• Intelligent Customer Service

    21st December 2015

    There is currently a huge debate as to whether customer service has improved or declined alongside the evolution of technology in the 21st Century. With self-service checkouts, holograms of colleagues in meetings and 24/7 online chats that many companies provide, it is easy to be drawn towards thinking that modern service encounters outperform more traditional […]

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  • Airbags for Pedestrians??

    5th November 2015

    Every mass produced car now has an array of airbags inside, so why not put them on the outside as well? Toyoda Gosei, a Japanese technology company, have created a concept vehicle that they believe will revolutionise transport where pedestrians are concerned. “Flesby”, is an ultra small mobility car concept, their visionary product. From designs […]

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  • Innovating New Road Safety Practices with Mapledown School – Custom Pelican Crossing System

    Innovating New Road Safety Practices with Mapledown School – Custom Pelican Crossing System

    22nd September 2015

    Automate Systems has recently completed a project in partnership with Mapledown School, a London school focused on educating pupils with severe and complex learning disabilities. A fully functional, scaled down, pelican crossing system was installed to aid the school in interactively educating their students about road safety practices. The following is taken from a conversation […]

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  • The Bionic man – Distant future? Think again.

    11th September 2015

    Can you ever imagine being paralysed? Not being able to walk at all for over 4 years? Mark Pollock had lost his sight in 1998 and subsequently went on to become an athlete, competing in endurance races across a variety of terrain. He was the first blind man to race to the South Pole, and won […]

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  • What's the point

    What’s the point?

    13th August 2015

    Whilst looking through the news last month I saw the miraculous feat of the New Horizons spacecraft reaching its destination, Pluto. A largely unknown entity, Pluto is 7.5 Billion Kilometres from Earth, that’s billion with a B, and it’s a big B in this instance. It took the spacecraft over 9 years to reach its […]

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