Innovation

A visit to Munich for the ACM Computer Science in Cars Symposim

Supported by the Hartree Centre’s Innovation Return on Research programme – Emerging Technology and colleagues from the STFC Hartree Centre have been working to contextualise the driving environment, fusing multiple data sources together to allow vehicles to make intelligent decisions. Following on from a recent publication at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, the team recently presented an Extended […]

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AI helps the fan understand how top sportspeople achieve greatness

In the pursuit of greatness, it’s not enough to look through a single lens. IBM Watson tackles the challenge of seeking a deeper understanding than ever before, into what makes sporting excellence. IBM has been supporting Wimbledon’s pursuit for greatness for a staggering 29 years. Each year the partnership reaches new heights, and this year […]

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STFC Hartree Centre & Emerging Technology at IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference

Supported by the Hartree Centre’s Innovation Return on Research programme – Emerging Technology and colleagues from the STFC Hartree Centre have been working to contextualise the driving environment, fusing multiple data sources together to allow vehicles to make intelligent decisions. This work was recently presented at the IEEE VTS Vehicular Technology Conference in Porto, Portugal […]

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Emerging Technology at THINK 2018

Emerging Technology attended the THINK DevZone at IBM’s flagship THINK conference in Las Vegas, showcasing recent IoT projects!   Health and Safety IoT The first demonstration on offer was Bob – a lone construction worker working on an asset such as a powerline. Whilst Bob is working alone, his health and safety needs to be […]

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Tesco Hack 2017: Offering Personalised Promotions to Customers

    Team IBM, formed left to right of Kiran Smith, Peter Ford, Hugo Pinto, Zack Pollard and Dan Cunnington attended the annual Tesco Hackathon at Tesco Labs in Welywn Garden City. The team started by using IBM Design Thinking to focus on two particular pain points for Tesco and their customers. Firstly, promotions to […]

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CrisisHack 2017 – Second Place for Gather and Emerging Technology

  Background How can technology help in the humanitarian response to natural disasters? At CrisisHack, our intrepid Emerging Technology team – the “Hursley Hackers” (Dan Cunnington, Adrian Lee, Sanaz Yeganefard, Rosie Lickorish, Perry Harwood, Richard Tomsett, and Dave Braines) alongside John Archer from Gather – set out to investigate this question.  We had access to […]

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Balance: Facebook Project Journalism Hackathon

Learn how two emerging technology specialists created ‘Balance’ – a news service which provides a cross publisher view on similar and opposing articles. Anna Thomas and Dan Cunnington from Emerging Technology attended the event in London and the day kicked off with a panel discussion from various companies within the media industry. The panel included […]

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FCA Hack on Financial Services and Mental Health

Over Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th of March, myself and Adelina from ET joined the IBM Interactive Labs to form a team called ‘Bank On Us’. As part of a hackathon, we were tasked by the FCA with creating tools to help break down barriers between financial difficulty and living with mental health problems. Problem & […]

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Experience of Innovation in Emerging Technology

The last thing anyone wants to read is another “10 tips on how to be innovative”. People or groups that genuinely are creative, inspiring or innovative rarely make that claim of themselves. They don’t need to. That being said, I’m part of a team in IBM called Emerging Technology and we do run innovation workshops with colleagues, […]

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