Posts Categorized: Portugal

Lockers provide help and security for homeless people

Lisbon’s Associação Conversa Amiga’s Solidarity Lockers provide homeless people with a safe place to store belongings and communicate with support workers.

Festival-goers can food shop online

Portuguese supermarket, Continente, offers a special service allowing festival-goers to order groceries for delivery directly to them at MEO Sudoeste festival.

Smart BMX sensor gamifies real life freestyling and racing

Iddo is a smart sensor that recognizes tricks, tracks racer’s laps and lets riders record and share their achievements via smartphone.

These summer jeans are embedded with the aroma of fruit

To help women stay sweet-scented this summer, Portuguese fashion brand Salsa has introduced its Fragrance Jeans range, which come imbued with fruity smells.

Device lets anyone cook from their smartphone

Mellow is a device that takes orders via smartphones, cooking customized meals while owners go about their daily routine.

Indoor herb holders give old wine bottles new life

Portuguese startup My Little Garden turns used bottles into plant holders that help homeowners and businesses grow their own herbs.

Freestanding pop-up cinema offers films in limited space

Designed by Bartlett School of Architecture professor Colin Fournier, Centipede Cinema is a compact freestanding theater that can entertain up to 16 people at a time.

Wise Words with Ricardo Fonseca

Ricardo Fonseca tells us about his new app Weddar, which has quickly achieved popularity with its unique crowdsourced weather reporting.