technology

Medieval Factory by L’Espace des Inventions – Lausanne

Medieval Factory by L’Espace des Inventions – Lausanne

L’Espace des Inventions opened in 2000 in Lausanne. Since then, their mission is to inspire vocations and to awaken young people’s interest in science and technology. These are 2 key elements to our modern culture that should educate future generations. They are located in a very special building, constructed for the National exhibition of 1964. The roof is a giant solar dial and the space is located at the bottom of an amazing park called the Youth valley. The main…

DuckDuckGo, a Google killer?

DuckDuckGo, a Google killer?

Founded by Gabriel Weinberg in 1998, DuckDuckGo.com becomes the “outsider” of Search engines today with more than 1 million searches a month. Is it a Google killer? Well, at least we can see that certain key features of the new search engine is going on that direction. See for yourself. Search engines are always one of the most important tools we can use today. They are the door for all the knowledge we can find on the internet. And depending on…

TED Talk: Future of e-Commerce pick and pack

TED Talk: Future of e-Commerce pick and pack

Here is a very interesting video about the future of E-commerce and especially the “pick & Pack” processes in a warehouse. This video is part of TED program and was presented by Mick Mountz, CEO of a company founded a couple of years now called KIVA SYSTEMS. They propose a full integrated robotic approach of the warehousing. Looks amazing. As productivity at that level means better costs, this becomes a true solution for many companies with thousands of Sku’s and…

E-TIP winter gloves, pure high-tech.

E-TIP winter gloves, pure high-tech.

The North Face, outdoor brand, relaunched its high-tech gloves this winter. The line is called the E-TIP and allows you to use any touch screen device thanks to a high-tech material. You do not need then to take the gloves out to use your iPhone, iPad, Blackberry Storm or other Samsung. As a modern and high-tech oriented person, we always complain about the fact that we need to take out our gloves in winter to use our touch screen device…

SwissTV, VOD (R)evolution

SwissTV, VOD (R)evolution

SwissTV is an interesting swiss offer for VOD, video on demand. Most of online offers are either not compatible with what you have at home – hardware – or too expensive and sometimes not appropriate. Switzerland has its ways and here we might see a nice (r)evolution. Check it out.

Honda new concept : U3-X

Honda new concept : U3-X

We can say that japanese people will always surprise us. Here is a total new concept made by Honda on what they call Personal mobility engine. It’s name: the Honda U3-X.