The latest thought leadership from our expert teams

Opinion

Listening to the voice of the consumer

19th February 2018

A person’s voice, with the help of machine learning, can tell us a lot about that person. How can we really understand what the consumer thinks of our product while we are designing it?

  • Data science & analytics
  • Machine learning & AI
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Vlog: AI in farming - personal care for plants

14th February 2018

You may be familiar with the phrase 'Work smarter, not harder', well that applies to agricultural machinery just as much as people... In this video Simon Jordan looks that the technologies that are now making their way...

  • Machine learning & AI
  • Optics
  • Robotics
Whitepaper

AI: understanding and harnessing the potential

12th February 2018

Our new report provides a recipe for responsible governance of Artificial Intelligence (AI), aimed at combatting fears that deep learning and machine learning are an all-encompassing force taking over industry...

  • Machine learning & AI
  • Robotics
Opinion

Diary of a developer (part 1) - sketches on a canvas

9th February 2018

Fortunately, we are kept busy working on client projects most of the time. But during the gaps in between, rather than twiddle our collective thumbs we try to put them to good use on internal developments and...

  • Machine learning & AI
  • Signal processing
Opinion

Business as unusual

9th February 2018

Businesses have a crucial role to play in bringing about environmental change, Catherine Joce presents Business as Unusual at the Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum.

  • Innovation management
Opinion

My Accent – real or rogue?

8th February 2018

The challenge is on! Who can do the best fake accent? Can Brits pull of an American accent or Americans pull off a British accent?

  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital services
  • Machine learning & AI
Opinion

Current issues and technology underpinnings in retail

6th February 2018

'Bricks & mortar' retail is under  pressure from e-commerce and shifting consumer behaviour, leading established providers and innovative start-ups to leverage AI, machine vision and novel sensors to win customers...

  • Machine learning & AI
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
  • Tracking & location
Opinion

The new FDA?

4th February 2018

I just participated in a 2-day FDA pilot workshop, working to define how medical devices will be regulated to encourage innovation and reduce time-to-market

  • Digital health
  • Digital services
  • Machine learning & AI
Opinion

Unleash the robots: the robotic renaissance

30th January 2018

"The robotics renaissance” - a well-matched team of robots-cobots, cloud computing, AI and 5G are leading this exciting ride into the future. When I was researching the effect of 5G on robotics, the movie ‘Clash of...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Robotics
Opinion

The Sleep Epidemic - does CES 2018 have the answers?

26th January 2018

There was a huge presence of sleep at CES both at the Digital Health Summit and many booths with devices geared towards helping us sleep. What answers did I find there?

  • Digital health
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Product realisation
  • Sensing
Opinion

Artificial Intelligence Everywhere

23rd January 2018

While internet enabled products were dubbed “smart” a decade ago, now it's all about the accelerating pace of Artificial Intelligence integration in all manner of devices. AI was a focus technology for CES 2018...

  • Innovation management
  • Machine learning & AI
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

CES 2018 - from voice recognition to voice understanding

23rd January 2018

Speech recognition was everywhere at CES 2018. Here I explain a different machine learning approach to voice recognition, and to Explainable AI.

  • Data science & analytics
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Product realisation