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Biometric authentication in air travel launched

Biometric authentication in air travel launched
In the future, seamless travel technology will enable people to transfer from their home to the destination without showing any ID or travel documents. The SisuID initiative aims to tackle the obstacles of trust by co-operating with authorities and businesses.
13th November 2019

Damning report on ‘invasive’ police use of facial recognition

Damning report on ‘invasive’ police use of facial recognition
The Information Commissioner Office (ICO) has demanded a new statutory code to govern the police use of ‘invasive’ facial recognition technology. The watchdog’s investigation follows the August incident over its use at King’s Cross station, in which it determined the technology was a potential threat to the public’s privacy.
12th November 2019

Next-gen robotic combat vehicles to ignite fresh growth prospects

Next-gen robotic combat vehicles to ignite fresh growth prospects
Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, ‘US Military Combat Vehicle Market, Forecast to 2024’, has revealed that the US Army is significantly investing in enhancing its ageing combat vehicle (CV) fleet while also developing next-generation vehicles that will operate un-manned, collect intelligence, and follow an optionally manned vehicle leader. 
31st October 2019


Inzpire contribute to design of a recent international exercise

Inzpire contribute to design of a recent international exercise
  A seven strong team of ex-military training experts from Lincoln-based Inzpire has recently completed the design and delivery of a major international exercise, working alongside 92 Squadron based at RAF Waddington.
15th October 2019

Plextek launches new defence business unit

Plextek launches new defence business unit
UK-based engineering and design consultancy, Plextek, has launched a new defence business unit called Plextek DTS (Defence Technology Solutions), to help government agencies, defence suppliers and military stakeholders find new exploitation paths to support UK forces.
14th October 2019

Project for UGV system submitted to European Commission

Project for UGV system submitted to European Commission
A consortium led by the Estonian Milrem Robotics and composed of several major defence, communication and cyber security companies and high technology SMEs established in the EU submitted their application to the European Commission’s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) for a multi-mission unmanned ground system capable of being teamed with manned and aerial vehicles.
8th October 2019

Pickering Interfaces export sales win Queen's Award

Pickering Interfaces export sales win Queen's Award
Pickering Interfaces which designs and makes modular signal switching and simulation solutions for use in electronic test and verification, has been presented with a Queen’s Award for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years.
3rd October 2019

New generation avionics: From aircraft to spaceship

New generation avionics: From aircraft to spaceship
Aviation’s reliance on data to make critical flying decisions increases year on year. The latest aircraft designs now entering fleets are equipped with technologies that can deliver unprecedented collection and transmission of data. Though thousands of sensors and sophisticated digitised systems, the latest generation of aircraft collects enormous amounts of data.
2nd October 2019

Army boosts UK prosperity with £3m funding through competition

Army boosts UK prosperity with £3m funding through competition
Six companies have been awarded a share of £3m to develop new semi-autonomous concept demonstrators for the British Army. The winners, announced at DSEI, will demonstrate their innovations at the Army Warfighting Experiment (AWE19) in April 2020.
24th September 2019

Procurement solution saves time and money

Procurement solution saves time and money
RS ConnectPoint is a unique procurement solution launched by RS Components. The single sign-on touch screen kiosk connects engineers within maintenance, production and facilities to multiple services - from sourcing and purchasing to accessing technical advice and managed inventory solutions – right from the ‘shop floor’.Procurement solution saves time and money
19th September 2019


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