Innovation Tag

“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
Beginning of January at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, technology enthusiasts have collected so many impressions that it will most likely be enough for the rest of the entire year. So it will be hard to pick the one or the other technology to talk about in more detail. Here is one that we think is worth mentioning, because it might change the future of many applications. Aito and Piezo Technology Aito BV, a spin off from a Dutch company producing piezo keyboards, on its boothRead More
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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 in Las Vegas is well underway and the world is talking about all those innovations, technologies and gadgets that are supposed to improve our everyday lives. TVs bigger and with higher resolution than ever seen before, technology that makes your home more secure and more smart, innovations for the healthcare sector, virtual reality devices for better gaming experience, wearables that are useful in sports, and so on and so forth. EBV Suppliers Showcase Their Products and Applications One day after the internationally renowned electronicsRead More

Posted On November 23, 2015By Kai SchmidtIn all, Guest Blogs, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

[Infographic] Startup vs. Corporation

Our friends from StartupCVs took the effort to compare life in startups to the career in a larger corporation. While some points might be exaggerating it is true that there are significant differences. However there are advantages on both sides. The infographic below can not only be used to find out which career path is yours but also to learn how some of the benefits and structures of the small teams in startups could be translated to big businesses. After all faster innovation and adaptable teams could add value to every company, couldn’t they?Read More
The Schleicher Incubator Zoom Zone Labs – or short: “sizzl” – is a new initiative of the Schleicher Electronic Berlin GmbH targeting start-ups and young creative thinkers.  Schleicher originally provides tailored electronic solutions to customers. In order to support the young and innovative start-up scene in Berlin the company created sizzl. A lot of small companies have promising ideas and concepts but lack the technical know-how and access to components to successfully realise them. That’s where sizzl wants to step in and support the start-ups with comprehensive experience in development, designRead More
Let’s check out the best and most promising tech ideas on Indiegogo of the last days. Here are our top 7 picks you might consider to back this week. Nano Drone Learn to fly with the world’s smallest drone, coming with 6-axis stabilisation and a remote control. The Indiegogo campaign launched February 4 and already reached the $15,246 funding goal. Electricmood This foldable electric scooter weighs only 10 kg thanks to new direct drive brushless engine system. Indiegogo goal: $50.000 Coolest Clock This “cool” multi-purpose device beams a variety of information, includingRead More
So we are talking about the Internet of Things (IoT) also referred to as Internet of Everything because everything is and will be connected in the near future. There is no shortage of new ideas for connected devices and everyday we are looking at simple items trying to figure out what the advantage would be for us if they were online. Here are some of the craziest ideas of connected things which actually are online. Our question is: Would you really buy it? Smart Fruits Yep. Smart fruits! You wantRead More
The year 2014 is almost over and we saw some crazy and exciting things happen in the past 12 months. The major trend this year has been the Internet of Things (IoT) which also led the Gartner Hype Cycle chart. Here is a short look-back on the highlights of each vertical segment and more. Identification What an incredible year for identification applications. NFC dual interface products becoming a widely used technology has definitely been a big trend this year.  Enabling the user to easily tap and pair devices to Bluetooth and otherRead More
Remember the time 20 years ago? No Internet, no emails and no Justin Bieber. Two of those things are actually challenging to imagine living without if you are an engineer nowadays. Two decades ago you would have had to call your local sales guy, asking her or him to bring a truck load of brochures, books and data sheets a long. Searching for the right, innovative product you could have spent hours scrolling through these papers (while listening to good music…). A great Idea and the Birth of the MIPRead More
It used to be so simple. The Cloud was where everyone stored their digital lives. Then it all changed. In what seems like an impossibly short space of time, the Cloud landscape has evolved from the simple Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) into a matrix of hosted apps and connected components, covering pretty much every imaginable aspect of the Cloud. At the heart of this movement is 43-year-old Hugo Fiennes, formerly of Apple and now CEO of Electric Imp,Read More