Technology

Bath Spa students’ virtual dreams become a reality through pioneering Bristol VR Lab partnership

April 18, 2018
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Bath Spa students’ virtual dreams become a reality through pioneering Bristol VR Lab partnership

Students from Bath Spa University will be among the first to use the new Bristol VR (virtual reality) Lab to give their studies a world-beating boost. The university has teamed up with the Lab, which officially opened this week, to give Creative Computing students the opportunity to enhance their skills in ambient and factual...

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Creative Technology Network to be launched to drive digital innovation in region’s key sectors

April 13, 2018
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Creative Technology Network to be launched to drive digital innovation in region’s key sectors

A £6.5m project that will harness the power of innovative digital technology to boost the West of England’s creative, health and manufacturing sectors is to be launched by a consortium of universities, including Bath Spa, and arts venues. The new Creative Technology Network will pool research and innovation expertise from the universities and industrial...

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Phenomenal Women series of talks to welcome inspirational technology pioneer as next speaker

April 13, 2018
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Phenomenal Women series of talks to welcome inspirational technology pioneer as next speaker

One of the most inspirational women in technology is to give the second in a series of talks by high-profile business women in Bath later this month. Carole Mundell, head of physics at the University of Bath, will speak at The Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel’s Phenomenal Women event, part of a series that aims...

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Bath tech firm’s app will help city’s Minerva’s Owls sculpture trail soar to new heights

April 13, 2018
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Bath tech firm’s app will help city’s Minerva’s Owls sculpture trail soar to new heights

Innovative Bluetooth technology developed by Bath firm Blispa will make this summer’s Minerva’s Owls public sculpture trail in the city the UK’s first fully interactive attraction of its kind.   Beacons from the firm will allow visitors to interact with the super-sized owl sculptures that will perch around Bath and surrounding towns between June...

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More growth in store for Bath software firm The Filter as it wins clients in retail sector

April 13, 2018
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More growth in store for Bath software firm The Filter as it wins clients in retail sector

Bath-based machine learning software company The Filter, co-founded by musician and entrepreneur Peter Gabriel more than a decade ago, took on more new clients in March than in any other month in its history. The success in winning the eight clients comes shortly after the firm, based in The Guild innovation hub, entered the...

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Next phase of growth signalled by innovative Bath software firm The Filter as new CEO gets on board

March 26, 2018
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Next phase of growth signalled by innovative Bath software firm The Filter as new CEO gets on board

Bath-based specialist software developer The Filter, which was co-founded by musician and entrepreneur Peter Gabriel, is predicting its next phase of innovation after appointing a new CEO. The firm, which provides leading-edge machine learning software to the media and retail sectors, said the appointment of Neil Morris was a statement of intent as it...

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Digital advertising podcast launched by SearchStar to highlight latest industry news

March 26, 2018
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Digital advertising podcast launched by SearchStar to highlight latest industry news

SearchStar, the Bath-based digital media buying agency, has launched a new podcast for digital advertisers.   Hosted by SearchStar managing manager Dan Fallon and marketing manager Nick Livermore, DANcast is a monthly discussion of the latest digital advertising news. The podcast aims to be an entertaining and informative look at the latest industry news....

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Applicants for scheme to widen diversity in Bath’s tech sector should get a shift on

March 24, 2018
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Applicants for scheme to widen diversity in Bath’s tech sector should get a shift on

Would-be participants in a pioneering programme to tackle the lack of diversity in Bath’s tech cluster have just a few days left to get their applications in. Called SHIFT, the project aims to address the imbalance in the sector by amplifying its underrepresented voices. The free course will give 12 individuals from diverse backgrounds...

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Google to headline leading analytics and conversion conference in Bath

March 9, 2018
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Google to headline leading analytics and conversion conference in Bath

Bath digital businesses are to get access to leading-edge advice and industry trends following the announcement that Google is to headline an analytics and conversion conference in the city this summer. Google will supply the keynote speaker and provide expert services at the event. Organised by Bath-based SearchStar – one of the UK’s foremost...

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Pioneering scheme launched to widen diversity in Bath’s tech sector

March 8, 2018
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Pioneering scheme launched to widen diversity in Bath’s tech sector

A programme to tackle the lack of diversity in Bath’s tech cluster by amplifying its underrepresented voices has been launched. Aptly named SHIFT, the free course will give 12 individuals from diverse backgrounds across Bath and Bristol the skills and backing they need to change perceptions in the area’s burgeoning tech industry.  Those behind...

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