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Category: Denmark

Robotics | IoT

Schunk Expert Days reveal state of robotics

One of the things I like about attending Schunk’s annual two-day International Expert Days conference is that it covers a range of topics. From conversations with speakers, exhibitors, and fellow attendees, I get a feel for what users need and the challenges robot and gripper makers face in meeting those needs. Another attraction is that…

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Robotics cluster in Odense, Denmark, offers metrics for growth

What makes a robotics cluster successful? Proximity to university research and talent, government support of entrepreneurship, and a focus on industry end users are all important. Around the world, regions have proclaimed initiatives to become “the next Silicon Valley.” However, there have been relatively few metrics to describe robotics hubs — until now. This week,…

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In Afghanistan, women’s football team has new kit for muslim players

hummelsHummel’s new women’s football kit allows Afghans to play the sport while maintaining their cultural modesty.

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Online ratings turned into one reputation score

deemly-2-online-reputation-p2p-trustDeemly gives users one reliable, shareable ‘trustworthiness’ rating based on all of their online P2P accounts.

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This supermarket is Denmark’s first to only sell waste food

wefoodWeFood is a supermarket that sells only surplus and waste food at a discounted price, while giving the profits to charities.

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Bomb-detecting material lights up near explosives

bombdetectingmaterial-explosives-safety-research-chemistryResearchers have developed a material, which can detect nearby explosives and glow fluorescent, warning people of their presence.

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App scans wine menu for reviews and recommendations

Vivino-wine-app-DenmarkVivino is a smartphone app that scans wine lists and bottle labels to provide reviews and information, so every diner can be a connoisseur.

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Invitation to the first Danish ROS Meetup

From Karl Damkjær Hansen via ros-users@The first Danish ROS Meetup:Thursday February 18th 2016Aalborg UniversitySection for Automation and ControlFredrik Bajers Vej 7, C3-2039220 AalborgAt ROSCon 2015, a handful of Danish ROS experts met and decided that it was about time that we…

Danish city uses sensor system to understand Christmas shoppers

aalborg-bliptrack-wifi-retail-smartcitiesA Danish city is using Bliptrack — the device-detecting sensor system — to measure visitor behavior during the busy Christmas period.

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In Denmark, electronic tag gives cyclists traffic priority

Id-Advice-RFID-bike-tags-traffic-lights-safe-cycling-DenmarkId-Advice’s pilot scheme fits RFID tags to bikes, which trigger traffic lights to change in their favor.

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