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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 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 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 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 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 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 [...]
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 [...]
May 31, 2018
3D printing of cells and electronics onto human skin could soon be possible thanks to a new technique developed by US scientists. The ground-breaking method uses traditional 3D printing [...]
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 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 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 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 [...]
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 [...]
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 12, 2017
French start-up Lucine had developed virtual reality goggles designed to reduce physical pain.
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 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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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.
Paris, France, Sep 4, 2017
An apartment complex of connected and intelligent homes is currently being built in the French capital's 14th arrondissement.
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 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 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 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 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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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?