Technology

Scooters at MediaCity. Photo Credit: taken by Andrew Fisher

“E-scooters offer a unique and innovative way of getting around cities” – The future of Salford transport

E-Scooters could play an important role in Salford’s future transport infrastructure, says a researcher at the the city’s university.

University of Salford lecturer advocates 3D fashion movement for her students

Salford fashion business and promotion lecturer, Logan McCage is celebrating the 3D technology movement at the university, sharing her passion […]

University of Salford robotics. Image Credit: University of Salford

Salford University robotics centre marks ‘new chapter’ in regeneration of innovation district

Morgan Sindall Construction have been announced as the company who will build the new robotics centre for the University of Salford.

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Salford promotes positive internet use on Safer Internet Day

“Free to be me” is this years social media campaign for Safer Internet Day as Salford reflects on its use […]

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In-game lootboxes linked to rise of gambling in young people

In October 2019 The Gambling Commission’s annual national survey discovered that 11% of young people had spent their money on […]

Drawing robot leaves a mark at The Lowry’s The State of Us exhibition

Meet ‘Paul’ – a robot programmed to sketch portraits in a matter of minutes. He takes centre stage in the […]

A typical drone that the public purchase. Image credit: Clément Bucco-Lechat

“There’s a lot of mis-information” New drone regulations aim to make Salford skies more safe

Drone users throughout the UK will now have to pass more tests and pay fees, as new regulations come into […]

Artist Jacki Clark painting in Google Tilt Brush. All rights reserved to © 2019 Joni Sommerville.

Beyond 3D: creatives explore AR/VR for free in MediaCityUK

Creatives from across Manchester got the chance to experiment with AR(augmented reality)/VR(virtual reality) technology at a free taster session in […]

Image Credit Daniel Gibson: Student Wears Microsoft Hololens

Salford student’s life-saving augmented reality app helps flood-prone families

A student at the University of Salford has developed an app that aims to prepare families should their homes flood.

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Salford tech companies announce new citizen digital safety scheme with GCHQ

GCHQ has opened applications for their new start-up accelerator with two Salford based companies, The Landing and UP Ventures. Though […]