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Tech For Good Ten | 18.01.2016
By connecting to health apps, readjusting its firmness and promising to increase the quantity of sleep, Sleep Numbers are helping customers’ zzz-s
The German government gives backing to the Ankommen smartphone app as a positive way for new arrivals to integrate themselves into the country
From calorie-counting, nutrition-intaking and losing weight these four apps are rising as go-to choices at the start of the year
Biology and surgery combine to grow testicular tissues, expand the cells and put it back into the patient with effective results allowing men to still conceive
With the design of spinning discs, the motion of the GyroGlove reduces shakes for sufferers
The augmented sensory feelSpace worn around the waist vibrates to help the user have a constant awareness of compass north
Grand Junction processes eight million gallons of human waste into renewable natural gas used to run its garbage trucks and transit buses
Designed to mimic a real feline, this companion pet has positive effects for dementia sufferers
Natural gas, storage and microgrids are among the six areas expected to play a big role in shaping the business of electric this year
Hydrao’s new shower design aims to highlight the amount of water and energy we overuse by setting warning colour configurations
Ankommen is billed by its creators as “the guide for your first weeks in Germany.” It’s supposed to help incoming asylum seekers learn the language, understand German culture and customs, and find a job. Its website exhorts users to “become part of society and join in.”