The Netherlands city is trialling traffic light sensors, which limit cyclist waiting times to 40 seconds when it’s raining.
The Wurf Board is a springy platform that encourages movement and gentle exercise throughout the workday.
New York millennials in need of some motherly care can now rent the services of Nina Keneally, who runs the business Need a Mom.
The Courtyard House Plugin system consists of modules that can be attached to existing structures without any destruction or special skills.
Sustainable energy provider Qurrent is collaborating with Jora Entertainment on plans for the world’s first sustainable theme park.
Idle Smart is a heating control system that uses a smart thermometer to automate the temperature in truck drivers’ cabins overnight.
Dutch supermarket staff are keeping an eye out for signs of loneliness or neglect in older customers as part of the Super Care initiative.
Yondr are smartphone-locking pouches, which enable artists — including Dave Chappelle — and venues to create phone-free environments during performances.
Molotov is a TV platform with the look of a music streaming service, which aims to recreate the spontaneity of live television watching.
Local Motors is testing customizable motor vehicles, which contain 75 percent 3D printed, IoT-enabled carbon fiber parts.
Australia Post is providing web-based retailers with a small store front presence at a network of post offices across the country.
Leakserv is a Dutch startup dedicated to erasing non-consensual, explicit material from the web.
As we approach the holiday season, we look at the value of having proper time off, the pros and cons of Sweden’s 6-hour working day, and reexamine the idea of annual leave.
MurdochBot uses IBM’s sentiment algorithm, Sky TV viewer data and users’ conversations to offer entertainment recommendations.
EyeGuide Focus is a rapid vision test that can assess possible concussions.
Sevenhugs’ contextual remote will recognize smart objects and control them through wifi.
Sunu’s wearable enables users to follow their guide or locate house keys via haptic feedback, and has an inbuilt sensory alarm clock.
O2 Business has installed a digital clothing rail in Tyrers, which displays the popularity of items using real-time social media ‘likes’.
Walc uses landmarks such as local businesses, rather than compass points, to provide directions for urban explorers.
Muzeums is a mobile app that offers curated museum guides for each visitor, based on their profile, interests and learning style.
Bud and Breakfast is a searchable network of peer-to-peer accommodation, matching weed smokers with cannabis-friendly, temporary lodgings.
Old Oak residents will have a private bedroom, bathroom and kitchenette, but will share masses of amenity spaces with hundreds of flatmates.