News tagged with smartphone application

Combatting counterfeiting using QR codes

QR security codes, developed by the start-up ScanTrust, make it possible to authenticate and locate goods using a smartphone application. Housed in the Innovation Park at EPFL, the company has developed a ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Software
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Amazon Appstore opens to BlackBerry users

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced Wednesday a deal with Amazon giving its users access to more than 240,000 software applications from the online retailer's Appstore.

dateJun 18, 2014 in Business
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Smart bike pedals toward accident prevention

Every day, about two people in the U.S. succumb to fatal cycling accidents while more than 130 suffer harmful injuries. But in an era of increasing concern for the environment, cycling is an important mode ...

dateJan 08, 2014 in Engineering
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