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  • Anglia Components synchronizes with Abracon for timing

    Anglia Components will now offer an expanded range of products for passive and electromechanical timing and synchronization thanks to a new UK and Ireland distribution agreement with Abracon. An industry leader in passive components, Abracon expands Anglia’s range of timing components with a range that includes Quartz oscillators, OCXOs, TCXOs, VCXOs, real time clocks, MEMS oscillators and ceramic resonators. The Abracon product range also includes RF Filters, Antenna, Inductors and Connectivity components.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • Lockdown Diary 4: Collaboration, stealth mode and whiteboards

    Next up in our Lockdown Diary series, we speak with Samy Fodil, founder and CEO of Taubyte – the CW award-winning Dallas-based tech start-up – heralds the benefits of collaborating in-person, discusses coming out of stealth mode and looks ahead to plans for the Edge in 2021. (All with the kids playing in the background!)

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • “Communications powerhouse” cofinitive ranked No1 PR & communications agency in East Anglia in prestigious ‘Image Makers’ listings

    “Communications powerhouse” cofinitive has been named the No1 PR & communications agency in East Anglia after a phenomenal year communicating our region’s significant COVID-19 solutions and breakthroughs during the pandemic.

    added by Cofinitive 3 min Read
  • Machine learning making light work of additive manufacturing aerospace alloys

    Machine learning technology will be used to make the additive manufacturing (AM) process of metallic alloys for aerospace cheaper and faster, encouraging the production of lightweight, energy-efficient aircraft to support net-zero targets for aviation.

    added by Intellegens Limited 5 min Read
  • The Impact of Sustainable Practices on Technology and Society

    Do you know the impact sustainability is having on energy technology and society?

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • New full-fibre network to link Cambridge research institutions and enterprises to key sites in the UK, across Europe, and globally

    A new way for Cambridge businesses and research institutions to connect to key sites and communities across Europe is now available thanks to Light Blue Fibre, bandwidth infrastructure provider euNetworks, and the UK Innovation Corridor’s most advanced data centre, Kao Data.

    added by Kao Data 4 min Read
  • Anglia scoops Panasonic Award for the third time

    Anglia named Distributor of the Year for the second year running Panasonic Industry Europe has awarded Anglia Components with its Regional Distributor of the Year award for the second year running. In recognition of its exceptional sales growth and support for customers during a difficult year, this is the third occasion that Anglia has received the award, an exceptional achievement amongst Panasonic’s network of regional distributors across Europe.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • Supporting the local NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme

    Eastern AHSN is supporting partners at NHS England and NHS improvement and Health Education England in identifying and recruiting individuals who can give some of their time to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme across the East of England, particularly between January and April.

    added by EAHSN 1 min Read
  • Starting Strong

    Like most of you no doubt, I had plenty of time over the holiday period to reflect on how confronting 2020 was.

    added by KISS 4 min Read
  • How will the education sector use emerging technologies to adapt in 2021?

    The entire education sector has rapidly adapted to the changes enforced by the Covid-19 pandemic with the help of several emerging technologies.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • DSP Concepts and Cambridge Consultants work to accelerate audio and voice innovation

    Cambridge Consultants adds new IP to Audio Weaver, pushes audio boundaries, brings decades of integrated systems expertise

    added by Cambridge Consultants 3 min Read
  • How is technology changing fan, athlete and stadium experience for sports in 2021?

    Do you know the top technology trends taking the sports industry by storm?

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • What are smart cities and how do they work?

    Smart cities are gaining more and more attention and governing bodies around the world are creating plans to transform their traditional cities into smart ones, bringing a multitude of social, economic and environmental benefits.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • How will technology allow the hotel industry to improve efficiency while keeping staff and guests safe in 2021?

    The hotel industry is utilising various emerging technologies to adapt to the changes brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, including touchless technology, IoT assisted maintenance, advanced guest mobile app and more.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • How will the retail industry use technology in 2021 to mitigate the effects of the pandemic?

    The retail industry took a big hit in 2020 due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic causing temporary closures to physical shops and disruption to supply chains.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • What are the top trends in healthcare technology for 2021?

    The healthcare industry is an ever-evolving one, as advanced research continually helps us to better monitor and adapt to changes in our health.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • PwC reflects on the impact of COVID-19 on deals activity in Cambridge and the East

    PwC reflects on the impact of COVID-19 on deals activity in Cambridge and the East, with a particular spotlight on the technology industry sector.

    added by PwC UK 2 min Read
  • What are the key SMART technology trends expected to gain momentum in 2021?

    SMART technology has become increasingly pervasive in society and can now be identified in almost every aspect of our lives, from the technology involved with heating your home to the devices that keep us safe in our cities.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • Battery Management Systems play a critical role in current and next generation battery packs

    The world is moving rapidly to electrification, most noticeably in Electric Vehicle (EV) power trains, but also in material handling and off highway machines and many other applications. This is driven heavily by consumer and customer demand but also by national and international regulations to reduce our carbon footprint

    added by Anglia 5 min Read
  • Do you know how to start funding your new app idea?

    If you have plans to launch an innovative, exciting mobile app, one of the first and most important things you’re going to need to do is seeking out funding.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • What are the top automotive technology trends to expect in 2021

    There are many key themes to expect in 2021 for the automotive industry from more advanced data security to further developments in autonomous driving, emergence of digital factories, enhanced user experience and more.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • The psychology of uncertainty – and how to use it

    We are uncertain of almost everything these days, but why do some businesses seem to handle it better than others, even to thrive?

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Are your contracts writing cheques your insurance can't cash

    We’re always told to ‘read the contract’ before signing, but how many businesses conduct a thorough assessment of the terms? If a company is small, in its infancy, or if an order is crucial to its survival, then a contract review could be overlooked in the haste to secure a deal. But does it really matter?

    added by S-Tech Insurance Services 6 min Read
  • How to Write an ASIC specification: Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want.

    Development costs for many products are measured in millions of dollars. The consequences of being late to market can be devastating to a company. No-one expected the 1990’s band the Spice Girls to identify that one of the key issues in complex product development is the clear and unambiguous definition of the core functionality of the product, known as “Tell me what you want, what you really really want”

    added by EnSilica 1 min Read
  • TTP Cambridge Half Marathon launches ‘Run Everyone’

    The new virtual event takes place in March to get people together again

    added by TTP plc 2 min Read
  • The Water Innovation Network celebrates 10 years of open innovation

    Since its inception in 2010, the Water Innovation Network (WIN), has been providing unique opportunities and support for organisations with innovative solutions to challenges facing the water sector.

    added by Anglian Water 1 min Read
  • How will technology continue to transform the restaurant industry in 2021?

    How is the restaurant industry changing because of technology and the pandemic and what trends can we expect for restaurant and food service owners in 2021?

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • Sheds and what we can learn from them

    So if you have a shed you don’t want, you know where to find me…

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Customisable wireless medical sensor chip with machine learning accelerator enables mass market advanced medical and vital-sign monitors

    EnSilica’s eSi-MediSense is the market’s only single chip medical sensor with wireless capability. Significantly brings down costs of wearable medical devices

    added by EnSilica 2 min Read
  • CommAgility Demonstrates 5G End-to-End Connection Accelerating 5G RAN Development with New Software and Hardware

    CommAgility has achieved the technological milestone of establishing 5G high data rate end-to-end connections with its latest software and reference design products for 5G base stations.

    added by CommAgility 2 min Read
  • Lockdown Diary 3: Technology makes life better

    Next in our new series of conversations with friends of Cambridge Wireless, award-winning engineer Yue Wang shares her 2020 experience, including the new conference norm, winning the CW award, and the importance of 5G.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Prepare for a recovery in 2021 - Steve Rawlins CEO Anglia Components

    As 2020 draws to a close, the big markets for electronic components seem to be recovering. Automotive electronics is now at about 90% of pre-lockdown levels, 5G is ramping up and medical / healthcare related markets as you would expect are growing strongly. The new X-Box (Series X) and the Playstation 5 are also imminent and are soaking up manufacturing capacity and inventory now. At the same time, customers who have taken the cautious view and used up their inventory over the year are now being forced to replenish.

    added by Anglia 1 min Read
  • Lockdown Diary 2: Coders of Colour marches on

    Next up in our series of conversations with friends of Cambridge Wireless, we hand the reins to Tolulope Ogunremi, founder of diversity in tech group Coders of Colour. The organisation were winners of the ‘Greatest impact on Diversity and Inclusion in Technology’ award at this year’s CWIC event, and Tolulope talks about how this year has been and how, even in lockdown, they continued to help the next generation of coders to be inspired through their work.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Connecting devices to the IoT the easy way. Or: adding a ‘T’ to the IoT in one easy step

    Every month, we talk to customers who are highly experienced in their area of design, but for the first time are faced with connecting their project safely and securely to the Internet. Devices that you’d never have thought of as potential Things on the Internet now need to be IoT or IIoT enabled to share data, monitor status and/or provide the ability to control or configure devices remotely.

    added by Anglia 5 min Read
  • Chronos awarded Benelux Territory by Partner Microchip Technology Inc

    Chronos to supply and support sync and timing solutions for the Benelux region in addition to the UK, Sweden & Denmark

    added by Chronos Technology 1 min Read
  • Lockdown Diary 1: "Anticipation, empathy and opportunities"

    In the first of a new series of conversations with friends of Cambridge Wireless, Chris Pateman-Jones, CEO of smart cities infrastructure specialists Connected Kerb – winner of CWIC’s Most Innovative Startup Award this year – talks about his lockdown experience, how teamwork, empathy and a people-focus have been crucial, and looks ahead to EV in 2021.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • The business case for diversity in HealthTech

    In the latest episode of the Ideas to Impact podcast, Eastern AHSN spoke to scientist and entrepreneur Dr Jason Mellad from Start Codon about why businesses embracing diversity are setting themselves up for success.

    added by EAHSN 1 min Read
  • Pivoting in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic: PwC has launched a new Private Business report

    Private Business: The way ahead - PwC has spent six months talking to private businesses about the lessons learned during a year unlike any other

    added by PwC UK 1 min Read
  • Straight talking for in-house marketers

    A quick Q+A with our MD Sarah

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Parallel Wireless Partners with Vodafone Ireland to Deliver on Their Open RAN Vision

    Open RAN is Set to Enable Faster and Cost-effective 4G Coverage in Ireland

    added by Parallel Wireless UK & EMEA 3 min Read
  • Food for the soul: our award-winning pro bono partnership

    Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination (CCI) is an arts and well-being organisation that we’ve worked with on a pro bono basis since 2013 and we’re thrilled to say that together we won the National Arts Fundraising School #emcees award for the Best Corporate Partnership 2020.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • What do you need to know about digital contact tracing?

    What are the facts regarding digital contact tracing? Read our blog for everything you need to know.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • cofinitive grows award-winning team to support its rapidly expanding portfolio

    cofinitive has grown its award-winning PR and communications team with two new senior appointments as demand for its services grows.

    added by Cofinitive 2 min Read
  • IoTAS Newsletter - November 2020

    Our latest IoTAS newsletter is live...

    added by IoTAS 1 min Read
  • Empowering widows through innovation

    CW is partnering with The Loomba Foundation to empower widows, and their children, around the world through innovation and advocacy. Read more about the partnership here, including a special Diwali performance from Manorama and Alok Prashad.

    1 min Read
  • MCS Test adds Tektronix to Sales Portfolio

    New Partnership Establishes MCS Test as UK Distributor for Tektronix

    added by MCS Test 2 min Read
  • Can Radar Be Used for Medical Imaging & Monitoring?

    By Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical and Healthcare at Plextek Ltd. Medical imaging is one of the most important technologies available to doctors and other medical workers, providing critical information for diagnosis and treatment. There is however no single technology for imaging of internal structures that is universally applicable to all tissues, has high resolution, is inexpensive, doesn’t use ionizing radiation, and creates images in real-time. An ideal system would also be portable and low-cost, with the potential for use in ambulances and other out-of-hospital environments. In recent years a substantial body of experimental work has been performed to apply microwave and radar technologies to the field of medical imaging and biosensing.

    added by Plextek 3 min Read
  • Cambridge Wireless and Huawei partner to build the first private 5G testbed in Cambridge Science Park

    CW is teaming up with the global technology leader Huawei, to deploy and build Cambridge’s first 5G mobile private network within the Science Park.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Science Comms – a how-to guide for times like these

    One odd silver lining these days is that the amorphous topic of ‘science’ and its value in our lives is much more discussed!

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Anglia speeds automotive and industrial designs with STMicroelectronics AutoDevKitTM™

    Anglia today announced that it is now supporting the accelerated design of automotive systems and similar projects in robotics, automation and other industrial applications with a comprehensive suite of development boards from STMicroelectronics.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • COVID control with Non-Contact Temperature Sensors - David Pearson, Technical Director, Anglia Components

    The COVID-19 pandemic remains at the forefront of people’s minds and the world is looking to utilise helpful technologies to come up with solutions. One of the most obvious signs of infection is a raised body temperature. Being able to detect this in a visitor on arrival can protect occupants and also help warn the individual, who may not know that they could be infected. Of course there are many simple ways to measure human body temperature but a preferred solution is to capture the information quickly and automatically, transparently to the individual being checked, and without contact.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • Online gaming: how can gamers in Cambridge level up against global rivals?

    From home consoles to tablets and smartphones, gaming has become ubiquitous with our connected devices. But as gaming gets ever more complicated, how can the UK ensure it keeps up?

    added by CityFibre 2 min Read
  • 42 Technology appoints Peter Brown as Head of Manufacturing

    42 Technology has appointed Dr Peter Brown, a senior-level and highly experienced technology and process development consultant, as the consultancy’s first head of manufacturing and digital deposition.

    added by 42 Technology 1 min Read
  • Top legal industry analysts recognise Appleyard Lees as a leading intellectual property firm

    Appleyard Lees IP LLP has recently announced it has been recognised by three top legal industry analysts in the past month.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 1 min Read
  • Plextek wins DASA contract to prevent offshore windfarms interfering with military communications

    Plextek-DTS has been named as one of the competition winners under the recent Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition: “Windfarm Mitigation for UK Air Defence” The initiative is being supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).

    added by Plextek 1 min Read
  • Cambridge Consultants building the world’s largest commercial airborne antenna

    Cambridge Consultants working in collaboration with Stratospheric Platforms Ltd unveils a wireless antenna unlike anything seen before, delivering affordable 5G connectivity from a fleet of zero-emissions aircraft. 

    added by Cambridge Consultants 3 min Read
  • Opportunities for Science comms

    The science communication landscape is one of many things that have been fundamentally upended by today’s pandemic. The role of that amorphous thing called ‘science’ in our lives has never been more public, more discussed or more appreciated. This is an opportunity for those marketing complex products but it’s also exposing the enduring tensions in science-based communications

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Morello Program one year on: A step closer to securing our digital future

    By Richard Grisenthwaite, senior vice president, chief architect and fellow at Arm.

    added by Arm 3 min Read
  • A golden opportunity to stop selling off the family silver

    By: Alan Cucknell, Head of Ignite Exponential - Plextek's innovation unit. Imagine how different our lives would be today if Michael Faraday had not built the first electrical generator – or if James Watt had not developed the steam engine.

    added by Plextek 3 min Read
  • Influencing the education sector

    The impact of Covid-19 has meant it is crucial for brands to understand consumer behaviour quickly in order to maintain their reputation.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • How to prosper through persistent disruption

    By Alan Cucknell, Head of Ignite Exponential - Plextek's innovation unit 2020 has brought with it incredible levels of business disruption: COVID-19, Brexit, technology advances, climate change, and more. Companies that were performing well have overnight seen share prices tumble and customers leave.

    added by Plextek 3 min Read
  • Faye’s Way: A Strategy That Pays Off!

    IF there is anything positive to have come from the impact of coronavirus, it has to be the sudden change in business attitude and direction to a more generous and inclusive way of working with those around us, to ensure our own future business success. It is an approach that entrepreneur, Faye Holland has long recognised and adopted – and the ‘Good Samaritan’ style of working has certainly stood her in good stead long before we’d even heard of COVID-19.

    added by Cofinitive 7 min Read
  • 5G to Account for Half of North America’s Mobile Connections by 2025

    27 October 2020, Los Angeles:  5G will account for more than half of total mobile connections in North America, according to the latest ‘Mobile Economy North America 2020’ report from GSMA Intelligence. Of the region’s forecasted total of 426 million mobile connections, 51 per cent of these will be running on 5G networks by 2025.

    added by GSMA 2 min Read
  • Transportation IOT: Keeping our roads safe

    By: Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business at Plextek Ltd As we all start moving around our transport systems again, I am reminded almost daily by the risks and safety concerns linked to our congested road systems. I have a vision that the public should be able to travel easily without worrying about safety on the roads. Aside from education, vehicle servicing, and standard infrastructure maintenance, I believe IoT technologies will significantly enhance the safety of our public whilst they use our road networks. The transportation industry is a huge investor in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), spending approximately $78 billion from 2016-2018. Safety is a part of ‘Transportation IOT’ that is vital for overall success. In this blog, I list what I consider to be the top 5 areas of transport safety that can be enhanced by IoT technologies:

    added by Plextek 4 min Read
  • 4 big innovation questions

    By Alan Cucknell, Head of Ignite Exponential and Martin Miller, Exponential Design Leader at Ignite Exponential - Plextek's innovation unit. This article was been adapted from the question and answer discussion that followed our July 1st 2020 webinar “Innovating in Scarcity and Uncertainty” hosted by Cambridge Wireless.

    added by Plextek 5 min Read
  • Can Trump rapidly deploy his ‘miracle cure’?

    By: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical and Healthcare a Plextek Ltd Last Friday Donald Trump was treated with an antibody cocktail made by the biotech company Regeneron. His recovery has prompted him to call for the drug to be made available to all US citizens through an Emergency Use Authorization. However, the safety and effectiveness of the drug have not yet been proven, and there is no way for the President or his doctors to know that the drug had any effect as most people recover from COVID-19. As the Metro states today: “Trump is just one of 10 people receiving the drug, which is still in the experimental phase and is intended to boost antibodies to fight the infection”. Is it logistically possible to fulfil Trump’s statement and take a drug from small scale testing to Nationwide rollout? In this blog, we unravel a bit of the situation.

    added by Plextek 2 min Read

    Early warning system could be rolled out across health care sector, academia and industry partnership.

    added by 8 West Consulting 4 min Read
  • How the COVID economic collapse will save the planet

    By: Laurence Weir, Technology Lead at Plextek Ltd. On Monday 20th April something happened for the first time in history. Oil companies had started having to pay people to take their oil, as the price dropped below $0 a barrel. Given the complicated business of storing oil, this was not a money-making scheme that was available to many of us.

    added by Plextek 3 min Read
  • The mm-Wave Antenna Approach

    By: James Henderson, Senior Consultant at Plextek Ltd Over the past eight years of my career, I’ve been fortunate enough to work on several different cutting-edge projects here at Plextek including a number of mm-wave designs. These have included both research programmes and product development, covering radar sensors, communication systems, and medical applications. This has given me a great depth of experience into different approaches to meet our customer’s specific requirements. Over this time, I have found that one of the most challenging aspects of working in this frequency range is the integration of mm-wave front-end electronics with an optimised antenna solution, to provide an efficient, and controlled radiation pattern.

    added by Plextek 5 min Read
  • Is 5G the Answer to Connectivity for Industrial IoT?

    By: Shahzad Nadeem, Head of Smart Cities at Plextek As the first cellular network technology designed to support industrial use cases, 5G is billed to become the basis for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and enabler for Industry 4.0 technologies, such as VR, AR and AI. Certainly, the promises of super-fast data 5G rates, ultra-low latency and vastly increased network capacity are essential for the high-quality connectivity demands of the industrial sector. But will 5G live up to expectations? What are the challenges and opportunities? And when can we expect to see widespread adoption of the technology?

    added by Plextek 4 min Read

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