Pebble Sidewalk Labs

Could a simple parking sensor improve our cities?

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Karl Tomusk

Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet’s innovation business, has created a low-cost, real-time sensor to manage and understand how parking spaces are used in an effort to kickstart better placemaking.

Wondrwall Products

Wondrwall snaps up solar energy firms

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Karl Tomusk

The company that ‘gives homes a brain’, has acquired two UK solar energy businesses as it scales up the rollout of its net-zero energy products.

Moda Utopi AG IPad

Moda Living signs with IoT partner Utopi for smart BTR

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Paul Unger

The build-to-rent developer, operator and owner has announced a partnership with technology provider Utopi to build a complete digital infrastructure and optimise smart building technology across its development portfolio.

Engie Home

COMMENT | Elder care needs human touch, invisible technology

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Elderly and the future of housing technology is a hot market that developers of all shapes and size are considering. A balance is needed between the necessity of the warm personal care to cancel out the cold progression of technology. ENGIE UK’s retirement solutions director Paula Broadbent writes.