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Industrial

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A smart parking system
Hikvision, based on China, is now offering a smart parking system complete with a robot parking valet. The robot valet can park a vehicle in less than two minutes while the car owner stays totally hands-off. http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/3rdWuzhenWorldInternetConference/2016-11/17/content_27401078.htm
17 January 2018 by oliver
 
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Industrial

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Airbag protection for motorcycle riders
If you are thrown from the motorcycle, the Helite airbag jacket instantly inflates (within 100 milliseconds) to protect your upper body. https://motosmart.com.au/
13 January 2018 by oliver
 
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Agriculture

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Vertical farming
Vertical farming allows for food production using a tiny fraction of the water and land of conventional agriculture and without the use of pesticides or fertilisers. San Francisco-headquartered Plenty, with funding from Amazon?s Jeff Bezos, is building enormous indoor farms to grow fresh produce ? mainly greens at this point ? close to or inside cities where they will be eaten, which cuts down on the CO2 required to transport food. https://www.plenty.ag/
31 December 2017 by oliver
 
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Industrial

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Floating buildings made of plastic bottles that withstand storms
Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world when it comes to flooding, storms, and impact from sea level rise. An Amsterdam-based architecture firm called Waterstudio has come up with one possible solution: floating structures that can withstand storms made from thousands of discarded plastic bottles. http://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/11/these-floating-buildings-are-made-from-thousands-of-plastic-bottles
3 December 2017 by oliver
 
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AI

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The world's first Ai-driven healthcare service.
GP at Hand is an app-based primary care service in London that offers video consultations 24/7 and face to face appointments. It uses technology provided by Babylon Health. Their purpose is to ?put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth.? They promise that patients will be able to book an appointment within seconds via a smartphone app and have a video consultation with a GP typically within under two hours of booking ?anytime, anywhere?. Those who need it can then see a GP face to face within 48 hours at one of six sites across London. https://www.babylonhealth.com/
27 November 2017 by oliver
 
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An empathetic customer service agent
AVA chatbot is an ideal customer service agent: empathetic, patient and unflappable under pressure. AVA, which stands for Autodesk Virtual Agent, was designed by New Zealand AI startup Soul Machines to have emotions and a virtual nervous system to listen to customers' voices and respond to queries with humanlike precision. Ava can understand what the customer is asking for and even if they need to direct the customer to a human agent. https://www.soulmachines.com/
25 November 2017 by oliver
 
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