19 Nov 2020
New Green Materials Could Power Smart Devices Using Ambient Light
Researchers have developed environmentally friendly materials that could harvest enough energy from indoor light to power wireless smart devices.
13 Nov 2020
Sky-Futures Brings Flock on Board as Drone Insurance Partner
Sky-Futures, an ICR company, one of the world's leading drone inspection and survey service providers, has appointed connected insurance provider, Flock, as its drone insurance partner.
9 Oct 2020
Mitie Works with Vodafone UK to Reduce its Carbon Footprint
Mitie has supported Vodafone UK in reducing its carbon footprint, saving 100 gigawatt hours of energy, equivalent to 25,000 tonnes of CO2, in just three years. The energy saved could power a town with a population of 65,000 people for a year and represents a financial saving of around £10 million.
8 Sep 2020
Founded in 2015, London-based Avalon AI claims that it uses ML to identify potential signs of brain degeneration from brain (MRI) scans.
8 Sep 2020
Collaboration to Bring New Advanced Materials and Products to Market
CPI, the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry and the Henry Royce Institute are delighted to announce a collaboration that will enable the organisations to work together to help UK companies develop and commercialise products that use new advanced materials.
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.
18 Aug 2020
Offshore Wind Power Now so Cheap it Could Pay Money Back to Consumers
The latest round of offshore wind farms to be built in the UK could reduce household energy bills by producing electricity very cheaply.
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.
6 Aug 2020
Since 2018, Google has been collaborating with DeepMind, Cancer Research UK, Imperial College, Northwestern University and Royal Surrey County Hospital to explore whether AI could improve the detection of breast cancer.
3 Aug 2020
TG0 has developed a novel method of touch/pressure sensing, which relies on incorporating conductive material within injection molded plastic components. Touch location, gestures and pressure are then interpreted via signal processing and machine learning. Unlike other touch sensing methodologies multiple discrete electronic sensors are not needed.
3 Aug 2020
The Solar Cell You Can Print
These next-generation photovoltaics show great promise: their performance competes with current technology, but they have the advantages of being flexible, lightweight, cheap to produce, and they can be printed directly onto products during manufacture.
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?