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IoT, cobots, epigenomics, extended reality,… The future is changing while we are in the thick of it. New technologies are entering our living rooms. What impact do they have? And what kind of benefits do they offer us? When data enter our living environment, flexibility, comfort and convenience are key.
The main driver to take advantage of AI in business processes is to optimize a certain activity. But did you realise the implementation of these new technologies affects your life more than you can imagine?
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With advancements in generative design, software algorithms, and robotic construction, the current construction processes are going to change quite a bit over the next three to ten years.
Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR, is inspired by AVATAR. The name of the groundbreaking concept vehicle stands not only for the close collaboration in developing the showcar together with the AVATAR team but also for ADVANCED VEHICLE TRANSFORMATION.
Lots has been undertaken, done and written about Smart City projects. What is common ground, is that there are lots of challenges to tackle when starting a Smart City project. We have listed the 8 most heard challenges.
The Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences at UHasselt can now use the high-tech movement lab GRAIL. The lab consists of an advanced treadmill with a platform that measures step strength, among other things, a screen on which a virtual environment is projected, and numerous cameras that meticulously record and analyze the subject's balance and every movement.
The helicopter Ingenuity has made its first flight on Mars, the first powered flight above the surface of a planet other than Earth. This was announced by the US space agency NASA.
Innovation platform for logistics VIL is working with imec and VUB Mobi on a pilot project to test the Physical Internet (PI) concept for transport in the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge.
A major challenge for our future buildings is to reduce the environmental impact, as our current method of construction leads to too great an environmental impact to stay within the carrying capacity of the earth with our building needs.
Energy efficient renovation requires a well thought-out approach to the entire building envelope. As far as new buildings are concerned, houses will be built to be increasingly energy efficient in the future, partly as a result of the increasingly stringent EPB regulations. For the existing housing stock, however, there is still a lot of work to be done!
A new start-up is using plasma technology from the UAntwerp to break down harmful CO2 molecules into their original building blocks. With these ingredients, companies can start working again to produce biofuels, chemicals or other useful raw materials.
Chinese technology conglomerate Huawei is to invest some $1 billion (840 million euros) this year in research into electric and self-driving cars. With this, the company wants to compete with Tesla and China's Xiaomi.
The construction of the Living Tomorrow Innovation Campus has begun. We investigate how the building process is evolving today and in the future. Xella is present as a trendsetter in new building with its advanced building systems.
The way we observe and experience the world has been shaken up by the emergence of drones, in both scientific and commercial perspectives. Learn about 3 ways in which drones will overthrow the world as we know.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Day on day 26 years after Bill Gates visited our first campus. What moment is more suitable to anchor our plans for the future?
It must be the slowest trend of the last decade. For years, mobility experts, trend watchers and policy makers have been announcing that we will all be driving electric cars in the near future.