All companies today must ask if they want to disrupt or be disrupted. Engineers are often the ones expected to inform on technology trends and suggest solutions. Sound familiar? At RS Components we are committed to accelerate in this area. We want to share this journey with you and will use DesignSpark as the springboard for many of our upcoming innovations.
This Innovation Hub will discuss digital technology trends and what the future could look like. The world of IoT/Industry 4.0, Cloud, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain are all underpinned by Data and Analytics. We will share behind-the-scenes insight into select projects at RS, aiming to add value to you in new and unique ways. We will invite you to participate in exclusive proof-of-concept testing and we will share our learnings with you to inform your own innovation efforts. Join us on the journey to the unknown, tell us what is good or bad, what you believe the future to be and what influences your daily life, your industry and the products you design and use.
Augmented Reality in EngineeringWhilst there’s a huge amount of hype around Virtual Reality currently, led primarily by tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Sony; it is sometimes easy to overlook Augmented Reality. This article looks at the future of AR in engineering
Rise of the Smart Cams“They’re coming!” No, they’re already here. And get ready to see a lot more of them, as the hardware needed for a Smart Cam is becoming very affordable and its applications are near endless.
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11 months agoI have had the pleasure of working with Jude Pullen and Ryan White (RLab - Reading UK HackSpace) on some awesome hacks! The most memorable of which being our project to send a Superman action figure into...
October 25, 2017 15:47
DesignSpark members can now exclusively download the 1st ever Unity wrapper (in C#) for Google's Tesseract OCR engine used in the DesignSpark AR app.
October 25, 2017 08:06
How does Deep learning work? What is the difference between Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning? Get simplified answers to these questions in this excellent article. *Image courtesy of 'codeproject.org'*
October 23, 2017 14:25
You can register your interest here to 'test drive' the DesignSpark AR app It is in active development and your feedback is essential in providing the best possible experience.
October 18, 2017 07:33
Can you answer the challenges set by RS, Thales and B.O.C. to enable 21st Century Smart Factories?
October 5, 2017 09:22
When approaching any new technology, there are always technical challenges that present themselves throughout development, and the DesignSpark Augmented Reality (DS AR) application was no different.
September 19, 2017 15:51
“They’re coming!” No, they’re already here. And get ready to see a lot more of them, as the hardware needed for a Smart Cam is becoming very affordable and its applications are near endless.
September 19, 2017 14:02
Whilst there’s a huge amount of hype around Virtual Reality currently, led primarily by tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Sony; it is sometimes easy to overlook Augmented Reality. This article looks at the future of AR in engineering
August 4, 2017 10:59
According to the Breaktheblock Hackathon contest result, the insurance industry can be easily disrupted by the blockchain technology, more exact, by the Ethereum Smart Contract system especially when used in conjunction with autonomous IoT sensors.