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The low alcohol beer revolution - MY Beer MY Way at point of serve

12th June 2019

Low and no alcohol beer has been around since the 1980s, but recently there’s been a revolution in the non-alcoholic drinks sector including beer

  • Digital services
  • Dispense
  • Innovation management
Opinion

垂直農法のための低コストなナノ空調管理

11th June 2018

垂直農法が微空調の限界を押し広げます。最良の施設は、照明、湿度、温度、養分量を調整し、同時に何千もの植物が大きく育ち、最大の収穫とコスト削減をもたらすようにします。

  • ディスペンスシステム
  • 流体力学&熱力学
  • 機械工学
Infographic

How to make a non-smart system smart

16th January 2019

Thanks to AI and smart algorithms combined with low cost sensors, giving legacy system 'smarts' is an effective way in delivering a multitude of benefits.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital services
  • Dispense
  • AI & Analytics
  • Sensing
  • Service design
Opinion

2018 Giant Health Event - The Future is FemTech

22nd November 2018

Menopause is in the spotlight helped by coverage from the BBC and other websites. Nicola Millar presented how technology can provide drug-free alternatives to help women going through menopause.

  • Dispense
  • Fluids & thermodynamics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Sensing
Opinion

ネオニコチノイド - 蜂の大量虐殺か環境的生贄か

16th May 2018

ケンブリッジに住んでいると、ネオニコチノイド系殺虫剤の使用を禁止するEUの決定に対する討論について最近よく耳にします。

  • ディスペンスシステム
  • 物理科学
Vlog

Technology to deliver the perfect pint

1st March 2018

Edd Brunner looks at what digital and sensor technology can bring to beer and soft drink on-trade draught systems. 

  • Digital services
  • Dispense
  • Sensing
Opinion

Latte Levy – the good, the bad and the indifferent

5th January 2018

Coffee cups have become a symbol of waste and recycling challenges, even though they actually represent a tiny fraction of takeaway beverage containers put on the market.

  • Dispense
  • Human factors
  • Service design
  • User Experience (UX)
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
Opinion

Watching what you drink

25th September 2017

I've recently returned from a week at #drinktec 2017 in Munich where the latest advances in every field of the beverage industry were on show. VR headsets to show you your new production line...

  • Dispense
Opinion

It’s a fine line between a gimmick and a useful connected service

15th September 2017

A service which benefits the consumer needs to be quick, intuitive and beneficial and have very few pain points to make it a success

  • Augmented reality & virtual reality
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Dispense
Opinion

Millennials: shaping the food and beverage industry

11th September 2017

Millennials, or Generation Y, hold a huge buying power in today’s economy and are expected to spend ...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Dispense
Opinion

Will there be an IoT revolution in the food and beverage industry?

1st September 2017

I recently suggested that we are not quite yet at the point that the value of the functionality that can be achieved by this enabler (or at least the functionality that has been thought of) is more than the...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Dispense