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Why it’s time to start turning quantum sensing theory into real-world commercial advantage

6th August 2020

Quantum theory is about probability. Erwin Schrödinger illustrated this with his famous thought experiment: trap a cat in a box with a randomly fatal device and you would not know whether it is dead or alive. 

  • AI & Analytics
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  • Digital security
  • Optics
  • Sensing
Opinion

Security as a business asset: what happens when competitors catch up?

23rd July 2020

Security in digital products and services is no longer just about protecting you from risk. 

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
Opinion

Digital security: your safest bet for a competitive edge?

19th June 2020

Security is a problem, right? Well there's a radically different way to view it – as a positive force capable of putting clear water between you and your competitors. 

  • Digital security
  • Digital services
Whitepaper

The future of patient monitoring

1st July 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...

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Opinion

Is Rust the next weapon in medical implant cybersecurity?

20th October 2020

Ryan Chaves explores some of the approaches currently being used – or considered – to address concerns over the cybersecurity of implanted medical devices.

  • Digital health
  • Digital security
Vlog

Quantum control for enhanced sensing

14th October 2020

Current gas detection techniques are incredibly advanced – can we really do anything better?

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  • Optics
  • Robotics
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Opinion

Biometrics and security – how to get it right

9th October 2020

Biometrics are becoming increasingly commonplace tools in User Access Control (UAC) systems. Fingerprint scanners are now present in even mid to entry-level smartphones – putting this technology firmly at, well, our fingertips.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
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Opinion

It might be viable, but will regulators accept remote human factors testing?

23rd June 2020

Remote Human Factors testing of medical devices is a concept already being explored, and given the restrictions placed on us by the pandemic, has become a hot topic. The question is, even if it's viable, will the regulators accept it? 

  • Digital security
  • Human factors
  • User Experience (UX)
Vlog

Has the quantum revolution started yet?

24th January 2020

Monty Barlow, Head of Strategic Technology, describes how the quantum tech toolbox is improving all the time and lays out the specific areas in which the quantum revolution will first take hold.

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  • Digital security
  • Optics
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Opinion

Q&A – how smart implant developers can prepare for a patient-centred future yet highly regulated healthcare system

13th January 2020

Our webinar reveals how device developers will need to maneuver through conservative, highly regulated, monopolistic yet fragmented healthcare systems that often provide contradictory incentives. Following the presentation, our audience had the opportunity to ask a variety of questions. Here’s what our experts had to say in reply.

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Opinion

Clever ‘smart beds’ strategy means thinking beyond the outmoded hospital ward

20th August 2019

With patients spending less time in hospital and more time at home or in long-term care establishments, the future is bright for medical bed manufacturers able to deliver the innovative solutions that are needed to successfully reshape healthcare delivery.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital health
  • Digital security
Opinion

Blockchains: how to take advantage of crypto chains without being hostage to speculation and crypto kittens

19th December 2017

Forget about Pokémon Go. That is so 2016. The latest craze is CryptoKitties – a “crypto-pet” breeding and trading game built on the Ethereum blockchain. Its players have so far spent over 15 million...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Radio systems