The most read news of the last week selected by the editorial staff: LOT Network, virtual kiss, Davor Sijanovic and robots for all uses
What are the most read news stories of the last week? What were the trending topics in the world of innovation? What was talked about on social networks around the world? To answer these questions, we have selected the news that, in the last week, has had more visibility on our portal and have ignited the curiosity of our readers.
The most read news of the week
Davor Sijanovic: interview with the prof “inventor” of young talents
“My name is Davor Sijanovic, I was born on November 12, 1969 in Vukovar, Croatia and spent most of my childhood there. After graduating from high school, I applied and was accepted to the University of Zagreb with a major in physical education. In 1991. when I completed my third year at the University of Zagreb, and as a result of the war that broke out in Croatia, I was able to transfer to the United States through some student organizations.” CONTINUE READING
Eating too much? The personal trainer robot takes care of it!
Withings Smart Body Analyzer is a smart scale that measures weight, fat mass and heart rate. The heart rate measurement is extremely accurate and is taken directly from the feet. This system is very convenient for those who suffer from heart conditions and want to keep an eye on their data without having to use a hundred different devices. CONTINUE READING
Doro, Coro and Oro: intelligent robots that help the elderly
Doro, Coro and Oro are three humanoid robots designed by the Institute of BioRobotics of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa to offer assistance to the elderly. Doro, an acronym for Domestic Robot, helps move around the house, remembers appointments (including medication time) detects gas leaks, allows video calls and orders groceries online if necessary. READ MORE
Barclays joins LOT Network and Open Invention Network Community
Barclays is the first major European bank to join LOT Network and Open Invention Network Community to oppose the abuse of intellectual property rights. Barclays is the first major European headquartered bank to join LOT Network and Open Invention Network Community to oppose the abuse of intellectual property rights by patent assertion entities (PAE), more commonly known as “patent trolls”. READ MORE
Can I send you a kiss? Justin and Simon’s (romantic) invention
Two British inventors have patented a sensor capable of detecting breathing and sending this ‘kiss’ to another remotely connected device. Can we send (or receive) a kiss via smartphone? This is the question that everyone has asked themselves at least once in their lives, hoping to find a way to break the distance between them and their loved one. Today, Justin Philip Pisani and Simon Robert Gordon may have found an answer. READ MORE