What if the debate about pesticides could be silenced by music? The concept may seem somewhat Utopian, but this is nonetheless the outlandish claim of the French company Genodics nine years ago, in 2008. Against all expectations, the solution seems to be bearing fruit, in particular for one farmer in Bouches-du-Rhône who recently rescued 60 hectares of crops by exposing them to music. Contaminated by … Continue reading Agriculture: replacing pesticides with music
The beginning of this autumn also rimes with the opening of the first European campus dedicated to the emerging technologies and new uses: The Camp The Camp is a project that came out a few years ago of Frédéric Chevalier’s mind, founder of HighCo in 1990 who tragically died in a motorcycle accident in July 2017. His will was to put in common the knowledge … Continue reading The Camp, a new generation campus
Tomorrow Alexa, Google Home* and perhaps others too will be trying to persuade us to order our products directly and to switch to voice-controlled shopping. This still seems rather surreal to us here in France, but today over 20% of Google requests in the US are voice-controlled. We will write less, we will no longer enter words in a search engine … but we will … Continue reading Are brands and interfaces set to disappear?
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
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