LCR 4.0 delivery partner, Sensor City, opened to the public last week as part of Liverpool’s much-loved arts and cultural festival, LightNight. Over 400 visitors came through its doors to discover what goes on behind the building’s gold façade. There was a wide range of technical exhibitions...

Cyber Security has drawn a lot of attention in recent years but many businesses can start protecting themselves through simple principles and not necessarily detailed network architectures.   What is Cyber Security? Cyber security used to mean protecting against unauthorised use of data, but as we adopt more...

Roger Downing, Data Science Group Leader at the STFC Hartree Centre, shares his thoughts on the topic of big data, where it came from and where it’s going next. The phrase “Big Data” first entered our vocabulary more than 20 years ago in some discussions...

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...

A thought leadership article, by Alison Mitchell, Executive Director at Sensor City Smart sensors are an integral part of the Internet of Things as they will allow businesses to collect even more data on how their products are used. For those of you who aren’t aware (although I...