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...

An innovative SME involved in Manchester’s CityVerve project is helping to enhance motorist safety in the North West. Technology start-up firm, Satsafe develops ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) telematics devices, more commonly known as in-vehicle black boxes, that are already being increasingly used by insurance firms and...

LCR Future Energy is a £3.7 million programme delivered by Inventya Solutions, Liverpool John Moores University and Gyron LLP. Support is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the public and the private sector. It has been developed with and for the sector. The...

Showcasing computing and gaming technology and the potential impact on industry An exciting event was carried out by the dedicated Computing and Gaming department at LJMU based in Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) with support from the LCR4.0 team at LJMU. The event was held...

Date: Wednesday 22 February 2017 Location: University of Liverpool, Department of Electrical Engineering & Electronics Brownlow Hill, Liverpool Lecture by Simon Aldred, Senior Technologist, NSG Technical Centre Glass is an important material with a wide range of applications such as TV displays, solar cells and architecture. In order...

PROFESSOR KERSTIN DAUTENHAHN, UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE presents a fascinating lecture into the fatal attraction between our fascination with robots and these autonomous systems  http://homepages.herts.ac.uk/~comqkd/ (Most) people are attracted to robots, and there are certain reasons behind it. Firstly, many people are fascinated by cutting edge technology demonstrating...

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...