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iCandy: Remote Access

Power and control, untethered

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This 29.5-meter-long luxury riverboat, dubbed Kevin, is traveling through a lock that connects stretches of the Lot River in southwestern France. The vessel’s solar panels generate all the energy it needs for propulsion, lights, and hot water, making it the first hotel boat to operate carbon free. Patrick Bernard/AFP/Getty Images

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