Pebble Sidewalk Labs

Could a simple parking sensor improve our cities?


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


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


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.