Thursday, 17. April 2014 - 02:04
19. 09. 12. - 12:00
The "Intelligent Transport Systems" (ITS) World Congress takes place for the 19th time from the 22nd to the 26th October in Vienna.
Overall 300 exhibitors present their products at the high profile ITS world congress on an area of 16,000 square meters.
The world of ITS is coming to Europe for the first time since 2009 to hear the latest ideas and achievements directly from the leading experts from USA, Japan, Korea, China and many other countries.
In total 28 countries are represented with their inventions at the ITS this year.
The motto "smarter on the way" is focused on how to make the transport systems better and more efficient in the future.
Ideas such as sensors placed in the pavements informing drivers about parking space availabilities are only one of many new inventions presented at the congress.
The ITS congresses are also made for people to participate: asking questions, meet presenters between sessions, contribute at workshops and stakeholder meetings.
Jetflyers Take The Jet Ski Onto The Road
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Exploring photography and art through 1960s cult film Blow-Up
Vienna's Albertina is putting on an photography exhibition featuring stills from the cult sixties photography film Blow-Up by Michelangelo Antonioni.
Turtle flies from Vienna to India to try his luck with the ladies
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Ricky Martin to perform at Life Ball 2014
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Vienna prosecutors target Ukrainian former government
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Icelandic artist shoots whole film in front of live audience in Vienna
An Icelandic artist is making a film adaptation of the novel World Light in Vienna - but is carrying out the whole project, including filming, in front of a live studio audience.
Free plants and seedlings exchange in Vienna
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Airbus superjet coming to Vienna for one-off visit
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Worlds first Viktor Frankl museum to open in Vienna
The worlds first museum dedicated to renowned Austrian psychotherapist Viktor Frankl is to open in Vienna in the autumn.
What is on at Burg Kino this week? (11 April - 17 April)
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