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Opinion

Start early and think big – how to ensure the security of your automated and autonomous machines can be trusted

Oct 25, 2021

The coming world of automated and autonomous machines will transform how we live, travel, work and engage with the world.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital security
  • Industrial design
  • Robotics
Whitepaper

Turning trash to cash: microalgae cultivation to mitigate environmental waste impact

Oct 21, 2021

This paper explains how ‘turning trash into cash’ provides opportunity for companies to gain first-mover advantage in several fields. With a clear, problem/solution approach, it outlines a method that be considered simply as a way to capture carbon – but is more likely to yield benefits in the creation of valuable bio-derived compounds.

  • Bioinnovation
  • Sustainability
Opinion

AI safety might be a worry, but innovators of autonomous systems have no need to panic

Sep 24, 2021

Now don’t be alarmed, but I want to pose a potentially unnerving question: just how safe is artificial intelligence? Those of you of a sensitive disposition might already be recalling images of James Cameron’s self-aware Terminators hunting down humankind in a post-nuclear wasteland.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Industrial design
  • Strategic advice
Whitepaper

Automation to autonomy: navigating the path to success

Sep 17, 2021

Extraordinary advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, wireless connectivity and edge compute are opening up transformative commercial opportunities for all sorts of businesses. Now is the time to seize them. This whitepaper could act as your window on the future – offering as it does a practical guide to navigating the road from automation to autonomy.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

From emissions to sequestration, how does your product’s carbon modelling shape up?

Jun 16, 2021

Over a series of discussions with clients on sustainability we’ve been building a quick and accessible modelling tool to model the carbon cost implications of typical high-volume products across a variety of markets.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
  • Sustainability
Opinion

Our sustainable materials database is enabling innovation in the drive to net zero

Jun 10, 2021

The ambition to reduce or eliminate single-use plastics from the world’s supply chains is of course as laudable as it is essential. I’m proud to be part of a team of colleagues dedicated to doing something about it – by creating a guide that is helping innovators switch to alternatives.

  • Bioinnovation
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
  • Sustainability
Opinion

Rethinking Materials – it’s time to deliver some wins in packaging sustainability

May 27, 2021

With the world becoming increasingly impatient for a great sustainability reset, last week’s inaugural Rethinking Materials Virtual Summit did a pretty decent job at starting to shape the agenda for innovation in plastics and packaging over the next five or so years.

  • Bioinnovation
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Webinar

Idea to Reality: What does it take to develop and deploy a solution to the agri sector?

Feb 10, 2021

 Take a look at this exciting panel discussion where we debated why there is a lack of agri-technology being rolled out when there is a massive demand from the end users.  

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
Opinion

Building the digital freak to reshape the energy economy

Nov 24, 2020

The figures are stark. To limit the climate to 1.5°C warming, yet still enable living standards in the developing world to continue to rise, the world must remove carbon emissions at a rate of around 10% every year.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital service innovation
  • Optics
  • Robotics
Webinar

Land.Technik - International Conference on Agricultural Engineering

Nov 11, 2020

Watch Dr. Simon Jordan talk about 3D Colour Vision for Machine Automation and Safety through AI Sensor Fusion and learn how high resolution, high integrity depth data for path planning, autonomy and safety can be produced by fusing conventional RGB and low resolution lidar data.  

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Sensing
Vlog

Synthetic data and simulation for real-world business advantage

Oct 16, 2020

Today… getting your product to market first is more important than ever!!! In fact, it is vital for the survival your organisation’s future!!! 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Product realisation
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
Vlog

Quantum control for enhanced sensing

Oct 14, 2020

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

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Optics
  • Robotics
  • Sensing