Blink is simply too good to be true. And while it’s not unusual for a crowd funded product to make enormous claims and under deliver, Blink earns a feature just because we want so desperately for it to deliver on what it promises.
Blink is a wireless home security system that has some serious appeal to it. It will ultimately provide live HD video streaming, temperature sensors, night vision, motion detection and more, and all without a monthly fee. But it’s the supposed 1 year battery life that’s raising the most eye brows in the comments section.
No firm answers on Nest or HomeKit support, but the creators talk of IFTTT integration after launch.
the city of buenos aires in argentina announced they would replace 91,000 street lights across the city with connected LED lighting by philips.
Here Are 24 Countries Where Windows Phone Outsells The iPhone (And Why It Does)
Seeking innovation? Look for the intersection of physical and digital worlds.
Take, for example, Tesco supermarkets in South Korea. The company wanted to increase sales without creating more stores. Tesco understood that Koreans work long hours and have little appetite for shopping at the end of the day so they created virtual grocery stores at subway stations. These virtual stores, shelves and all, are projected on the walls of subway stations. To purchase items, shoppers simply go to a Tesco app on a smartphone and scan the projected items’ QR code. When purchases are completed, the order is delivered to shoppers’ homes shortly after they get home from work.
The Tesco app was downloaded 400,000 times in one month after the launch and Tesco skyrocketed to number one in online sales in Korea.
You have one hand left to play, but I doubt you will play it, because you are living in a tunnel.
That play is adopt the Android OS and give all BB10 devices the ability to run Android.
Salvage what’s left of the name by making a transition to Android immediately. Only then will people be tempted to try your devices.
Perhaps adopting someone else’s OS was always too hard of a paradigm shift to make for old executives that were out of touch with what consumers need.
It is pretty evident that your current thinking can’t save the once might company.
PS Congrats on your latest achievement of laying off 4500 people.
This Microbial Battery Makes Power And Water From Poop And Pollution
BY SYDNEY BROWNSTONE, fastcoexist.com
A breakthrough in bacteria-powered batteries could make it far easier to treat pollution in wastewater (and power our phones at the same time).
The idea of sewage-powered devices is not new. In fact, it’s existed for more than a century. But…