Germany, Frankfurt: A Flexity tram operated by Frankfurt transport company VGF is to be fitted with an experimental optical sensor system designed to reduce the risk of collisions with road vehicles, cyclists, pedestrians and small objects such as footballs. The technology has been developed by Bombardier Transportation and image processingContinue Reading


The Norwegian movie Kon-Tiki was beaten by Amour, an Austrian/French/German movie. The film has been met with acclaim from film critics. Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 93% based on 115 reviews, with an average rating of 8.6/10,[22] while Metacritic gives a weighted average ratingContinue Reading