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<h2>Wideblue client Polaroid Originals featured in major article in the Guardian

Wideblue client Polaroid Originals featured in major article in the Guardian

20 September 2018

Wideblue client Polaroid Originals is featured in a major article in the Guardian. The article charts Polaroid’s history and highlights the launch of the new OneStep+ camera launched this month.

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<h2>Wideblue and Pivot announce merger

Wideblue and Pivot announce merger

19 April 2018

Wideblue and Pivot International have concluded a deal to merge Wideblue’s New Product Design and Development team with Pivot International’s USA and Far East development and manufacturing capability. The deal will allow Wideblue’s customers to benefit from the strengths of both companies and increase Wideblue’s presence in international markets.

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<h2>Wideblue led team completes Hyperspectral Camera project

Wideblue led team completes Hyperspectral Camera project

17 April 2018

Wideblue together with Galloway & Macleod working with the University of the West of Scotland, the University of Strathclyde and the James Hutton Institute have completed an Innovate UK project to create a new generation of low cost hyperspectral cameras. The initial product demonstrator has successfully been demonstrated in a range of crop types and the team are keen to take the product further.

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<h2>Congratulations to Park Mains High School in getting through to the UK finals of the school 4x4 challenge

Congratulations to Park Mains High School in getting through to the UK finals of the school 4x4 challenge

23 February 2018

Congratulations to Park Mains High School, Erskine in getting through to the UK finals of the school 4x4 challenge which will take place at Jaguar Land Rover Headquarters in March 2018. Wideblue supported the school team of S6 pupils with the preparation of a car body shell made from a biodegradable wood chip based thermo forming material. The team were delighted to win the top Innovation prize and were second overall in the regional finals of the Professional Class. Team leader Lewis said “We were delighted with the sponsorship and support from Wideblue. This was the first time Park Mains High School has entered this competition and getting through to the finals in the professional class at Jaguar Land Rover is superb”.

<h2>Wideblue, Fraunhofer and Mologic announce new development project for antibiotic susceptibility test for UTIs

Wideblue, Fraunhofer and Mologic announce new development project for antibiotic susceptibility test for UTIs

20 February 2018

Wideblue, along with Fraunhofer and Mologic, are to develop a new point-of-care tester for rapid diagnosis of bacterial urinary tract infections (UTIs) and any associated antibiotic susceptibility, in a primary care setting. The consortium secured £900k of funding for the project from SBRI. During the project Wideblue will integrate the technology from the partners and develop the point of care tester to ensure the device meets the optical and regulatory requirements. Mologic will develop the In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD), Fraunhofer and Kelvin Nanotechnology will develop the optical test waveguides and microfluidics and Barclay Medical Practice will advise on user requirements. The project is a good fit with Wideblue’s skills and experience using the Company’s optical design, electronics, software and mechanical engineering skills together with its ergonomics, prototyping and manufacturing expertise.

For more details, see the press release here.

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