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5G-enabled Virtual Reality won the prize in the SHIFT hackathon in Finland

The City of Turku and the telecom company Elisa jointly organized a 5G hackathon at the SHIFT Business Festival held on 29–30 August 2019 in Turku, Finland. The hackathon challenged teams to create and develop new 5G-enabled solutions for preventing social exclusion.

Taltech and Thinnect are building world´s largest smart city sensor network in Tallinn

The Institute of Software Science of Taltech University and startup company Thinnect  are developing technology that can monitor urban air and measure traffic flows via hundreds of sensors powered by solar panels and connected by mesh network.

Skeleton Technologies' Ultracapacitors to Power Škoda Trams in Germany

Skeleton Technologies, the European market leader for ultracapacitors and energy storage systems for transportation and grid applications, will supply ultracapacitor systems to Škoda Electric, a traction equipment manufacturer, for 114 trams to be delivered by Škoda Transportation to Mannheim, Heidelberg, and Ludwigshafen in Germany.

Cleveron launches the world’s first grocery robot with two temperature zones

Technology company from Estonia - Cleveron introduces Cleveron 501, a one-of-a-kind grocery robot that enables grocery pick-up in just 20 seconds. Cleveron 501 is an efficient delivery alternative to home delivery, making grocery click and collect cheaper, faster and more convenient for both grocers and consumers.  

bONE Tech Introduces the World’s First Ski Goggles to Integrate Bluetooth Mesh Network

bONE Tech today introduced IceBRKR, the world’s first ski goggles to integrate bone conduction audio and Bluetooth 5.0 MESH Intercom technology to make the skiing or snowboarding experience more entertaining and safe. The Kickstarter Campaign, which launched last week with a funding goal of $30,000 USD, features a limited Super Early Bird special of $79 USD, as well as several other rewards for backers.

Graphene Cuts Elevator Energy Consumption in Half

Skeleton Technologies, the European market leader for ultracapacitors and energy storage systems for transportation and grid applications, is entering into a strategic partnership with the Spanish company Epic Power to reduce the power consumption of elevators by up to 50%, enabling significant cost savings. The system is already in use in a number of public, residential, and commercial buildings throughout Europe.

TalTech is establishing co-operation with the US on developing self-driving cars

Tallinn University of Technology is signing a co-operation agreement with Florida Polytechnic University on the 10th of April, to join forces for future development and increasing security of automated vehicles (AV).

Self-driving cars and other autonomous systems are one of the most paradigm-changing technological developments in today's world. Transportation is affecting every single person and has a large impact on economic development. There will be huge challenges to solve and international cooperation is crucial here.

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