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New paths for the roads of tomorrow

Transportation news feeds are filled with tech innovations and new start-ups willing to improve our daily mobility…

Swimming is back in town (it’s still summer!)

Among other natural elements, water surely is one of the most appreciated in cities – or even a symbol, as the famous …

How cities deal with the climate change risks

According to the non-profit organization “100 Resilient Cities”, urban resilience is the ability of individuals,…

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An interactive and immersive operation to promote Toulouse and its 14 new destinations

Proposing an immersive experience to the inhabitants of Toulouse, Air France has organized an open-air flight in the…

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QR codes combined with food-truck to promote mobile shopping

A partnership between Walmart and Procter & Gamble took place in the streets of  New York.

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What if we could turn every street sign into a charging station for mobile devices?

This concept is based on the idea of strapping photovoltaic elements and putting a USB jack on street furniture to turn…

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After centuries of believing that the world was flat, people have discovered it was not. Has this time come for touchscreens?

Tactus may have developed the next generation user interface. Their technology based on the use of a “microfluidic…

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Shave on the go

ShaveTech’s new USB electric razor enables people to shave by plugging the razor into the USB jack of a computer or a…

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Google Minecraft-esque new web app enables to recreate the world in Lego

Google’s new application “Build with Chrome” associates Google Maps and the world of Lego in a very playful way.A…

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How Much Data is generated in a Minute?

With over 2.1 billion Internet users around the world, huge amounts of data are created, sent and searched every minute…

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Digital channels redefine purchasing habits

Mediametrie and the FEVAD (the French federation of online and distance selling) have recently published the results of…

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The 2012 Global Innovation Index, published by INSEAD for the second year running, confirms almost all top 10 leaders

The list of overall GII top 10 leaders has changed little from last year, Canada being the only country leaving the top…

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1 million football fans in a cheering truck with Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola knows how to delight Argentinian football supporters. The brand created a curious “cheering truck” designed…

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Visit Utah in the San Francisco subway?

In San Francisco, the state of Utah decided to advertise on a whole subway entrance, making the everyday transportation…

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Prove you have what it takes to enter the Swedish army

The army is often linked and embodied by moral values. The Swedish army wanted to enhance one of them; solidarity…

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Supernatural vision in a St Honoré window shop

What’s new in luxurious and trendy rue St Honoré, Paris ?Passers-by could witness a strange phenomenon through the…

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Place your 2.0 bets… on the interactive table

IBU Interactive Table is a new interactive touchscreen that combines the best of technology and a giant interface. It…

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Never get lost... inside a building

Until now, indoor geolocation wasn’t something common, especially in France. Only some Android device owners could…

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i Pavement : walking on innovation

Who said the future of geolocation will only be stored with Cloud Computing and Big Data warehouses?This seems to be…

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Public areas & design : beware, the Bushwaffles are coming

Urban furniture is not only linked to transportation or information. It can also be purely linked to entertainment…

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Fab-labs: How to Make (almost) Everything

Fabrication Laboratories, mostly known as « Fab labs » are an interesting concept, more and more relevant in the whole…

Facts & Figures

Marketing Mobile & Internet in 2015

In 2015, Mobile advertising is said to represent more than USD 5 billion.This data is only one of many, such as Cisco’s…

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Smart TV in France is flying off

In the first semester of 2012, smart connected TV, including catch-up and VOD has grown and over 10,7% of homes already…

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Smartphones can still improve citizens’ lives

According to Ericsson labs, a great part of people living in urban areas are satisfied to live in cities.What makes the…

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Smart city : People & companies gathered for the future of urbanism

The “Smart city” is a genuine concept aiming to gather institutions, companies and citizens on daily city-life topics…

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The beard makes the man

In order to create more traffic on their website, “Bronx Shoes” company decided to implement an original outdoor…

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An ambient campaign that celebrates bad drivers

Parking in cities is always tricky especially in Paris, France, where drivers are famous for their being extremely bad…

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When the sun reveals QR Codes

To promote special lunch offers while staying creative and be seen by dwellers, corean food shop Emart Wall launched an…

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Who said a bathroom should be just a loo?

During this 2012 edition of famous furniture design event “salone internazionale del mobile” in Milan, Italy. Ikea set…

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Our future mobile phone will have… two screens

It is not surprising that Microsoft is currently working on the future of Mobile phones. The surprise lays on what kind…

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Stay connected. Even in a plane

Travelling by plane is sometimes scary and often boring, but maybe this will soon come to an end.Thanks to the…

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Google Drive : heading to the clouds

Google recently launched an on-line platform storage, where internet users can “share and collaborate in real time”…

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Collaborative spaces inside the city

It is called “Konzepp” and has settled in Hong Kong. Concept-store but also co-working space, this strange, yellow…

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Mickey is also working on our future

Disney labs research is working on the future of tactile technology.They launched a prototype of touch recognition…

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DOOH Advertising Revenue Grew 15% to $7 Billion in 2011

According to PQ Media, DOOH Advertising revenue grew 15,3% to 6.97$ billion in 2011.These revenues generated by place…

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Consumers’ trust in advertising

Internet users seem to be more and more influenced by “earned media”, such as recommendations from friends and family…

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Another « anti-social media » application 

Avoiding the crowd is sometimes necessary, especially for shopping. This is the feature used by a new application …

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Glo Bar : a new way to think bike-life

To improve the ride of urban cyclists, Mitchell Silva, designer, has developed an innovative prototype.He imagined a…

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Everyone will know this year’s “It color”’s name

A partnership between cosmetic store Sephora and Pantone (the reference of color identification for a high number of…