GBatteries, Canadian startup based in Ottawa, which is developing ultra-fast charging technology based on lithium-ion batteries. It promises to recharge batteries in minutes, not hours, competing with the time it normally takes to fill up with petrol. Such as? Proprietary hardware and algorithms, and processes at lower temperatures. To find out more, here is the official website.
ONO, a German startup based in Berlin that offers clean and sustainable, as well as very eccentric transport solutions for urban areas. One vehicle in particular caught my attention: it's called PAT, an acronym for Pedal Assisted Transporter, and it looks like a locker on wheels. A little 'it intrigues me, a little' I wonder how the hell does the curves. If you want to know more, here is the site.
Safe and accessible mobility
N-Vibe, a French startup that has created vibrating GPS bracelets for blind or visually impaired people. An app and two bracelets that are activated to "direct" the path on routes without problems. Brilliant in its Spartan simplicity.
Global transportation more efficient
Everty, a sustainable mobility startup based in Sydney that has developed an innovative charging software for electric vehicles. A sort of ecosystem that includes everything from mechanisms for connecting charging stations and cars to management programs to eliminate drivers' downtime and guarantee profits for station owners. Their system could become the paradigm of how to refuel. To find out more, here is the site.
Addionics, a UK-based and Israeli-based startup that provides rechargeable batteries with a totally redesigned architecture, as well as a new manufacturing method that enriches the batteries with a 3D “metal fabric”. 200% more life, 200% more capacity, 50% charging time.
Sustainable mobility is the key to a better future, and these startups can be a source of new and concrete solutions.
We know the goal: to make mobility greener, more inclusive and safer.
Gianluca Riccio, born in 1975, is the creative director of an advertising agency, copywriter and journalist. He is affiliated with Italian Institute for the Future, World Future Society and H +, Network of Italian Transhumanists. Since 2006 he directs Futuroprossimo.it, the Italian resource of Futurology.
Futuroprossimo.it is an Italian resource of futurology opened since 2006: every day news about the near future. Scientific discoveries, medical research, prototypes, concepts and predictions about the future for free.
Gianluca Riccio, copywriter and journalist - Born in 1975, he is the creative director of an advertising agency, he is affiliated with the Italian Institute for the Future, World Future Society and H +, Network of Italian Transhumanists.