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?
‘Elfoid’ is the prototype of a new puppet-shaped mobile phone. One of the inventors of the phone, Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro from Osaka University plans to refine the device so that it will be able to mimic Elfoid users’ facial expressions.
Phone operator Telefonica has invented a special sim card that gives your laptop Wi-Fi access. A wireless modem is built into this sim card, providing a high speed internet connection anytime, anywhere.