Technology news FILE
January 08, 2013
A Spanish company brings the first biodegradable golf ball to the United States
Albus Golf has begun to sell the first golf ball in the United States that dissolves in water and does not pollute.
January 08, 2013
Spanish researchers develop biological concrete that easily builds living walls
The Structural Technology Group of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya has developed a new multilayer concrete that is able to support plant life.
January 04, 2013
A Spanish anti-piracy patent receives Europe’s highest classification
A new Spanish procedure provides maximum safety for data transmission encryption. The European Patent Office has given it category ‘A’ status, the highest possible, due to its novelty and applications for combatting computer and audiovisual piracy.
January 03, 2013
PicYourLife: Spanish technology that can match Instagram
A Spanish startup has entered the market to compete against Instagram with an advanced product called PicYourLife, aimed at promoting the use of digital photo albums.
January 02, 2013
Spanish scientific achievements of 2012
In 2012, Spain brought the world’s scientific community new medical therapies, important advances in cancer treatment, genetics and aging, the Higgs Boson and the arrival of Curiosity on Mars.
December 21, 2012
Telefónica in the Top 100 for global innovation
The Spanish telephony group has invested 1,076 million Euros in R&D, far ahead of other large groups in the Top 100.
December 20, 2012
FCC wins a huge contract in Brazil
Spanish construction company FCC enters the Brazilian market with a very large project. It will expand the Açu Superport in Sao Joao de Barra, 315 kilometers north of Río de Janeiro, which will become the world’s third largest port.
December 19, 2012
WearTech designs a smart t-shirt that monitors an athlete’s condition
The App Date has awarded its prize 'The App Date Award 2012' to Gow, an app for sports, developed by this Spanish firm. Gow monitors an athlete’s physiological signs through a smart t-shirt and web platform.
December 18, 2012
Spain designs software that improves land and maritime transportation management
The Intelligent Computing Group of La Laguna University (Canary Islands) has designed software that optimizes resource utilization for intermodal transportation management. It’s based on algorithms inspired by the movement of flocks of birds.
December 17, 2012
A Spanish company makes smart fabrics that can administer medications
NanoMyP, a spinoff from the University of Granada, has developed fabrics that can release pharmaceuticals at the right time and place, as well as measure the pH and oxygen in water simultaneously through the use of nanotechnology.