(7 Jan 2019), Dubai, UAE- Future Cities Show will feature disruptive innovations as it holds its third edition on April 8-10, 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Under the theme “Propelling Globalization through Digital Transformation”, FCS will gather together startup companies to showcase their projects to an international roster of investors. Host city Dubai is emerging to be an ideal ecosystem for startups as it prepares to be technologically ahead of all other cities within the next ten years. Dubai is currently at the forefront in the adoption and application of disruptive technology in the region. Thus, Dubai 10x initiative, set by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will be highlighted at the event along with smart city solution startup projects from around the world. As world cities have started adopting smart city solutions, Dubai adds more value to its own smart city development plans by ensuring urban challenges, in terms of security and safety, are … [Read more...] about Startup disruptive technological solutions to be featured at 3rd Future Cities Show
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The pace of change and disruption is creating as many opportunities as it is casualties. The first step to success, if not survival, is to understand what’s coming down the track. The technologies that are influencing the nature of progress such as AI, data analytics, AR/VR, IoT are evolving faster than many businesses can keep up with. The advancements that the likes of artificial intelligence will bring have yet to be fully understood, but the impacts will be transformational, across business and society; from employment to mobility and from robotics to internet security. Driving the changeThe number of innovators, both Irish and international,that are harnessing the power of technology to develop radical solutions, build ambitious businesses and redirect businesses experiencing disruption, is impressive. Companies like Genomics Medicine Ireland, paving the way for predictive and personalised healthcare; Hexafly, finding smart ways to feed the planet; Soapbox Labs, … [Read more...] about Is the next wave of disruptive technologies an opportunity or a threat?
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Share on twitter Share on Google Plus by Yolanda Redrup Macquarie Capital and Square Peg are the lead investors in a $15 million funding round for fintech start-up Athena, which aims to use the latest technology to steal a march on the big banks in the competitive home loans market.The firm purports to connect home buyers with loans backed directly by the superannuation industry and was founded by former NAB bankers Nathan Walsh and Michael Starkey.They have built a cloud-based digital home loan platform, which they claim will save some borrowers currently with the big four banks up to $100,000 over the life of a loan.The latest capital raise, which also had participation from Apex Capital and Rice Warner, follows an earlier seed round of $3 million in June last year. The founders told The Australian Financial Reviewsuperannuation funds already had large investments in mortgages throughout the country, but these were "almost exclusively" through the banks. Advertisement … [Read more...] about Ex-NAB execs raise $15m to disrupt home loan market with new start-up Athena
The LeddarTech Pavilion at CES will showcase how the company sets itself apart within the LiDAR industry with its automotive LiDAR development platform and mobility solutions. In addition to unveiling solutions that redefine the typical LiDAR technology for ADAS and autonomous vehicles, the pavilion located at CP-16 will also showcase the technology of Leddar Ecosystem partners. QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LeddarTech, an industry leader providing the most versatile and scalable automotive LiDAR development platform, announces its participation in the world-renowned CES 2019. From January 8 to 11, in Las Vegas, Nevada, LeddarTech will feature next-gen LiDAR solutions based on its LeddarEgine with ranges exceeding 200m at 10% target reflectivity, demonstrating market-leading performances for a solid-state LiDAR using near-infrared (NIR) light. CES 2019 also marks the official unveiling of the LeddarCore LCA2 System-on-chip production samples, the first LiDAR SoC … [Read more...] about LeddarTech Announces Exhibitor Status at CES 2019 at its Award-Winning Pavilion in Las Vegas
Disruptive Technology Replaces Visual Inspection to Certify New Sewer & Water Pipe Construction and Cured-In-Place Pipe (CIPP) As Watertight The municipal pipeline rehabilitation & trenchless technology market is currently struggling because of a crisis of trust.”— Chuck HansenSACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, USA, January 8, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Electro Scan Inc., a leading supplier of pipeline assessment and infrastructure monitoring solutions for water & wastewater utilities was named to Government Technology’s esteemed 2019 GovTech 100 list of top government technology companies list. The list, compiled annually by government technology media company e.Republic, represents a compendium of the top 100 companies making a difference in the governmental marketplace. “The 2019 GovTech 100 includes both new and well-established companies serving state & local governments, and we’re proud to be one of the younger firms on this prestigious … [Read more...] about Electro Scan Inc. Named to 2019 GovTech 100 Top Government Technology Companies List