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  • CW member BT launches free Wi-Fi controls giving families greater management of screen time

    BT is giving families greater control over screen time for free with its latest update, Wi-Fi Controls. The new feature available on the Smart Hub 2 gives parents the power to pause the internet at home and control up to 15 devices.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Reveals First Details for MWC Barcelona 2020

    CEOs from Companies Including Airbus, Nokia, Novartis, NTT Docomo, Orange, Telefónica and Viacom, Speaking in MWC Keynote Programme.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 6 min Read
  • CW member BT launches smart cycling trial

    Moving to greener forms of transport is one of the key challenges in addressing today’s environmental concerns.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • The present, the future & the challenges of AR/VR

    On Tuesday 17th September, CW ran a Future Devices & Technologies SIG event on the topic of immersive technologies from the perspectives of design, business outcomes, monetisation opportunities and killer use-cases which was kindly sponsored by NTT Data and hosted at their NTT Data Innovation Lab in London.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member Trimble and Qualcomm Establish Alliance to Produce High-Accuracy Positioning Solutions for Connected Vehicles

    Companies Aim to Provide Sub Lane-Level Accuracy to Automotive OEMs and Tier 1 Suppliers.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Partnership Programme Expands to Create the Largest IoT Community in Asia Pacific

    32 Operators in 16 Countries Creating Innovative IoT Solutions; APAC IoT market to Reach 11 billion Connections by 2025.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Study Reports Mobile Industry Steps Up Commitment to Delivering Sustainable Development Goals

    New ‘Mobile Industry Impact Report’ Points to Increased Impact Across All 17 SDGs.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Launches Inclusive Tech Lab

    GSMA Tech Lab, to Develop and Drive Inclusive Technologies, in Collaboration with Industry Stakeholders and Supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW member CGI's global delivery centers of excellence in India appraised at CMMI® Level 5 in Version 2.0 for application development services

    BANGALORE, India, Sept. 19, 2019 - CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced that its India global delivery centers of excellence have been assessed at Level 5, version 2.0, of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration for application development services.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW member BT launches counter drone solution

    BT today announced the launch of a new counter drone solution that will help organisations protect themselves from threats to privacy, security and safety by intruding drones.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • The long history of communications regulation

    This guest blog has been contributed by spectrum expert, Simon Pike who will be speaking at our upcoming joint Small Cells & Radio Technologies SIG event on the 21 October 2019.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • CW member SSE Enterprise Telecoms joins forces with Synaptec to enable real-time analysis of UK energy networks, paving the way for smart grids and a more sustainable energy supply

    Power line condition monitoring technology – underpinned by SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ fibre network – will give UK electricity providers enhanced operational visibility of their networks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • “If society is to be sustainable, it must transform across the board”

    For the third event in the year-long CW Unplugged: Tech for the Environment programme, CW assembled a plethora of technology and engineering experts to discuss ‘Tech for Fire’.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • CW member Three UK and SSE Enterprise Telecoms launch fibre test bed in London’s West End to serve business and the busiest retail street in Europe

    SSE Enterprise Telecoms on track to deliver 50% of the underlying network to help enhance Three UK’s 4G and enable it to rollout the UK’s fastest 5G network in this area.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Top 10 Highlights of CWIC 2019

    Yesterday, 400 technologists dedicated to the digitisation of industry gathered at the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre to discuss the state of technology adoption in vertical markets and what the engineering community could do to further support its roll-out.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • “Environmental sense makes common sense”

    For the second event in the year-long CW Unplugged: Tech for the Environment programme, CW assembled a plethora of technology and agriculture experts to discuss ‘Tech for Earth’.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • CWIC 2019 Blog: One month to go, agenda is finalised

    This week the CW International Conference Committee have been delighted to announce eight new speakers to the CW International Conference line-up:

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Technology is core to an efficient, sustainable agri-business

    This guest blog has been contributed by Andrew Pockson, Divisional Marketing Manager for Anglia who are gold sponsors of CWIC 2019's Agriculture track.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • KISS strengthens sector expertise with appointment of new Account Director

    KISS has appointed Kathryn Sparrow as Account Director as part of its ongoing growth plan to meet new business requirements across the tech and science sectors.

    added by KISS 1 min Read
  • CW community supports two ventures revolutionising air quality management

    CW assembled a plethora of technology and air quality monitoring experts for its first event in the 2019 CW Unplugged “Tech for the Environment” programme, “Tech for Air”.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • Understanding IoT Business Models or “Who killed my Unicorn?”

    This guest blog has been contributed by Nick Hunn, CTO of WiFore Consulting and the leader of CW's upcoming Training Seminar "Understanding the IoT for your business". Places are still available for his session in Cambridge on 29 May.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 16 min Read
  • Through the looking glass – personal branding

    Last week we ran a workshop on personal branding - a follow-up to the successful workshop we held at the Rising Festival in March. At this latest session we invited the group to consider the way in which they present themselves, and how this can vary depending on the situation that they are in.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • CWIC 2019 Blog - April - Early bird pricing ends 30 April

    With two days left before tickets to the CW International Conference reach full price (£150/members, £450/non-members), CW is pleased to announce additional speakers, sponsors and exhibitors who will help make your decision to buy "Early Bird" easy.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Is technology killing democracy?

    On 28 March, the CW community was joined by John Naughton (Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge) and Carl Miller (Research Director, CASM, Demos) to debate the hypothesis that technology was killing democracy – and if it was, what was to be done?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • WIPO reports a massive surge in artificial intelligence (AI) patents

    It is not a secret that AI is increasingly important for developments in technology and business.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Just who do you think you are? Identity, anonymity and misbehaviour online

    The first event in the engineering trust programme was held on Thursday 7 February in the Bradfield Centre and was led by James Chapman, Laura James, Paul Morris and Tim Phipps.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • 2018 - A Year of CW

    With 2018 coming to a close within the next few weeks, we are taking a look back at all that CW has accomplished during the year that Prince Harry married Meghan Markle and England came 4th in the Fifa World Cup.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 8 min Read
  • Radio technology for 5G - making it work. Guest blog written by Roger Green.

    On 18th September CW held a well-received joint Radio Technology and Academic Industry SIG event. Here, University of Bristol PhD student Roger Green, discusses his experience.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Owned, earned or paid? Content marketing in plain words

    What is content marketing? Tell stories that engage your audience, or risk losing them forever.

    added by KISS 4 min Read
  • New opportunities for AgriTech in UK Life Sciences

    The global life sciences industry is forecasted to grow to more than $2trillion by 2023. The UK government has set out their industrial strategy for the sector, highlighting the need for collaboration and convergence, in order to ensure that the UK continues to be integral globally.

    added by SmithsonHill 1 min Read
  • CW Community Ventured Beyond the Hype at CW International Conference 2018

    On 4 July over 400 delegates from the international technology community descended to the inspirationally beautiful Wellcome Genome Campus for a day of diverse networking, insightful track sessions and inspirational keynotes.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW Unplugged - Tech for Water

    CW Unplugged events bring together innovative start-ups, impact investors, designers and engineers who won’t be scared to ask the tough questions and who discuss solutions. Our most recent Unplugged event on Tech for Water was no exception!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 10 min Read
  • We take a peek at Mary Meeker’s hotly anticipated 2018 Internet Trends Report

    Our Account Director takes a look at what will be trending this year.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Does IP have a shelf life?

    As subversive ideas go, surely questioning the efficiency of IP is about as revolutionary as questioning the very fabric of the Universe itself.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW Unplugged: Tech for Autism

    This month’s CW Unplugged event brought together end-users, academics and young Cambridge entrepreneurs to debate key challenges in the progression of autism technology from academia into a mainstream field.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Inclusivity Starts at Home

    CW is promoting diversity across all its activities. To help make this happen we’re offering a 3 for 2 deal on CWIC 2018 tickets to enable regular attendees to bring an up-and-coming colleague along for free so that junior technology professionals can benefit from networking and knowledge-sharing that they otherwise might not be able to access.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • So, can the UK secure first mover advantage in 5G?

    On Thursday 12 April the first ever CW Talks was hosted at Queens' College, Cambridge, and featured Mischa Dohler and Tony Milbourn stimulating debate on the subject of "Can the UK secure first mover advantage in 5G?"

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 6 min Read
  • 5 mins with Peter Whale

    In November 2017 we launched our annual technology conference - CWIC 2018 which is taking place on July 4th at Hinxton Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire. This years theme is ‘Beyond the Hype’ and the conference will be celebrating its 10th year so it’s a major milestone for the organising committee.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW Unplugged: FemTech

    CW Unplugged is a programme of Tech-for-Good initiatives designed especially for CW’s younger members. We kicked off the series on 23 February 2018 with an event on FemTech, sponsored by Arm and u-Blox.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Cambridge: Billion Pound Scale-up Challenge - Guest blog by Pradeep Debata

    What's the challenge of building a billion pound firm in Cambridge. Three veterans Suranga Chandratillake, (a partner at the $2.6 billion VC Balderton Capital with first-hand C-level experience of taking a start-up through to IPO), Martina King, (a former MD at Yahoo and CEO of Feature Space) and Monika Biddulph, (a VP at ARM) joined the panel at the to address the question at the Bradfield centre on February 1, 2018.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • 5 mins with Prof. David Crawford

    In November 2017 we launched our annual technology conference - CWIC 2018 which is taking place on July 4th at Hinxton Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire. This years theme is ‘Beyond the Hype’ and the conference will be celebrating its 10th year so it’s a major milestone for the organising committee.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • 5 mins with floor51

    floor51 joined the CW network in June 2017; they were one of the Central Working ‘originals’ who setup in the pop-up offices on the Cambridge Science Park in November 2016. We sit down with the team to delve a little deeper into the workings of this boutique software house.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • 5 mins with Derek Long

    In November 2017 we launched our annual technology conference - CWIC 2018 which is taking place on July 4th at Hinxton Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire. This years theme is ‘Beyond the Hype’ and the conference will be celebrating its 10th year so it’s a major milestone for the organising committee.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • DAS and Enterprise Small Cells

    On the 7th December, CW headed to Huawei Technologies UK HQ in Reading to deliver the last Small Cell SIG event of 2017 - here's a summary of what happened...

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Location and communication for emergency response - Here's what happened at the latest Location SIG event

    For out last Location SIG event of the year, we treated our attendees to an event with speakers hailing from Innovate UK, O2, What3Words and BT Wholesale and Ventures which was sponsored by the KTN and supported by the RIN.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Open Source AI Tools – we looked under the hood….

    In November CW delivered an informal meetup at The Bradfield Centre, kindly sponsored by Five AI and supported by 2 of our special interest groups: Opensource Software and Artificial Intelligence.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CWIC 2018 Call for Speakers

    Following the success of the CW International Conference earlier this year, the organising committee are pleased to launch the themes for next year along with a call for papers and speakers.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW response to TechNation funding

    A summary from CW on the recent Tech Nation funding news...

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • 5 minutes with a start-up

    Ahead of the Discovering Start-Ups competition, we got in touch with the finalists and found out more about who they are, what they do, and the best bit of advice that they have been given. Here's a few insights from them.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 17 min Read
  • Spotlight on Mills & Reeve

    We discuss the Rules of the Road with Stephen Hamilton, Partner at Mills & Reeve who expertly spoke on this subject at the CW International Conference back in June 2017. Daniel Dearing of Actualise Consulting (and Senior Adviser to CW) presents some key issues facing the automotive and transport industry and poses some very interesting queries.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Medical Device Security: Threats and Solutions

    Why is good UX crucial to cyber security?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Spotlight Blog: Janus Technology

    Janus Technology have been a CW Founder member since October 2016. I first had the pleasure of meeting their Sales Manager, Charlie Mertz at Discovering Start-Ups Competition in 2016 where I found out they work with some very cool clients indeed (have you heard of Bose?) I sat down with Charlie and their co-founder Richard Caton to find out what they’re working on. For those of you not familiar with Janus, this spotlight blog (first in a series) should hopefully provide you with some interesting insight.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Why LTE Is Right For Private Networks

    Dr Paul Moakes, CTO, CommAgility

    3 min Read
  • Spotlight on Luisa Baldini and Louisa Preston

    Interview with Luisa Baldini and Louisa Preston, founders of Composure Media.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Spotlight on Dr David Pugh

    Interview with David Pugh, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • How to make virtual reality feel real

    A practical answer is that we know it when we see it – and hear it, and touch it. So, if we want to create a virtual reality that feels real – then we need to recreate those three sensations.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Don't be scared, just go for it!

    Cambridge based Speechmatics won Discovering Startups Competition in 2014 – we caught up with Georgina Robertson (Marketing Director, Speechmatics) to find out what they’ve been up to…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Boil your proposition down

    DevicePilot pitched at Discovering Startups Competition in 2015 (then called 1248.io) – we caught up with Pilgrim Beart (Founder) to find out what they’ve been up to…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Digitising the world

    SenSat were a finalist at Discovering Startups Competition in 2016 – we caught up with James Dean (CEO) to find out what they’ve been up to…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Inspire your audience

    Cambridge based Undo won Discovering Startups Competition in 2015 – we caught up with Niamh Gallagher (Marketing Manager, Undo) to find out what they’ve been up to…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Spotlight on Incubyte

    A few months back, we were introduced to Incubyte; a co-working environment and business incubator for technology based startups. I took a trip down to their new HQ to catch up the Founder, Rob Precious.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Does your phone make travel difficult?

    Do you find that wherever you go, you always end up in the same place: in front of your smartphone? Using it, or letting it use you, to stay ‘connected’? Connected with what people are up to back home. Connected with the latest news reports. Connected with work. Connected with games, YouTube videos, Wikipedia. Connected with photos from the last holiday you took, and the one before that. What kind of ‘connection’ is that, really? This situation is something that’s crept up on us, and maybe it’s time to start making some decisions…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • IWD Twitter Panel

    On Wednesday 8th March, the world joined together for International Women’s Day a movement which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Gearing up for CWIC18

    On the 7th June, the CW team delivered the CW International Conference at the impressive Wellcome Genome Campus.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Let's Build Talent

    Digital and Technology Degree Apprenticeships – Build Talent that is Unique to your Organisation.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • IP & Machine Learning

    Reading about an app using machine learning to recognise lemurs led me to imagine the conversation I might have with a client using machine learning to recognise some animal, perhaps cats. Whilst there are no specific provision of patent law directed at machine learning (ML), the particular characteristics of ML do present specific issues when trying to obtain intellectual property rights to protect developments in this field. The following strings together elements of many similar conversations I have had with clients in this field.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Crime as a business

    How the crime business grew out of recession – Security SIG event Written by Nick Koiza, Head of Business Development, Security for Plextek

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • #CWCities - A Summary

    Summary of CW Inaugural Smart & Intelligent Cities (#CWCities) SIG.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Steven Kear Spotlight

    We announced the IoT Boost LPWAN competition on 13th December 2016 which is funded by Government, through IoTUK and the Digital Catapult, underlining the importance of IoT for the UK’s digital economy. The programme attracted a high calibre of applicants as well as mentors. Hear from Steven Kear, Consultant for AND Technology Research on why he’s getting involved with this years programme.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Mentor Advice

    CW announced the IoT Boost LPWAN competition on 13th December 2016 which is funded by Government, through IoTUK and the Digital Catapult, underlining the importance of IoT for the UK’s digital economy.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read

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