TECH Gadgets to watch: The Magic Carpet

Polish company Funtronic, launched in 2014, is the producer and distributor of The Magic Carpet, an innovative teaching aid in the form of interactive projection system that can be used on the floor and on tables. The Magic Carpet incorporates a set of multimedia exercises, games and physical activi...

Locked content Kvarko invests in Hotel Application

Kvarko invested  PLN 1.2 million in Hotel Application, which supports organization of events for the hotel industry using artificial intelligence. The application aims to reduce costs of services and marketing and simplify the organization of conferences and other events.  The investment was carried...

Industry 4.0. Are we there yet?

Three industrial revolutions have created the world we live in now and we are about to witness yet another major leap. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is sweeping the developed world: constant data exchange between machines and continuous data analysis are creating a world where ultra-fast, virtual...

The digital era

WBJ talks to Juan Maria Porcar, the VP and Head of Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS and Africa at Fujitsu, about the digital age

Running on autopilot

How many times have you forgotten to pay a bill, write an email, make a phone call or cancel an ap­­pointment? And every time you do, you probably say to yourself “I should get an assistant.” However, if for whatever reason hiring another human to share your workload is not the answer for you, perha...

Hearing-enabled

Hearing aids that can order their own batteries, turn on the TV and let you know when the washing has finished its cycle? Thanks to applying IFTTT technology, software engineers working on programming hearing aids are making advanced into automation. WBJ talked to software architect Sławomir Kwasibo...

Locked content Warsaw firms ink contracts with European Space Agency

Poland is a member of the European Space Agency since 2012. Recently, 13 Warsaw-based tech firms have signed contracts with the ESA. Eric Morel of the ESA said that the new contracts are bound to give birth to new jobs. The Philae lander includes a measuring unit that was developed by the Polish Spa...

Science funding: in need of a strategy

Professor Wojciech Bal is research group leader of the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the Polish Academy of Sciences, and is a member of Obywatele Nauki (Citizens of Academia), a civic movement that promotes change in the scientific and academic environment.