Category Archives: landscape

Navigating the Airport

In a world first for an airport, Gatwick has installed two thousand indoor navigation beacons enabling augmented reality wayfinding. One part of the Jisc Intelligent Campus project is to reflect on the landscape in this space, and one part of that is what is happening elsewhere, in retail, entertainment and transport. Learning from other sectors … Read more

What can we learn from the TFL?

At Digifest 2017 , the closing keynote was from Lauren Seger Weinstein, chief data officer at Transport for London (TFL). Lauren Sager Weinstein, head of analytics at Transport for London, has responsibility for the analysis of customer data, supporting operational and planning areas in delivery of services to TfL’s customers. She joined TfL in 2002, … Read more

Hijacked vending machines cause chaos

A university had been receiving an increasing number of complaints from students across campus about slow or inaccessible network connectivity. It turned out that hijacked vending machines (and 5,000) other Internet of Things (IoT) devices attacked the university network and slowed it right down. The investigation into the campus network slow down found problems with … Read more

Why connecting all the world’s robots will drive 2017’s top technology trends

By Tom Garner, University of Portsmouth If you want to make predictions for the future, you need to find the trajectory of events in the past. So to work out what shape digital technology will likely take next year, we should look back to the major developments of 2016. And the past year’s developments point … Read more