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Latest News, Sensors
4th July 2019

The UK senses a smart farming revolution

Sensors, robotics, analytics, and a range of other Industry 4.0 technologies are set to help UK farmers reduce pollution, minimise waste, and produce more food – thanks to £22.4 million of government investment in 31 new projects.
Latest News, Robotics, Sensors
25th June 2019

How sensors are transforming African agriculture

Sensors, data analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are helping to transform numerous industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, and the supply chain in all parts of the world, including sub-Saharan Africa.
Latest News, Manufacturing, Robotics, Sensors
25th June 2019

Catbot: Robotics’ new strong arm?

Small collaborative robots – ‘cobots’ – are part of the ongoing trend towards human-robot interaction in industries such as manufacturing.
Aerospace, Latest News, Sensors
14th June 2019

Why Network Rail sees a future in drones

Most commuters are familiar with Network Rail, but many would be surprised to hear that the UK’s rail infrastructure owner has an Air Operations department, which is in the vanguard of using drones and airborne sensors for critical maintenance ...
Latest News, Manufacturing, Sensors
12th June 2019

Sensors could cut food waste, say Imperial researchers

Low-cost, printable, smartphone-linked sensors could be a better indicator than labels of when food has passed its use-by date, say UK researchers. But there is a flaw in their thinking. Chris Middleton reports.
Latest News, Sensors
30th May 2019

New UK funding for radar tech

The UK government has announced £200,000 of new funding for innovative, ‘blue sky’ ideas in radar and sensors at the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA).