26 Oct 2020
New Projects to Explore use of Drones for Medical Delivery
There are over 2.5 million movements of medical supplies, samples and other items between hospitals and medical centres annually in the UK, with the majority of movements being undertaken by commissioned couriers on the country's road network.
20 Oct 2020
Another Four Car Charging Networks Join Octopus Energy Network
Octopus Energy announces that four electric vehicle charging firms have joined its Electric Juice Network in a bid to simplify on-street charging.
7 Oct 2020
Versius at Frimley Health to Give More Patients Keyhole Surgery
CMR Surgical Ltd announced the introduction of Versius, a next-generation surgical robot at Frimley Health. Frimley Health is a well-established surgical robotics centre and has become the first hospital in the UK to use Versius in Urology, as well as in Colorectal surgery, expanding the number of patients receiving the benefits of robotic assisted minimal access surgery.
23 Sep 2020
Manchester Hospital Uses Versius for First Robotic Keyhole Surgery
Versius is portable, modular, and designed to be easily moved between operating theatres. Once in an operating theatre, it takes an average of 15 minutes to set up the system. This allows it to be used frequently, with one Versius robot capable of performing hundreds of operations each year.
28 Aug 2020
The AR/MR/VR Optics & Displays Market Will Grow to Over $28bn by 2030
The new IDTechEx report, "Optics and Displays in AR, VR, and MR 2020-2030: Technologies, Players and Markets", covers the complete range of optics and display technologies which are used in spatial reality products.
20 Aug 2020
Augmenting Healthcare with Augmented Reality
Augmented reality and mixed reality are being used more and more in hospitals by doctors and healthcare professionals to provide them with a hands-free working environment, greater flexibility with overlaying information and processing information from its camera.
17 Aug 2020
AI Could Speed up and Improve Alzheimer's Diagnosis
Artificial intelligence could help to diagnose Alzheimer's faster and improve patient prognosis, a new study has revealed.
6 Aug 2020
Optellum was founded in 2016 in the UK. It has raised $1.3M of funding and has 25 employees as of Q2 2020.
31 Jul 2020
Smart Glasses: The New Smartphone?
This article discusses the future impact of the standalone AR market. Will SmartGlasses be a short-lived trend, or become as common place as the smartphone?
20 Jul 2020
Augmented and Virtual Reality: Technology of the Future, Today
By 2030, IDTechEx predicts the augmented, virtual and mixed reality market to be over $30Bn. With COVID limiting physical interaction, virtual communication and interaction will be the normal for many years to come.
2 Jul 2020
Landmark Hydrogen Move for London and UK
A significant step has been made in fuelling hydrogen buses on the streets of the UK with Ryse Hydrogen signing a three-year contract with Suttons Tankers to transport bulk hydrogen gas to different locations in the UK, starting with London.
9 Jun 2020
PST Sensors manufacture printed, flexible, thin film temperature sensors based on a silicon nanoparticle composite ink. They are based in both the UK and South Africa, and also develop integrated sensing systems that utilize their printed thermistor technology.
22 May 2020
Lightricity is a niche photovoltaic player with 9 people, spun off from Oxford University in the UK. They focus on indoors because their technology has an exceptional 30% efficiency there, particularly under LED (blueish?) lighting.
22 May 2020
Mixed Reality in a Time of COVID-19
Recently the versatility of mixed and augmented reality products has come to the forefront of the news, with an Imperial led project at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Doctors have been wearing the Microsoft Hololens headsets whilst working on the front lines of the COVID pandemic, to aid them in their care for their patients.