Smile Innovation’s Watch #9
Winter is coming ❄️🌨🧟♂️ (not so private jokes already used 1,934,324 times this month) and you may already have been wearing back your 🧤gloves and 🧣scarf (especially if you’re using an on-demand electric scooter). When you’ll be comfortable in your office or home, warm and while taking a sip of hot chocolate/coffee/tea, take few minutes to check out our selection of links, trends and, for the first time, some useful tools at the end of the newsletter.
We are gonna tell you about a foldable phone, exoskeleton, AI, a camera with 16 lenses and how to spy on your Airbnb guests.
This is Smile’s Innovation watch.
Innovation • /ˌɪnəˈveɪʃən/
Samsung foldable phone / tablet Samsung just revealed a new concept of phone, which is also a tablet, because it’s foldable. Yes, you read it well. Foldable. And Google already announces Android compatibility with all the next foldable phones that will be released in the next years (months?). 😮
Salesforce announces Einstein Voice, a voice assistant for enterprises Salesforce’s Einstein Voice, a new platform launching today, enables sales managers dictate memos and navigate cloud services hands-free. 🗣
Exosquelettes, un avant-goût des ouvriers du futur (reads in 🇫🇷) Using motorized suits could be something you’ll see every day in the industry and military sector soon. The idea is to prevent painful tasks but also enhance people’s ability. 🤖
L’Europe doit s’unir pour rester dans la course à l’IA (reads in 🇫🇷) Relatively dynamic in the AI field, European countries must gather in order to keeping growing their start-up ecosystem, according to a new study published last Thursday. 🧠
Aquisition • /ˌakwɪˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
Apple, Salesforce join forces to boost mobile business apps Apple, Salesforce join forces to boost mobile business apps. It’s not really an acquisition, but the two companies will work closed than ever in order to develop the professional app ecosystem 💵
Privacy • /ˈpɹaɪ.və.si/
This tiny box snitches on rowdy Airbnb guests Because you never know to whom you are really renting your flat and what they will do into it, this little connected device help you to monitor noise levels and send you alert if it’s over a defined value. But what if those devices become all compromised 👹
Fun • /fʌn/
Wind and Words: an interactive Game of Thrones data visualization Conceived and built by Impossible Bureau, this experiment uses script dialogue to visualize characters’ words and interactions from all six seasons of Games of Thrones. 🐲
Light A multi-lens and multi-sensor camera. The camera has 16 camera modules, yes, 16, designed to capture 52 MP images using multiple apertures. 📸And letting you do the rendering after. Even decided the depth of the field of vision. And re-rendering the entire photo every single time you zoom in or out for keeping Max quality. Thanks to AI.
Tools • /tuːl/
What is a Design System Anyway? Building a Design System ? This interview covers what they are, how they work and real-life examples of how to build them.
Styleguide - Marvel Central location for a live inventory of UI components, brand guidelines, brand assets, code snippets and developer…
Introducing Bitbucket Cloud branching model support - Bitbucket We want to make your Git or Mercurial development process easier in Bitbucket Cloud and so we’re excited to announce…
That’s all folks !