Posts Categorized: Smart Cities

On demand office spaces for Tokyo commuters

A new partnership brings bookable office booths to its busy stations, with users able to book space via an app.

Startup allows in-store cameras to collect data

A new startup company has developed biometric identification techniques to extract customer data using existing in-store cameras.

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.

Facial recognition app to become e-gov ID service

A free app can be used as a digital identity provider in a bid to help citizens swiftly and securely access services.

Pharmacy chain promotes wellness with lighted windows

A Swedish pharmacy chain has installed windows that simulate daylight to help passersby get through the long winters.

Blockchain technology used to verify votes in Sierra Leone Election

A financial company has developed proprietary software that provides end-to-end validity of votes using the bitcoin blockchain technology, used recently in Sierra Leone election.

Startup uses AI to fully automate retail stores

A new retail solution uses artificial intelligence to enhance the shopping experience and enables stores to operate unattended.