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Bridging the Digital and Physical Worlds: Where to next?

Following an industry roundtable to discuss the issues raised in the Bridging the Digital and Physical Worlds Beacon Project, a brief report has been published which provides an overview of the...

Bridging the Digital and Physical Worlds Executive Summary published

The Executive Summary (PDF) for the Bridging the Digital and Physical Worlds Beacon Project has now been published. It identifies a number of exciting trends which focus upon new and...

The Democratisation of Industry: Bridging the Digital and Physical Worlds final report

A spirited podcast discussion provides a brief introduction to the final findings of the Bridging the Physical and Digital Worlds Beacon Report , published today. Jeremy Davenport, Deputy...

Bridging the physical & digital divide [Audio]

This spirited discussion between Jeremy Davenport, CIKTN Deputy Director and Geoff McCormick, a director at The Alloy, reviews the journey that has occurred with our Beacon...

an ongoing interest and success

As i finish the final report on this beacon, more and more stories are emerging and are being covered in mainstream media. The link below is about how someone has adapted the kinect system to...

A Physical & a Digital innovation

I stumbled actoss two pieces of news today that exemplify why this beacon project is so timely..   The first is the news that Microsoft are opening up the Kinect system. ...

It seems the Economist agrees with us... 3D printing can redefine markets

In the latest edition of The Economist, an in depth article explores how additive manufacturing (specifically 3D printing) has the ability to radically alter markets, industries and to...

The Future ?

To provide an example of the issues we were talking about last week, i wanted to share this article with you.   It perfectly describes the opportunities and issues we discussed at...

Baseline report published - Bridging the Digital and Physical Worlds [free download]

The world in which we live does not just occur in physical reality. Indeed, increasingly our lives occur in worlds that span the digital and physical worlds that we have created. While many...

Advanced Manufacturing alive and well in the UK

I spent some of last week in Coventry at the TCT show. TCT is the magazine for advanced manufacturing and rapid prototyping industries and the show is their annual event. Like all shows...

A Bespoke World: Physical and Digital Convergence

Are we ready for a tailor made everything? Beacon project exploring the synergies and business opportunities around the convergence between the physical and virtual worlds has now kicked off. ...

Real books and ebooks

Since the Apple iPad is being launched this week, it is in everyone's minds here at Scottish Book Trust that things may be about to shift in interesting ways. Does anyone have a stake or interest...

Innovation in action: A Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Birmingham City University

Innovation in action: A Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Birmingham City University led Hatton Garden based jeweller R Holt and Co to team up with 3D specialists Inition to create a...

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Bridging the physical & digital divide [Audio]

This spirited discussion between Jeremy Davenport, CIKTN Deputy Director and...

Baseline report published - Bridging the Digital and Physical Worlds [free download]

The world in which we live does not just occur in physical reality. Indeed, increasingly our...

It seems the Economist agrees with us... 3D printing can redefine markets

In the latest edition of The Economist, an in depth article explores how additive...