Welcome to Radar – Parasol Island’s innovation hub to share insights, market trends and chats with visionary forethinkers. From the key industries we cater to as well as from the world of communication and marketing.
Bots in the Metaverse
Google had lost interest, Toyota was in the running, but now Hyundai is in the driving seat at Boston Dynamics and has ambitious plans.
The first airport for autonomous flying aircraft is being built in England.
A consortium of the world’s biggest production and streaming companies is trying to reduce the industry’s emissions.
Visual Time Machine
Artificial intelligence is transforming contemporary film and bringing stories to the screen that were previously considered unfilmable.
The streaming service Netflix starts expansion into video games as new business strategy.
The closure of restaurants during lockdown directly contributed to the expansion of delivery-only restaurants, so-called “Ghost Kitchens”.
More and more restaurants rely on delivery services and e-commerce to reach their customer base in the wake of the pandemic.
Fast Lane Shopping
REWE is the first food retailer in Germany to offer the contactless shopping experience "Pick & Go" in one of its stores in Cologne.
Inclusive Microloan Initiative
Car-sharing marketplace Turo is putting up 1 million dollars in an effort to spur a drive for economic equality in the United States.
China’s tech giants are set to conquer the electric vehicle market.
Fast and safe – the pandemic is accelerating our trend towards contactless shopping.
From Nice to Need to Have
Augmented reality is conquering the mass market.
Telehealth For Him & Her
A US wellness and beauty start-up focuses on telemedicine and taboo topics.
Korean start-up Virtualive is launching an AR app to help you choose your next haircut.
A new initiative is bringing small businesses online within 24 hours.
As citizens become more aware of their environmental impact, numerous tools have sprung up to help us reduce our food footprint.
Israeli start-up SensoGenic is producing a handheld detector to detect food allergens.