Cajas negras

Black boxes in cars: safety or the beginning of the end of privacy in vehicles?

Author | Jaime Ramos Last March, the European Union announced that a regulation was going to enter into force in 2022 that would revolutionise transport. It consists of establishing 15 mandatory advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in all vehicles sold as of that year. These systems include the controversial black boxes or: ...
amsterdam smart lighting

Amsterdam launches a modular urban lighting system

Author | Eduardo Bravo One of the goals of smart cities is resource optimisation and energy efficiency. However, today many cities still light up their streets using timers or ambient light sensors. These devices do cut down the length of time the lights are on, however, they do not control the ...

Home automation and safety: New Orleans reduces its fires with minimal prior investment

Author | Eduardo Bravo According to statistics from the United States National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), most fires occur in households. This situation compromises the lives of people living in these households and their neighbours, while also generating significant costs for the treasury. According to the NFPA data, apart from the greater ...