The latest thought leadership from our expert teams

Opinion

An innovator’s guide to personalization

17th April 2019

The beauty and personal care industry is undergoing a massive digital transformation as technology is rapidly changing the relationship between consumers and brands...

  • Digital services
  • Sensing
  • Service design
Opinion

Complex beauty tech: three simple strategies for meaningful impact

16th April 2019

Succeeding in beauty tech is hard. New technologies are exciting to look at and talk about. Products that succeed can always answer this one fundamental question: ‘So what?’

  • Augmented reality & virtual reality
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Sensing
  • Service design
Whitepaper

The future of vertical farming: the intelligent ecosystem

12th March 2019

Vertical farming promises a step change in production density, providing significant efficiency savings with the additional benefit of improved product quality. Vertical farming also presents the only viable option for growing crops within urban environments...

  • Innovation management
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
Report

Link quality prediction: delivering better service performance and improved network efficiency with predictive network and service characterisation

26th February 2019

We have developed an independent view of the potential use cases for Intel’s Link Quality Prediction (LQP) technology. Intel’s Link Quality Prediction (LQP) technology uses machine learning techniques and a rich set of historical and real-time data feeds...

  • Data science & analytics
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Radio systems
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Product development guidelines for consumer healthcare vs. regulated medical products

5th April 2019

Consumer healthcare device or regulated medical device? The distinction is becoming more complex, fortunately there is FDA guidance on how to navigate these pathways

 

  • Digital health
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Is coffee cups as a service the answer to eliminating the disposable cup?

4th April 2019

What if there was a simple way to resolve two of the key issues that drives consumers to continue to demand disposable coffee cups?

  • Digital services
  • Innovation management
  • Service design
Opinion

Low cost nano-climate control for vertical farming

15th March 2019

Vertical farming pushes the boundaries of a microclimate. But while lighting and sensors have evolved, cooling systems are almost identical to those first introduced in the 1900s. Vertical farming pushes the boundaries...

 

  • Dispense
  • Fluids & thermodynamics
  • Mechanical engineering
Opinion

Survey: Your experiences of the menopause

7th March 2019

We need your help. We’re developing a new drug-free product concept to alleviate the discomfort of menopausal hot flushes. Please join our survey.

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

How AI is predicting the future of link quality

26th February 2019

What if you could predict the quality of a cellular radio link? With the Standalone 5G New Radio specifications agreed in 2018 we are edging ever closer to the 5G vision of limitless connectivity.

  • Data science & analytics
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Radio systems
  • Strategic advice
Report

Identifying breakthrough innovations that will transform the supply chain

22nd February 2019

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

One voice to rule them all?

12th February 2019

The consumer tech space changes fast. Alexa is doing well, especially in the US and UK. What does it mean for Amazon? And where to go from here?

  • Machine learning & AI
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

CES predictions - did I get it right?

22nd January 2019

Now all the hype is over I’ve had the chance to reflect on the technology trends at CES 2019. Then my colleague Martin reminded me that I wrote a blog last year predicting what would be hot at CES 2019. So, how did I do?

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Machine learning & AI