Category: Transportation
Charging the Electric Car Market
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With massive financial loses in the electric car industry, there may still be hope for their future

March has brought beautiful spring weather to most of the United States, but electric car manufacturers have only gotten bad news. GM announced it was Read More »

German Companies Embracing Digital Transactions
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New payment methods simplify consumers' lives, challenge brands'
New payment methods simplify consumers' lives, challenge brands'

On a recent visit to Germany, we noticed that major companies are investing systems that make purchasing items easy and, of course, digital. In Read More »

Small-Scale Experiments Transform Urban Spaces
NYC Parking Park Pilot
NYC's pilot scheme for innovative initiatives made pop-up parks on the street a reality
NYC's pilot scheme for innovative initiatives made pop-up parks on the street a reality

Earlier this summer we relaxed at this summertime pop-up mini café on Sullivan St. (between Prince St. and Houston St.), a small plant-filled patio taking Read More »

Censorship in San Francisco
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Surfacing earlier this year in the Middle East, cell network censorship has finally landed in San Francisco
Surfacing earlier this year in the Middle East, cell network censorship has finally landed in San Francisco

A few weeks ago, cell service in four Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stations was shut down as protestors worked to organize themselves over Read More »

Tokyo Subway Creates Radio Station Passenger App
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New app allows people riding on subway trains to listen to exciting new content every day on their smartphones

Tokyo Metro, the main subway operator in Tokyo, has teamed up with local radio station Tokyo FM to offer its passengers new entertainment content Read More »

Heroine Make-Up Bus Tours Youth Fashion Hot Spots
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Touring buses position Japanese cosmetics brands as luxurious lifestyles

A tryvertising campaign involving a “Princess” bus that allows customers to use makeup merchandise and samples while enjoying the scenery of Tokyo’s hottest fashion spots.

Update to Docomo Bike Sharing Service
Bike Sharing in Japan
Japanese mobile phone company Docomo launches bike rental scheme around Tokyo.

Japanese mobile service provider Docomo announced an update to their bike sharing scheme at the recent Wireless Japan exhibition. Earlier in the year the Read More »

Toyota’s New Contactless EV Charging Station
Toyota employee demonstrates the new G-Station contactless charging system
Toyota announces new smart grid, contact less, electric vehicle charging stations for users to remotely charge their cars
Toyota announces new smart grid, contact less, electric vehicle charging stations for users to remotely charge their cars

Toyota recently announced its new G-Station electric vehicle charging systems that will launch in July this year in Japan. The system uses RFID technology Read More »

E-Money Wrist Band For Running Consumers
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Joggers and dog-walkers never need to take their wallet with them again
Joggers and dog-walkers never need to take their wallet with them again

Hashy Top-In has collaborated with Sony and Edy to create a new arm band with e-money functionality. The E-Money Band was released in September, Read More »

1ABOVE: Aerotonic Water for International Flyers
1Above Aerotonic Water for Flying
Nutrient-enriched 1Above Water keeps air travellers feeling on top of it all

“Fly Well. Discover More.” Looking forward to boarding another trans-pacific flight at Auckland airport, we came across this strategically-located stand of 1ABOVE water – Read More »