Real Space are developing a ‘Single Reality’ optical headset that uses an innovative optical design to change the perceptual information the brain receives. Their VR immersive headset will give users a VR experience via a normal device, which has potential benefits to many aspects of...

Background Terry Nelson, Founder of Aqua Running,was a Liverpool FC youth team player until persistent injury forced him to give up the game as a teenager. Following two kidney transplants, Terry overcame adversity to win numerous gold medals in the British Transplant games, replying on running...

OpenMaker is an opportunity for makers, digital innovators and manufacturers to collaborate on ideas and secure funding of up to €20,000 Liverpool and Salford are representing the UK in a collaboration with Slovakia, Italy and Spain, as it launches the OpenMaker UK programme. This month sees the...

Room One Thursday 22nd June saw the Insider bring their annual conference to the Liverpool waterfront as delegates from all over arrived at the Maritime Museum. Creative and Digital Technology This session looked into the transformation of the digital world into that of the physical including better use...

Continuously discussed amongst manufacturers within the UK and across the globe, the skills gap is a growing concern for many as the type of skills needed for smart factories are tough to source yet in high demand. The manufacturing sector is increasingly adopting industry 4.0 technologies...

LCR 4.0 was recently invited to join a new government backed task force to help tackle the UK’s lag in productivity so that we can continue to compete against our European and global competitors. Simon Reid from the Liverpool City Region LEP attended the inaugural NWBLT/...

Thursday 18th May 2017 saw LJMU host the Women and the 4th Industrial Revolution event in Liverpool, where guests including Girl Geeks, Energy Fairies, Vauxhall Motors and Women in Engineering came together to discuss the barriers and opportunities for women in the industry. Prof Ahmed Al-Shamma’a...

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...

On the 4th and 5th April 2017, Manchester welcomed the Industry 4.0 Summit where manufacturing businesses from all over the globe gathered to hear the very latest on the 4th Industrial Revolution. There was a fantastic range of speakers via companies such as TechUK, Siemens,...