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Smart speaker technology trial to aid supported living
…A £15,000 trial is under way to see how smart speaker technology could help…. The trust said the technology could remind people when to take medication, attend… with disability Disability technology: Is the future already here? Technology helping disabled…


Technology can help people with disabilities 'live better'
…A project that uses technology such as Amazon Echo to help people living…


Technology firms in south Wales face skilled staff battle
…Penarth financial technology firm Credas shows Sarah Dickins how facial… financial technology firms in Wales are at risk of being held back by skills shortages… . It covers a wide range of technology companies, from those involved in price comparison…


Robotics consortium in offshore technology funding boost
… and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for use in harsh offshore environments…-assisted asset inspection and maintenance technologies. The Engineering and Physical… will work collaboratively as the Orca Hub to develop robotics and AI technologies


Technology companies must protect children online
…Government should intervene to make technology companies such as Facebook… spokeswoman Baroness Chisholm agreed technology companies had "a responsibility…


The lift-summoning robot and other technology news
…BBC Click's Kat Hawkins looks at some of the best of the week's technology news…


Fleet of new gritters equipped with GPS location technology introduced in Wakefield.
…New gritters have taken to the streets in Wakefield in a bid to keep the city's roads clear of ice and snow this winter. Each lorry is guided by GPS to ensure the salt is dropped in the right place. The fleet of 14 new vehicles has cost…


NI's bionic sportsmen - when humans and technology collide
… of robotic legs - the technology which he describes as "the intersection where humans… and technology collide". Exoskeleton suits are designed to enable those with lower limb…. "Throughout the world, I believe there are the people, the technology and the science…


Technology explained: what is ransomware?
… somebody into installing it. BBC Technology reporter Zoe Kleinman explains what…


Road safety campaigners call for anti-speeding system in all new cars
…Road safety campaigners want anti-speeding technology fitted to all cars after… enforcement. What is Intelligent Speed Adaptation? The technology enables drivers…