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Bloodhound goes green

The Bloodhound Land Speed Record (LSR) team has confirmed plans to challenge for the world land speed record using a zero-emissions rocket. Powered by concentrated hydrogen peroxide, the rocket will ...




Manchester Enterprise City district opens

Bonded Warehouse, the latest space within Enterprise City, a 2 million square foot tech, media and cultural cluster, has opened its doors to small and medium sized businesses.


Ford employs humanoid robots

Agility Robotics is launching Digit, a robot with arms and legs that will work with humans, for commercial sale. Ford Motor Company has become the first customer, receiving the first two robots off ...


Low volume orders for bespoke ceramic bearings

Ceramic bearing supplier, SMB Bearings is now able to fulfil low volume orders of bespoke ceramic bearing sizes following its five-year strong relationship with a specialist ceramic bearing factory ...


First multiplatform VR haptic glove

Smart fabric sensor technology company, BeBop Sensors, will announce at CES 2020 the Forte Data Glove, the first VR haptic glove integrated and exclusively designed for Oculus Quest, Oculus Link, ...




Line in the sand

In athletics, some disciplines are difficult to follow for spectators. For example, in long jump, it is not easy to judge whether the last jump has set a new record. Virtual lines help the TV ...




Making electric propulsion more affordable

GKN Automotive has launched the next phase in its electrification strategy. The company is standardising a range of intelligent highly integrated “3-in-1” systems for pure electric and plug-in hybrid ...












Spatial computing evolution

Varjo Technologies, industrial-grade VR/XR headset company, will collaborate with PC manufacturer Lenovo to enable organisations to adopt and implement VR use cases more quickly.


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EDS rocks!

Global engineering group Sandvik will showcase its cutting-edge 3D-printed ...