Unlocking the Service Economy with nello

nello is a smartphone app (and soon a piece of accompanying retrofit hardware) that brings keyless access to apartment buildings. By upgrading your existing building intercom to make it a smart intercom, nello makes it a snap to share access to your front door with AirBnb guests, delivery services, and…

The Doorman of the Future – Making Cities Smarter

As cities continue to become smarter and more connected, the benefits that are most often noticed immediately are those that are most convenient to residents. But what often goes unrealized are the benefits to those who work in cities, service providers like doormen, delivery workers, and civil servants. Despite major…

Adding even more value to smart homes

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system that is enhancing our lives in ways we could only ever dream about up until now. IoT is a system that allows smart objects to communicate and share data with each other, without any human interference. Almost anything can be added to…

How nello enables Amazon PrimeNow

PrimeNow is an awesome new service from Amazon that gives Prime members the delivery option to receive an item within two hours of ordering for free or paying EUR 6.99 for a one hour delivery window. This is super useful for products like groceries or, if we are honest,…

Is efficiency in last mile logistics driving environmental change?

We believe that the trick to making a city more environmentally friendly, is to make it more efficient. We’re talking about fewer missed opportunities, reducing the amount of waste (including wasted time and effort) and of course, avoiding as many chances of failure as possible. It is easier said…