Authors Posts by Andrew Hobbs

Andrew Hobbs

Andrew Hobbs
110 POSTS
Deputy Editor & Publisher

Survey reveals damaged public perception of autonomous cars

A survey of 2,000 people from the UK, by enterprise information management company OpenText, reveals falling public support for autonomous driving technology. The survey focused...

MIT introduces brain-controlled robots

Scientists from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are leading research into controlling robots using brainwaves and simple hand movements. Their work is...

Mixed Reality: Microsoft HoloLens summer school launches

The University of Hull and mixed reality (MR) development platform VISR have launched a Microsoft HoloLens summer school, known as the Mixed Reality Accelerator. The...

Report warns of DeepMind Health monopoly

A panel of independent reviewers, commissioned by DeepMind Health itself, has warned that DeepMind Health could exert "excessive monopoly power” in the healthcare and...

IoT futures: MIT develops RFID sensors, 3D-printed shape-shifters

New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) should remind us of the power of low-cost, elegant simplicity in deploying the Internet of...

Dixons Carphone suffers massive data breach

Electrical retailer and services company Dixons Carphone has admitted to a customer data breach on a huge scale. An ongoing investigation in the company...

Mayor claims report proves London is AI capital of Europe

A new report by AI research and thought leadership organisation CognitionX backs Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s ambitions to make London a global leader...

Q&A: Generali’s Davide Burlon on how IoT, AI will transform insurance

Davide Burlon, head of Actuarial Analytics at Generali, talks to Andrew Hobbs about how machine learning, the Internet of Things (IoT) and other emerging technologies...

IoM 2018: How Laing O’Rourke is using digital twins to build...

Andrew Hobbs reports exclusively from our Internet of Manufacturing conference in London, on how Dr Graham Herries, director of Digital Technologies at construction giant...

Digital twins: Helping West Coast trains to run on time?

Construction giant Laing O'Rourke is using digital twin technology to begin solving problems that many people face in their daily lives: inefficient railways. Speaking at...

IoM 2018: How AstraZeneca is getting manufacturing innovation right

Andrew Hobbs reports exclusively from our Internet of Manufacturing conference in London, on how AstraZeneca's senior innovation architect, Steve Woodward, and innovation design analyst...

Microsoft’s $7.5 billion GitHub acquisition: Good for the IoT?

Microsoft has agreed terms to acquire leading software development platform GitHub. The move will see Microsoft grow the enterprise use of the platform and...
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