The mix of apps and mile-markers will make it easier for people to find their way
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A new community being built in Texas will incorporate 5G from the ground up.
Israeli startup has created a first vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) app which analyzes road conditions and car accidents to keep users safe.
A new elevator concept uses magnets and a rollercoaster-style rail design to enable greater degrees of freedom for transporting people, and more, around skyscrapers and across cities.
A newly-installed walkway at a London shopping centre converts the footsteps of customers into electricity allowing them to earn rewards.
A new partnership brings bookable office booths to its busy stations, with users able to book space via an app.
France-based startup patents technology for smart shoes that reduce the need for other wearables and helps industrial workers keep in touch via toe-tapped codes.
The design for a new building in southern Germany features QR codes and a public walkway through the middle
Insurance firm AXA has dreamt up a cycling bell that emits a regular bell warning, and taps into surrounding cars’ radios and comes out of the speakers.
San Francisco startup has launched a software which aims to crack down on drivers texting behind the wheel by offering citizens money for their video evidence.
Coop Norway and Swedish firm Refind have launched a new reverse vending machine that encourages people to recycle their flat batteries.
Researchers use microwaves to detect iron and steel corrosion deep inside concrete structures.
US-based SO-IL and MINI Living have collaborated on a house designed to purify the air and to bring the outside indoors.
Italian design company Carlo Ratti Associati has designed a method for painting large-scale features with quadcopter drones and a publicly available app.
Dutch city of Utrecht is pioneering a new system called Flo, which detects cyclists’ speeds and advises on whether to speed up or slow down to make the green lights.
Shanghai urban bike sharing company Mobike recently announced a partnership that brings the service to China’s WeChat users via an in-app mini-app.
Jersey Post has introduced the Call and Check service that provides elderly or vulnerable citizens with a bespoke schedule of regular home visits.
Germany’s TiMMi Transport start-up is connecting retailers and citizens with travelers willing to deliver packages via an already-planned trip.
Swiss Post is pioneering urban healthcare delivery via drone between two hospitals in Lugano using the US-based Matternet’s latest quadrocopter.
North America-based SheWorks! matches employers with professional women for a worldwide, remote workforce that helps companies close the global gender gap.
Australian insurance company AAMI has introduced the SmartPlates app, a digital driving tracker and coach, as well as peer scoreboard, for learner drivers.
A cloud-based image-recognition service is capable of tracking faces, objects or behaviors.