European aircraft to use satellite communication
The European aviation sector is planning to introduce satellite communication between aircraft and the ground, resulting in fewer zig-zag flight paths, reductions in CO2 emissions, and saved time and money. Norwegian researchers are looking into data security risks.
New flexible ticketing on buses
Soon you won't have to worry about how to pay your bus and train fares. All you need is your mobile phone or a bank card.
Listening to roads before construction
They're going to build a new road right outside your living room window. The authorities have sent you a 'noise map', but what you really need is to hear what the traffic noise will sound like. Well, soon you can.
Smart watches and apps can make life easier for ADHD children
Researchers believe that children with autism or ADHD can benefit from technologies originally developed for the elderly.
Facebook use reflected in student grades
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Controlling PCs and tablets with hand movements
In an office in Forskningsveien 1, Oslo, a researcher is making gentle, gymnastic hand movements in front of his tablet computer.
Preventing air accidents
A Norwegian, satellite-based system aims to ensure that helicopters and light aircraft are prevented from colliding with power lines and other obstacles.
Jacket works like a mobile phone
A fire is raging in a large building and the fire leader is sending a message to all firefighters at the scene. But they don't need a mobile phone – they simply check their jacket sleeves and read the message there.