European Inventor Award 2021 finalists announced
The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced the 15 inventors and inventor teams shortlisted as finalists for the 2021 edition of the European Inventor Award. The EPO’s prestigious annual innovation prize, now in its 15th year, recognises outstanding inventors who have made an exceptional contribution to technology, society, and economic growth.
Second generation of Autonomous Machine Vision systems launched
Inspekto has launched the INSPEKTO S70 Gen.2, a new and improved version of its famous Autonomous Machine Vision (AMV) system for industrial quality inspection. Powered by Autonomous Machine Vision AI (AMV-AI),the S70 Gen.2 supports an even higher number of use cases and allows for reliable quality inspection in challenging applications such as highly reflective materials, moving parts and vibrating platforms.
Wineapp: The Amazon service for wine
Everyone loves wine don’t they? Well most people do, yet there are two major issues that can cause consternation when it comes to choosing your wine. One is how to know which wine is the best, and what is going to compliment your meal the most? And more importantly with a new wine - how do you know exactly what it is going to taste like?
Technology innovations in the construction industry
The history of manufacturing can be traced back to the Industrial Revolution during the 19th century, where raw materials were turned into finished goods. It’s safe to say that technology has advanced quite a bit since the days of the spinning jenny, especially when it comes to manufacturing in the construction industry. While manufacturing businesses continue to innovate, it’s also important that these developments are promoted to se...
What will the Internet look like by 2050?
The internet is an incredible thing, changing human existence over the past five decades and continuing to provide us with huge advancements each year. But what does the future hold for the internet, and how will it impact our lives?
What will life be like in 100 years?
Technological innovation seems to speed up every year. If you go back far enough, then quality of life didn’t change very much from one century to the next, and before the industrial revolution, neither did technology. Now though, the human race is going at light speed, and it’s hard to predict what will happen over the next decade, let alone the next 100 years; but with a pinch of salt in mind, what might be waiting for us around the...
Impactful inventions from around the world
21st April marked the annual celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Day which is a UN initiative that recognises creativity and innovation in all aspects of human development. In line with the celebrations, global cross-border payments company, WorldRemit, has carried out research to reveal some of the world’s most impactful inventions across the globe.
Manufacturers using tech to save pounds and the planet
SME manufacturers supported by Made Smarter are using technology to save pounds and the planet. Businesses working with the technology adoption programme are investing in new machinery and digital tools to make their buildings, equipment, manufacturing and transport processes more efficient, use less energy, and produce less waste.
Electronics: keeping the world connected
The term ‘remote working’ has popped up a lot recently, and electronics has helped to keep us connected. Spurred on by the pandemic, companies have taken advantage of the latest technologies and moved their teams away from the usual workplace. Even now that lockdown restrictions are lifting, many companies are looking to make this new way of working a more permanent fixture. By Phil Simmonds, Group Managing Director of EC Electr...
Could you help to develop an electrical trainee?
As restrictions ease and the UK economy well and truly starts moving again, growing electrical businesses can now get their plans for development back on track. With the unprecedented financial strain putting many plans of recruitment on hold in 2020, electrical businesses are now starting to consider their recruitment and growth strategies again.