“Five o’clock” digest is here again — let’s look at the most interesting tech topics from Ukraine this Monday.
Standalone sun-energy stations — new trend in Zakarpattya. This technology helps providing electricity for the most remote farming and agricultural districts of Western Ukraine.
“Antonov” Constructing Buro showed its new aircraft — AN-178, which can be used in military air forces as well as for civil purposes.
Ukrainian activists together with Estonian experts started a new online-platform called “XabarDocs”. It must help fighting corruption and bribes in Ukraine working incognito with journalists and “whistleblowers”.
9 months ago Ukrainian startup Ritot made a spectacular promo-campaign for Indiegogo. Do we have a ready-made working prototype of the first smart-watch with in-built projector? We tried to look through the key proccesses and aspects of Ritot’s team work in the following 9 months after they’ve got $1,6M from Indiegogo “backers”.
While some Ukrainians experiment with gadgets, Ukrainian engineers show serious “toys” — aircrafts and air technologies in France. It’s a good time to make new deals with those countries where aircrafts are necessary.
If you’re tired of LEGO and traditional interactive toys, you’ll definitely like the story of “Ukrainian Gears” — the first mechanical puzzle from Ukraine which can move, drive and interact with an owner. And it’s made of wood, not of a cheap Chinese “something”.
And final news for today came from Lviv, where beta-version of BankID services started working. Now all the citizens in Lviv can use 4 online e-government services, but developers promise to roll out some more options in the nearest future.