Target NetZero – the accumulation of marginal gains

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Earlier this year, a report by Vodafone and WPI – ‘Connecting for Net Zero: addressing the climate crisis through digital technology’ – explored how existing technologies, such as Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G, could substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions in three key sectors: agriculture, manufacturing, and transport.  According to the report, adopting 5G and […]

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UK5G Innovation Network: Innovation Briefing Issue 7

October 2021: How Green is the Communications Industry? This the main question tackled within the seventh edition of the Innovation Briefing.  Whilst the world looks to the outcomes from COP26 this issue looks at what the telecoms and communications industry is doing to become more sustainable and how it can enable technologies and solutions to […]

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Accessing funds to support digital transformation

The arrival of 5G means all the benefits of the industrial internet of things are now within reach for manufacturers across the country. So, once you’ve identified how smart, connected manufacturing could benefit your business, how do you go about turning those plans in to reality? All too often, lack of resources to test ideas, […]

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Developing next generation technologies

The Financial Times recently ran an article looking at why, despite various initiatives over the last 20 years, the UK isn’t home to the same tech giants we’ve grown used to seeing develop across the Atlantic. Yes, there are a host of successful smaller technology-driven companies that started life in the UK but where are […]

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Playing spot the difference with Artificial Intelligence

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If you’re reading this blog, the chances are you’re well aware of 5G and the potential it offers to deliver greater storage capacity, faster download speeds, reduced latency and greater connectivity of multiple devices on public and private networks. Our seminal work as part of the DCMS 5G Testbed and Trials (5GTT) programme identified that […]

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Smart Connected Manufacturing – Making it happen!

Sponsored by nexGworx, a great virtual conference delivered to industry and academia! In partnership with BT, and forming the centrepiece of the Tommy Flowers Network Summer 2021 Conference , we explored the challenges and technologies driving Industry 4.0, including Cyber Security, 5G, Internet of Things and AI that play their part in this amazing transformation.Over […]

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Security in a 5G world

5G is a set to be a game changer for many industries, enabling greater collation, processing and sharing of data than ever before. Greater bandwidth means many more devices than previously can be connected to a network, most of which are likely to be machines or things rather than personal devices. It also offers lower […]

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5G and Industry 4.0: Enabling Smart Connected Manufacturing

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From the first industrial revolution when water and steam powered mechanised production, through electricity being harnessed for mass production and computer technologies enabling the automation of production processes, emerging technologies have driven economic change around the world for hun-dreds of years. Key to all of these changes has been the ability to apply new knowledge […]

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