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By Jonathan Pallant: Thursday 27th October, 2016

PRESENTATION – Mozilla’s Rust, and why we love it

As an Embedded Systems Engineer, I’ve written quite a lot of C code over the years. It’s the lingua franca of embedded development – available for every platform, widely understood and with a very (!) lightweight run-time. It is, in essence, a pretty thin abstraction of machine code and while it was undoubtedly very impressive […]

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By Kalin Dimitrov: Friday 7th October, 2016

In praise of Apple’s “courage”

Won’t someone speak up for the little big guy?! The dust is now settling, but there can be no doubt that many people are unhappy about Apple removing the audio jack in the iPhone 7. So how about this: Despite all the grumbling, Apple has done something brilliant for the personal audio market. By going […]

How did Apple do it?
By Kalin Dimitrov: Friday 16th September, 2016

AirPods – How did Apple do it?

While there are products out there that claim to have truly wireless ear buds, reviews for them have not been so great. Now we have Apple’s AirPods. I’m hoping that Apple engineers have solved all the problems that others have experienced and that true wireless earbuds will soon reach mainstream consumer adoption. Until they do, […]

Cambridge Consultants has developed innovative Machine Vision technology for car parks.
By Robert Milner: Wednesday 7th September, 2016

What can digital health learn from Aldi’s use of digital services?

Chance is a funny thing. One of the things I do is create technology for retailers to improve the customer experience in their stores. One of my recent projects in this area was an innovative machine vision system that monitors how many parking spaces are free. So what are the chances that I would receive […]

Lab prototyping
By Richard Leyland: Monday 18th July, 2016

Event – Rapid Prototyping the Next Generation of Wireless Systems

In today’s competitive wireless research space, the ability to quickly prototype ideas on hardware using real signals is more important than ever. This week we’re excited to speak at a one-day event, hosted by National Instruments and held here in Cambridge, UK, entitled ‘Rapid Prototyping the Next Generation of Wireless Systems’. Delegates will hear from […]

Numbers and Words Related to the Internet
By Tim Rogers: Thursday 28th April, 2016

Cellular specifications change to embrace IOT devices

The rapid growth in “Internet of Things” (IoT) has attracted the attention of the cellular ecosystem. Cellular systems were developed to support voice and data in mobile handsets, which have very different requirements to IoT. In order to adapt to support IoT, the cellular standards body, 3GPP, launched a number of LTE study items. These […]

Cambridge Consultants at MWC 2016
By Derek Long: Monday 14th March, 2016

Thoughts on Mobile World Congress 2016

Mobile World Congress 2016 focused on 5G developments with IoT and virtual reality as important applications to demonstrate the technology’s throughput, capacity and latency capabilities. 5G This was the year in which 5G moved from being a set of aspirational statements to being physical and real. All big players positioned themselves for the market-share land-grab […]

Telecoms & Mobile at Cambridge Consultants
By Tim Phipps: Friday 13th November, 2015

SDN at the Mobile Edge

In this blog post, I’ll start from the current trend in mobile SDN (Software Defined Networking) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) of a move towards Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), and look at the complications that encryption of data causes for caching systems. The trend to virtualization The technology used to build mobile networks increasingly looks […]

By Dipak Raval: Friday 2nd January, 2015

Connected Buildings

Making the building environment smarter and more comfortable is an innate human drive. But although our buildings today are unrecognisable from those 100 years ago in terms of comfort and finish, they are still largely manually operated ‘machines’. How smart could a building be if it knew where individuals were and what their preferences were? […]

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By Tim Phipps: Thursday 15th May, 2014

LTE M2M is becoming an alphabet soup

LTE is driving growth in today’s smart-phone market. This blog looks forward to the even greater opportunities for communications enabled by LTE in Machine-2-Machine (M2M) applications. LTE for consumer M2M – evolving standards M2M communications are predicted to rise exponentially over the next few years. The consensus view of analysts is that there will be […]