Results boasted by Posit include: a reduction of dangerous driving manoeuvres by up to 40%, an improvement in stopping distance by an average of 22 feet when travelling at 55 miles per hour and a reduction in crash risk of up to 50%. Allstate hope to offer insurance discounts to older drivers nationwide who use the software.
Japanese based architects have designed building which are difficult for the body and mind to manoeuvre around. They argue that these challenges will delay death.
Their buildings may look more suitable for The Clangers than people, but challenging the mind is important as we start to age and routine sets into our lives. Innovation is based on fresh thinking “outside the box” and is required to drive services and processes forward. Our appoach to the day job could be improved by routine self-challenge.
The Innovation Team is currently interested in ‘Serious Gaming’ and ‘Virtual Learning’ and would be especially interested in any examples around Kent.
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