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Soumac WOW blog – How Google Maps will help authorities monitor pollution in big cities

Having already been trialled in several major US cities, Google is now rolling out it’s pollution-tracking technology in the EU  – with the tool set to be used in Birmingham, Manchester, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Dublin & Coventry. Using Google maps Google’s Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) tool, authorities will be able to track 4 major areas: Building […]

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Soumac WOW blog – The best new tech from IFA 2019

After CES, IFA is arguably the next biggest technology show – offering companies and consumers a glimpse at what the future of technology may look like. From even smarter TVs to a medical exoskeleton that can help rehabilitate people with spinal injuries – there was plenty to get excited about at this year’s IFA exhibition in Berlin, Germany. In our latest WOW blog, we take a look at some of the standout new tech from IFA 2019: 1.ExoAtlet’s ecoskeleton For people with spinal injuries or medical conditions, rehabilitation can be a timely and costly road to recovery. However, Russian company ExoAtlet, are hoping to ease this journey with their ecoskeleton.  When attached to the body, the motorized skeleton allows people with spinal issues to move freely, allowing the individual to work on their motor skills. Sales of the ecoskeleton began in 2016 and the technology is already being used in Russian and South Korean hospitals – with the hope that the product will soon launch in America once it’s received the go ahead from the FDA. 2.Aalto Explorer – underwater drone Described as “the first community-controlled vehicle & platform for underwater exploration” the Aalto Explorer isn’t just for scientists – members of the public can also watch the […]

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Soumac WOW blog – 5 cool alternative ways drones are being used

Drone technology has come a long way in the last few years – from high end military weapons, to videography and deliveries – the possibilities with drones are endless.  While drones are well known for their use in engineering, emergency services and the media, there are also some lesser-known, but equally as interesting, ways other […]

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