Last fall, a prototype of the Volvo Vera autonomous electric truck was presented in Sweden. The car recently passed preliminary tests and found its first practical application.
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The south of France is a region famous for its wine. In the near future, this fame might get to the next level as local winemakers are actively implementing innovations in their industry. Today, you can already find drones identifying sick plants, creating agricultural maps and predicting crop yields in the Fronton province.
Uber representatives have shared the company’s plans to launch an air taxi service as soon as next month. At first, the service will only be available for New York residents. Helicopter taxis will operate on a single route.
Widespread migration into major metropolitan areas is leading to an increase in real estate prices and a reduction in living areas. Each square meter makes a difference, and future furniture has to make effective use of available space. Furniture giant IKEA is currently working on developing the right technology to achieve this.
California is hosting the 30th annual WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) conference for developers working on Apple platforms. The company presented its new products awaiting us this year.
Looking Glass is an American startup which has received funding of over $14 million last year to build the first ever holographic display that doesn’t require additional filters to operate. In the end, the company chose to build an entire computer.
Many companies are gradually shifting from their retail sales model to online apps. IKEA is no exception, announcing an upcoming release of a mobile app for shopping.
On May 23, Moscow became the setting for Yet another Conference (YaC) - an annual event where Yandex representatives showcase their latest features. The conference - running under the official slogan of ‘The future is in the details!’ - was very eventful.
American postal service USPS has recently started testing autonomous trucks made by startup TuSimple. The tests will run for a total of two weeks.
Ten years ago, the famous game of Minecraft was first released. When celebrating this anniversary, Microsoft announced the upcoming summer release of Minecraft Earth: a new game within this game universe that would actively use augmented reality technology.
T-pod, a prototype of a completely autonomous electric truck, was first introduced two years ago by Swedish company Einride. Logistics company DB Schenker expressed great interest in the vehicle, and the truck passed all tests in 2018. It has recently been put to commercial use.