Date: 07/06/2018 Technologies: Simulation Sector: Manufacturing Primary partner: Sensor City Background The way we live has changed dramatically over the last century, but the way we say goodbye hasn’t. With endless technology at our fingertips and the ability to make things greener and fairer for future generations, two local entrepreneurs...

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...

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...

Company and role: Marketing Manager for LCR 4.0 at Sensor City   What is your connection to LCR 4.0? Sensor City is one of the LCR 4.0 delivery partners. Along with my four colleagues, I am part of the dedicated LCR 4.0 team based at Sensor City.   How...

Name: Emma Rhodes   Company and role: Marketing Officer for the Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool) as well as for the LCR 4.0 project, liaising with all partners.   What is your connection to LCR 4.0? I ensure the branding, key messaging and events under LCR 4.0 are all to...

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...