The social-media campaign promoting the event and launched by main content partner Upworthy.com, a super popular mission-driven content platform "about things that matter," has already gone viral with more than 400,000 views, 150,000+ social actions.
The kinetic technology was developed by one of the grant recipients of the UK Shell LiveWIRE programme in 2011, Laurence Kemball-Cook, who later became the founder and CEO of the technology company Pavegen.
Yesterday, at a long-awaited press event at Cupertino, Apple unveiled three new products, two iPhones of the sixth edition and a smart Watch, as well as a revolutionary service of mobile payments Apple Pay.
Each selected pilot project will get a budget of £62,000 as well as support and guidance from startup communities Founders Forum in London and Kite in San Francisco during the first year.
A user can download the #miZXFLUX app from App Store or Google Play, take a picture with an app or use an existing one, upload it, get a 3D preview and order customized training shoes for €150.
The new smartphone will feature an in-built NFC (Near-Field Communication) chip along with a fingerprint recognition system that will allow to make payments with just one touch of finger.
The white glossy pre-progammed aircraft has a wingspan of 4.9ft (1.5m) and 4 electrical propellers. It was developed with civilian purposes in mind.
According to Bloomberg, the estimated Panasonic's investment in the technology and equipment for manufacturing of the batteries at Gigafactory may reach $5 billion by 2020.