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INNOVATION WATCH - Indoor positioning system

Cambridge-based Ubisense combines Ultra Wide Band radio, RFID tags and GPS to create a sophisticated object-tracking system

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Innovation Watch - Helping Buildings Breathe

A Cambridge based company, Breathing Buildings, has achieved rapid commercial success by producing a pioneering method of natural ventilation in buildings

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Innovation Watch - Intelligent queue monitoring

Retail businesses are using infrared technology to speed up customer queuing times

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Innovation Watch - Home area network for energy visibility and control

AlertMe is a recent UK innovation helping consumers control their energy usage.

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Innovation Watch - Speckled mobiles

An explanation of the ripples that effect mobile phone reception

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Innovation Watch - Radical approach to air decontamination

A machine that decontaminates indoor air and surfaces eliminating viruses, bacteria and superbugs

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Innovation Watch - Secure Hypervisor

‘Virtualisation’ enables computing resources to be optimised for power and performance

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INNOVATION WATCH - Flybrid Flywheel

Affordable hybrid cars could soon be on the market thanks to a new kind of mechanical energy storage device.

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INNOVATION WATCH - A quiet revolution

A new generation of wind turbines designed to take into account the turbulent wind patterns of urban environments.

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Innovation Watch: shock absorbing material

A flexible polymer that stiffens on impact is now being used in protective sportswear, military equipment, and in coverings for high-value goods.

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Innovation Watch - Autonomous taxis

A new form of driverless taxi is set to ferry passengers at Heathrow Terminal 5

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