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Why it matters
We all know that traditional mail (and national Mail companies) are facing an unprecedented crisis. In an online society, where almost everything is accessible virtually and in real-time, mail is slowly becoming redundant, if not useless. Portuguese CTT found a way to reach its urban consumers by offering them the same services, but with a modern and hi-tech approach. Will this experience be enough to avoid the extinction of traditional mail?
‘DAVE’ is a ‘Definitively Affordable Virtual Environment’ used for gaming in which you can view objects in a 3D environment, so you can move around to get a complete view. Inside DAVE your position is monitored so even collisions can be physically perceived.
A Girona farmer has installed a vending machine with pasteurized milk in Salt Market (Girona). His objective was to bring his product directly to the consumer without any intermediary participation.
The seller offers milk 24 hours a day at 1€/1litre (more or less the same price as a tetra brick pack sold in supermarkets).