This fall a parking system called Trafficpass will be introduced in the Austrian market. Trafficpass provides a cash free and ticket free paying solution.
Why it matters
This is yet another example how technology tries to simplify our daily lives. But will this paying solution be accepted by the costumers?
Lastminute.com's nru (short for ‘near you’) uses the GPS and compass built in to T-mobile’s G1 phone to create a radar-style display that highlights points of interest nearby. These include restaurants, clubs and landmarks, which the radar will detect are nearby to the phone’s current location.
‘Personal Sim’ is a new service from KPN. Consumers can completely customise their own contract and are free to upgrade or downgrade it whenever they want. They can even put their own photo on their SIM card.