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Added 21 February, 2019

Despite major initiatives to digitize healthcare information, major improvements in transparency and interoperability among various groups in the healthcare system are still necessary. By reducing administrative errors and friction through the application of blockchain technology, healthcare information could be exchanged more efficiently....

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Added 20 February, 2019

Package delivery is quickly becoming a more decentralized market given the rising popularity of on-demand services, which is what the 'Shippa' app aims to help build on. Positioned as a world traveler delivery service, the platform enables travelers to take packages with them when heading out of a trip to make a bit of extra money. This also...

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Added 18 February, 2019

UK-based FabRx is developing and testing a 3D printer to create personalised pills (they call them printlets) on site at hospitals. The printer could solve a major problem. Most medicines are available in set strengths and sizes. This makes it difficult to customise pills to patients’ individual needs. This is especially problematic with...

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Added 17 February, 2019

Mindfulness apps are the must-have addition to smartphones in 2019. A good example is Moodrise, which aims to use digital content, nicknamed “digital nutrition”, to help alleviate pain, boost emotional resilience and improve experiences of everyday life. Instead of focusing on meditation like other wellness apps, Moodrise offers up different...

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Added 15 February, 2019

After successful trials at airports in in Paris and Lyon, the Stan autonomous parking system is on its way to Gatwick, London. Here's how it works: Drop your car into a little garage, scan yourself into the system, then head to the plane. A robot then picks up your car, ferries it off to a distant, secure, high-density car park, and brings it...

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Added 15 February, 2019

The Marshall Islands will soon circulate physical banknotes representing the world’s first decentralized national digital currency. This is happening under an agreement with Tangem, a Swiss maker of blockchain-enabled smart card wallets for cryptocurrencies. The physical banknotes will take the form of a smart card powered by a blockchain-...

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Added 31 January, 2019

Many of us remember the old days of floppy disks, cassette tapes, and actually calling people on the phone, but there's another thing that we'll be telling our kids about: going outside to check if the mail is in yet. At CES 2019, the United States Postal Service showed off the Connected Mailbox, a device that tells you when the mail is in and...

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Added 29 January, 2019

Matrix had created a new second-generation solar smartwatch aptly named the PowerWatch 2 which has raised over $1 million via Indiegogo with still 26 days remaining on its campaign thanks to over 4,600 backers. Unlike other smartwatches which require daily charging the PowerWatch 2, never requires charging and has now been updated with new...

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Added 18 January, 2019

Austrian pet tech startup Tractive develops GPS trackers for dogs and cats, which allows for location tracking and activity monitoring of pets through a smartphone app or web browser. The startup is quickly becoming the market leader in the industry, and has just received a seven-figure investment from Monkfish Equity, the investment entity...

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Added 15 January, 2019

Rolls-Royce has revealed plans for a record breaking electric plane capable orf reaching 300mph. Called Accel, the firm hopes it will take to the skies next year to claim a world record. The current record for an all-electric plane, set by Siemens in 2017, is 210 mph - which the Accel could smash. Scheduled to take to the skies in 2020, the...