How can technology benefit care homes?

Technology is becoming an ever-increasing presence in our daily lives. From the moment we wake up, to the moment we hit the pillow again, a bright screen is never more than an arm’s length away. And yet, the one generation which has missed this revolutionary bus is perhaps the most in need of its potentially stimulating effects: the elderly.

Fitness tracking sheep

Our romanticised, and already incorrect, image of a shepherd huddling into their hut with a warm bowl of soup, after a long day of caring for their sheep, needs to be updated.

The legal downfall of Oculus

It’s 2012 in Irvine, California, and a young, enigmatic, designer and 3D and virtual reality forum moderator named Palmer Luckey creates two copies of a head-mounted display prototype, with the goal of commercialising virtual reality.

Augmented reality in healthcare

It’s 2014, and a group of enthusiastic medical students crowd into a conference room to witness a first; live streamed surgery. The surgeon goes about his business in his usual calm and professional manner, except he’s wearing a pair of technologically imbued glasses and talking to the students through a microphone.

Toyota’s £240m investment into Burnaston factory

Despite concerns from major vehicle manufacturers about the implications Brexit will have on the future of the automotive industry in the UK, a £240m investment from Toyota for a factory in Burnaston, Derbyshire, shows that manufacturing in the Midlands is still going strong.
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