COVID-19: 9 key trends shaping industry response

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, The Reshaping of Industries Caused by COVID-19, encompasses nine key trends that will emerge from industries reshaping as a response to COVID-19. Chris Price reports... With the pandemic’s negative impact on the global economy, immediate action is critical. Technology leaders must assess the emerging opportunities resulting from COVID-19 and provide technological…

Materialise develops 3D Printed Oxygen Mask to address ventilator shortage

Belgium-based 3D printing company Materialise has developed the Materialise NIP Connector, a device to convert standard equipment available in most hospitals, into a mask to facilitate breathing for patients by creating positive pressure in the lungs. These assembled masks allow clinicians to reduce the time patients need access to mechanical ventilators, which helps to reduce…

How advancements in print have made marketing more efficient

Is print marketing outdated? It's tempting to think so - but, as various business heavyweights from the Forbes Communications Council have observed, print still has its place in marketing. For example, the likes of cards and brochures can leave lasting impressions on luxury consumers. In our primarily digital-driven age, print can help companies to stand…

CES 2019: Autonomous cars among UK motor industry’s greatest strengths, Liam Fox says

Autonomous and low-emission vehicles are one of the UK motor industry’s “greatest strengths”, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said during his visit to technology show CES. Speaking at an event hosted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Dr Fox said the British automotive industry was at the forefront of “the biggest transformation…