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  • Mikael Forsman demonstrates the connected top while a colleagues checks the data recorded on a smartphone. He has dedicated much of his research to developing technology that can be applied practically within ergonomics.
    The smart top that tracks your body posture
    15 May 2019
    Does your body ache after you lift something incorrectly or bend down too much at work? This top tells you when you should straighten your back and l...
  • The armband measures your blood and sweat and sends the information to a training app.
    Blood and sweat take training app to the next level
    13 May 2019
    Were you one of the 20,000 entrants who ran the Stockholm Marathon in 2018? If so, you will remember what a warm day it was, and how many of you were ...
  • Economic downturn made him a successful inventor
    13 May 2019
    He graduated from KTH not long after the dot.com bubble burst in 2000 and it was “impossible to get a permanent job”. “I had no intention of becoming...
  • KTH alumni have launched a technology that enables multi unit dwellers to track how much water they are using - a key step toward reducing waste and consumption.
    The Humane City: Startup aims to reduce water consumption in apartments
    9 May 2019
    Even in Sweden, like other parts of the world, cities and smaller towns are facing shortages of fresh water. Yet consumption continues unabated. That ...
  • Nordic Five Tech establishes new network for artificial intelligence
    2 May 2019
    The Nordic Five Tech alliance of leading technical universities in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden announces the creation of the Nordic Artificial...
  • Tonight's Valborg celebrations coincide with a high risk of forest fires through much of Sweden, including the Stockholm area. (Photo: Pablo Collantes)
    Satellite data and AI help fight Sweden's forest fires
    30 Apr 2019
    Weeks of drought and sporadic forest and grass fires have threatened to put a damper on traditional Walpurgis Night celebrations tonight in Sweden, wh...
  • Newsmakers at KTH
    11 Apr 2019
    Which people have received an award for their research or an interesting assignment? Which successful student projects currently in progress at KTH ar...
  • A close-up look at a miniature optical beam steering component that promises to enable lighter and less costly autonomous vehicles. (Photo: Kristinn Glyfason)
    This compact and cheap lidar could steer small autonomous vehicles
    9 Apr 2019
    For autonomous vehicles, lidar is an essential technology to recognize and detect surrounding objects. Researchers at KTH have taken aim at the key co...

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