The first person to write coding for a computer was a British mathematician and a woman: Ada Lovelace. Nowadays, the IT-world is dominated by men. Melanie Kovacs, founder of the Swiss Coding Academy Master21, wanted to do something about it. Last year she organized the first female coding week in Switzerland. CNNMoney Switzerland's Tanya König attended the very first day of the course.
After being distracted by GPS and nearly getting into a car accident, Vitaly Ponomarev, CEO and founder of Wayray, had an aha moment. What about embedding a navigation tool directly into the driver's environment in a way that didn't that require them to look away from the road. Safer, right? The result was coined 'Navion,' and as Ana Maria Montero discovers in today's Tech Talk, its innovative use of holographic AR is poised to revolutionize the way we see the road.
What do you get when you combine virtual and augmented reality? Augmented creativity, according to Robert Sumner, founder of ETH Zurich’s Game Technology Center. He showed Tech Talk what happens when you combine gaming technology with the old-fashioned fun of a coloring book.
Have you ever wanted to use your phone as a professional video camera? At the Berlinale Film Festival, director Steven Soderbergh premiered his thriller "Unsane", which was shot on an iPhone. Tanya König sat down with Swiss film director Sandeep Abraham to find out what it takes to produce a proper mobile film during the last Zurich Film Festival.
Inspecting a nuclear power plant, an underground mine, a jet engine test facility, an ice crevice… Lausanne-based Flyability’s indoor drones makes it possible to navigate these dangerous areas safely. It is a game changing tool for industries worldwide to access their hard-to-reach assets, hopes Patrick Thévoz. The Flyability CEO and Co-founder tells Ana Maria Montero about his ambitions.