It sounds like it has something to do with fences, but geo-fencing is really about enforcing a set of rules on vehicles in a certain geographical area.
The Max IV laboratory near Lund cost SEK 4.5 billion, with government agencies and universities footing most of the bill, and there are high expectations of the new facility.
- Threatened species.
Housing can be hard to find in Sweden, so much so that even bees are having a tough time getting a roof over their heads.
- Government report.
Sweden's armed forces may get the green light to shoot down unknown drones flying over military exercises or secure areas.
- Transforming pollutants into useful chemicals.
This year’s winners of the Stockholm Water Prize are Professors Bruce Rittman of Arizona State University in the United States and Mark van Loosdrecht of the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment.
- 25 percent.
A rebate program is providing an extra boost to electric vehicles - the two-wheeled kind. Almost 12,500 have applied for it so far.
- Electric cars.
A Chinese investment firm announced this week that it would pump some SEK 4 billion into the Swedish-Chinese electric carmaker Nevs.
- Automated vehicles.
A brave new world where cars drive by themselves is not far off, according to Sweden's Minister for Infrastructure, who has ordered an inventory of new laws and rules needed to allow more automated vehicles on our roads.
- Ten years of work.
Sweden and its neighbouring countries are not meeting targets to save the Baltic Sea, and one of the people involved in coordinating the work tells us why it is so hard to stop problems lilke fertilizer run-off.
- Based in Skåne.
The Swedish Coast Guard and the Agency for Marine and Water Management will soon deploy aerial drones to help stop the illegal fishing of the critically endangered European eel.
- 1 av 3Lina Eidmark in her office.2 av 3International Women's Day.
Sweden is hosting writing workshops - or edit-a-thons - at 50 of its embassies on International Women's Day in an effort to increase the representation of women on Wikipedia, but the initiative has raised eyebrows in the tech community.
- Security concerns.
All the parties in the Riksdag are in favour of considering a ban on unregistered mobile phone numbers, reports Swedish Radio P3 News.
- 1 av 2Pilot project.
For the first time in Scandinavia, a self-driving bus will mix with other traffic along a public road in Kista, northern Stockholm.
- Kairos Future.
Forget Neil Armstrong’s small step onto the moon. According to Swedish future consultant Dr. Mats Lindgren, it’s 2018 that will mark the real start of the space age.
- 1 av 4Man framför trävägg.3 av 4Sweden makes history in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. We hear business complaints over the EU summit in Gothenburg. Environment professor Johan Rockström on Bonn and the latest climate science.