Project Pods is a very exciting new concept being led by KnowNow information. The project is all about connectivity, relevance, content and local growth. It will also be the birth of the KnowNow Information ‘kn-i platform’.
In terms of connectivity we are enabling free urban wifi. As long as you are on the ‘app’ and near our access point you are in the kn-i connected ecosystem. In terms of relevance, this is all about the user. Making sure we understand what the user wants, what the user will allow and how will all parties benefit from sharing details about where someone is and what they may wish to do. With regards content, we are providing trusted & personalised information, entertainment, Infotainment and hooks to continually use the service. Finally in terms of local growth, we will generate local employment and local economic activity.
Whether You Do Or Weather You Don’t. Or WUDOWUD. Eh?
The British Isles has a tempestuous relationship with the weather. Enough different types of weather hit these shores and more extreme weather seems to be the new normal. So what? Well, what if you could take advantage of our growing accuracy in weather forecasting to respond more pro-actively to a pending weather event? What if you know that by being smarter about how you respond to the weather means you can save money, time, resources and possibly even a life.
Southsea Seafront Storm Copyright G. Emson Kindly used with permission
After all, the destructive impact of a single event can cause millions of pounds worth of damage. The impact weather has on our landscape in terms of felled trees, flooding and icy roads has been with us since time began. With climate change the incidents of extreme weather are likely to increase in frequency as well as ferocity. This is not avoidable.