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] The Navya driverless shuttle

According to a UN study, by 2030 60% of the population will be living in cities, and this figure is set rise to 70% by 2050. This demographic growth may seem remote, but some people are already looking ahead to it. The challenges are different, in particular in terms of lifestyle, including the development of transport options. For the Lyon company Navya, created in 2014 … Continue reading [VivaTech 2017] The Navya driverless shuttle

[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