The robotic recycler that can sort through our trash
Ever since Sir David Attenborough brought the environmental crisis caused by plastic waste to global attention, it's been an issue on everyone's lips.
In-car assistants: The Voice
We’re addicted to connectivity, even when we’re behind the wheel of our car, but in-car personal assistants and voice recognition could make the obsession safer and more intuitive.
How software can keep the water flowing
Poor water management can increase maintenance costs and lead to unhappy customers, but software can help to keep problems at bay.
AI offers a solution for many technology challenges, but is security one of them?
With human error being at the fore of our security woes, AI offers a way to tackle this and let the technology do the work. Whether it can answer all our security questions, however, is a slightly more complex conversation.
AI makes a positive mark in image recognition and automation
Artificial intelligence (AI) has had a bad press. In the past two decades, this technology has gradually disrupted the world of employment as jobs have been decimated by its relentless march.
Getting board approval for AI - is this the biggest stumbling block?
There’s so much interest around artificial intelligence, but do business leaders buy-in to the hype? Sooraj Shah questions why leaders might be deterred from investing in the biggest current IT trend.
Are carebots the solution to the elderly care crisis?
Japan believes robots could help to care for people in ageing societies, and address the shortage of human carers. But can these 'carebots' really meet the needs of the elderly?
The high-tech highlights of CES 2019: the world’s biggest technology event
No techie’s calendar is complete without a spot at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Known as the world’s biggest technology conference, the show kicks off in Las Vegas every January and sets the scene for what we can expect from the industry in the year ahead.
Smart cities and AI: apocalypse or opportunity?
With worldwide spending on smart city technologies projected to reach $135bn by 2021, AI initiatives will need to be carefully thought through by governments and local authorities to avoid potential disasters in the long term.
‘Eco Tech’: How technology is our planet's last best hope
Technology is helping us become more eco-friendly and therefore fulfilling our growing consciousness around improving the environment, preventing global warming and integrating sustainability as standard within lifestyle. Here are some of the startup tech firms looking to try and solve these issues.