Illuminate with the Bioluminescence of bacteria

Bioluminescence is a chemical reaction controlled by a gene enabling certain living organisms to produce light. Many marine species are able to do so, such as algae, jellyfish, squid and shrimp. The Glowee startup, established in 2014, is developing a biological lighting system which uses the natural properties of bioluminescent marine organisms to rethink how we produce and use light. Glowee offers a luminous and … Continue reading Illuminate with the Bioluminescence of bacteria

[Vivatech 2017] ICAROS: get fit with virtual reality

From 15 to 17 June, come to Vivatech to discover Icaros: the virtual reality fitness equipment Are you hesitating between a sports activity and a 100% immersive experience? With Icaros, you no longer have to choose! Created by a German startup, Icaros is a piece of fitness equipment with an integrated virtual reality device. Icaros comprises a gyroscopic articulated support on which the user lies, … Continue reading [Vivatech 2017] ICAROS: get fit with virtual reality

[Vivatech 2017] Hypersuit: combining virtual reality with powerful sensations

From 15 to 17 June, come to Vivatech to find out about the Hypersuit, the exoskeleton connected to a VR system Hypersuit, formerly called Theory, founded in 2016 by Grégoire Arcache and Tom Sicard, is a virtual and augmented reality specialist. At the Vivatech 2017 show, this young startup offers the opportunity to try out its extreme experience simulator. This device comprises an articulated and … Continue reading [Vivatech 2017] Hypersuit: combining virtual reality with powerful sensations

[Vivatech 2017] LuxAI: social robots to help people with autism

From 15 to 17 June, come to Vivatech to discover LuxAI, a startup from Luxembourg specialising in “social robots”. This smiley little robot contains artificial intelligence (AI) technology and is designed to support professionals in the health and education sectors. Depending on how they are programmed, LuxAI robots can be used for vocabulary exercises with children or the rehabilitation of victims of a cerebrovascular accident … Continue reading [Vivatech 2017] LuxAI: social robots to help people with autism

[Vivatech 2017] Go Touch VR: discover touch in virtual reality

From 15 to 17 June, come to Vivatech to discover Go Touch VR. Go Touch VR is an accessory which offers the user the sensation of touch in virtual reality; this glove provides haptic feedback (the sensation of touch) and the manipulation of virtual objects. Virtual reality usually uses two of our senses (sight and hearing) to make our brains believe that it is immersed … Continue reading [Vivatech 2017] Go Touch VR: discover touch in virtual reality