Posts Categorized: wifi

Designer’s film flags serious issues surrounding society’s obsession with productivity

Add / Remove Spotted: A film by designer Keiichi Matsuda offers a frightening look at the dangers of automation and society’s obsession with productivity. The film is part of the designer’s ongoing work that looks at the dark side of technology. The short four-minute, 360-degree-film documents the life of an unnamed accountant who unconsciously, and then consciously, […]

Tech Explained: LiFi

Our new Tech Explained brings you up to speed with a new system that could replace WiFi

Wifi hive monitoring keeps beekeepers informed

Hivemind is a wifi-enabled ‘Fitbit for bees’, helping smaller scale or personal apiaries remotely keep track of hive health at lower costs than commercial satellite monitoring.

IoT water conservation system hopes to reduce waste

Two American business firms collaborate to create a new smart home system that monitors a home’s water usage and sends the data to a user’s smartphone.

App-controlled, vertical farming for limited indoor space

New smart farming system uses a vertical hydroponics set-up that allows growers to make best use of limited space and monitor their plants via app.

Printable smart hive could save bees from dying out

A downloadable and printable beehive that can be equipped with smart tech to help crowd-source data about the insects living inside has been developed.