Author Archives: Luigi Cappel

About Luigi Cappel

Writer for hire, marketing consultant specialising in Location Based Services. Futurist and Public Speaker Auckland, New Zealand

5 Tips for Successful Teleworking During the Corvid19 Event

Since the Coronavirus first reared its ugly head, I have been recommending telecommuting as a way of reducing the risks of spreading Corvid19 through your workforce. I have been pushing for this for years for many reasons, including reduced business … Continue reading

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How to Avoid the Worst of the New Zealand Traffic Jams During Horse of the Year this Weekend

Horse of the Year is coming up in Hawkes Bay. For commercial travellers and holidaymakers, this generates traffic congestion, with a cortege of horse floats on SH5 from Taupo and SH2 from the south pretty much all day before and … Continue reading

Posted in Car Navigation, Google maps, GPS Navigation, holiday traffic, New Zealand, real time traffic, road trip, safer driving, safer journeys, Sport, traffic, traffic congestion, Traffic Information, Traffic jam, Truck Navigation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grocery Panic Buying and the Coronavirus

The grocery industry is going to be sorely tested over the coming weeks and months as people have begun panic buying of groceries, in response to the first person in New Zealand to get Coronavirus or Corvid 19. Our local … Continue reading

Posted in Auckland, BAU, Buses, Business, Collaboration, commuting, Coronavirus, Corporate Travel, Corvid-19, Food, grocery, health, Pandemic, Public Transport, real time traffic, Restaurant, Retail, retail survival, retail systems, Telecommuting, Tourism, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jump the Queue With the New Giapo Loyalty App

Giapo, known around the world as one of the most innovative gelato stores in the world, headquartered in Gore Street in Auckland, has just launched a new loyalty app for smartphones, both iOS (Apple) and Google (Android). You should download … Continue reading

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Best Way to Track People with Dementia or Other Conditions

Do you know someone who has a loved one who has dementia or some other condition, like diabetes or autism, where they might get confused, wander off and get lost? This can be a very scary time for people and … Continue reading

Posted in ageing, Alzheimers, Autism, Best GPS, best GPS trackers, Cool Tech, dementia, Diabetes, GPS, GPS Apps, GPS Track People, GPS Tracker, GPS Tracking, health, Lost children, missing children, missing people | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Tracking Coronavirus on a Map

Johns Hopkins CSSE has developed and published a GIS web map tool, whereby you can live track the spread of Coronavirus on a map. I feel the pedigree is important, because when I listen to my Alexa news brief each … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, Australia, China, Disease, emergency, Emergency Services, equality, Family, Government, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Pandemic, People, Racism, religon, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Commuting on Electric, Foiling, Water E-Scooters to Avoid the Traffic – Love it or Hate it?

If Auckland Transport, Auckland Council and ACC have had nightmares about Lime and other brands of e-scooter, they should be very worried about the implications of this new disruptive transport mode, the electric water scooter being developed by Kiwi engineer … Continue reading

Posted in Auckland, disruptive model, driving, Foresight, Future Technology, Futurist, New Zealand, Road Tolling, safer journeys, Smart City, traffic, traffic congestion, Traffic jam, Traffic Optimization, travel demand management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment