Latvia showcases its innovation at the UN’s General Assembly

Together with it’s Baltic neighbours, Latvia showcased select innovative products at the inaugural exhibition ‘’Creativity and Innovation Inspired by Nature’’ on display at the 58th World Intellectual Poperty Organization (WIPO) General Assembly, from September 24 to October 2. The exhibition was opened in the honor of the centenary celebration of the Baltic States.

Latvia included inventions that have fascinated and surprised viewerse both in Latvia and abroad. Among the exhibits there are such inventions as Catchbox, the world's first throwable microphone, which makes the participation of audiences in lectures, seminars and conferences more exhiting and engaging.

Sonarworks, Latvia’s audio technology start-up, has gained international recognition and has created Reference 4, a sound calibration software that finetunes the sound and ensures that the sound coming out of speakers and earphones is as close to the original intentions of their artists and producers as possible. The sound stardard developed bu Sonarworks SR is patented measurement technology and sound production at the highest professional quality, with the accurasy of +/- 0.9 dB.

The exhibition also showcases AirBoard, the Latvian start-up that has created the world’s smallest manned aircraft drone. The drone is intended for the transportation of construction materials, as well as in agriculature for spraying pesticides and fertilizers.

Another Latvian startup, Aerones, is exhibiting an unmanned aircraft or a drone that was designed to help performn wind turbine maintenance, thus, improving the efficiency of wind turbines. The drone has a lifting capacity of up to 200 kilograms and can be used for cleaning, cooling, and maintaining wind turbines free of ice. This drone can be adapted not only to the industrial needs of cleaning tall objects but also to fire extinguishing, human rescue and delivery.