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Webinar

Smart UI for smart homes

12th Jul 2019

How can natural user interfaces benefit your brand and your customers? Consumers and brands alike benefit from natural UI in the home, as evidenced by the proliferation of Alexa and Google Assistant.

  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital service innovation
  • User Experience (UX)
Whitepaper

The future of patient monitoring

1st Jul 2019

Patient monitoring is an inherent part of patient management. Intermittent and continuous measurements have a range of uses, from defining disease states and characterising progression to informing therapeutic approaches and...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Digital security
  • Digital service innovation
  • Human factors
  • Product realisation
  • Sensing
  • User Experience (UX)
Inside CPGs
Opinion

Inside CPGs – experts share their views of how CPGs can turn profit from digitally enabled products

4th May 2022

Digital transformation is a huge topic, sweeping across many aspects of our lives, from ecommerce to the digitalization of internal systems.  When we partnered with news publisher CGT (Consumer Goods Technology) for its latest webinar, we were keen to focus on a specific part of this topic - digitally enabled products. It was energizing to be joined by a world-class panel of industry experts as we swapped insights into how CPG brands can rise to this challenge. 

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital service innovation
  • User Experience (UX)
CPG innovation
Opinion

The insiders’ view of what’s working in CPG innovation right now

2nd Mar 2022

It’s human nature, right? The urge to share the latest news with our peers is ingrained in all of us. It’s certainly true across the inquisitive and ever competitive consumer packaged goods industry. How did company A achieve this? How did company B make that work? What exactly is company C up to? So, when we asked for insights from a bunch of very senior innovators from some of the world’s leading CPGs – or FMCGs if you prefer – almost all were partially motivated by our promise to share the findings of our research.

  • Digital service innovation
  • Strategic advice
  • User Experience (UX)
Medical Device Design
Opinion

Time to get emotional – my top six insights into successful medical device design

24th Feb 2022

Six insights into successful medical device design. Designing a medical device is a challenging creative task. Not only must it be safe, reliable, easy to use and have market appeal, the device must be accepted into people’s lives and lifestyles...

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Digital service innovation can ensure that autonomy fits in with human society
Opinion

Digital service innovation can ensure that autonomy fits in with human society

16th Nov 2021

They are already physically loading our online shopping baskets, vacuuming our homes and maintaining our lawns. But what will it take for automated and autonomous systems to proliferate across industry and society – on the roads, city streets, building sites, fields, factories, and schools?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital service innovation
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Human-Machine Understanding: how tech can help us to be more human

6th Nov 2021

So, whatever happened to the revolution? Sally Epstein writes of her passion to see empathic machines that do truly understand us, humans.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital service innovation
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Welcoming talented young graduates has underlined my faith in the future of industrial design

17th Sep 2021

The future of industrial design and technology is in good young hands. That’s my overwhelming reaction after welcoming the winner and runners-up of a major student award we sponsored to honour excellence in breakthrough design. 

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

At the cutting edge of innovation in Asia-Pacific medtech

14th Jul 2021

There is no doubt that I’ve had a busy few months as head of our medtech division for the Asia Pacific region. As judge for the new MedTech Innovator APAC scheme, I’ve been on the hunt for the best and brightest medical technology start-ups in the region. This process has given me a remarkable insight into the challenges facing the region’s growing healthcare field...
 

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Optics
  • Strategic advice
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

User happiness could be the key to unlocking AI optimisation of telecom networks

17th Jun 2021

There is a growing presumption that artificial intelligence will play a key role in optimisation of telecom networks. But what exactly will AI be optimising for? Our view is that user experience – or more specifically user happiness – could provide the key...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Radio systems
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Miniature active implants – the key area for innovation in next-generation drug delivery

2nd Jun 2021

Innovation in drug delivery devices has evolved at a constant pace for 30 years. But what's next? Our belief is that we sit on the cusp of a decade of innovation and commercial opportunity in active implants.

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

The new digital services contract: you control your data, we’ll deliver your experience

20th May 2021

Time is running down on the tacit agreement that we will happily trade our personal data for digital services. In this article I examine the distributed ledger technologies which will power breakthrough smart digital platforms.

  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital service innovation
  • Product realisation
  • User Experience (UX)