telent Technology Services wins major “smart” motorways project

Approximately 100 new jobs are being created at telent Technology Services, a Warwickshire network services and technology company, following a major contract win with Highways England to manage the ‘smart’ motorways of the future. The new roles will be at the firm’s head office in Warwick, as the company takes over the NRTS (National Roads Telecommunications Services) network. The […]

Pinnacle acquires Sage software & IT services business from MSA Systems

Pinnacle, specialists in providing Sage business management software and IT Services, has acquired the Sage software & IT Services business of Midlands based MSA Systems Ltd (MSA) for an undisclosed sum. Pinnacle will take over MSA’s customer base of over 80 sites in a move designed to support its penetration geographically into the Midlands region and […]

Innovation Birmingham to be sold to property group Bruntwood

Innovation Birmingham, the publicly-owned science park which supports start-up and growing tech and digital companies, is to be bought by private property group Bruntwood. The campus, which sits next to Aston University on the edge of the city centre, comprises three office buildings – Faraday Wharf, iCentrum and the Universities Centre – and is owned by […]

ByteSnap in Consortium to Develop Pioneering V2G Technology

ByteSnap and consortium partners begin breakthrough V2G development project   We’re pleased to announce that ByteSnap and a consortium of partners have been awarded a two-year collaborative project, VIGIL (Vehicle-to-Grid Intelligent Control), under a Vehicle-to-Grid competition, funded by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). […]

SOTI signals next phase of growth with latest European expansion

SOTI Inc., a provider of mobile and IoT device management solutions, has expanded its regional headquarters in Solihull, to capitalise on the company’s booming growth and invest in the next generation of the digital workforce. The move comes as part of a wider European expansion in the wake of new and evolving uses of business-critical mobility in sectors, including retail, healthcare and field […]

West Midlands Combined Authority seeks chief digital officer

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is recruiting for a chief digital officer to spearhead a “digital revolution” across the region. The digital chief will report directly into West Midlands mayor Andy Street, and will be tasked with leading digitisation and technology initiatives across four key areas. The first  is “digital strategy”. In this area […]

Birmingham software firm named among UK’s top exporters

A Birmingham software firm has been named as one the UK’s fastest-growing small companies for its exporting activities. It is one of seven West Midlands companies to feature in the 2018 Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100. Jewellery Quarter-based Mercato develops sales software for clients such as  IBM and Lenovo and growth in the […]

Network solutions provider Syscomm builds sales and marketing

Syscomm Ltd has recently announced a number of strategic hires at their Coventry office.   The new roles are focussed on the sales and marketing and are essential to support increased sales initiatives and continued expansion into new markets throughout 2018. Darren Bindert has been hired as Head of Marketing for Syscomm. Darren is a B2B marketing […]

PwC leads pledge to boost number of females pursuing technology careers

PwC and 18 major organisations are taking action to increase the number of women in UK tech roles through the launch of the ‘Tech She Can Charter’. The Tech She Can Charter has been founded to tackle the factors behind the shortfall of women in technology roles. Currently only 23% of people working in STEM jobs are female. […]

SnapUI High Performance GUI Engine at Embedded World 2018

  See SnapUI in action on the NXP Stand at Embedded World 2018: the largest embedded systems trade show on the globe   SnapUI Demo: Homehub (thermostat and alarm panel) on the i.MX7 ULP ByteSnap is excited to be exhibiting SnapUI – our low power, high performance GUI engine – running on NXP’s new i.MX7 […]

ByteSnap demos 360 camera architecture and embedded Linux

  See Us at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2018, 6-8 February 2018 ByteSnap showcasing 360 camera architecture, BLE module & chipset development services   See our latest project demos at one of the UK’s largest engineering trade shows – Southern Manufacturing and Electronics 2018. 360 camera architecture design On stand C135, a 360 camera engineering […]

Nottingham University’s robotics research centre is complete

Work on the University of Nottingham’s Advanced Manufacturing Building has been completed after a year-long construction project.  The £30mn (US$42.7mn) facility will focus high-tech and innovative 3D printing and robotics research, as it targets manufacturing of the future. The site will become a global hub for the leading minds working on advanced technology, as it hosts meetings, […]

Ideagen expects strong revenues through international client wins

Nottingham’s Ideagen has announced that it expects to record its ninth year of successive growth following the release of its unaudited Interim Results. The software firm grew both organically and from acquisitions made in the previous financial year, recording significant increases in new and recurring revenues. Among the highlights include revenue rises of 43% to £17.2million, […]

Mayflex introduces monthly tours of its Birmingham HQ

Mayflex, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions, has introduced a regular monthly session for customers to conduct an official guided tour of its Birmingham Headquarters. The tours will take place on the last Wednesday of every month with the first date scheduled to take place on Wednesday 28th February. The itinerary for the tour will […]

Payments app Zapaygo surpasses £500,000 crowdfunding target

Zapaygo Investments, a Staffordshire-based ordering and payment mobile app, has successfully surpassed its initial equity crowdfunding campaign’s £500,000 funding target on Crowdcube. The company launched the funding round earlier month and has so far attracted more than 160 investors. Founded in 2015, Zapaygo is described as a smartphone application that allows users to pre-order & […]