Industrial Plastic Fabrications Ltd makes its debut appearance at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2016, from February 9th to 11th at FIVE, Farnborough, where it will showcasw its specialist machining skills alongside capabilities as one of the UK’s lead providers of 3D printing services.
The performance of modern buildings is judged not just by how much they cost to build, but how much they cost to run, how much energy they consume, how little they damage the environment, and in general, how sustainable they are.
Cyber security dominate headlines across the globe; its spotlight prominence ensured by a continual stream of high profile attacks. 2015 saw TalkTalk, Ashley Madison and MoonPig dragged under media scrutiny by substantial data breaches. Beyond headlines however, is a real concern the problem is both wider and more complex, and many businesses still fail to take necessary action to combat threats.
As Gertrude hammers through Scotland, an innovative planar photonic crystal chip, fabricated at the University of St. Andrews has been tested at the FOM institute AMOLF in the Amsterdam Science Park, and used to generate ultrafast (163fs long) and subwavelength (203nm wide) nanoscale rogue waves.
Mainstream Renewable Power is in exclusive discussions with a consortium led by InterGen to take its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm off Scotland to financial close and into construction. The consortium includes Siemens Project Ventures, The Marguerite Fund and Infrared Capital, and was announced at Scottish Renewables offshore wind conference in Glasgow
Deputy First Minister John Swinney has hailed news that productivity in Scotland outperformed the UK in 2014 and across the period of recession and recovery. Official statistics last week show output per hour worked in Scotland - a measure of how much output the economy produces in each working hour - has grown 4.4 per cent since 2007. That compares to UK growth of 0.2 per cent on its 2007 level.
With the roll-to-roll overmoulding manufacturing process developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, components can be easily overmoulded into durable electronics products, such as wearable sports solutions, toys and household appliances equipped with an overmoulded solar cell.
After competitive tenders and pitches, auditors and advisor Scott Moncrieff has been appointed to three top Scottish based technology companies, namely CodeClan, Pegasus Solutions Ltd, and Future Technology Devices International.
IT network infrastructures are coming under ever-increasing strain due to a myriad of technologically-bound desires such as mobile working, bigger capacity and cloud adoption, and it begs the question…what happens when a cloud is fit to bust?
Gaia-Wind’s 133 small wind turbines, designed in Denmark (described as similar to a large tree) and manufactured at Port Dundas, Glasgow, recently sold two units to Japan, to be distributed by YBM Japan Inc, part of Gaia-Wind’s network of resellers with a team in Tokyo winning a contract for a further eight units. Gaia expects to export more than 100 turbines to Japan over the next year.
This week, Google announced that it would be opening a new division dedicated to virtual reality computing. The timing coincides with revolutionised film and TV show streaming services impacting the UK’s TV suppliers and viewers habits.
Glasgow’s SMS (Smart Metering Systems) which to date has supplied 108,700 meters for larger industrial and commercial businesses is now in line to win business from the five independent energy suppliers RHE, Green Energy, Flow Energy, Spark Energy and Our Power having been placed on those companies approved supplier lists.
IBM may have sold its fabs, but that has not hindered its corporate ingenuity as attains it has again finished first, for the 23rd consecutive year, in the annual US patents recipients list. 2015 IBM generated more than 2,000 patents in areas related to cognitive computing and the company’s cloud computing and services portfolio. These investments will continue to drive transformation for IBM’s clients and business in years to come.
The market for such traditional industrial robots is now worth around $11bn and continues to grow slowly reports Dr John Harrop IDTechEx director. Technology is largely unchanged with modern industrial robot arms generally employing minimal sensors and no real intelligence.
Demonstrating Thread technology's growing market in 2016, dozens of Thread-enabled consumer products use mesh networking technology from Silicon Labs debute at CES ( International Consumer Electronics Show ) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Silicon Labs founding member of the Thread Group is helping to advance Thread protocol as the first viable, commercially available IP-based mesh networking solution for Internet of Things (IoT)
Leap year at CES 2016 in Las Vegas finds Segway introducing SAPR (Segway Advanced Personal Robot) the result of collaboration between Segway, Intel, and Xiaomi, the Chinese tech company and investor to the $80 million financing Segway raised last year, when it was acquired by its Chinese competitor, Ninebot which produced the Xiaomi Ninebot balancing scooter.
Italian physicist and former ATLAS spokeswoman Fabiola Gianotti becomes the15th director-general of the CERN particle-physics lab near Geneva, founded in 1953.
On 1 January she succeeded Rolf-Dieter Heuer, who after seven years in charge now takes up a place on a new seven-member panel that will give scientific advice to the European Commission.
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