Skyports demo'd its first brick-and-mortar passenger drone landing pad in Singapore in October. The collaboration with Volocopter is a long awaited milestone in the collective dream of urban air travel.
Notably, the smart mobility startup made news several times this year for its implementation in emergency rescue services. Amazingly, police in the UK used the app to locate people who were lost in the woods.
In 2019 the company has reached 3 million trips on the platform and also received the future unicorn award from Digital Europe. Its unique approach to mobility packaging steps toward a vision for diversified transportation.
The company was a recipient of the 2019 EU Startup mobility prize. Earlier in 2019, the company launched a pilot with its customer partner DB Schenker, meaning that they are close to industry adoption.
German Autolabs is a startup based in Berlin that combined the latest voice and gesture control technology with AI to create a smart car assistant. The startup has recently announced a €7 million funding round.
In this category, we are introducing startups specialising in future mobility. This page offers an insight into the future mobility landscape and the startups working to provide solutions that simplify mobility.Nowadays, cities are getting larger and more dense in downtown areas. As a result, traffic is getting increasingly congested, and commute times are worsening every year. We therefore need to find solutions to make it easier to get from A to B on a daily basis.Future mobility is all about what will happen to our transportation needs in the future.Currently the automotive industry is going through significant and rapid change. For instance, there is huge development on autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, connected cars and car sharing. Experts now view our transportation needs not just as owning a vehicle, but including the complete picture as mobility as a service. This means making the best use of our own car, public transportation, taxis, car sharing and rental cars.This page provides access to articles about future mobility solutions. Examples include a foldable electric scooter designed to make it easier to travel around dense city centres, voice-control systems enabling safe mobile communication whilst driving, and a startup providing a more simple way of leasing a car, without all the hassle of negotiating with many different dealers.