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Head injuries in sport set to be tackled with wearable tech

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The measurement and tracking of head impact force in sport and recreational activities is due to be tackled with wearable technology which will also aid research into, and support informed decisions on, the risk...

Lord Provost hails space firm for ‘game changing’ work in the capital

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The Rt Hon Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Frank Ross, has paid tribute to Skyrora as one of the leading lights of the city’s business world during a visit to space firm’s offices.He visited the...

Restaurants could end food waste with technology

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AN INNOVATIVE software system is offering restaurant owners the chance to put an end to costly food wastages.Food tech start-up firm ePOS Hybrid’s pioneering system is able to record all food wastage across a...

Transform your business with cutting edge technology

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A START-UP up firm plans to take the food and drink industry by storm with cutting-edge technology which allows business owners to create offers and menu updates even when they’re relaxing on the beach.Edinburgh-based...

Volunteer to help older people Tap into IT

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A leading housing provider is calling on Edinburgh volunteers to join the team and help bridge the gap between older people and technology.Bield Housing & Care has teamed up with local charity, Tapinto IT,...

Edinburgh teaching event for schools and business

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Opal IT invites firms and education providers to sign up for events aimed at helping them get the most out of their Apple technology.IT directors, managers and technical professionals will learn how to use...

First British Rocket to Reach Orbit Returns Home

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THE UK's only rocket to successfully place a satellite into orbit is to be unveiled in Scotland after a 10,000-mile journey back home.Almost 50 years since its launch, the Black Arrow rocket will be...

Appy Days at Historic Edinburgh Venue

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The commercial team at one of Scotland’s oldest institutions has launched its very own app in a bid to offer the most modern of business tourism experiences.Surgeons' Quarter, which currently oversees more than 2,200...

Digital skills academy praised

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John Swinney, Scotland’s Deputy First Minister, has hailed the impact of digital skills academy CodeClan in supplying new talent to support the country’s burgeoning tech sector.Mr Swinney paid the compliment as the organisation marked...

Promotions at recruitment firm

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Founded in Edinburgh the IT recruitment firm Cathcart Associates has announced three senior promotions within its Scotland and North of England divisions. The promotions follow recent news of expansion by the independent business in its Manchester office, and...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Soutra: the 'once powerful' hospital in the Bannockburn years - a talk by archeo-ethno-pharmacologist Dr Brian Moffatt, Director of SHARP. Soutra was the site of the greatest medieval hospital north of York - archaeologists are now...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2014Delighters: Hula Hooping  - taster session. For ages 14+, beginners or beginners + - session will be tailored to the abilities of the participants. 6.30-7.30pm, Forest Centre +, 38 Castle Terrace....

Instagram launch 15 second video

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Instagram, now owned by Facebook, have just announced yesterday that the Instagram App will allow you to video 15 seconds of footage and then add in a filter in the same way as you...

Apple co-founder at core of Turing Festival

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[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/2385118" params="auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=8434b2" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]“You can think of the Turing Festival as European SxSW meets TED conferences.” The organisers of the capital's Turing Festival are about to boot-up a three day celebration of...

Interactive festival encourages next generation of game-makers

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[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/55605602" params="auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=8434b2" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]"Digital media is transforming pretty much every area of the creative industries, the arts, the media..."Established in 2002, Edinburgh Interactive is a short festival that aims to bring...

Edinburgh Councillors to get iPads

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Around £200,000 and 1 million sheets of paper could be saved every year through a move towards paperless committee meetings at the City of Edinburgh Council.The ambitious programme, which also aims to save back office...

Scots team use their Edinburgh experience in India

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A team of experts from Scotland, who have already worked on sites in Edinburgh, is digitally recording the sculptures and terraces of an ancient Indian monument using laser technology in a pioneering partnership between...

Jobs in Edinburgh for the girls…not just the boys

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Female technology stars of the future were treated to a careers event aimed at encouraging more women in to what is a predominantly male industry. Skills Development Scotland and Scottish Resource Centre for Women in...

NHS Lothian win green award for new technology

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NHS Lothian's new computer system has won them a green award for reducing the organisation's energy costs by up to 85 per cent.The Sun Ray system, which is being installed across the organisation, is...

Computer Tip #2 – Printer Ink Tips to save money

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Have you ever wondered why a lot of printers targeted for home and small office consumers are cheaply priced? You may not be aware of it, but it is an open secret in the...

Edinburgh firm Turtle Pens takes on the big boys!

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A new Edinburgh based company, Turtle, is launching an attack on the giants of the pen industry by introducing two innovative pen collections; Turtle Work and Turtle Play. Featuring their patent pending SNAPbackTM mechanism,...

Edinburgh expert advises using technology to boost tourism

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A leading digital expert, who has worked with some of the biggest names in Scotland’s tourism industry, has been invited to talk at a Scottish Enterprise Event designed to show how technology can help...

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