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Tapdo smart button
Smart home technology and connected devices are penetrating more and more areas of our daily life. Smartphones play a crucial role here, but also remote controls and other interfaces control lighting, heating, music systems, and other connected devices. But what if there was only one device that is able to control everything? There might be relief for you soon. Let’s introduce Tapdo! A team of entrepreneurs from the German university town Münster, consisting of physicists, developers and designers had the idea to create a smart button that lets you controlRead More
Le Connected Camp startups
It’s always the smallest problems that drive us nuts sometimes. People – and you are probably one of those – are frequently confronted with situations when they say: ‘One should indeed invent something for this!’ Who hasn’t yet thought of being an inventor who solves a problem of millions of people with a small but brilliant idea? But in the overwhelming majority of cases it remains only a thought. Does that sound familiar to you? Not as like with the startups we’d like to introduce here in this article. HumanRead More
smart home connected kitchen
Smart homes and building automation are being discussed already for quite a while in the IoT community. Detailed concepts to save energy and make life more comfortable for the people more often find their ways into everyday life. Automated and smart heating systems or intelligent lighting to save energy cost are nothing new anymore. Such smart systems begin to enter other areas too, as we found out during the ISH trade fair, the world’s leading trade fair for bathroom experience, building services, energy, air conditioning technology and renewable energies, twoRead More
“Digital transformation” – wow, just the sound of these two words screams innovation, future and high-tech. As per definition the term describes the shift of business activities, processes, competencies and models to fully leverage the changes and opportunities of digital technologies and their impact across society. The influence of digital transformation on a vast variety of aspects of our (professional) lives and the high impact on the way we execute business is creating opportunities. However the trend is also raising concerns, especially one in particular that I want to assessRead More
Do you love going outside? Is any of the following activities one of your hobbies: hiking, kayaking, cycling, paragliding, surfing, windsurfing, sailing, golf, skiing, snowboarding, kite surfing, drone flying or backpacking? Do you like to be prepared? If you answered these three questions with “Yes” then you will love this: The Skywatch BL – an ultra-compact weather station that fits into the palm of your hand and connects to your smartphone and tablet via Bluetooth. The stunning little device that looks a little like a tiny laser sword (another reasonRead More
Ultrahaptics development kit
Science fiction film directors like Steven Spielberg often seem to have a sixth sense for future technologies. In his movie “Minority Report”, cinemagoers were fascinated seeing Chief John Anderton when he used gesture control in the Precrime department of the Washington Police identifying criminals. About 15 years later the technology finally arrived in the real world. There are different approaches that realize gesture control nowadays, users of such systmes are able to interact with and control devices without physically touching them. Many approaches use cameras and computer vision algorithms toRead More
eCozy smart thermostat
Smart home adoption is rather crawling instead of running towards our homes. The main reason: user experience and security issues. However there is a third important factor – the old technology already installed in our homes and well proven but “un-connectable” to the internet. One of the best examples are the heating systems in most European homes. A huge number of houses and apartments use water radiators mounted to the wall and controlled with a simple nob that you turn in order to adjust the temperature. The good news aboutRead More

Posted On September 7, 2016By Christian JakobIn Events, Lifestyle, Trends & Vision

Things You Need To Know About IFA 2016

The International Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) opened its doors for the last time today. Time to provide you a little summary about the highlights, trends and hot topics of the main meeting place for key retailers, buyers, and experts from the industry and the media. So we could not miss out having a walk through the exhibition halls of the Berlin ExpoCenter City. More exhibitors and the bigger exhibition area compared to last year, show that the industry is booming. Manufactures hustled to introduce their latest innovations and novelties. Products ofRead More
Career at EBV Elektronik
We all know that there’s something magical about every new beginning. No matter if starting a new relationship, moving to a new place, traveling to a new country, the first day in school or when starting a new job – there’s always those special moments that stick in our minds for quite a long period of time. Moments that our new apprentices and students certainly experienced too, when they started their studies at EBV Elektronik yesterday. Three young women and five young men entered the EBV headquarters in Poing nearRead More
TQ of Wearables Roundtable
Technology is getting more and more intelligent and is increasingly influencing our daily lives. Wearable technology, also known as body-borne computers or just wearables, are devices that are on the rise here. Experts even argue that they will be taken for granted in just a few year, because they will provide us support in many areas of our society. So did agree the participants of “The Quintessence” roundtable discussion. Electronic Components Getting Better Markus Strecker, CEO of the technology brand Teiimo, speaks of an astonishing technological development. “In the lastRead More