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  • Who are CW’s longest standing members?

    Since our founding in 2008, CW’s membership has grown and we are constantly seeing new members join our active community of engineers, technologists and digital transformers. We celebrate these new members in our monthly newsletters and on socials, but what of our more loyal members?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Martlet Capital spinning out to continue early-stage investment momentum

    Martlet Capital Limited (“Martlet Capital”) is excited to announce an initial equity investment from high calibre investors, including Saranac Partners and NetScientific, the parent company of EMV Capital. This investment will allow Martlet Capital to acquire the existing portfolio of over 50 investments from Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Limited and continue to invest in UK based deep technology businesses.

    added by Martlet 2 min Read
  • Anglia Unicorn created to support technology start-ups at all stages of their journey

    Anglia Components announces the launch of Anglia Unicorn, a dedicated division to help technology start-ups get off the drawing board and into the market faster. Anglia Unicorn was conceived to provide start-ups with the innovative technology ideas they need and offers engineering resources, evaluation hardware and software tools along with samples from Anglia’s world class technology partners, all free of charge.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • CommAgility 5G NR Hardware and Software selected by Shared Spectrum for DoD 5G Project

    Wireless Telecom Group announced that Shared Spectrum Company (SSC), a leading innovator of spectrum intelligence software and solutions, has selected 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software from CommAgility for a US Department of Defense (DoD) project.

    added by CommAgility 1 min Read
  • First speakers announced for the CW International Conference

    The CW community will be welcoming OneWeb, Intelsat, aql and more at CWIC 2021: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Focal Point Positioning hires industry-leading CXO, set to double headcount year-on-year

    Focal Point Positioning (FocalPoint), a deep tech start-up whose technologies solve the core problem of GNSS inaccuracies due to multipath and spoofing has announced the hire of GPS industry veteran Jim LaMance as Chief Experience Officer to support the growth of the business as it ramps up its in-market trialling and integration activities.

    added by FocalPoint 2 min Read
  • The Foundation for IoT Success is Business Strategy

    This guest blog was authored by big data analytics experts Zizo who are proudly sponsoring the Manufacturing and Logistics session at CWIC 2021.

    added by Zizo Software 4 min Read
  • Artificial intelligence liability: the rules are changing

    The law has been relatively slow to regulate artificial intelligence, but the rules are evolving. An important question is whether an AI company can be held liable for malfunctioning AI. Ryan E. Long writes that a company’s liability for its AI depends on whether a defect was present upon the AI release and whether, in the EU at least, the application is “high-risk.”

    added by Long & Associates PLLC 4 min Read
  • The UX choice for AI-human interaction

    In September 2021, the CW User Experience SIG hosted a fascinating session exploring the nuances of human reactions to artificial intelligence agents featuring Iulia Ionescu, a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader at the University of Arts London, and two members of the BBC R&D team – Tristan Ferne and Libby Miller.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Parallel Wireless Expands Open RAN Research and Development Centers Across the Globe

    Expanding our worldwide footprint and hiring best-in-class talent in mobile networks

    added by Parallel Wireless UK & EMEA 3 min Read
  • No Multiverse Here: A Single Counterfactual for All Claimants In Pregabalin Damages Inquiry

    In this trial of preliminary issues, Zacaroli J held that when assessing the damages payable to multiple claimants under cross-undertakings given in respect of various interim injunctions and orders (and for unjustified threats of patent infringement), a single set of counterfactual assumptions should apply to all inquiry claimants, where those claimants operate in the same, largely finite, market. The decision is the latest in a long line of judgments concerning Pfizer’s pregabalin product, Lyrica®.

    added by Marks & Clerk 6 min Read
  • iTrinegy receives Queen's Award for Enterprise from Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire

    iTrinegy receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade

    added by iTrinegy Ltd 1 min Read
  • DataQube Global Ltd assumes lead role in multi-million-pound edge data centre development project

    A new state of the art facility powered by DataQube will comprise contemporary co-working space, cutting edge research laboratories and a range of recreational facilities to support wellbeing in the workplace

    added by DataQube Global Ltd 2 min Read
  • Focal Point Positioning opens US office and brings in new CEO, Silicon Valley veteran who first brought GPS to major consumer smartphones

    Ex-Broadcom SVP and Global Locate founder joins UK start-up as CEO to drive growth into smartphone and cybersecurity market

    added by FocalPoint 4 min Read
  • Court of Appeal upholds validity of pharmaceutical patent claims with functional limitations: FibroGen Inc v Akebia Therapeutics Inc [2021] EWCA Civ 1279

    The UK Court of Appeal has reviewed the law on insufficiency and its application to claims with both structural and functional limitations. In doing so the court has explained how the concepts of plausibility and undue burden should be applied when assessing the sufficiency of claims of this type, in particular to the requirement that it must be possible to perform the invention across the breadth of the claim.

    added by Marks & Clerk 6 min Read
  • RF and Optical Network Integration

    Last month’s technology (Smart Servers from Space), this month’s topic (RF and Optical Network Integration) and next month’s topic (RF and Optical Device Integration) look at how the integration of RF and optical technology is changing the relative delivery and storage economics of terrestrial and non-terrestrial networks.

    added by RTT Online 8 min Read
  • The EU’s Unified Patent Court inches towards reality (but don’t hold your breath)

    Germany has finally ratified the Unified Patent Court Agreement, its Constitutional Court having rejected two applications for a preliminary injunction to prevent ratification. This removes a significant hurdle to the commencement of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) system but that is not to say that it will start any time soon.

    added by Marks & Clerk 3 min Read
  • Successfully Integrating MEMS Accelerometers into High Precision Applications

    MEMS accelerometers have evolved to deliver high performance in a small footprint at relatively low cost. They are available in numerous varieties and diverse specifications making them suitable for wide range of applications, from ultra-low power wearables, to high bandwidth condition monitoring. With their ever-increasing capability, they are now on the verge of challenging their much more expensive and physically larger counterparts who have long been established in industry as the golden standard.

    added by Anglia 6 min Read
  • August Smart Energy News: EV charging | Smart Energy | IoT

    August update from Pilgrim Beart, DeivcePilot

    added by DevicePilot 3 min Read
  • The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees: discussing innovation in parasports with British wheelchair athlete and five-time Paralympic champion, Hannah Cockroft.

    Ahead of the upcoming Paralympic games, leading intellectual property law firm Appleyard Lees have launched episode 19 of The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees featuring five-time Paralympic champion, twelve-time world champion, and T34 world record holder for the 100 metre, 200 metre, 400 metre, 800 metre and 1500 metre races, Hannah Cockroft.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 1 min Read
  • How we can work together to tackle the digital divide?

    With lots of everyday services moving online, from healthcare to shopping, access to technology is becoming vital to our day to day lives. But some in society face major challenges when trying to access the world online.

    added by CityFibre 2 min Read
  • DataQube Global partners with cyber security experts KryptoKloud Ltd

    Next-generation cyber protection system leverages darknet intelligence to safeguard valuable edge data centre assets

    added by DataQube Global Ltd 2 min Read
  • Innovate UK EDGE launches Pitchfest in the East of England

    Innovate UK EDGE Pitchfest supports innovative and ambitious UK small to medium sized businesses to get investment ready and develop their investor pitch in order to help raise finance. Applications close on September 14th, don't miss out!

    added by St John's Innovation Centre 2 min Read
  • Neurim v Mylan: Take Two

    Last we heard about the Neurim v Mylan battle, Mylan had the upper-hand. But the recent grant of a divisional patent to Neurim has, perhaps, turned the tables on Mylan.

    added by Marks & Clerk 2 min Read
  • CRFS help Communications Regulators do more with less

    CRFS launch new Node 40-8 RF receiver, specifically designed for Spectrum Regulators.

    added by CRFS 2 min Read
  • Pivotal Commware Selects CommAgility as 5G Software Supplier for Pivot and Echo 5G Repeaters

    Pivotal Commware, Inc., and CommAgility today announced the integration of CommAgility’s physical layer software into Pivotal’s Echo 5G™ and Pivot 5G™ repeaters.

    added by CommAgility 1 min Read
  • Coderus Finalist in 2021 National Technology Awards

    Coderus is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for three awards in the 2021 National Technology Awards.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • cofinitive shortlisted for second time for ‘Best Use of Content’ in the CIPR PRide awards

    cofinitive has been shortlisted for the ‘Best Use of Content’ award in the CIPR PRide Awards, for an integrated and intensive four-month PR campaign for client Kao Data.

    added by Cofinitive 1 min Read
  • TestEquity Acquires MCS Test, a leading UK-based test and measurement solutions provider

    Acquisition of MCS Test provides an opportunity to expand test and measurement resources, solutions, and product selection in the UK

    added by MCS Test 2 min Read
  • Smart Servers From Space

    Over the next three technology topics, this month and September and October, we look at how the integration of RF and optical technology is changing the relative delivery and storage economics of terrestrial and non-terrestrial networks.

    added by RTT Online 6 min Read
  • Sky v SkyKick: SkyKicked into touch

    The Court of Appeal finds that a broad specification is not necessarily grounds for invalidity

    added by Marks & Clerk 3 min Read
  • DataQube Global unveils world’s first edge data centre system with multiple shape and configuration options.

    DataQube Global Ltd, digital infrastructure specialists spearheading an innovative approach to data analyses and storage challenges, has successfully deployed a fully operational edge data centre system at its campus in Cambridge.

    added by DataQube Global Ltd 1 min Read
  • Parallel Wireless and Neptune Communications - First Mission Critical Band 14 Open RAN based Networks Providing Broadband Connectivity in the Caribbean

    Open RAN innovation arrives in the Caribbean with mission-critical 4G LTE on harmonized 700 MHz Band 14 for the Barbados Government

    added by Parallel Wireless UK & EMEA 2 min Read
  • Fiberweb v Geofabrics [2021] EWCA Civ 854

    The UK Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by Fiberweb against a finding of Mr David Stone (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge) that Geofabric’s patent relating to trackbed liners for railways was valid and infringed. The patent related to liners aimed at limiting erosion of the trackbed of railway tracks caused by the repeated and rapid application of pressure from the passage of trains causing water, clay, and silt particles to be squeezed out of the trackbed. Such liners work by being permeable to water, but not solid particles, under the pressure of a passing train. The key integer of the patent required the liner to be: “normally impermeable by liquid water, that is in the absence of the load of a vehicle acting on the trackbed”.

    added by Marks & Clerk 2 min Read
  • Post-Trial Variations to Final Injunctions and the Principle of Finality: Fiberweb v Geofabrics [2021] EWHC 1996 (Pat)

    In almost all cases, the UK court will issue a final injunction following a finding of patent validity and infringement. Normally such final injunctions are drafted in general terms, to restrain the infringing party from any further infringement of the patent in suit. Injunctions are not normally linked to a particular infringing act or product.

    added by Marks & Clerk 5 min Read
  • Promptu v Sky: The Q box and talking into the void

    In a case reminiscent of the series of Rovi v Virgin Media cases[1], the Sky Q box has just avoided a patent infringement claim.  In Promptu v Sky[2], patent infringement was alleged against the Q box voice command feature which, inter alia, raised a point about the territoriality of infringement in the modern interconnected world.

    added by Marks & Clerk 3 min Read
  • Air quality sensors at the forefront of design for the new - Pete Bailey, Field Applications Engineer at Anglia normal -

    Air quality, for long a hot topic due to its association with the health of the environment and individuals, has been boosted further up the agenda of governments, businesses and individuals by the pandemic.

    added by Anglia 6 min Read
  • How digital connectivity is changing the way we think about money

    From retail to entertainment and even healthcare, virtually every part of our lives has experienced a shift to digital – but perhaps none more so than banking and finance.

    added by CityFibre 2 min Read
  • What are the driving forces behind the business service revolution?

    In the post Covid landscape, digital technologies have changed how we do business. What forces are driving the shift in how companies buy business services online? And what does this change look like? Read the latest blog by Ting Zhang, the CEO & Founder of Crayfish.io, a digital platform that offers businesses the quality services and global connections needed to accelerate their international expansion, with a focus on Asia.

    added by Crayfish.io 3 min Read
  • Hybrid working and what we must learn from fully remote companies

    In the future of work, workers will want, and the best will demand, to work where they want to. The winning companies will be those that have implemented a remote-first culture, with a trust and outcomes-based way of operating, and no advantage or disadvantage to working in the office or remotely. But this fundamental shift presents leadership challenges. What changes can leaders implement to succeed in the post-pandemic future of work?

    added by Bailey Fisher Executive Search 2 min Read
  • Smashtag Launches a Range of Temperature Data Loggers

    Smashtag has launched a range of wireless Bluetooth temperature data loggers to complement its low cost temperature logger ‘Chill’ and now offers devices suited to more applications and environments. Smashtag Chill is still its leading product and this has also been enhanced by updated Apps for both Android and iOS which provide a full service system to users.

    added by Smashtag Ltd 1 min Read
  • The Road to Net Zero: Kao Data Becomes First UK Data Centre To Transition From Diesel To Renewable HVO Fuel

    Kao Data, the specialist developer and operator of advanced, carrier neutral data centres for high performance colocation, has today announced it has taken a further step towards its Net Zero ambitions by becoming the UK’s first data centre to transition all backup generators at its Harlow campus to HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) fuel.

    added by Kao Data 3 min Read
  • Five healthtech solutions coming to a telehealth service near you

    The CW Healthcare SIG were joined by medical device experts from Cambridge University Hospitals, Digica, B-Secur and Hibox to discuss how the current telemedicine system, which has become so crucial to healthcare during the coronavirus pandemic, could be further improved.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • ANDtr delivers ground-breaking energy harvesting demonstrator in collaboration with Renesas and Dracula Technologies

    Purpose-led technology company, AND Technology Research, is today announcing a collaboration with Renesas and Dracula Technologies to deliver a self-powering, battery-less IoT device capable for communicating through low-energy BLE, from two on board sensors.

    added by AND Technology Research 3 min Read
  • CW name the three next companies to enter their 5G testbed

    The first companies into the CW 5G testbed - Camnexus, Extend Robotics and Ubisense – gained solid R&D results from the twelve week accelerator programme, ranging from new feature enablement to the discovery of significant cost savings.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Bribery Act - where are we ten years on?

    With the 1st of July marking the tenth anniversary of the UK Bribery Act coming into force, Robert Starr, Regulatory Partner at Howes Percival takes a look at what effect the Act has had during this time and whether businesses should be doing anything more as we emerge from the Covid pandemic.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 4 min Read
  • Work from home guidance removed from Monday 19th July 2021

    On 12 July 2021, the Prime Minister announced that from Monday 19 July the Government instruction to ‘work from home where you can’ will be lifted. The Prime Minster said he does not expect everyone to return their ‘desks as one’ from Monday and further guidance will be released for businesses on a gradual return to work over the summer.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 1 min Read
  • Anglia enhances post-COVID sterilization solutions with UVC LED partnership

    Anglia Components is expanding its range of Ultraviolet LED solutions through a new partnership with Bolb, a leading developer of some of the most efficient and high performance UVC LEDs in the industry. The new range of components caters to the increased demand for sanitization devices as lockdown lifts.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • CW part of new "super cluster" in Oxford - Cambridge Arc

    Nine high profile business clusters – including CW – have agreed to work together, as a ‘Super Cluster’, across the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, to explore ways to connect the high-tech businesses and unlock the ‘latent potential’ between the networks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW TEC 2021 - Day 2 Takeaways

    The second day of CW TEC: Engineering 5G Private Networks featured presentations on security and early deployment lessons from Spirent, Pelion, QinetiQ, AttoCore, Cambridge Consultants and the University of Bristol. Here are some of the key takeaways.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Can I pay child maintenance upfront rather than monthly?

    In short, the answer to this question is “yes” but I would strongly advise against it!

    added by Howes Percival LLP 5 min Read
  • CW TEC 2021 – Day 1 Takeaways

    The CW Technology & Engineering Conference is about exploring future trends from an engineer’s point of view. It aims to move past the marketing messages and learn more about the “how” of an emerging technology field. The first day at CW TEC 2021: Engineering 5G Private Networks looked at radio network planning, Open RAN and network architecture for private networks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Employment law specialist joins Howes Percival's Norwich office

    Howes Percival’s employment law team in East Anglia continues to grow from strength to strength with the arrival of Laura Brown, who has been appointed legal director. Laura joins the firm’s Norwich office from Birketts LLP.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 1 min Read
  • Jaltek selects Aegis’ FactoryLogix IIoT-based manufacturing operations platform

    Electronics manufacturing company Jaltek, have chosen Aegis Software’s digital Manufacturing Execution System (MES) platform FactoryLogix (FLx) to support all aspects of production at their facility in Luton.

    added by Jaltek Systems Ltd 1 min Read
  • Deloitte is delighted to open the 2021 UK Technology Fast 50 programme

    Deloitte is delighted to open the 2021 UK Technology Fast 50 programme. Apply today and you could join the likes of DivideBuy and Revolut as a Technology Fast 50 winner.

    added by Deloitte LLP 1 min Read
  • CW International Conference 2021 Launches

    Themed “Wireless in digital and circular economy”, this year the conference will return in a hybrid format on Tuesday 9 November.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The CW Technology & Innovation Awards Return

    This celebration of innovation and excellence in the wireless technology community is back! Nominations are open until Friday 10th September.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • BT uses iTrinegy Software Defined Test Networks to assess the impact of Non-Ideal Fronthaul on Virtualized RAN

    In order to support the demanding requirements of 5G services, the telecommunications industry is exploring the opportunity to leverage virtualization into the different parts of the network. As part of this process, BT is conducting research to assess the impact of non-ideal fronthaul on virtualized Radio Access Networks (vRAN) which involves the use of iTrinegy Software Defined Test Network (SDTN) technology to create the required adverse network conditions.

    added by iTrinegy Ltd 1 min Read
  • Technology start-ups hail significant impact of new 5G testbed

    Over a three-month accelerator programme on the CW (Cambridge Wireless)-led 5G private network, testbed participants Ubisense, Extend Robotics and Camnexus discovered cost and performance advantages from 5G that will boost their competitiveness and enable them to disrupt their respective markets.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Trailblazing FocalPoint engineer is awarded the W.G.P Lamb 2021 Award by Royal Institute of Navigation

    FocalPoint engineer is awarded certificate of excellence from the Royal Institute of Navigation.

    added by FocalPoint 2 min Read
  • Onespacemedia: The changing face of digital post-pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it a shift in consumer behaviour towards online channels, and businesses are, more than ever, harnessing the power of digital. According to Kate Smaje at McKinsey and Company, consumers are three times likelier now than before the crisis to say that at least 80% of their customer interactions are digital in nature.

    added by OSM Group 2 min Read
  • BAI Communications accelerates its growth trajectory by agreeing to acquire US telecommunications infrastructure leader Mobilitie

    BAI Communications (BAI), a global communications infrastructure provider, has today agreed to acquire Mobilitie, the largest privately held telecommunications infrastructure company in the United States. This acquisition represents a major expansion of BAI’s business in North America where it provides cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity across large infrastructure projects, including the New York City subway system, under its majority owned business Transit Wireless. It significantly extends BAI’s footprint coast-to-coast across one of the world’s fastest growing connected infrastructure markets. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory clearances and is expected to close in the third quarter of this year.

    added by BAI Communications 3 min Read
  • CW Annual Review for 2020/21

    CW is a not-for-profit organisation that is owned by its members, with a governing board elected by the membership. As with all companies across the world, CW has had an exciting time over the past twelve months. In our annual report, we present our achievements to our community along with a financial summary. You can read the full document in the attachment, or quickly review the highlights below.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Digital connectivity will pave the way for a new era in healthcare

    Years from now, when we reflect on the millions of healthcare professionals that rose to the challenge to fight COVID-19 with bravery, dedication and courage, will we see the pandemic as a turning point when healthcare truly embraced a digital transformation?

    added by CityFibre 2 min Read
  • Building on natural advantages in business

    In life there are always some natural advantages that make some people better at certain things than others. For example, standing at 5’9 (on a good day!) it was always pretty unlikely that I could emulate my childhood hero, Martin Johnson, and play second row for England.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 4 min Read
  • Will drones improve the mobile telecom user experience?

    We've all experienced the frustration of poor signal levels but for those who live in rural areas in the UK, this can be a very common problem that greatly impacts people's quality of life. Many houses and office buildings, for example, consistently have no coverage indoors or only coverage from a single service provider, reducing the choices for consumers drastically. Ofcom’s latest coverage analysis takes urban and rural as source data whereby signal penetration rate is much higher in dense urban or residential clusters that significant population is living in such big cities.

    added by 3Cell Innovative Solutions 3 min Read
  • Multi-Jurisdiction Robot Wars: Injunctions and Without Prejudice Negotiations

    Online retailer Ocado has been denied an interim injunction to restrain Autostore from referring to 2018 without prejudice discussions between the parties (or any related documents) at a US International Trade Commission (“ITC”) hearing due to take place in August this year. The case is of interest both because it arose as part of multi-jurisdiction litigation with ongoing settlement negotiations and for the discussion of the relevant burden on the grant of an interim injunction in the circumstances. In this note, we set out some practical tips given that the judge decided that there was a high evidential burden on Ocado to justify its application.

    added by Marks & Clerk 5 min Read
  • Howes Percival appoints new senior partner and Head of Commercial

    Howes Percival has appointed Paula Dumbill as a partner and head of its commercial team within its Corporate, Commercial, and Banking (CCB) practice.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 2 min Read
  • Key inflection points for private networks

    According to recent industry surveys, 5G awareness among enterprise decision-makers and operations professionals stands between 55-65%, and close to 50% are making plans to deploy 5G.

    added by Mavenir 3 min Read
  • Anglia broadens IoT offering with Taoglas partnership

    Anglia Components has announced a new partnership with Taoglas, a leading provider of next-generation IoT solutions. The partnership broadens Anglia’s range of existing IoT components including RF, antenna, cables and connectors. Using the latest in high-performance RF antenna design, Taoglas has one of the most comprehensive portfolios of external and embedded antennas covering Cellular, GPS/GNSS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, UWB, NFC/RFID, LPWA, ISM band and Satcom applications. This is complemented with a range of filters, cables and connectors which can be customized to the customer’s requirement.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read

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