The EU has allocated part of its Horizon 2020 budget to improve our sex lifes and position Europe as a leader in this market. Following the allocation of these funds Brussels is starting work to become the European capital of #sextech in combination with its VR work lead by the software division of impulse.brussels, called Software Brussels.
With the support of Minister De Croo, the Region of Brussels and the city of Etterbeek, Betacowork will set up a pod hotel for the length of the hackathon at ICAB, with pod rooms that can be rented by the day, night and hour. It will be located next to our sauna. We’ve also set up 3 stages for performances, one in the main corridor, and two in our event rooms. We have also set up a whirlpool in our relax room. This is bean bag galore weekend too 🙂
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You’re probably thinking: Does the world really need more connected vibrators or smart kegel trainers?
But Gallop defines “sextech” as any technology venture designed to innovate and enhance human sexuality.
Along the way we pick apart the digital world’s grip on today’s relationships. Apps and the rise of social media have revolutionized dating, while virtual affairs end real-life romances and online role-playing games have gone X-rated. Finally, we takes a look at a very modern taboo and ask: Can man’s relationship with machine ever translate into real-life intimacy?