Emergent Technology Portfolio

Top 5 ways a smart(er) home can save you money

When looking at smart home technology it’s easy to focus on the upfront costs of getting all that cool technology installed. Don’t get us wrong, it’s sensible to think that way! Unless you’re a bajillionaire and money is no object, it’s good to have a budget and stick to it. That being

The rapid evolution of the car industry – A ‘case’ study

The motor vehicle industry is experiencing radical change at an unprecedented pace. An obvious force behind this change is the ridiculous rate of technological advancement we're seeing in battery technology, artificial intelligence and a host of supporting techno-wizardry. However, the real pressure

Solving the data problem

If you're having a conversation about human progress in storing and sharing information, a few high-water marks are likely to spring to mind. If you're an ancient history buff, you're probably going to point to cave paintings and the invention of papyrus as two seminal moments. The Gutenberg printin

The role of blockchain in neurointerface design

When it comes to innovation in neurotechnology, blockchain technology isn’t just an optional gimmick. It’s a vital piece in a puzzle and a crucial, enabling foundation for safe neurocontrolled devices and an economically viable neurotechnology industry.

Biofuels and renewable energy: What China’s experience can show us

When it comes to energy, we inventive humans have dug a hole for ourselves. On the one hand, we need more of it. A lot more. Every year, demand for energy rises sharply. On the other hand, the more fuel we consume the more harm we inflict on the environment. This dilemma is one of the more intractab

Surrogates are Closer than You Think

I give the command with my mind and there’s a peculiar pop feeling as my consciousness arcs across the room to my robot surrogate. It feels weird and for the first few seconds I feel dizzy. I reach my hand out to catch hold of the counter and restore my balance, but then I realize I’m not moving

 

If you’re planning to sell your home, having a few smart features could sweeten the deal and make

If you’re interested in home comforts and cool gadgetry, it’s likely you’re well acquainted wi

When looking at smart home technology it’s easy to focus on the upfront costs of getting all that

The motor vehicle industry is experiencing radical change at an unprecedented pace. An obvious force

If you're having a conversation about human progress in storing and sharing information, a few high-

Blockchain is everywhere. Recently, an iced tea company rebranded itself as "Long Blockchain" and it

Electric cars have been around for over one hundred years but as little as a decade ago they were se

Nanotechnology refers to the production and application of materials at an atomic or molecular scale

For close to two hundred years, humans have been obsessed with making a vehicle which works equally

As we hit the middle of 2018, we can safely say that the idea of jetting around in a flying car is n

When it comes to innovation in neurotechnology, blockchain technology isn’t just an optional gimmi

In its 2018 review, the International Energy Agency described Australia’s energy situation as “p

When it comes to energy, we inventive humans have dug a hole for ourselves. On the one hand, we need

Neurotechnology offers vast potential to enhance how we interact with the world. However, with these

There’s a lot of commentary on the promise of neurotechnology in augmenting our intelligence and g

If you’re anything like me, the thought of projecting your consciousness into a robot will send a

One of the most striking aspects of neurotechnological innovation is the sheer variety of fields of

I give the command with my mind and there’s a peculiar pop feeling as my consciousness arcs across

Today, neurotechnology is already beginning to play a direct role in how athletes train and excel. I

It’d be nice to think that our neurotechnological future of networked thinking will be a utopia in

Neurotechnology introduces some huge questions into our collective near future. We’re being challe

We are seeing neurotechnology do some amazing stuff but it is precisely because of its amazing poten

Neurotechnology will absolutely change how we think. We’re talking about a technology that interfa

One possibly daunting aspect of a neurotechnological future is that there will be a proliferation of

Right now, neurotechnology is a catalyst for some pretty amazing changes — not just in relatio

The brain is the most complex system in the known universe. We are on the glowing, LED-illuminated e

Neurotechnology has the potential to bring great change to our lives, not just because it will allow

We’re rapidly approaching a point where our brains will directly interact with technology and data

These days people take training very seriously. Any technology that can help athletes push themselve

Sports will evolve as neurotechnology expands our physical possibilities. Neurocontrolled robotics w

The iPhone X has received a lot of attention and hype by being the first phone on the market to feat

Security is a challenge for any networked technology. However, neurotechnology raises the stakes con