Devon’s regeneration is in the hands of its communities?

The Covid response, Regenerate Devon Summit and recent analysis of social enterprise activity in Exeter and Rural Devon confirms the existence of a vibrant, innovative and disruptive social movement, actively developing and delivering solutions and services addressing a wide range Read More …

Tailoring smart homes to seniors and the disabled

EU-funded researchers have developed a hands-free, voice-controlled system for smart homes to facilitate and improve the day-to-day lives of seniors and the disabled, enabling them to operate appliances and go online without ever touching a device. It is becoming increasingly Read More …

Airbus drives innovation and accelerates production with Azure mixed reality and HoloLens 2

Airbus—a pioneer in aerospace technology and leading designer and manufacturer of commercial and military aircraft, satellites, and launch vehicles—has made a commitment to transform traditional industrial processes through use of mixed reality. The company has partnered with Microsoft to use Azure mixed reality and HoloLens 2 as a way to accelerate the design and manufacture of aircraft, while increasing safety and functionality and ensuring professional development opportunities for employees. Intelligent services like Azure Remote Rendering are changing the way complex ideas are communicated, and the ability to build multi-user, spatially aware applications with Azure Spatial Anchors promotes greater collaboration while increasing quality, safety, and security. Airbus is using Azure mixed reality to unlock the full potential of HoloLens 2 and, as a result, expects to reduce design validation time by 80 percent and accelerate complex tasks during assembly by 30 percent. Read More …

The fantastic Cybathlon returns in 2020

The gates of the SWISS Arena in Kloten near Zurich will be opened for the continuation of the CYBATHLON on 2–3 May 2020, when exciting races and challenging tasks will await pilots and spectators for the second time. Races in Read More …

Is your doctor virtually moving in with you?

Robotics for Medicine and Healthcare is considered the domain of systems able to perform coordinated mechatronic actions (force or movement exertions) on the basis of processing of information acquired through sensor technology, with the aim to support the functioning of Read More …