Leading manufacturer, Beverston Engineering, is boosting manufacturing capabilities with the development of a new, innovative Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) CNC system.   Beverston Engineering specialises in the prototyping and manufacture of state-of-the-art engineering components for a wide range of industries including aerospace, oil and gas and...

Agricultural technologies (agri-tech) company, Farm Urban, is boosting efficiency in urban food production across the Liverpool City Region with its new smart sensor. Farm Urban installs and manages innovative, high-tech urban farms to produce low cost food in a sustainable and cost-effective way. The company worked with...

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...

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...

Name: Michael Schraps   Company and role: Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool) LCR 4.0 Programme Manager   What is your connection to LCR 4.0? As Programme Manager for LCR 4.0 I was involved in setting up processes and procedure for the project. I make sure that deliverables are being met and coordinate...