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Sensing and analytics in agriculture: turning an art into science

9th April 2018

Farming needs to become smarter, to meet global food demand, protect the environment and combat commercial pressures. Advanced sensing technologies and data analytics can make farms more efficient...

  • Data science & analytics
  • Sensing
Whitepaper

Real-time crop monitoring: a new vision for agriculture

15th November 2017

Sophisticated yield prediction and crop health tools are available for commodity crops, particularly cereals. So far, little is available for salads, vegetables and fruit, although these make up a substantial...

  • Data science & analytics
  • Sensing
Opinion

Revolutionising clinical trials: creating a reliable and non-invasive stress monitoring system

28th November 2018

The rising cost of clinical trials (CTs), coupled with the commercial risks of failure, mean it’s increasingly important to harness the power of real-world data to inform effective trial designs, better understand outcomes and maximise the likelihood of clinical success...

  • Data science & analytics
  • Digital health
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Sensing
  • Signal processing
  • User Experience (UX)
Whitepaper

Imagine what your skin would say if it could talk...

13th November 2018

How you look is a complex interaction between the light that falls on your skin and how in interacts with different skin constituents. Our new whitepaper outlines an analytical model for light-tissue interaction that allows...

  • Data science & analytics
  • Digital health
  • Optics
  • Physical sciences
  • Sensing
Opinion

How will AI affect the way we use energy?

6th November 2018

The ability of AI to make accurate predictions about the behaviour of complex systems, like demand and supply of energy, will be incredibly important in the transition to a zero-carbon economy.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Data science & analytics
  • Digital services
  • Machine learning & AI
Opinion

Knowledge (+ sensors + data + innovation) = Power

29th October 2018

A new IIOT system provides generators detailed information on brush wear allowing remote monitoring and reducing the need for time consuming visual inspections.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Data science & analytics
  • Sensing
Report

Identifying breakthrough innovations that will transform the supply chain

17th October 2018

Products are incorporating increasingly complex technology, putting greater pressure on the supply chain. As a result, gaps are forming and the risk to reputations and revenues is growing through issues such as...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Data science & analytics
  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
  • Tracking & location
Opinion

Alarms in critical care

15th October 2018

Anyone who has spent time in a critical care environment will be familiar with the sound – amongst the backdrop of clinical conversation, busy movement of people and the hum of machinery is a chorus of ‘pings’ and  ‘bleeps’ demanding...

  • Data science & analytics
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Sensing
Opinion

Introducing SomeSQL

25th September 2018

NoSQL databases (such as MongoDB) give developers much more freedom in how to store their data. But this freedom means that there is much more risk that the data gets into a state which can’t be read by the interfacing...

  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Data science & analytics
Opinion

Developing a vision system to value waste PCBs

13th August 2018

Intern Ben writes about how his team came up with a vision system that could improve the profitability and efficiency of the e-waste recycling industry.

  • Data science & analytics
  • Machine learning & AI
Opinion

Vlog: smart to intelligent - making AI work for industry

21st March 2018

Artificial Intelligence is about to appear in many more places than face recognition on social media and conversations with Alexa or Siri. The perfect convergence of AI, machine vision and automation means...

  • Data science & analytics
  • Digital services
  • Machine learning & AI
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)