Date: 05/04/2018 9 Pillars: Additive Manufacturing and Augmented Reality Sector: Valve Manufacturing Primary partner: The Virtual Engineering Centre (The University of Liverpool) Background Heap & Partners design, manufacture and distribute a comprehensive range of industrial valves, Instrumentation and associated equipment to the oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, power &...

Warehouse automation firm Conveyor Networks has secured five-figure funding to develop its virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) capabilities.   The Cheshire-based software business will use the £10k boost, shared with sister company imio Software Solutions, to accelerate its research and development programme with support from the...

Ultamation are thrilled to announce they have won a fourth Crestron EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Award!  The team at Ultamation have won The Most Unique Application (Residential) with their “Through the Looking Glass” solution; an amalgamation of touch-panel control, augmented reality and voice...

Ultamation have a proud history of serial innovation: The first company to embrace Crestron’s custom Smart Graphics technology in releasing a number of unique controls, including analogue clocks, colour pickers and lighting visualisation; releasing productivity tools to universal acclaim amongst Crestron GUI designers and programmers;...

A multi-award winning company based within the Liverpool Science Park, Ultamation specialise in home automation solutions. These are used to manage the controls for your heating, lighting, energy, security and Audio Video, such as music playing throughout a number of rooms within your house. Focusing on...

Article: Dr Andy Levers, Technical Director for the Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool)  Virtual reality often appears in today’s news and media, taking the world by storm. Mainly associated with gaming, virtual reality (or VR) is starting to creep into a whole range of industries...

You may have heard a lot about the fourth industrial revolution but do you know about the nine advancements in modern technology that form the foundation of Industry 4.0? Read on below for details on the nine pillars that are helping to transform the operational potential...