interactiveSQUASH | Focus on the fun not the burn!

24-3-2017

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How sports is getting affected, in a positive way, by the newest technology. interactiveSQUASH is an example of how sports and technology can influence athletes in a positive matter. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 11

17-3-2017

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At Horecatrends we spot a lot of national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write articles about, the smaller trends we use in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week amongst others wine infused coffee and New York gets a Fried Pickle restaurant.

If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading! lees verder

Fingopay | Pay with your fingerprint

17-3-2017

Paying with your fingertip? It’s possible at Proud Camden, a London based bar. Customers are able to pay their drinks here with Fingopay. This technology links your finger veins with your debit or credit card. Payments can be done both quicker and easier. It’s not only a unique and safe way of paying, you’ll don’t have to worry if you left your wallet at home! lees verder

The Shweeb | A human powered racing pod circuit

15-3-2017

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The Shweeb is New Zealand’s newest adventure activity and world first overhead monorail pedal powered race circuit. The faster you pedal, the faster you will finish. The Shweeb is located in Rotorua within the Agroventures Adventure Park in New Zealand and the core market is very broad; from four to 89 year-olds. Google was also positive about the idea and submitted an investment of one million dollars. A great monorail circuit for an adventurous nature reserve. lees verder

Wearable technology | The future is coming to dinner

13-3-2017

Most of us know the Apple Watch, the Fitbit and some other wearable devices. But how is wearable technology used in the hospitality industry? We found a couple of examples with the main focus on creating an ultimate guest experience. From making guests life easier to creating a way to get information faster and easier accessible for employees. But did you know that there are already companies experimenting with using the same technology to track employee health? lees verder

Zume Pizza | Pizzas of the future

8-3-2017

Zume Pizza is a start-up in America where robots and humans work together to deliver the most delicious pizzas to customers. The collaboration between robots and humans leads to a decrease in labor costs and a faster delivery time. This start-up was ranked no.1 in the list of most promising young start-ups from the CNBC. lees verder

VR Centres | The arcade rooms of the future

7-3-2017

Recently the first IMAX VR Centre opened in Los Angeles where visitors have the opportunity to experience the world of virtual reality in 14 futuristic rooms. A comparable gaming hall opened last year in Taiwan. At Viveland Taiwan visitors can enjoy different Virtual Reality (VR) games at over 330 square meters. Are these VR Centres going to become the arcade halls of the future? lees verder

Beer in a box | Experience beer in an innovative way

2-3-2017

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Beer in a box: a fast growing beer specialist from Alkmaar approaches drinking beer in an innovative way. Based on a unique, self-learning taste profile, customers receive a box of specialty beers every 2 months. ‘de Beer’ does not only respond to the specialty beer trend but also gives the beer drinker the opportunity to discover and develop their taste via a ‘beer flavour test’ at their website. lees verder

KLM | Emoji’s that help you to find your way

1-3-2017

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Imagine that you’re in a foreign country, need to withdraw money, but don’t know where the nearest ATM is. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines found a solution to this problem. With messenger, they take things to a new level by introducing a new emoji service that makes it easy to find your way in an unknown city or country. Just send them a message with an ATM-emoji and KLM will fix it for you! lees verder

Dubai launches a self-flying drone taxi service

1-3-2017

In Dubai, from this summer onwards it’s possible to experience a self-flying taxi. Passengers can select a destination and the ‘Ehang184’ drone will transport you to this destination. This new type of transportation should reduce the number of accidents on roads and move passengers faster from destination A to B. lees verder

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