Swansea University hosts virtual reality teaching conference

Swansea University recently hosted a conference that explored the ways virtual and augmented reality can enhance teaching and learning in higher education. The event took place at the university’s Bay Campus last week. It attracted specialists such as Danaë Stanton Fraser, professor in human-computer interaction at the University of Bath, and Astrid Ensslin, professor in digital humanities...

Flexible worker app launches in Wales

SumoShift, a member of the Wesley Clover group of companies, has launched an app that connects employers and flexible workers. The platform is being positioned as an instant channel of communication for freelancers looking for short-term employment opportunities. But there’s also the ability for companies to advertise jobs, which are then pushed out to a...

Delio named a fintech company to watch by Tech Nation

Delio, a private asset management platform, has been named one of the UK’s most promising fintech companies by industry body Tech Nation. The Cardiff-based start-up has joined the Tech Nation Fintech cohort, which is being delivered as part of the UK Government’s fintech strategy. As part of the programme, Delio will join nineteen other companies...

Looking back at Sony UK TEC’s milestones over 25 years

From digital set-top boxes to 4k cameras, Sony UK Technology Centre has manufactured them all. The Pencoed-based manufacturing facility has been at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in Wales for the past 25 years this year. Along the way, it has received over 20 awards recognising its innovative operation, welcomed numerous members of the Royal...

TechHub Swansea hosts HackTheCity event

Innovators and creators from across Swansea are being encouraged to come up with ways that technology can help solve problems faced in the city. The HackTheCity event, which is taking place at TechHub Swansea today, is an opportunity for people of all backgrounds to develop their own tech-for-good ideas. At the start of the night,...

Interview: Joe Charman, founder of Pilot Plus

Joe Charman is a 20-year-old business student from Swansea University and has developed a flight simulation software business that caters to over 3000 customers. He launched Pilot Plus when he was just 16 and now leads a team of three employees. His business creates 3D representations of real-world airports. We recently caught up with Joe. He...

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