Category Archives: Kurioses

Controversial parking auction app in San Francisco

MonkeyParking is an iOS App which allows people to earn money when leaving their parking space in San Francisco. This is done via an auction, the person giving the best bid will receive the parking slot.This usually results in double … Continue reading

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amazon announces “Amazon Prime Air” delivery service via drones

Currently amazon works out a concept to deliver parcels via drones to their customers. This new service called “Amazon Prime Air” which uses optocopters is ready for commercial usage. Amazon demonstrates it in a short demonstration video. Currently the ok … Continue reading

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Car starts motor autonomously without human interaction

The Japanese car producer Subaru has bad news for more than 50,000 customers in North Amercia for the brands Impreza, Outback and Crosstek. These cars can start their motors without human interaction or intention. Even though the now so called … Continue reading

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The arm acts as an antenna for secure communication

Microchip introduced at the embedded world in Nuernberg a new development kit: the BodyCom. It uses small tags with which it communicates over the body impedance by using signals transferred via capacity. image Microchip The human body acts in this … Continue reading

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A fork which helps you to get slim and happy

HAPILABS introduced a fork which helps people to be too greedy. The fork registers movements and the weight which is transported to the mouth. The higher the frequency and the weight, the more the fork starts vibrating and blinking. HAPILABS … Continue reading

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The top five innovations which will change our lives proposed by IBM

IBM thinks that computers and smart devices will have human senses in five years from now. This can be read from the – since 2006 – yearly posted top five innovations by IBM. In the first proposal for the future … Continue reading

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Roboter Fische suchen Umweltsünder

In der neuen Ausgabe des Technology Review (07/12) wird berichtet dass in der Norspanischen Hafenstadt Gijon Roboterfische als Umweltdetektive getestet werden. Die Roboter Fische haben die Größe und Form eines Thunfisches und sind mit einem Sonar und zahlreichen chemischen Sensoren … Continue reading

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