Category: Business Market News

Robots go their own way deep in the ocean

Image copyright Rovco Image caption Firms like Rovco are trying to make underwater vehicles more intelligent “It’s very common,” says Jess Hanham casually, when asked how often he finds suspected unexploded bombs. Mr Hanham is a co-founder of Spectrum Offshore, a marine survey firm that does a lot of work in the Thames Estuary. His firm undertakes all sorts of… Read more →

Could a headset train your brain to relax?

Image copyright Neuropro Image caption Dr Jamil El-Imad (right) worked in the computer industry before moving into neuroscience A trip on London’s underground is rarely a relaxing experience, but the Covid-19 pandemic has added an extra level of anxiety for many. I’m off to try out a new technology that promises to train my brain to relax. Sitting far apart… Read more →

What sort of future does the conference industry have?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Virtual reality is likely to play a bigger role in future conferences “I’m devastated,” says Mike Walker, managing director of MGN Events. The company went from generating millions of pounds in revenue to near zero in just weeks, because of lockdowns. “Over 10 years of hard work building the company up from nothing, reinvesting… Read more →