23 Nov 2017
Mini Living recognises the lack of ‘attractive living spaces’ in urban China, so it’s come up with an innovative solution that combines space with digital services.
Helsinki-based Fazer makes bread using flour ground from dried crickets – and there are around 70 of the insects in each $3.99 loaf.
Via The Guardian
14 Nov 2017
Garderoba – ‘wardrobe’ in Croatian – encourages visitors to try on clothes, have a drink, browse through lookbooks and talk to in-house stylists.
2 Nov 2017
Fashioned from Nature, which opens next spring, will showcase 300 exhibits that chart fashion’s intriguing 400-year relationship with the natural world.
19 Oct 2017
Featuring body cream, skin balm and eye balm, the line – which also utilises Manuka honey – was developed by an Ohio couple on a mission.
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21 Nov 2017
NikePlus Unlocks delivers on users’ wants and needs by giving them access to Nike experts – and the power to customise exclusive products.
13 Nov 2017
Via BBC News
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It’s teamed up with Samsung and Legrand to create a smart hotel room that leverages mobile and voice technologies to personalise stays.
Via Media Post
The “first AI-powered dog camera” uses computer vision and machine learning to detect when a dog is chewing, playing or pacing up and down.
GTC Showcase, which launches today, adds a whole new dimension to the likes of colouring books and crayons – and, as it happens, museum visits.
The news comes after the rideshare company announced plans to open an autonomous vehicle development centre in Silicon Valley.
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And because they’re breathable, stretchable and washable, the implications could be huge for wearable electronics and smart textiles.
Just 20% of respondents to a VentureBeat poll said their smart assistant hadn’t changed their behaviours or daily routines in some way.
Financial economics professor Tarun Ramadorai believes India’s consumers – many of whom are hindered by bureaucracy – should embrace fintech en masse.
3 Nov 2017
Shoppers can order a 10 or 14-inch pizza, inclusive of their choice of toppings, before specifying what time they’d like to pick it up.
Via Retail Bulletin
The device, which sticks to the side of a user’s ribcage, can detect blood infections by measuring breathing through the chest and abdomen.
This is according to Skift’s Laura Powell, who says that “international spending on luxury goods often tracks movements in worldwide travel”.
Via Abu Dhabi National
Via Luxury Daily
The car maker is using the ‘augmented trial’ Lens to allow users to interact with a virtual 3D version of its new X2 model.
Via The Drum
6 Nov 2017
Data from Nextatlas’ artificial intelligence (AI) platform has suggested that shoppers are moving away from mass consumerism and big brands.
‘Jump for Your Lunch’ customers need to use the truck’s kinetic tiles to convert their footsteps into energy, which is accepted as payment.
1 Nov 2017