It is easy to imagine a scenario in future when all our household appliances operate according to voice commands, not least because hardware such as Amazon’s Alexa are already making this reality for some devices.
Imagine walking towards your SUV in the car park of a Dubai shopping mall and hearing the welcome sound of it unlocking itself – without having to press a button.
The German electronics and engineering company Bosch is launching an Intelligent Glove (iGlove), which can be used to measure the hand movements of operatives in connected manufacturing.
Bosch is looking at how blockchain technology can bring “golden truth” to every party in a lengthy transaction, such as one in the logistics world, where goods might be passed between multiple entities.
Bosch’s Vehicle Motion and Position Sensor (VMPS) technology will be on the market by 2020, said Nico Radike, who works on chassis systems control and passive safety and sensors for the technology.
While initially it will only be available in major cities in the United States, Germany and a limited number of other Western European cities, the aim is to roll it out more widely.
As with other world metropolises, there has been breathless growth in the potential hazards from particulate matter and noxious gases.So how should rapidly expanding cities such as Dubai monitor pollution levels and plan their development to try to ensure air quality improves?