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The Design Museum Collection for iPad

The Design Museum presents its 25 Years anniversary update. On the 25 of each month, the museum will release exclusive interview videos...

February 23, 2015 By Design Museum

Robo-furniture eats household pests

Robotic furniture that eat vermin, like mice and flies, are a part of a design project at the Royal College of Art, London. Designer James Auger is exploring a new breed of domestic robots that he says can sit comfortably at an intersection of products and pets.

June 27, 2009 by

The Icon Design Trail

The Icon Design Trail is a highly influential guide, featuring only the best events and shows during the London Design Festival (LDF)....

October 20, 2014 By Project Lifecyle

Open source car design

In Britain they've promised an open source car design for a hydrogen-powered vehicle. The Riversimple Urban Car is a small commute vehicle and was shown off today in London.

June 16, 2009 by

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 media preview event in London

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 is one of the most anticipated Windows Mobile devices given that SE is joining the ranks of Windows Mobile and the unique design features. With a confirmed T-Mobile USA 3G version coming I will be buying this device to use with my T-Mobile account as soon as I can. Today Sony Ericsson held an exclusive media preview event in London and Paul at MoDaCo covered it live. Arne Hess also posted a video with some hands-on time with the XPERIA X1.

September 15, 2008 by

i-Snake, a new robotic surgeon

Several newspapers in the UK have published today very short articles about the i-Snake, a new surgical robot which will be developed at the Imperial College London (ICL). For example, The Times of London writes that the ICL team has won a £2.1 million grant (€2.84 million or US$4.2 million) to design this surgical robot over the next four or five years. This highly flexible robot 'could allow coronary bypass operations to be performed without the need for open-heart surgery.' And it would help heal your heart after travelling through blood vessels. The research team thinks that the i-Snake could also be used as a diagnosis tool replacing the eyes of a surgeon when looking inside us.

December 29, 2007 by

Apple design guru awarded prize

Apple Computer's industrial design guru Jonathan Ive was named "Designer of the Year" by London's Design Museum, earning a prize of $40,927 (25,000 pounds). The winner of the award, which is new this year, was chosen by a panel of four jury members as well as more than 20,000 members of the public, with the London-born Ive beating out three other nominees.

June 3, 2003

Digital signatures pose security risk, says expert

A leading technology expert has warned that digital signatures, an increasingly prevalent Internet security technology, could hail a future devoid of privacy. Speaking at the International Forum on Surveillance by Design in London, Stefan Brands warned that digital signatures might lead to widespread government tracing and identity theft.

September 25, 2000 by

Blunkett hands out BETT Awards

Secretary of State for Education and Employment, David Blunkett, yesterday handed out the plaques in this year's winners of the Technology Design Awards at the BETT computers in education show in London.

January 15, 1998 by

TDK-Grey Cell buy to fuel GSM, PC Card, software comms

The purchase announced today of London-based Grey Cell buys TDK's System Group expertise in GSM, LAN, modem and combination cards and paves the way for an ambitious strategy to become the world number one in mobile communications.TDK's acquisition for an undisclosed sum of privately held Grey Cell will also give the Japanese giant a European design centre for PC Card and associated mobile communications products, the firm said.

September 2, 1997 by

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