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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
Opinion

Four lessons on life in the Innovation Slipstream: how to maximise innovation results as a fast follower

18th December 2017

Two cars at full speed, the second positioning itself directly on the tail of the first – slipstreaming, then moving to the side and slingshotting past the first car – just before the corner. To see a recent...

  • Innovation management
Opinion

Can a culture for breakthrough and incremental innovation co-exist within the same organisation?

15th December 2017

This was a question I posed when I hosted a round table discussion at a recent event, with industries ranging from FMCG, agritech, pharma, industrial and oil & gas all represented around the table...

  • Innovation management
Opinion

Recommendations for the development of smart disease management ecosystems

14th December 2017

Recommendations for the development of smart disease management ecosystems

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Machine learning & AI
Opinion

Helping developers to embrace IoT: how difficult can we make it?

11th December 2017

The IoT is big and real. Countless people are looking into developing all kinds of products that have wireless capabilities and which integrate sensors of some kind. The IoT spans many markets...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Explainable AI – what does your voice say about you?

5th December 2017

When you are in a conversation, you are naturally discerning a wealth of information about the other person ...

  • Innovation management
  • Machine learning & AI
Opinion

Sapphyre sips energy for seriously slim sensing smarts

29th November 2017

Cambridge Consultants has been advancing research into machine learning and artificial intelligence...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Signal processing
Opinion

The role of personas in the design process

27th November 2017

Rosie Wells discusses the role of personas and user journeys in the design process

  • Innovation management
  • Service design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Looking ahead to silicon milk roundabout

21st November 2017

I can’t believe that in just a few days we’ll be at the siliconmilkroundabout recruitment event in London (25-26 November)!

  • Digital services
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

The role of thermal design

21st November 2017

Thermal design is an important part of overall product design, it's not by chance that your car is designed to start in arctic temperatures ...

  • Fluids & thermodynamics
  • Product realisation
Opinion

How technology is shaping the fast food industry

17th November 2017

A long time ago, the concept of fast food dining was considered a breakthrough in the restaurant industry. The idea that food that is ready to eat can be ordered and available to enjoy in a short space...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Dispense
  • Innovation management
Presentation

Pose tracking for VR and AR

16th November 2017

Virtual Reality (VR) has evolved rapidly over the last two years, from basic systems to state-of-the-art ‘room scale’ systems. VR is set to be a game-changing technology in a range of industries, creating new...