Rotorcraft Asia 2019 and Unmanned Systems Asia 2019 held in conjunction with the 7th World Civil Aviation Chief Executives Forum debut the latest electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) technologies to show how the twin worlds of rotorcraft and unmanned technologies are coming together to revolutionise the way we work and travel. We get the low down from Asian Sky Group Chairman Max Buirski on APACs Rotary Market, an introduction by Volocopter’s CEO Christian Bauer on the debut of their eVOTL urban aircraft and the latest in Drone technology from Periculum Labs Board Advisor Markus Scherer on the plethora of business opportunities Drone Technology brings to market.
Tutopiya, a Singapore-based education startup funded by incubator Spaze Ventures, launched its live streaming tutor app this month, which promises to give consumers access to “rigorously vetted and trained to teach online” tutors. We ask Founder and CEO of Tutopiya Nuha Ghouse to explain why Tutopiya is the future for tutors.
With the recent passing of H.R.2200 Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2018 in the US Senate on December 17, we were fortunate to chat with the Co-Founder and Executive VP of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives Robert Benz about how this will help impact kids’ lives in the US education system should it pass into law in 2019.
Ericsson releases its 10 Hot Consumer Trends report 2019 this week, highlighting hardcore early adopters’ perceptions of new technologies. What has emerged are some interesting philosophical and practical considerations, most interestingly, the notion of mental obesity; with 34% of respondents expecting critical thinking to disappear due to the overuse of virtual assistants.