Technology File

Rock solid reliability – how Zytronic’s rugged touchscreens are helping improve quarry efficiency

When looking to speed up the flow of trucks checking into its busy mines and quarries, Australia’s largest construction material supplier, Boral Limited, decided to apply ‘smart’ technologies. As a result, haulage drivers now use specially designed kiosks, with Zytronic’s…

🕘 23/11/2020

Ouster and CronAI partner to bring intelligent 3D perception to automated machines

Deep tech 3D perception platform start-up CronAI has partnered with Ouster, the leading supplier of digital lidar technology, to support Ouster’s current spinning lidar sensors and next-generation solid-state lidar. CronAI’s senseEDGE platform - a self-optimising, 3D data, deep-learning…

🕘 12/11/2020

SYSGO and Candera present graphical Hypervisor-based Automotive HMI Solution

SYSGO and Candera have built a comprehensive automotive platform which fulfils the demands of a modern car IT architecture. The platform is based on Candera's Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) design tool CGI Studio and SYSGO's Secure Automotive Connectivity Platform (SACoP). It provides solutions for…

🕘 14/10/2020

Avery Dennison combines RAIN RFID and EAS in one new, retail-optimised inlay

Avery Dennison introduces its dual-technology AD-362r6-P inlay that combines item-level tracking and digital ID capabilities of a high-performance RAIN RFID (UHF) tag suitable for a wide range of retail apparel products and applications with the secondary loss prevention functionality of an EAS…

🕘 23/09/2020

Nissan achieves breakthrough in carbon fibre parts production

A material used in airplanes, rockets and sports cars may find its way into more mass-market cars thanks to a new production process developed by Nissan. Nissan found a new approach to the existing production method known as compression resin transfer moulding. The existing method involves forming…

🕘 07/09/2020

Technology and the "new normal": London showcases how tech can help navigate our fast evolving world

This week, London Tech Week 2020 showcases the best of global tech and how it will play a crucial role in helping us navigate the challenges facing our changing world. Europe’s most influential tech event, which runs through 11th September, will look at the impact of the technology ecosystem…

🕘 03/09/2020

Improving availability of energy storage technology

Following the Government’s announcement to relax planning legislation around constructing larger batteries for renewable power sources, energy storage suppliers should take similar steps to make the technology available on a smaller scale. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial…

🕘 02/09/2020

Augmented reality for healthcare improvements

The market for XR (virtual, augmented and mixed reality) is predicted exceed $30bn by 2030, says Dr Charlotte Coles, IDTechEx Technology Analyst. Augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR) and virtual reality (VR) - all part of the "Spatial reality" family - are being used more and more in…

🕘 01/09/2020

Forklift users switching from LPG to lithium-ion

Operators of LP Gas-powered warehouse trucks are increasingly switching to lithium-ion battery-powered alternatives as they look to maximize truck up-time, drive down running costs, reduce operational noise levels and eliminate exhaust emissions within their buildings. That is the view of John…

🕘 26/08/2020

Forecasts show 46 GW increase of renewables technology capacity required by 2030

Forecasts from Cornwall Insight’s ‘ Benchmark power curve ’ suggests that up to ~46GW of new build renewable technology ̶ ~11GW onshore wind, ~10GW solar and ~25GW offshore wind ̶ may need to be developed by 2030 to keep pace with 2050 net zero targets. This large-scale…

🕘 13/08/2020