Practice makes perfect


Cambridge Consultants is demonstrating how technology can widen access to advanced sport coaching tools to aid the athletes of the future. The product development company has created the ArcAid basketball training system to show how low-cost sensors such as cameras can be combined with a smartphone app or laptop for advanced performance monitoring and technique teaching. …




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Xaar wins ‘Manufacturing Site of the Year’ award


Xaar, the world’s leading supplier of industrial inkjet printheads, has been awarded ‘2013 Manufacturing Site of the Year’ for its high-tech manufacturing facility in Huntingdon by the NMI (previously National Microelectronics Institute). Opened in 2006, the Xaar Huntingdon site manufactures the Xaar 1001 inkjet printheads that are sold worldwide. The company has recorded exceptionally strong …




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The Royal Society of Chemistry launches the 2014 Emerging Technologies Competition


Applications are invited from university researchers and small companies working in applied research in the chemical, life and materials sciences for a chance to turn their research into commercial success. The prize consists of ongoing mentoring and support from multinational companies, up to £10,000 cash prize and more. We are proud to announce the first …




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Smartphone-enabled vaccine checks


Real-time immunity tests with a stamp-sized square of paper and a mobile phone Cambridge Consultants is working with Diagnostics For All to demonstrate a mobile phone application that can read a simple test for whether a child has been immunised.  A swab from a child’s mouth can be applied to a paper-based diagnostic device – …




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