Archive for Green Technology from France

With the Traveling Geeks @ La Cantine

by on December 13, 2009 at 4:32 am

This second part of my report from the Traveling Geeks tour in Paris is focused on the companies we visited during the first two days, Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th of December 2009. With startups with short presentations, startups with long meetings, then larger companies (Orange, Parrot).

I’ll start here with the startups we met at La Cantine. I realize I’ll need more posts for the rest of this two days visits. (more…)

(From an original article by Olivier Ezratty)
 

The Green Watch: Crowdsourcing Air Quality Measurements

by on December 8, 2009 at 2:51 pm

green_watch_logo_dec09.jpgYesterday, during a meeting with a number of startups in Paris, we met up with the team behind the Green Watch project. Just like Google collects data from cell phones with GPS chips to aggregate real-time traffic information, this watch measures ozone levels and noise pollution. The watch connects wirelessly to the wearer’s mobile phone and sends updates to Citypulse, an open platform for receiving and storing environmental data. The Green Watch is currently only a prototype and not available for sale.

Sponsor (more…)

(From an original article by Frederic Lardinois)
 

 

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