Announcement “Futurists wanted”
- “Be part of tomorrow’s world today” – with this promise, T-City asked the residents of Friedrichshafen to apply to be “Futurists”. The households should represent the different age groups and lifestyles in Friedrichshafen.
- If selected, households were allowed to try out innovative technologies in their daily lives and benefit from their uses. In return for this opportunity, they would have to report regularly on their experiences and give their impressions. Furthermore, they would have to be available for interviews and market research.
- 548 applications were sent in.
- Südkurier May 26, 2009: T-City is looking for futurists
Excerpt: T-City is equipping the futurists with state-of-the-art technology, which is needed for a comfortable life in the future. This includes a VDSL connection with a download transfer rate of up to 50 Mbit/s. Additionally, the futurists are able to test various T-City projects upon request.