
Audi has developed a system which uses the reactions of a vehicle’s wheels to movements in the road to produce electricity, which can be fed into the engine. It will lead to a reducti [...]
Jun 10, 2017
Allianz Worldwide Partners introduces a new infographic about Teleconsultation uses
Jun 9, 2017
A recent Allianz Worldwide Partner survey carried out among its policy-holders showed that the majority of users of MyHealthApp, the group's app for healthcare on the go, rated the app [...]
Jun 9, 2017
Fears are rising that the dramatic increase in cyber-attacks using ransomware could lead to pirates targeting intelligent household objects. With the first attacks having already occurr [...]
Jun 6, 2017
Automobile manufacturer Toyota is financing a new flying car project called ‘SkyDrive’. Engineers hope to have the vehicle ready by 2020, in time to light the flame at the opening c [...]
Belgium, Jun 5, 2017
Drones might one day be used to transport defibrillators to heart attack victims. More efficient and cheaper than a traditional ambulance, this method has recently been tested in Belgiu [...]
Jun 3, 2017
More than ever, and especially since the Parisian attacks in 2015 and 2016, companies are becoming aware of the challenge of protecting their business travellers. According to a new s [...]
Jun 2, 2017
As of next August in four of the European railway stations which it serves, Thalys will be helping travellers to discover the main destinations in their network by means of smells that [...]
United States, May 31, 2017
Narrowly approved by the House of Representatives on 4 May, the "Trumpcare" reform would, in its current form, cause 14 million more people to lose health insurance from 2018. According [...]
May 16, 2017
Despite current geopolitical turbulence, spending on business travel increased in 2016, and growth for 2017 is estimated at 2.5%.
May 14, 2017
Apple has become the leader in the connected objects sector thanks in no small part to its Apple Watch. Their closest competitors are now fitness tracker manufacturers.
May 12, 2017
Delays and cancels can make air travel a source of frustration. As for an official report, flights punctuality got worse in France between 2015 and 2016, all types of flights affected.
May 11, 2017
Spinach leaves could soon be used to repair malfunctioning hearts, as for researchers in Worcester, Massachusetts. More hopes will be made for those waiting for heart transplants.
May 11, 2017
In a country known for its high-speed trains, the Shiki-Shima has recently taken to the tracks offering a different, very upmarket service, with suites, gourmet dining and a chic piano [...]
May 10, 2017
Researchers at the Philadelphia Children’s Hospital in the USA have perfected equipment that reproduces the environment of a uterus. Testing has successfully been carried out on lamb [...]
May 9, 2017
Two US economists have looked into the effects of robotisation on the economy, and come to the conclusion that each robot gets rid of between six and seven jobs, and even brings about a [...]
May 8, 2017
A Ukrainian company is 3D printing the roof, the floor and the walls of its autonomous houses in less than eight hours. The rest of the structure then has to be installed by hand by a t [...]
May 5, 2017
Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has recently announced its intention to use biofuels made from waste products on certain long-haul flights, in order to try to reduce its greenhouse gas [...]
May 5, 2017
Having been ignored by the general public for a number of years, advances in smart home technology now seem to be gradually establishing themselves. Amazon’s vocal assistant ‘Alexa[...]
May 5, 2017
Financial damage caused by catastrophic events, either man-made or natural, totalled 175 billion US dollars in 2016 – almost twice as much as in 2015. The catastrophes themselves, ho [...]
May 4, 2017
In developing cars that can spot traffic congestion, operate voice-activated systems and detect and avoid obstacles, manufacturers are investing heavily in artificial intelligence, with [...]
May 2, 2017
In many countries, the authorities are concerned about the increasing number of incidents or alerts about the presence of drones near to aeroplanes and airports. Though we are still una [...]
Apr 28, 2017
Delta Air Lines will offer up to $10,000 to passengers if they agree to voluntarily give up their seat on an overbooked flight. The American airline thus hopes to avoid incidents like t [...]
Apr 28, 2017
Doha-based airline Qatar Airways recently unveiled a project to launch a new airline located in India by the end of this year, primarily designed to meet domestic demand.
Apr 28, 2017
According to an OpinionWay survey, 34% of French people use social media to look for holiday ideas, especially Instagram. Having been very popular among young people, who can someti [...]
Apr 18, 2017
The EHang 184 – a self-flying airborne vehicle made by Chinese manufacturer EHang – has had its first successful test in Dubai. The emirate is now looking to introduce taxi-drones o [...]
Apr 5, 2017
The Mobile World Congress (MWC) – the leading trade fair in its field – was recently held in Barcelona (Spain) and was dominated this year by the theme of virtual reality, closely f [...]
Apr 4, 2017
American automotive group Ford have just signed an agreement with Californian start-up AutoFi, which has developed an online financing solution for purchasing vehicles. Currently only a [...]
Mar 23, 2017
Rent a bicycle via a mobile application then leave it anywhere near your destination, and all for less than 20 cents per hour: this new breed of bike-sharing is booming in large Chinese [...]
Mar 23, 2017
When it comes to choosing a university, few French people think about Australia. And yet the land down under has plenty of things going for it – including quality teaching on American [...]
Londres, Royaume-Uni, Mar 23, 2017
On 6 February, Qatar Airways made the world’s longest commercial flight, covering the 14,535 kilometres between Doha and Auckland in 16 hours and 23 minutes. The flight was carried ou [...]
Mar 22, 2017
Smartphones are revolutionising the way in which conditions such as asthma, diabetes and osteoporosis are diagnosed, with sensors and apps being used for medical purposes. According to [...]
Mar 18, 2017
The rise of electric vehicles could well catch oil companies off guard. Having underestimated the global e-car market, they may be about to see it drive down demand for crude oil over t [...]
Feb 28, 2017
A new partnership between UATP and Paymagnet will enable airlines to directly integrate contactless card payments via smartphone into their mobile applications.
Feb 28, 2017
Switzerland is preparing the first ever manned solar flight out into the stratosphere. It will be flying as high as an altitude of 25,000 metres, meaning that the pilot will need to be [...]
Feb 24, 2017
Erasmus programme: Spain the main aim for students In the 30 years since it was first launched, five million people have taken part in the Erasmus programme, which enables youngsters t [...]
Feb 23, 2017
Voice control technology: a key feature of smart homes Internet giants see the smart home as the future of technology, though for it to be a success virtual home assistants must be com [...]
Feb 20, 2017
Virgin Galactic aiming for maiden spaceliner flight in 2017 : The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA-AST) has awarded Virgin Galacti [...]
Paris, France, Feb 19, 2017
New infographic about the Internet Of Things by Allianz Worldwide Partners
Paris, France, Feb 15, 2017
“Self-driving vehicles will transform the way in which insurance providers assess risks”, by Noel Ghanime, Allianz Worldwide Partners
Opinion paper by Noël Ghanimé, CEO of Allianz Global Assistance France, published on Le Monde.fr, on 14 August 2016.
Feb 10, 2017
“Hyperloop”: The capsule train promised for 2020 is taking shape Imagine sitting down in a capsule and being projected down a tube at faster-than-airline speeds: this is what is being [...]
Feb 10, 2017
Assistance by drone: A flood of projects from the United States to New Zealand Far from just a simple gadget that improves user comfort, drones can be employed to protect us and even s [...]
Feb 10, 2017
Using robotics to help people with handicaps : At the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, USA, start-ups certainly demonstrated that their inventions can change lives [...]
Feb 10, 2017
Self-driving cars: Google steps up a gear with Waymo Google has just launched Waymo, a company dedicated to self-driving cars. The American firm plans to continue developing a 3.0 tech [...]
Feb 10, 2017
Low-cost airlines increased air traffic in 2016 : World air passenger traffic continued to rise in 2016, though at a slightly slower rate than in previous years. Thanks to the entrepre [...]
Feb 10, 2017
America’s second-hand car market turns to vending machines : An American online car dealership has cut out the salesman by using vending machines to sell its used cars, a system that c [...]
Feb 10, 2017
Video - Winter Pollution hits Peak Level : What are the main pollutants and how do they affect our health?
Feb 6, 2017
"Securing the future and embodying trust: insurers put to the test with the blockchain revolution" by Dan Assouline, Allianz Worldwide Partners
Securing the future and embodying trust: insurers put to the test with the blockchain revolution
Paris, France, Feb 6, 2017
Allianz Worldwide Partners conducted the first worldwide study on connected health and on personal data protection, using the panel of Apple Watch owners. The study was carried out by [...]
Paris, France, Jan 26, 2017
Supersonic speed, windowless fuselage, electric propulsion, birdlike wings, connected aircraft... Discover Allianz Worldwide Partners Top 5 innovations in aviation of the future that [...]