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New hotel has the community at its heart

The Good Hotel, which can be moved by barge intact, is giving back to the local community by offering a unique economic programme

Solar-powered robot weeds gardens autonomously

American firm is working on a small robot that lives in gardens and spends its time roaming around chopping down weeds.

App asks for user heart rhythm data for disorder research

Researchers hope users of the Heart for Heart app will also donate to find a cure for heart rhythm disorder Atrial Fibrillation.

Smart backpack knows when something is left behind

A smart backpack that uses IoT tags and an app to keep tabs on users’ belongings.

Print advert tells customers their foot type

Brazilian ad agency Neogama has developed a print ad that users can stand on to reveal their foot type, and the most suitable running trainers to get.

News consumption app helps users diversify their sources

New app tracks a user’s reading habits and suggests alternative media sources in an attempt to broaden their views and intake.

Compact IoT green wall cleans urban air

A German startup has devised an Internet of Things green space that is monitored electronically and removes pollution from the urban environment.

New smart trainers self-tighten and adjust temperature

The Digitsole Smartshoe not only connects to a smartphone and lets the user monitor and interact, it self-tightens and has heated soles.

New method clears micropollutants from water

Researchers at MIT have developed an electrochemical system to remove very small concentrations of specific pollutants from water.

3D food platform delivers bespoke popsicles

A revolutionary new California-based platform is using a simple 3D printing to make and deliver popsicles in any shape desired.

New pilot plant provides ‘energy on demand’

An Australian energy company has partnered with a university research center to develop a revolutionary power plant that offers unlimited energy on demand.

Trainers made from algae help the environment

A shoe manufacturer has teamed up with San Diego-based Bloom to use algae harvested from waste in streams.

New range of smart tech enhances cricket games

The tech heavyweight Intel has partnered with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to bring a new batch of innovations to the world of cricket.