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Jan 17, 2019
As part of its recent partnership with retailing giant Kroger, Nuro is set to test a delivery service using autonomous vehicles. If the initial test phase, limited to a store in Arizona [...]
Jan 16, 2019
"If you have a Tesla built in the last two years, try navigating with Autopilot – it’ll take your breath away!” said Elon Musk recently. The new version of the driver aid system i [...]
Jan 15, 2019
After the inauguration of the first biometric terminal in the USA at Atlanta a few days ago, American Airlines has now said that it is to adopt facial recognition via a solution called [...]
Jan 14, 2019
A fleet of drones is set to strengthen the police presence in New York with the legendary NYPD deciding to acquire unarmed flying craft to help its officers with certain missions seen a [...]
Jan 12, 2019
Israeli researchers are currently working furiously to send a space vehicle to the Moon with a time capsule, containing three hard disks filled with thousands of files on the culture an [...]
Jan 11, 2019
The first hotel in AccorHotels' Orient Express project, inspired by the legendary luxury trains of the same name, will open its doors in Bangkok at the end of 2019. Located in the highe [...]
Jan 10, 2019
Customers in a hurry at the airports in San Jose, Los Angeles and Dallas Fort Worth will soon be able to test out the "Amazon Go" concept of a store where you can shop without having to [...]
Jan 9, 2019
With new technologies developing apace in every sector, how is this affecting business travel? BCD Travel took an in-depth look into this aspect of their business at a conference on dig [...]
Jan 8, 2019
Blue Diesel R33 is a fuel recently unveiled by Volkswagen that is partly made up of recycled biological matter, most notably used cooking oil. The German auto giant claims that its new [...]
Jan 7, 2019
Researchers at the CNRS and doctors working for governing bodies running world athletics have come together to develop an IT-based model which is capable of detecting unusual results in [...]
Jan 5, 2019
Lotus’ latest ambition is to break into the "hypercar" segment alongside such famous names as Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren. The legendary British constructor, which has been taken ove [...]
Jan 4, 2019
Richard Branson was right: Virgin Galactic have sent people into space before Christmas, just as he had announced in late November. SpaceShipTwo, which goes by the name of VSS Unity, r [...]
Jan 3, 2019
Initially designed for cyclists to enable them to use elementary smartphone functions without getting the device out of their pocket, the Levi’s / Google connected jacket has come on [...]
Jan 2, 2019
The Tesla Model X police cars ordered at the start of the year have just been delivered to the forces of law and order in Basle. Photos and a video shared on social networks provide a g [...]
Jan 1, 2019
Porsche and the mapping platform Mapbox have teamed up to create a new mapping tool. Taking its cue from social media and making use of augmented reality, the system of customisable map [...]
Dec 31, 2018
The result of a collaboration between Rolls-Royce and Finferries, Falco is the name of the world’s first fully autonomous ferry. The smart boat completed a trial in the waters of Finl [...]
Dec 29, 2018
A predictive policing system could soon be used to identify potential crimes before they are even committed. This controversial tool, which would not have looked out of place in the fil [...]
Dec 28, 2018
A recent study led by American company Concur showed that “bleisure”, a concept that involves combining a business trip with leisure activities, is enjoying a real boom. This is par [...]
Dec 27, 2018
In spring 2019, packages could be delivered by drone in Finland! After successful trials in Australia, Google are now planning on bringing their Wing project to Europe. Various differen [...]
Dec 26, 2018
Waymo One – Google’s driverless taxi service – was officially launched on 5 December. Vehicles from the company’s fleet will first take to the streets of Arizona, where they wil [...]
Dec 25, 2018
The team behind the Energy Observer stopped off at the Paris Boat Show to review the vessel’s first two years on the water. A racing catamaran turned floating test lab, it now trials [...]
Dec 22, 2018
Expo 2020 Dubai, which will kick off in less than 700 days, is set to attract more than 25 million international visitors over a six-month period in total. The emirate is pulling out al [...]
Dec 21, 2018
"Rome Reborn" is the name of a series of applications and videos which will soon make it possible to (virtually) walk the streets of ancient Rome. The project, which was developed by US [...]
Dec 20, 2018
After Ikea produced a connected lamp that is compatible with Chinesecompany Xiaomi’s IoT platform, the flat-pack furniture giant and the high-tech specialist are adding another string [...]
Dec 19, 2018
Reinforcement learning (RL) – a method used to create artificial intelligence – has not yet been fully mastered by developers. To overcome this obstacle and create more opportunitie [...]
Dec 18, 2018
An architecture studio in Toronto had the idea of turning a driverless car into a compact hotel room. This “Autonomous Travel Suite” would enable users to optimise their time by pro [...]
Dec 17, 2018
The exact nature of the new type of media pledged by Audi and Disney is hard to pin down. The two companies have been working together on the project for over a year and a half, develop [...]
Dec 15, 2018
To speed up the implementation of new technologies, the Japanese government is looking to create a "super-city" where cutting-edge technologies could undergo accelerated testing. Innova [...]
Dec 14, 2018
The authors of a study have ranked the 50 airports in the world with the best facilities for business travellers in transit. The hubs at Tokyo Narita (Japan), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mos [...]
Dec 13, 2018
Making use of advanced medical imaging technologies, a world-renowned neuroscientist has just confirmed what he long suspected: that the lower part of the human brain contains a hithert [...]
Dec 12, 2018
By 2020, the Dubai police force is set to be equipped with airborne motorbikes that can fly above traffic jams. A number of videos currently circulating on the Internet show officers le [...]
Dec 11, 2018
Plans to build a tulip-shaped tower have been submitted to the UK authorities. The skyscraper, which would go up next to the Gherkin, would be a genuine tourist attraction. Affording p [...]
Dec 10, 2018
SpaceX’s first uncrewed test flight has just been scheduled for 7th January 2019. The aim of these test flights is to prepare for future flights to the International Space Station (ISS) [...]
Dec 8, 2018
Google’s latest ambitious goal is to enable users of its VR goggles to walk endlessly in the virtual environment. The US giant has filed a patent application for a pair of shoes fitte [...]
Dec 7, 2018
Travellers with physical handicaps now have a growing number of innovative tools available that have been designed to help them to get around. Finding the most suitable route, hiring a [...]
Dec 6, 2018
At a press conference held on 22 November, Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth – an Austrian specialist in optometry and ophthalmology – spoke about the way in which big data and artificial inte [...]
Dec 5, 2018
Ford has joined forces with US retail giant Walmart and delivery specialist Postmates to offer a grocery delivery service using self-driving cars. An initial two-month trial has been an [...]
Dec 4, 2018
German manufacturer BigRep has unveiled the prototype for a 3D-printed electric motorbike. Dubbed the Nerabike, it combines a number of innovations with a futuristic design.
Dec 3, 2018
An international team of researchers led by University College London (UCL) has discovered a way of detecting the early signs of dementia. Patients can be diagnosed up to 10 years befor [...]
Dec 1, 2018
A new Google application called Finder, based on artificial intelligence, is said to be capable of working out which restaurants could make you ill. This innovative programme primarily [...]
Nov 30, 2018
Tourists are returning in numbers to Zimbabwe, a year on from Robert Mugabe’s resignation. After many years of civil war and corruption, the country is now drawing on its stunning nat [...]
Nov 29, 2018
Among its many potential areas of use, artificial intelligence has much to offer the medical world. Developed by US researchers, new AI can predict the appearance of acute kidney injury [...]
Nov 28, 2018
With the Iceland tourist industry currently going through something of a slump, Icelandair announced the take-over in early November of rival airline Wow Air, in a move designed to boos [...]
Nov 27, 2018
Australian researchers have developed a therapeutic contact lens that can help heal cornea injuries. When installed, it encourages repair of injuries on the eye’s surface, which are e [...]
Nov 23, 2018
Honda’s US research institute has announced the launch of a new cognitive robotics project entitled "The Curious Minded Machine". Several prestigious US universities including MIT w [...]
Nov 22, 2018
Among the numerous potential fields of application for artificial intelligence (AI), here is a new one: law. Twenty lawyers have just been thrashed by AI in a contract revision challeng [...]
Nov 21, 2018
While electric vehicles offer a number of advantages, charging them still presents a problem, which is why Google Maps has developed a new function that tells EV owners where the neares [...]
Nov 20, 2018
After Austrian company Kreisel’s prototype of an electric Porsche 910 that was launched in spring 2017, UK firm Charge Automotive is now looking to create an electric version of a hig [...]
Nov 19, 2018
Jaguar Land Rover has revealed its bid to combat car sickness with a system that uses biometric sensors to identify how well each passenger is feeling and automatically personalises the [...]
Nov 17, 2018
The UK government has launched a voluntary code of practice for manufacturers of internet-connected devices. The first of its kind in the world, the code is founded on 13 guidelines and [...]
Nov 16, 2018
Using airborne taxis to avoid traffic jams could soon be a reality for the inhabitants of Singapore, with a company by the name of Volocopter set to test its flying half-drones, half-he [...]
Nov 15, 2018
A new project launched by Ford is set to transform smartphones into emergency steering wheels. The automotive manufacturer has filed a patent application for an emergency control system [...]
Nov 14, 2018
The Peugeot group took advantage of the Paris Motor Show event to announce the launch of its new car sharing scheme in the French capital. The fleet will be made up of 500 electric vehi [...]
Nov 13, 2018
A drone has managed to regularly deliver medicines to a remote island in the middle of the largest lake in Africa over a six-month test phase. This experiment – led by DHL, the German A [...]
Nov 12, 2018
The Corporate Benefits Program, Air France-KLM’s loyalty programme for business travellers, has been relaunched by the company. Corporate passengers are offered fourteen benefits, and [...]
Nov 9, 2018
Ford, Uber and Lyft have teamed up with the platform SharedStreets to pool their data and help create new tools for the smart cities of the future. These tools will be available to both [...]
Nov 8, 2018
Is this the end of tedious training courses for nursing staff? A new professional training system based on virtual reality has been tested by nurses in Rennes (France) in early October. [...]
Nov 7, 2018
Mercedes-Benz is set to launch the S class, its self-driving car, in 2020. Boasting a Level 3 assistance system, the car is the German manufacturer’s answer to the models being develo [...]
Nov 6, 2018
The world’s largest planetarium is currently being built near the Chinese city of Shanghai, all with the aid of building information modelling (BIM), a revolutionary technique that st [...]
Nov 5, 2018
Is China about to take over as the leading global force in artificial intelligence? That is the conclusion reached in a recent US study. Since announcing its national AI development p [...]
Nov 3, 2018
A highly securitised biometric bank card should be available in France by the end of 2018. The card is fitted with a mini fingerprint reader and has already been successfully tested in [...]
Nov 2, 2018
The Hotels.com booking platform now features Siri Shortcuts – a new Apple functionality which enables the vocal assistant to have direct access to applications. This move is designed [...]
Nov 1, 2018
Who can say they have never dreamed of being able to communicate by telepathy? This fantasy may not be far from becoming a reality if we are to believe a study published last month by a [...]
Oct 31, 2018
The Hyperloop programme, launched in 2013 by Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk which aims to be transporting passengers and freight on-board pods that levitate in low-pressure tubes at sp [...]
Oct 29, 2018
In Paris, as early as spring 2019, Parisians and tourists alike will be able to use a new mode of transport that is a futuristic as it is eco-friendly, when flying water taxis designed [...]
Oct 27, 2018
At a time when air pollution is becoming more and more of a concern, Google Maps has announced a major project for the mapping of air quality, in partnership with Aclima, a specialist i [...]
Oct 26, 2018
This year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine has been awarded to James Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their groundbreaking work in the fight against cancer. Their innovative approaches are foun [...]
Oct 25, 2018
Town Square – a life-size reproduction of a US city centre from the 1950s – is set to enable people staying in a home in California for patients suffering from senility and Alzheime [...]
Oct 24, 2018
Singapore Airlines has just taken delivery of the latest Airbus, designed to cover a distance of 16,700 kilometres without a layover – the equivalent of a flight of around 18 hours [...]
Oct 20, 2018
A patient in Lille University Hospital recently underwent heart surgery under hypnosis, a medical first in the region. The 88-year-old patient is now recovering well. The hospital hopes [...]
Oct 19, 2018
Built into the side of an abandoned quarry and due to welcome its first guests in October, the Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland is a unique hotel, lying largely below ground level. [...]
Oct 18, 2018
Making use of complex algorithms and machine-learning techniques, AI could be about to help doctors make more accurate predictions about the effectiveness of immunotherapy.
Oct 16, 2018
A start-up by the name of Orii has developed a smart ring which enables the wearer to send and receive messages by simply placing a finger on their ear and then interact with their sma [...]
Oct 15, 2018
A Japanese billionaire has signed up for the chance to become one of the first tourists to go on a voyage around the moon, aboard a SpaceX rocket. Scheduled for 2023 and lasting a total [...]
Oct 13, 2018
The use of smartphones by drivers and pedestrians alike is the cause of millions of accidents around the world every year, resulting in numerous deaths and serious injuries. In seeking [...]
Oct 12, 2018
British train and bus booking platform Trainline has launched an innovative solution that provides customers with alerts updating them on any disruptions to their journeys. Launching in [...]
Oct 11, 2018
The aim of RIKEN is to allow for the early diagnosis of congenital heart defects during pregnancy. To do this, the Japanese institute has developed a tool based on artificial intelligen [...]
Oct 10, 2018
Vision Urbanetic is the name of the new concept car that has just been announced by Mercedes. This future autonomous electric vehicle is fitted with two interchangeable sets of bodywork [...]
Oct 9, 2018
Thanks to recent progress made in the field of autonomy, drivers will soon be able to relax, work, sleep or do their shopping instead of actually driving if a project led by the IKEA gr [...]
Oct 8, 2018
The lunar mission that SpaceX is offering to private passengers is taking shape: on Friday 14th September, the company announced that it had signed up its first space tourist. The lucky [...]
Oct 6, 2018
Automation will affect 52% of daily professional tasks by 2025, according to a recent report by the World Economic Forum. While this robotic revolution will cause many jobs to be axed, [...]
Oct 5, 2018
As of 1 November, Ryanair will no longer accept free hand luggage up to 10kg, a measure that will not now affect any passengers who booked their flights with the low-cost carrier before [...]
Oct 4, 2018
The MIT has developed an artificial intelligence tool designed to predict depressive tendencies through text or audio recordings. With an accuracy rate of 77%, this neuronal-network mod [...]
Oct 3, 2018
Drivers face an increasing number of distractions at the wheel, chief among them mobile phones. A survey conducted by Volvo USA reveals that Generation X drivers use their phones more t [...]
Oct 2, 2018
RM Sotheby’s has set a new auction record for a vehicle with the sale of a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO for $48.4m in late August. The identity of the new owner is unknown.
Oct 1, 2018
Complete with an expressive face and boasting an ability to cry and blush, Gaumard’s latest educational robot pushes the boundaries of reality. Named HAL ® S225, the robot has the fa [...]
Sep 28, 2018
US giant Uber is showing further ambition by announcing that after Dallas and Los Angeles, they are ready to implement their UberAir project in a third city, this time abroad. The final [...]
Sep 27, 2018
By analysing the information gleaned from Google Maps and Street View, as well as data from previous studies, an algorithm is able to determine the obesity rate in a particular geograph [...]
Sep 26, 2018
Plenty of constructors are currently developing driverless cars, including BMW who are also working on a smart motorbike which can more or less function without a driver. It is an impro [...]
Sep 25, 2018
A report commissioned by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and focusing on 20 airlines covering North Atlantic routes has found that aircraft with large business [...]
Sep 24, 2018
Having made a series of patent applications relating to its secret autonomous vehicle project, Apple is developing an augmented reality windscreen that will enhance passenger safety in [...]
Sep 21, 2018
After winning over the air industry in recent years, facial recognition technology has now made an appearance in the hotel industry. Thanks to an innovative solution developed by Chines [...]
Sep 19, 2018
Over the last few days, astonished internet users have been able to watch a video showing a Bugatti Chiron… made entirely out of Lego! What is even more amazing is that the replica sp [...]
Sep 18, 2018
Toyota and Uber have strengthened their strategic partnership, with the Japanese giant making a significant investment as part of its continuing plans to conquer the self-driving car ma [...]
Sep 15, 2018
The World Tourism Organisation has just published its annual figures that show the state of the international tourism market. The sector experienced significant growth worldwide in 2017 [...]
Sep 14, 2018
An interactive map is now helping people plan their trips to admire the USA’s beautiful fall foliage at its best. Based on an algorithm that can process millions of data pieces in rea [...]
Sep 13, 2018
A new application developed jointly by Cerner and the Duke Clinical Research Institute can gauge certain cardiovascular risks in patients, in particular those related to atherosclerosis [...]
Sep 12, 2018
According to a recent Elon Musk tweet, video streaming services will become available in two years’ time on Tesla’s center screens, thanks to the ‘version 10’ software update.
Sep 10, 2018
65% of business travellers are worried about the security of their data during their trips according to a new study carried out by CWT. These concerns are well justified and could lead [...]
Sep 8, 2018
According to a new study presented at the 2018 ESC Congress, listening to yoga music before sleep is good for your heart. It is said to improve heart rate variability and thus reduce th [...]
Sep 7, 2018
Passengers have become less and less satisfied with British airports and airlines over the last two years, says a recent study by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Though they are par [...]
Sep 6, 2018
US and Korean researchers have created an artificial retina that provides an effective alternative to silicon visual implants. Ultrathin, flexible and made of 2D materials, the implant [...]
Sep 5, 2018
After a disappointing trimester of smartphone sales, Samsung are embarking on a strategical three-year plan to pour money into artificial intelligence (IA), self-driving cars and 5G. Th [...]
Sep 4, 2018
With their new Premium Economy class, American Airlines will treat their premium economy passengers to improved in-flight comfort. It is the first domestic airline to create such an off [...]
Sep 3, 2018
“Glabella” is the name of the new device created by Microsoft to measure blood pressure. Looking like a normal pair of glasses, this prototype is said to be more reliable and easier [...]
Aug 31, 2018
According to a new study led by telecommunications company Inmarsat, the quality of in-flight WiFi is crucial to passenger satisfaction and loyalty. More than half of passengers believe [...]
Aug 30, 2018
South Korean tech giant Samsung have announced that they are planning to launch a new foldable smartphone. In taking on this technical challenge, they are hoping to beat rivals Huawei t [...]
Aug 29, 2018
Two US engineers have developed an alert system for cars to prevent dangers that can come about in periods of extreme heat. It uses the vehicle’s horn and is the first ever alarm syst [...]
Aug 28, 2018
With Japan’s tourist industry enjoying a boom, more and more visitors are giving up guidebooks for Instagram. The number of people using the app in the country has more than doubled o [...]
Aug 25, 2018
A new study led by the American Heart Association has shown that the more screen time children and teenagers have, the more sedentary their behaviour becomes. Spending the day in front [...]
Aug 24, 2018
American Airlines and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have announced that they are testing a 3D scanner for carry-on bags at New York’s JFK Airport. The device is bas [...]
Aug 23, 2018
In order to measure the levels of cortisol in the body, university researchers in America have created a wearable device that analyses the substances present in human sweat. The results [...]
Aug 22, 2018
An agreement has been signed between Waymo – the automotive subsidiary of Google – and US retail giant Walmart. The two big names are in the process of perfecting an autonomous car [...]
Aug 20, 2018
Google recently revealed the steps it is taking to make it easier for its cloud users to develop programmes with blockchain technology. The Californian company has signed agreements wit [...]
Aug 18, 2018
Adopting an empirical approach and shunning methods based on hardware and detailed calculations, two British engineers have created a machine learning-based system that can teach a car [...]
Aug 17, 2018
According to a recent report by the IDC, the sudden rise in investment in blockchain solutions could see spending jump 800% to $12bn by 2022, driven largely by their adoption in banking [...]
Aug 16, 2018
In December 2017, Apple lodged a patent application in the USA for a sun protection quality detection system. A sensor is used to measure the quality of coverage by any sunscreens that [...]
Aug 15, 2018
Italian coachbuilder and designer Pininfarina is set to design and manufacture its very first very high-end electric car, which goes by the name of the PFo. The hyper-car is scheduled f [...]
Aug 14, 2018
A European patent has been lodged by Ferrari to protect its new turbocharger system that is adapted for hybrid vehicles. It differs from other comparable equipment in the fact that the [...]
Aug 13, 2018
Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce announced at the Farnborough Air Show on 15 July that it is designing and developing a flying taxi. Dubbed EVTOL, the futuristic vehicle would have s [...]
Aug 11, 2018
Delta Air Lines has launched "Premium Select" class on its new Airbus A350, with all of its long-haul craft set to offer Premium Economy class by 2021.
Aug 9, 2018
Since 9th July, Stela, a subsidiary of Total, is offering road transporters an IoT solution that enables them to locate their trailers and optimise their use. Connected to the Sigfox ne [...]
Aug 8, 2018
Tests on autonomous taxis carried out by Bosch and Daimler-Mercedes are set to get under way next year in a city in Silicon Valley. Mercedes shuttles fitted with Bosch components and st [...]
Aug 7, 2018
Exodus – the latest smartphone designed by HTC – is set to hit the market very soon and is being hailed by the company as the "first major blockchain telephone in the world". It has [...]
Aug 6, 2018
Since April, the Michelin group has been selling a smart tyre which makes it possible to collect various useful sets of data on how the vehicle that it is fitted to is performing. It wa [...]
Aug 4, 2018
French start-up Meero is proving very popular with professional photographers and the tourist industry alike, as well as the real estate and catering sectors around the world. The compa [...]
Aug 3, 2018
In response to the inability of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons to use most smart devices, a software developer has come up with a solution based on deep learning and thanks to which t [...]
Aug 2, 2018
My Hero is a smart personal alarm worn by women to help protect them from attack. Developed by a company in Korea Republic, the alarm is a small stick that the user activates in the eve [...]
Aug 1, 2018
Swedish carmaker Volvo has said that the owners of its future autonomous cars should be able to work, sleep and even be drunk when travelling in them and that they should also be free f [...]
Jul 31, 2018
Airline Checkins is the new application developed by Lufthansa, which is designed to enable users to buy flight tickets and check in, among other things. But passengers of the German a [...]
Jul 30, 2018
Boeing has made clear its intention to play a major role in the development of hypersonic flight, having revealed the concept behind a passenger plane that could potentially travel at f [...]
Jul 28, 2018
The mass production of the Apolong, a self-driving minibus from Chinese giant Baidu, has begun and a hundred vehicles have already been produced. The driver-free bus, which can transpor [...]
Jul 27, 2018
India’s airlines, driven by a domestic market that generates little profit and helped by the country’s laws, have developed flight connections with large cities all across the world.
Jul 26, 2018
A report conducted by Chilmark Research at a number of US hospitals indicates that the real-time use of data would enable better management of patient care. Such a move would require th [...]
Jul 25, 2018
It came down to the last few hours, but Tesla manage to achieve its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3s in the space of a week at its factory in California. Elon Musk was delighted to have [...]
Jul 24, 2018
No one wakes up in the morning and says ‘Today is a good day to buy insurance’. And even if someone did buy an insurance product that day, he or she would probably not enthuse about [...]
Jul 24, 2018
The Financial Times has stated that for the second time in its history, Google has invested in US start-up Lime which specialises in self-service electric scooters. After an initial inv [...]
Jul 23, 2018
According to a report released by the Federal Aviation Administration in June, some 563 flights were delayed in the southeast region of the US on the day SpaceX launched its Falcon Heav [...]
Jul 21, 2018
The Boring Company, founded by Elon Musk, has been chosen by Chicago to design and build the high-speed link between the city’s downtown and the airport. The project will come in at l [...]
Jul 20, 2018
After shaking up the banking sector, blockchain could now be set to change the tourism industry, most notably in the way that loyalty programmes work. The technology enables the exchang [...]
Jul 19, 2018
US researchers have demonstrated the effectiveness of Swedish software in measuring and evaluating bone metastases that develop in prostate cancer sufferers. The programme promises to b [...]
Jul 18, 2018
Companies in Asia Pacific will soon be able to optimise their business travel expenses thanks to a virtual, flexible and secure payment system developed by Sabre. More practical both fo [...]
Jul 17, 2018
Canadian company Carbon Engineering has designed a plant capable of removing CO2 from the atmosphere and turning it into carbon neutral fuel at a lower cost than existing technology. Th [...]
Jul 16, 2018
Marriott is set to become the first hotel chain to trial Amazon’s voice assistant thanks to a version specially designed for the hotel industry, which will enable guests to order room [...]
Jul 14, 2018
Employees at Ford’s London innovation centre have created a prototype smart jacket designed to enhance the safety and comfort of cyclists. Making use of LED lighting, vibrating sleeve [...]
Jul 13, 2018
Developed to help business travellers deal with the effects of jet lag, the Timeshifter application is currently being tested by guests in Six Senses hotels.
Jul 12, 2018
Google has recently developed an algorithm capable of predicting the length of hospital stays of patients and the risks of readmission or even death, according to Développez.com.
Jul 11, 2018
The diversity of technologies developed and variety of terminologies used by automotive manufacturers to advertise their smart cars can lead to some degree of confusion. To give you som [...]
Jul 10, 2018
In the highly competitive race to offer commercial space flights, Blue Origin is looking to move on from the stage of unmanned to manned test flights. The company founded by Jeff Bezos [...]
Jul 9, 2018
Though Waymo have not officially revealed any plans to expand into Europe, the Google subsidiary nevertheless presented their self-driving vehicle technology on 1st June near Turin (Ita [...]
Jul 7, 2018
The city of Bordeaux has officially been chosen to host the RoboCup 2020. Organising the robot world cup could generate over seven million euros in economic benefits for the French city [...]
Jul 6, 2018
The company AirPod is planning to install a dozen or so Sleeping Pods across Europe over the summer. Thanks to these connected capsules, business travellers will be able to rest or work [...]
Jul 5, 2018
British researchers have recently created artificial human corneas using a 3D printer. This world-first exploit paves the way for using this technology for more and more complex operati [...]
Jul 4, 2018
According to US daily the Kansas City Star, a Texas-based start-up by the name of Integrated Roadways is developing an intelligent road system which is set to be tested soon in Colorado [...]
Jul 3, 2018
Houses printed in 3D are set to make an appearance in Eindhoven by 2019. Five homes will be built as part of Project Milestone – a joint venture between the University of Eindhoven an [...]
Jul 3, 2018
BMW is set to launch the first wireless charging system for cars, as an optional extra with the 530e iPerformance. Named GroundPad, it takes its inspiration from wireless smartphone cha [...]
Jun 23, 2018
The Internet of Things has already proven its worth in industry, and might soon expand into healthcare. Website objetconnecté.com has listed five practices that might be suited to hosp [...]
Jun 22, 2018
Apple has turned to Volkswagen for help with a self-driving shuttle project that will link its facilities in California. The partnership will see the German carmaker provide the US gian [...]
Jun 21, 2018
Projects applying artificial intelligence (AI) to healthcare took centre stage at the latest Google I/O, with deep learning and machine learning integral to tools designed to improve th [...]
Jun 20, 2018
As part of its Uber Elevate project, US company Uber has just announced that it is setting up a technology centre in France aimed at developing its future flying vehicle. It will be loc [...]
Jun 19, 2018
The California Energy Commission has just made the installation of solar panels compulsory on all new homes. The additional cost of between 8,000 and 12,000 dollars should be outweighed [...]
Jun 18, 2018
According to Thierry Vasseur, vice-president of Zebra Technologies, baggage handling in airports could be significantly improved using RFID (radio frequency identification).
Jun 16, 2018
The hotel industry is embracing the latest advances in smart home devices and the Internet of Objects in offering new, ultra-smart and customised rooms to meet the requirements of their [...]
Jun 15, 2018
To optimise the user experience of their frequent flyer programme, Cathay Pacific airline and its partner Asia Miles have opted for blockchain technology by Accenture.
Jun 14, 2018
Canadian researchers have developed a 3D printer capable of producing layers of human skin and which could help carry out grafts.
Jun 13, 2018
By making diesel engines less polluting, Bosch could indirectly contribute to a slowing down in the transition towards electric cars among European constructors. The German giant has pe [...]
Jun 12, 2018
Professional "Falcon 8+"-type drones are to fly over a part of the Great Wall of China that is difficult to access, taking images that will make it easier to restore the famous Chinese [...]
Jun 11, 2018
Uber managers revealed details of their flying taxi project at the start of May, showing videos of the prototypes in action. Though the ride-hailing giant has yet to choose a model, tes [...]
Jun 9, 2018
Blockchain can now decentralise the financing of international trade and make it more secure. Banks HSBC and ING have successfully executed their first letter of credit using this techn [...]
Jun 8, 2018
Sharp has designed RoBoHoN, a mini-robot created to guide visitors around the streets of Tokyo (Japan). The connected device responds to vocal commands and provides tourist information [...]
Jun 7, 2018
Images produced by photoacoustic technology would enhance quality of vision for surgeons in robot-aided surgery. The method would help locate the ureter and uterine arteries and [...]
Jun 6, 2018
With its new Feel the View project, Ford is looking to use haptic technology to enable partially-sighted passengers to feel their environment. Cutting-edge technology installed on the w [...]
Jun 5, 2018
RoseCar is a portal that allows cancer patients with appointments at the same treatment centres to car share. Aside from saving money, the initiative also helps protect the environment [...]
Jun 4, 2018
A new system of sensors has just been installed at Abu Dhabi airport to improve the management of queues and passenger flows. This set-up is designed to increase the efficiency and secu [...]
Jun 2, 2018
AIME (Artificial Intelligence in Medical Epidemiology) is a system that claims to be able to predict dengue outbreaks by analysing medical data in real time, databases, and varia [...]
Jun 1, 2018
Business travel is set to increase in 2018, according to the 13th International Travel Management Study (ITMS) published by AirPlus, although the French market is only set to benefit mo [...]
May 30, 2018
General Motors has developed new production methods thanks to a multi-year partnership with a specialist high-tech firm. In harnessing 3D printing, artificial intelligence and the cloud [...]
May 29, 2018
Of the many potential fields of application for blockchain, the health sector could be the next in line. The technology’s ability to become a securitised, exhaustive and distributed d [...]
May 28, 2018
Blockchain has been the talk of the town for the past few quarters and is no longer the sole province of the nerds and geeks. Website Forbes has ranked the countries which have already [...]
May 26, 2018
The Centre Médico-Psychologique Signes in Poitiers now offers mental healthcare for deaf patients. A specially created team provides support for the deaf and hard of hearing as part of [...]
May 25, 2018
According to the latest North American Camping Report, camping is becoming more and more popular in the USA and Canada, not least among young people.
May 24, 2018
According to the results of research carried out by scientists at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and the Mayo Clinic, software aimed at evaluating breast density c [...]
May 23, 2018
With the development of its public transport, Bangkok is seeing new business and leisure districts spring up, providing opportunities for the luxury hotel sector and the building of var [...]
May 22, 2018
Boosted by Millennials and Saudi Arabians, the amount that Muslims spend on travelling could reach 157 billion dollars by 2020. Halal tourism is now one of the factors that industry pro [...]
May 18, 2018
SITA (the world’s leading specialist in air transport communications and information technology) has published its 2018 report about air transport luggage management. According to t [...]
May 17, 2018
200 years after it was first created, the stethoscope has just been modernised by Steth IO. The American company has now developed a version for smartphone.
May 16, 2018
Wednesday 18 April saw Volkswagen announce their plans to install hundreds of charging stations for electric vehicles across the USA. Its energy subsidiary Electrify America is teaming [...]
May 15, 2018
New European directives are set to introduce standards that will make it easier to recharge electric vehicles near shops, offices or joint ownership properties.
May 14, 2018
Currently making its debut in several sectors, the blockchain could revolutionise the travel industry when applied to passenger safety, luggage traceability, automatic payments or even [...]
May 12, 2018
Amazon is currently working on a home robot called Vesta. The mobile equivalent of the Alexa, it will be designed to move around autonomously and could hit the market in 2019.
May 10, 2018
According to a recent study by Skift on the preferred modes of transport of US business travellers, ride-sharing is a widespread practice within almost all companies, regardless of thei [...]
May 9, 2018
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi launched the country’s first high-speed electric locomotive on 10 April
May 8, 2018
Sustainable travel is on the up, according to a recent study conducted by the travel network Virtuoso, with Millennial consumers driving the trend.
May 4, 2018
Internet giant Google has its eye on Nokia technology designed to improve Wi-Fi networks on board aeroplanes – a market that is expected to be worth 130 billion dollars by 2035.
May 3, 2018
All European identity cards should be fitted with an electronic chip in the next five years – a measure which the European Commission considers to be indispensable for security and bo [...]
May 2, 2018
Ford’s engineers are currently developing a collaborative application whose aim is to make it easier for drivers to find a parking space.
May 1, 2018
Uber has unveiled new services in the public transport, car hire and shared electric bikes sectors, in a bid to establish a leadership position in future modes of transport.
Apr 30, 2018
Authorities in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) are set to test smart licence plates on certain vehicles between May and November 2018. These connected devices would then be able to inform [...]
Apr 28, 2018
Smart home markets may be about to exclude renters and people living in apartments, according to Lauren Barack, who writes for GearBrain.com.
Apr 27, 2018
US startup Orion Span Inc. has announced plans to open a luxury hotel in space, 300km from Earth, in 2021.
USA, Apr 26, 2018
The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has just delivered its first authorisation for AI-based equipment to make an autonomous medical diagnosis without the intervention of a doctor.
Chine, Apr 25, 2018
Almost entirely made from parts created by a 3D printer, the LSEV is expected to launch in China in early 2019. Weighing 450 kilos, this electric car will cost €6,000 and can carry tw [...]
Apr 23, 2018
Announced at the latest CES trade fair, the new range of Philips outdoor lighting has just been unveiled and includes a spotlight, a bollard light, a wall light and a post light.
France, Apr 21, 2018
New connected devices designed to help senior citizens in their homes are enjoying an unprecedented boom…
Apr 20, 2018
There is a growing interest among air transport companies and passengers for biometric technologies, which enable simpler and quicker processes and provide greater levels of security.
Apr 19, 2018
American researchers have developed a new protocol to repair the sensory cells in the inner ear. This discovery is a source of hope for millions of people with hearing difficulties.
Apr 18, 2018
Elon Musk has announced that the latest version of a pusher pod designed by Tesla and Space X will soon be attempting to travel at 600 km/h in a Hyperloop tunnel. The speed record for [...]
France, Apr 17, 2018
An electric motorbike taxi service developed by a Parisian startup, Felix offers its passengers fast, clean and inexpensive transport around town.
Dubaï - Émirats arabes unis, Apr 16, 2018
Virtual reality headsets are currently being made available by Emirates Airlines in its lounges at Dubai Airport, to give its clientele an "immersive cinematographic experience".
Apr 14, 2018
Waymo has teamed up with Jaguar to offer its future customers top-of-the-range driverless I-Pace SUVs. Tests are scheduled to commence by the end of the year.
Apr 13, 2018
Skytrax has just published its annual ranking of the best airlines in the world, with five European carriers featuring in the top 20.
France, Apr 12, 2018
On 28 March, Samsung’s head of strategy had a meeting at the Elysée palace with Emmanuel Macron to discuss developing artificial intelligence in France.
France, Apr 11, 2018
In Dijon, contactless-enabled Visa or Mastercard charge cards can now be used on the city’s tram network, in place of traditional tickets or other travel passes.
China, Apr 10, 2018
China has announced its intention to improve its electric vehicle regulations, both for environmental reasons and to strengthen its position in the global car market.
Salvador, Apr 9, 2018
ICON, a newly-formed company based in Texas, has just unveiled a house made in less than 24 hours and entirely from 3D printing. The start-up is aiming to print around a hundred of them [...]
Apr 7, 2018
Belgian researchers have unveiled an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that they have developed with the aim of predicting the results of chemotherapy on cancerous breast tumours. The a [...]
Apr 6, 2018
Two start-ups specialising in autonomous vehicles and financed by Larry Page, co-founder of Google, have unveiled Cora, a driverless taxi which is set to be tested soon in New Zealand.
Apr 5, 2018
Google has announced the creation of a new application programming interface based on the Cloud and designed to solve interoperability issues in the health sector.
USA, Apr 4, 2018
Designed by Waymo, the first U.S. commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers received approval in January.
Apr 3, 2018
Versa, Fitbit’s latest smartwatch, allows users to track their menstrual cycles. Connected to a mobile app, the watch’s algorithm offers women cycle predictions and helps them gauge [...]
China, Apr 2, 2018
Baidu, which is the Chinese equivalent of Google, has just obtained the necessary authorisations to begin tests of its autonomous vehicles on certain streets in Beijing (China) and hope [...]
Mar 31, 2018
In the medical sector, cybersecurity is of real importance, as those involved are now beginning to realise. An effective strategy requires an evaluation of the risks as well as the nece [...]
Mar 31, 2018
At the 27th EVP trade fair, American Express Global Business Travel revealed the figures in its European Business Travel Forecast for 2018.
USA, Mar 29, 2018
A study carried out has shown a marked increase in the usage of apps and smart devices in the health sector in the USA. Users are becoming more demanding with these services and are onl [...]
Mar 28, 2018
A report published by a company called SITA has shown how artificial intelligence could improve baggage tracking in air transport.
Canada, Mar 27, 2018
To compensate for the decline in the manufacturing sector which had been the city’s economic motor, the city of Magog (Quebec) is taking up the ambitious challenge of becoming a model [...]
Mar 26, 2018
There are no doctors or sophisticated medical equipment on the ISS, with the astronauts living on board treated by telemedicine when necessary...
Mar 24, 2018
The growing threat of connected device hacking has led cybersecurity to evolve. The various forms that the hackers’ actions can take on leave little room for manoeuvre for individuals [...]
Mar 23, 2018
According to estimates recently published by American Express Global Business, prices are not set to rise significantly this year, thanks in no small part to increased capacities.
Mar 22, 2018
A start-up by the name of Butterfly Network has developed iQ, a device designed to simplify ultrasound exams and which can display the images directly on a smartphone screen.
Mar 21, 2018
According to a recent survey by magazine Travel Weekly, airlines are starting to tailor their prices according to the profile and travel habits of their clients.
Mar 20, 2018
Automotive manufacturers have used the Geneva Motor Show (8 – 18 March) to unveil their latest hybrid and electric models. With diesel now proving less popular in Europe and German ci [...]
Mar 19, 2018
India and Europe, and in particular Germany, are where smart and connected devices designed to improve the everyday lives of the locals are most prevalent and highly developed. Digital [...]
Mar 17, 2018
Just as the arrival of the Internet did around 20 years ago, smart devices are transforming our daily lives. The progress that they have made on a collective level is significant, but t [...]
Mar 16, 2018
According to journalist Aarian Marshall, ski resorts could be a well-established source of inspiration for future smart cities.
Mar 15, 2018
DeepMind – the Google subsidiary dedicated to artificial intelligence –and the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London have developed a form of IA which can detect anomalies on retinal sc [...]
Mar 14, 2018
In conjunction with the government of South Australia, Tesla is set to install solar panels in 50,000 homes, which between them will make up the biggest virtual solar plant in the world [...]
Mar 12, 2018
On 6 February, SpaceX sent a Tesla Roadster convertible into space, atop the first Falcon Heavy rocket, with the car ultimately due to make its way to Mars’ distant orbit.
Mar 10, 2018
Shenzhen symbolises the trend towards modernisation that can be seen across major Chinese cities, where the usage of the latest technological innovations is monitored and made available [...]
Mar 9, 2018
In revealing Tesla’s latest quarterly reports, CEO Elon Musk announced that their self-driving cars will be able to drive from the USA’s eastern seaboard to its west coast within th [...]
Mar 8, 2018
As part of a partnership between a start-up by the name of Rythm and the AccorHotels group, two Pullman hotels located in Paris and San Francisco are currently enabling guests to test a [...]
Mar 7, 2018
According to a recent study carried out by the AAA, only 63% of Americans are still afraid of driverless vehicles, compared with 78% a year ago.
Mar 5, 2018
After offering it to passengers on US domestic flights, Delta Air Lines is set to implement its baggage tracking system, which uses RFID tags, at Heathrow International Airport in the U [...]
Mar 3, 2018
The port of Rotterdam (Netherlands) is planning a vast, long-term modernisation project based on a large-scale Internet of Things (IoT) roll-out that will lead to savings and improved m [...]
Mar 2, 2018
In a bid to improve in-flight connectivity, British Airways have just begun equipping their planes with a payable Wi-Fi signal. Over the next two years, 118 of the company’s long-haul [...]
Mar 1, 2018
Paris-Diderot University and the Public Hospitals of Paris are now offering a course in connected health, comprising a year in continuous training and aimed at health-care professionals [...]
Feb 28, 2018
According to French car magazine Motor1, Ford has lodged a patent protecting future driverless police car vehicle technology.
Feb 27, 2018
Harley-Davidson is planning to bring its first all-electric motorcycle to market by the summer of 2019.
Feb 26, 2018
The researchers behind an innovative algorithm that can understand radiologists’ reports associated with head computed tomography scans are looking to create a system capable of inter [...]
Feb 24, 2018
Google Flights has announced that ‘Basic Economy’ tickets will now be clearly marked, which is good news for anyone using the online flight booking service to compare prices.
Feb 23, 2018
Avinor, the public operator of Norwegian airports, says that electric planes could be used for all the country’s domestic flights by 2040.
Feb 22, 2018
Juhan Sonin, a professor at MIT and CEO of Golvo, is soon to give a lecture on the interests of the non-invasive monitoring of patients for better health data management.
Feb 21, 2018
Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has just announced that the company will launch self-driving taxis in the next 18 months, though they will initially only be used for a small number of r [...]
Feb 20, 2018
One year later than planned, leading online trader Amazon has opened a cashier-less store in Seattle, where customers can pick up their groceries without having to pass by a till.
Feb 19, 2018
A connected artificial knee manufactured using a 3D printer is set to be developed by a laboratory in Brest (France), in collaboration with research and industry partners. Equipped with [...]
Feb 17, 2018
According to the latest annual report from Routehappy, Wi-Fi is now available on board 43% of aeroplanes courtesy of 82 airlines around the world.
Feb 16, 2018
According to the HRS group, which has just published its annual Hotel Price Radar report, the hotel industry experienced a widespread price increase in 2017.
Feb 15, 2018
Oska Pulse is a compact, rechargeable and wearable device that uses electromagnetic pulses to relieve pain. The pulses pass through tissue and bones and aid the body’s recovery proces [...]
Feb 14, 2018
Elon Musk has taken to social media to announce that most of the functionalities of the Tesla Model 3 – his company’s electric, connected car of the future – will include voice co [...]
Feb 13, 2018
Likely to be the fastest urbanising continent in the world by 2020, Africa is currently the most rural, with only 40% of the population in its sub-Saharan countries living in cities. Ye [...]
Feb 12, 2018
Researchers at a US university have perfected a pressure sensor which, once implanted in a patient, can provide doctors with crucial data and then simply decompose inside the body. The [...]
Feb 10, 2018
According to a new study from Forbes Insights, the Internet of Things now represents a strategic imperative for the competitiveness of any business.
Feb 9, 2018
Sportswear brand Adidas have just launched a new model of connected trainer. These shoes have the unusual feature of being accepted as a public transport ticket in Berlin, Germany.
Feb 8, 2018
Various innovations were showcased at the CES 2018, including plenty of drones and vehicles. Connected health was also well represented, and here are five of the most promising projects [...]
Feb 7, 2018
The carmaker Ford has announced a series of projects designed to boost the development of connected cars, all through the creation of an open-source platform.
Feb 6, 2018
At the Detroit Auto Show in the USA last Sunday, US auto manufacturer Ford announced to the press that it was set to invest 11 billion dollars in electric vehicles by 2022.
Feb 3, 2018
American carmaking giant General Motors is looking to break away from its competitors in the self-driving market by announcing that it is hoping to launch cars without a steering wheel [...]
Feb 2, 2018
The first British operator to develop a “skill” that can be accessed by Amazon’s artificial intelligence users, London Heathrow Airport is seeking to improve its client experience [...]
Feb 1, 2018
Next March, the Digital and Personal Connected Health Conference will be held in Las Vegas, an event attended by experts in the field of technological innovations for hospitals.
Jan 31, 2018
Samsung Electronics chose the CES 2018 to present its new platform destined for driverless vehicles and in-car on-board entertainment, developed in conjunction with Harman International [...]
Jan 30, 2018
Corporate travel operators are just some of the companies benefitting from the United States tax reforms voted in last December. The corporate tax rates were lowered, meaning that compa [...]
Jan 29, 2018
A new study carried out by Roland Berger consultants shows that robotaxis will have a significant impact on the global automotive market, most notably with sales of new cars falling by [...]
Jan 27, 2018
In the small Norwegian town of Hole conventional street lighting has been replaced with LED lights that come on in response to passing cars, bikes and pedestrians, the aim being to enha [...]
Jan 26, 2018
Bluesmart’s Series 2 Cabin 22’’ is a compact smart suitcase that is stylish, easy to handle and packed with features.
Jan 25, 2018
The Korean manufacturer chose to present three projects at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018, including Relúmĭno, a prototype pair of augmented reality glasses whose aim is to improv [...]
Jan 24, 2018
2017 was the safest year for air travel since 1946, when statistics on air traffic accidents were first collated by the Aviation Safety Network (ASN).
Jan 23, 2018
Canadian company CycleLabs have developed SmartHalo, a connected solution designed to help cyclists to get around in urban environments.
Jan 22, 2018
CES 2018 saw Japanese carmaker Nissan unveil its Brain-to-Vehicle technology, which allows cars to read the minds of their drivers.
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 18, 2017
Here are a few tips on how to keep your Apple data safe when you are travelling...
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
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA-AST) has awarded Virgin Galactic a much prized operator licence. Owned by billionaire Richard [...]
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 [...]