A total of 161 items listed.
3D facial recognition technology
3D facial recognition technology is becoming more commonly used for identification purposes.
Hollowing out a future in fibre optics
Dr Matthew Partridge
A new generation of fibre optic cables with a hollow core are being developed, which will be able to transmit data over longer distances faster and more efficiently.
Communication at the speed of light
Light fidelity, or ‘Li-Fi’, is a wireless communications technology that transmits high-speed data via common household LEDs; an alternative to Wi-Fi that could transform online connectivity.
Natural born code writer
Michael Kenward OBE
Suranga Chandratillake FREng was instrumental in the setting up of Blinkx, a successful software startup. He is now sharing his expertise with the next generation of entrepreneurs.
HOW I GOT HERE
Q & A - Dr Sabesan Sithamparanathan
Dr Sabesan Sithamparanathan is Co-founder and CEO of PervasID. His company provides radio-frequency identification (RFID) readers for low-cost, long-distance sensing of passive RFID tags, for use in tracking in retail, security and healthcare.
Communicating with outer space
Richard Gray and Nick James
BAE Systems Intermediate Frequency Modem System enabled signals from the Rosetta spacecraft to be decoded on Earth, accurately tracking the distance and speed of the craft.
Data as critical national infrastructure
Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt FREng
Why data is a vital infrastructure that needs to be invested in, maintained and supported?
Broadband in the backwaters: rural Britain's fight for faster internet
Communities living in some parts of rural Britain are engineering their own solutions to combat the problem of inadequate broadband connections
Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, Engineering award winners, Living without electricity report, The UK STEM education landscape, Bridge building in Rwanda, UK student wins international engineering prize, British rocket propels Juno to Jupiter
An introduction to the 'real world'
Michael Kenward OBE
Leading engineers go back to university as Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professors to give undergraduates a first-hand view of engineering
A web of networks
David Cleevely CBE FREng
David Cleevely CBE FREng’s extensive experience has allowed him to help shake up innovation in the UK
Ingenious awards, First UK Robotics Week, Enterprise Fellowships awarded, Celebrating women engineers, Geared up for Olympic success, Engineering season at the V&A