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?
Ever wonder if your perfect mate is right under your nose? Maybe in the grocery checkout line next to you? Urban Signals is an Apple iPhone application that connects you with local love. The location-based mobile app alerts you, in real-time, when hopeful singles are within close proximity. Users can send a “signal” – similar to a Facebook "poke" – to anyone the app’s “radar” detects nearby. If the user signals back, you could be on your first date before you know it. But like Facebook, both people have to have the app on their smartphone to communicate. So if you want to increase your chances, spread the word about the app!
Portuguese publisher Porto Editora has released high school text books as mobile phone apps, designed to help students prepare for their exams. The content is available both in text and audio formats.