Benchmark your performance against the greatest footballers in the world
To coincide with the World Cup, Benjamin Hubert of LAYER has designed PLAYR, a smart wearable for elite aspiring football players to track performance, improve their game and compete against other players.
Step inside the immersive world of Arcadia
The Arcadia experience is built on an ethos of positive change. Fusing ground-breaking spectacle, cutting-edge technology, sculpture, engineering and high octane circus. Arcadia’s shows bring people from around the globe together on a wave of celebration.
Is Quantum Computing the next big thing?
H&C News recently met with Dr Sebastian Weidt, Senior Scientist in the Ion Quantum Technology Group at the University of Sussex, to discuss Quantum Computers and their ability to revolutionise our lives.
Is immersive audio about to drown us in sound?
Sound has always been all around us, but new technologies are enabling the creative industries to employ audio to immerse us more deeply into music, theatre, spoken word, movies and games.
Black Mirror: Science fiction or a chilling reality?
With the new series due for release next month, Chris Middleton explains why Black Mirror and the real world are already indistinguishable from each other.
3D printing accelerating innovation for engineers, designers, artists and manufacturers worldwide
Formlabs designs and manufactures powerful and accessible 3D printing systems for engineers, designers, artists, and manufacturers around the globe, accelerating innovation in a variety of industries, including education, dentistry, healthcare, jewellery, and research. Hack & Craft caught up with Eduardo Torrealba, the engineer responsible for smashing the cost of 3D Printers.
The ‘grow your own’ tech revolution
Grow your own - compost. Watering cans, welly boots and mud. The Good Life. The idea of growing your own food doesn’t exactly conjure up the most dynamic image but there is a movement that is putting food higher on the tech agenda than ever before and it’s perfect for domestic users and even businesses to invest in.
World’s first 3D-printed consumer wheelchair
Layer are a strategic industrial design agency, who set up a research division (LayerLAB) in 2016, to investigate new applications for emerging technologies and materials with the potential to meaningfully improve quality of life. LayerLAB’s inaugural project is GO, a made-to-measure 3D-printed consumer wheelchair.
Drone startup company delivering life saving supplies
Hack & Craft News puts some big questions to an innovative new technology provider to find out what they do, and why. This week: medical drone company, Zipline.
The BRCK Kio Kit is revolutionising education in Africa
Hack & Craft News puts some big questions to an innovative new technology provider to find out what they do, and why. This week: schools’ technology provider, Kio Kit. We caught up with Mark Kamau, Director of User Experience at BRCK.