- Keep calm and carry on with ViewRanger’s Great British Bank Holiday Competition
- British team set to shine at World Solar Challenge 2013
- Share adventures in real time with ViewRanger’s ‘TripStories’
- Cats speak to their owners, but are you listening?
- Preparation is key to avoid roaming charges abroad says Viewranger
Monthly Archives: December 2011
Discrete device uses vibrotactile feedback to help wearers keep their balance Loss of sensation in the feet increases the incidence of falls in people over 65. WalkasinsTM is a novel insole for the shoe that uses vibrations to help improve … Continue reading
3D Visualisation from digital images could help maintain the London Underground Since 1863 when the first London Underground line was opened, engineers have inspected its infrastructure by walking tunnels at night with a notepad, making notes of any cracks. Now … Continue reading
Innovative technology reduces the rate of hospital-acquired urinary infections It was a ‘eureka’ moment for CamStent founder David Hampton when he realised that a polymer, designed to prevent moss sticking to roofs, would have huge benefit in the medical industry … Continue reading
Liquid crystal lasers could move diagnostics closer to the patient Fast and accurate medical diagnosis can save lives, and COSMOS Lasers hopes to turn diagnostic laser technology from laboratory based systems into portable field devices.
Dependency training and debugging tool visualises problems Installing new software and migrating systems to the cloud is to become easier with Breeze, a unique dependency tracing software tool from Ellexus. Colourful graphics are used to show how your program interacts … Continue reading
Advanced lighting technology allows online control of streetlights As some councils consider turning off one in every ten street lights, EnLight provides a solution that slashes energy bills while actually improving the service we get from our streetlights. EnLight allows … Continue reading
Automatically power appliances only when they are needed Cambridge-based Energy Reducing Products (ERP) has launched the ELIMINATA range of intelligent plugs that tailor electricity supply to appliance usage and can pay for themselves in a year. ELIMINATA takes the guesswork … Continue reading
Simple gait analysis detects signs of injury and monitors recovery As the London Broncos rugby league team gears up for the start of a new Super League season, an innovative technology from European Technology for Business is helping them achieve … Continue reading
Smartphones instantly transport everything you need from one PC onto another Cambridge start-up Fonleap has made it possible to work on any computer as though it was your own, without relying on remote access. A normal smartphone is used to … Continue reading
Electronic sensor within Eppendorf lid detects adverse temp and humidity A few degrees change in temperature can destroy valuable medical supplies and can result in ruined experiments. iBug is a tiny spy device that can detect if samples have been … Continue reading