In the past hardware startups have struggled when compared to app-based startups, however, the tide is turning as tech portals such as C-Net are pointing out. Venture capital investment in internet-connected hardware devices rising to $1.48 billion last year, a 76 percent increase from 2013.
Austria is no stranger to these developments as the local Austrian tech portal der Brutkasten has showcased. Discover below some of the Austrian hardware startups that left their mark in 2015!
The world's smartest lamp.
Robo Wunderkind: A robot anyone can build. A robotics and coding kit for kids of all ages.
Nuki is a Bluetooth smart lock which will open the door for you when you come home, and lock it again, when you leave.
The high intensity of traffic means the risks for vulnerable road users increase. Protecting this target group is the vision and purpose of SeniTurn.
AirSkin Safety is a sensor solution that covers the entire surface of the robot with a soft, tactile skin.