15 Dec 2021
4 Challenges That 5G Open RAN Advocates Must Solve
As of mid-2021, 5G is a reality in at least 78 nations. 5G is now being used in consumer sectors such as 5G smartphones, 5G broadband (fixed wireless access), and augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) games.
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.
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.
2 Jan 2020
Making Beyond Visual Line of Sight Drone Operations Commonplace
The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its first guide aimed at supporting the industry to make unmanned aircraft (drone) flights beyond the visual line of sight of the operator an everyday occurrence. This would significantly change how unmanned aircraft are used in the UK.
18 Nov 2019
Smart Off-Grid to Power Vodafone Project in Ghana
Clear Blue Technologies will provide its Smart Off-Grid solutions and services for seven greenfield sites in Ghana to power a telecom network for Vodafone Ghana.
16 Jul 2018
Vodafone adds first wearable products to V by Vodafone range
Vodafone Group is launching the first wearable products in its "V by Vodafone" Consumer Internet of Things range: "V-SOS Band by Vodafone", an emergency alert wrist band and the "V-Kids Watch by Vodafone" smartwatch.
28 Nov 2017
Engineers use deep learning to reconstruct holograms
A form of machine learning called deep learning is one of the key technologies behind recent advances in applications like real-time speech recognition and automated image and video labeling.
10 Aug 2017
Can LTE kickstart the smart watch industry?
There are numerous rumours floating around the internet this week regarding the Apple Watch 3 and its ability to connect to the internet. While the smart watch industry and wearables more generally have seen a lot of success in recent years and more so forecast for the future, the Apple Watch and many of its competitors have been tied to a smartphone via a Bluetooth connection, restricting its value to little more than a second screen.
28 Jun 2017
Vodafone is a major player n the development of NB-IoT, a new method of communication for IoT devices. David Pugh met with John Tursley, manager at the NB-IoT open lab at Vodafone's head office in the UK.
29 Mar 2017
IoT is not a technology, it's a business plan
Dr David Pugh attended Cambridge Wireless CWIC starter event on IoT & LPWAN technologies to learn about the growing trend for low cost monitoring solutions aiding the Internet of Things and the deployment of a new LoRaWAN network in Cambridge.
7 Apr 2016
Healthcare technologies at IDTechEx Show!
The upcoming IDTechEx event in Europe will be an opportunity to learn about the innovative technologies that will disrupt the healthcare industry. This event will take place on 27-28 April 2016 at the Estrel in Berlin, Germany.
16 Mar 2016
LG Display, Jabil, NASA: Cornerstones at IDTechEx Wearable Europe
Europe's largest event on Wearable Technology, with over 225 speakers and 170 exhibitors, taking place in Berlin on April 27-28 will feature opening presentations highlighting the latest progress with wearable technology.
16 Mar 2016
LG Display, Jabil, NASA: Cornerstones at Printed Electronics Europe
Europe's largest event on Printed Electronics, with over 225 speakers and 170 exhibitors, taking place in Berlin on April 27-28 will feature opening presentations highlighting the latest progress with printed and flexible electronics.
5 Jan 2016
First successful commercial trial of pre-standard NB-IoT
Vodafone Group, Huawei, and u-blox have completed the first successful commercial trial of pre-standard Narrowband Internet of Things.
17 Jun 2013
Sleeping bag or shorts can charge mobile devices
Vodafone UK unveiled its Power Shorts and Recharge Sleeping Bag prior to the Isle of Wight Festival - two innovations that have the capability to harvest body heat and movement to boost the battery life of mobile devices at summer events.