The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the billions of ‘smart’ devices – anything from cars, to home appliances – that can connect to a network to collect and share data. In a time when Industry 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), is thriving, it’s no...

What does the fourth industrial revolution have to do with the construction sector? Industry 4.0 technologies such as sensors, virtual reality and simulation are transforming modern manufacturing. But they are also enabling the construction sector to achieve greater productivity and embrace new ways of working.   Insider has...

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...

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...

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...