50 Smart City Applications

Libelium, a manufacturer of sensors and connected devices provides a useful list of case studies and applications for smart sensors, covering urban applications, environmental monitoring, water management, smart grid and energy distribution, security applications, retail, logistics, industrial control and agriculture. Top 50 Internet of Things Applications – Ranking | Libelium    

CES 2015 – Gogoro’s SmartScooter – A triumph of hype or a vision of the future?

In the second piece on this year’s CES, we look at Gogoro, a company we featured last year as it gained  $150m worth of funding. There was much speculation as to what they were producing, fuelled by vague statements such as to “utilize the power of mobile connectivity and data analytics to transform energy distribution and management in the world’s cities”. Finally this week we found out. On the face of it, Gogoro launched an electric scooter, promising to revolutionise personal … Read more…

What are Gogoro up to?

Gogoro, a well-funded Taiwanese start-up founded by big-hitting former HTC-execs with a name plucked out of the Tech industry’s random name generator has hit the headlines this week for raising a further $100m over an initial $50m in April 2011. Its broad aim, in rather fluffy terms is to “utilize the power of mobile connectivity and data analytics to transform energy distribution and management in the world’s cities.” Additionally, it is participating in the creation of a “more intelligent and … Read more…