The latest thought leadership from our expert teams

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Measuring biology: how hard can it be?

16th November 2017

The bioeconomy – economic activity built on biology – is growing rapidly across the globe. New technology to predict and control biology is driving change in industries from pharmaceuticals to energy. Core to...

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Making deep learning more attractive

16th November 2017

Advances in machine learning – particularly deep learning – are fuelling the belief that AI has come of age. But there are sizeable barriers to widespread deployment. Firstly, the requirement for huge, high-quality...

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The search for ultra-low-cost IoT: how low can we go?

16th November 2017

With Gartner forecasting 20 billion IoT devices by 2020, the bar has been set high. Yet there are mountains to be moved before such lofty predictions can be realised. Even a few cents is too much, to add...

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Disruption of the care pathway in oncology

16th November 2017

Oncology R&D spend has been the highest among all of the therapeutic areas for a good part of the last decade. As a result, we have seen the introduction of some ground-breaking therapies that have brought...

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The metamorphosis of medtech

16th November 2017

The medical device sector is rapidly evolving. Value-based healthcare and new technology are rapidly reshaping the landscape and business models. The course of innovation is changing at an unprecedented...

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Nike Digital Sport: the evolution of connected products and experiences

16th November 2017

For over 10 years, digital services and experiences have been a key driver in positioning Nike’s brand as an innovation leader. Nike’s Digital Technology team was an early pioneer in quantifying consumers...

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Innovation beyond smart, with vision

16th November 2017

At Hitachi, we are working to develop a social concept of life for the coming Society 5.0. Instead of simply extending smart, advanced technologies into the future, we are considering issues and viewpoints...

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Iridium’s amazing journey – and what’s NEXT

16th November 2017

Iridium’s satellite network is 20 years old, and its survival and growth since inception is quite a story. The system is a success because it has been a unique innovation platform for hundreds of applications...

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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

Sapphyre 7 – route to ASIC, are we nearly there yet?

14th November 2017

 

An Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) is, as its name suggests, an IC designed for a specific application and thus heavily optimised to its needs. It can achieve high performance and low...

 

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Electronics & ASICs
Opinion

Sapphyre 6 – emulating excellence

13th November 2017

Designing a custom silicon chip is by no means easy, but design is not necessarily the hardest part of developing an ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit). Proving that the system will work...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Signal processing
Opinion

Sapphyre 5 – environmentally friendly code

10th November 2017

VLIW (very long instruction word) architecture is an incredibly efficient processor design. The ability to instruct multiple execution units in parallel, completely independently, means that utilisation of...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Electronics & ASICs