The future we've all dreaming about is here, famous movie scenes from previous decades where houshold appliances and everyday wearables were connected with internet are getting real, and in a short period of time we will be able to control all our housing and personal equipments, just through an internet connection. In this article we have collected 5 start-ups with a very serious potential on the market of 'internet of things' c have a look below.
We live in a transformative age when it comes to technology. The Internet of Things is multiplying at an alarming rate and we have more connected devices than ever before. For many of us who grew up using smartphones, it is hard to imagine our lives without them. They are connected to almost everything we do. However, the more heavily we rely on our smartphones the less in touch we become with reality. We want to be connected but we also want our technology to be seamlessly integrated in our lives.
The truth of young generation is that technology is changing every bit of our lives. Historians argue that innovation and technology has impacted humans since the dawn of civilization. But what differentiates this inevitable change is the unprecedented pace in which it has accelerated in the past century.
Hong Kong, along with the rest of the world, is dealing with a serious trash issue. More than 16,000 tons of trash is thrown away every day. This includes more than 1,368,000 disposable plastic bottles, 1,000 tons of plastic bags and countless more tons of plastic wrapping and packaging. Their landfills are full. They are consuming and throwing away more than the city’s infrastructure and surrounding ecosystems can handle. Not only does this jeopardize wildlife and the city’s economy, but the health and safety of the people who live there as well.
There is a new breed of technology which seamlessly blends the digital and physical worlds. Augmented reality, which is not to be confused with virtual reality, presents a view of the world which is augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. It blurs the line between what’s real and what’s computer generated by enhancing what we see, hear, feel and smell.
Uber may be known for the ridesharing services it offers and for the opprobrium it has endured from the taxi industry, but the company is currently trying to leave behind its controversial reputation and is testing the waters to see if it can become a logistics company.
The average smartphone user checks their phone 221 times a day. Although it’s been less than ten years since smartphones have taken over the world, it’s hard to imagine our lives without them. Between facebook notifications, WhatsApp messages and viral videos, it’s hard to tell where our lives end and our smartphones begin.
Our next stop on the line of '7 most innovative start-ups' is Germany. Those who have keen interest in start-ups, will of course remember the best ‘export’ of Germany; Soundcloud. We explored a little bit more and listed other new start-ups that are full of potential. Hopefully we will inspire those of you who love Germany, and are struggling to give life to their start-up idea.