For millions of people the wallet is becoming something antiquate. Many countries, such as Denmark, are getting prepared to remove transactions in cash from some kind of stores. ¿Why? Easy. Most of the mobiles in the market have the technology to be used as a tool for payment just by bringing the phone to the Point-of-Sale Terminal. Mastercard and Visa said that cellphones could be an interconnected smart terminal of the future like the POS “PosNet” or “LaPos” are right now. Actually, POS has acquired vanguardism characteristics at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona when there was the suggestion that jewels could be used as smart terminals too, as it has been proved by the FF Group (Folli Follie).
Two high scale earthquakes took place in Latin American in 2010. Haiti, January, 2010: 7.0-magnitude, 1.3 million displaced and 316,000 deaths. Chile, February, 2010: 8.8-magnitude, 800,000 displaced and more than 500 deaths. A tragic episode that pushed countries of the region to think about resilience design as a way to overcome climatic phenomena, that is, sustainable and innovative structures able to positively face the onslaught of nature.
The volume of data we use doubles every 18 months. An Intel firm called Gordon Moore has measured this figure. According to them, in 2018, the data usage will reach 8.6 zettabytes. A digit that has over 20 zeros.
Drones have been designed to analyze and prevent the development of cyclones in the hurricane season Every year, the hurricane season starts around June 1st and takes almost 5 months until November 30th.
Companies have to work on their ability to cope with unexpected situations. To prevent cyberattacks, you must constantly make backups.
The gadgets, more sophisticated every day and closely connected to Internet of things, intend to make our life easier.
Ashopping mall crowded with people intensely absorbed in Christmas shopping.
"Dream it, do it and capture it with your GoPro”. This is one of the main slogans of Nick Woodman Company founded in 2002 which has created one of the bestselling photo and video camera in the world.
The arrival of social networks and whatsapp has led to a new fashion: selfies or self-portraits. The coolest thing today is to take pictures of every moment of our lives and share with others.
Dominican Republic is life, nature and ecology. Something that we can discover and enjoy in every corner of this beautiful country.