Posts Categorized: urban

Online gamers control trash collecting water robot

To help clean Chicago’s river, a charity created a remote-controlled trash-collecting robot that players online can access and direct.

Stand-alone house fits into a parking space

A Finnish architecture firm has created a house that produces its own energy and fits into a small parking spot.

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.

Where Are They Now?: Morpher

We spoke to Jeff Woolf OBE, whose innovative helmet design has just received investment from tennis player Sir Andy Murray, as part of the latest Seedrs fundraising campaign.

Transparent house filters air and light

US-based SO-IL and MINI Living have collaborated on a house designed to purify the air and to bring the outside indoors.

Swiss hospitals use drones to deliver lab samples

Swiss Post is pioneering urban healthcare delivery via drone between two hospitals in Lugano using the US-based Matternet’s latest quadrocopter.

First self-driving bicycle from the Netherlands

Add / Remove We have seen new technologies developing around the world to make city transport more sustainable, from an electric scooter that can be unlocked by an app to a driverless 3D printed bus that gathers data via sensors for continuous adjustment of the route. This spring, Google Netherlands is introducing the first self-driving […]

Network of long-term urban rental accommodation

A new members network offers users the opportunity to live in hotels and furnished apartments around the world, without maintaining multiple residences.