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<h2>Wideblue, together with partners GSS and CRiL, win Electra European Electronics Industry Award 2017

Wideblue, together with partners GSS and CRiL, win Electra European Electronics Industry Award 2017

8 December 2017

Wideblue together with partners GSS and CRiL win Electra European Electronics Industry Award 2017 for the design of the CRiL N Tidal C capnometer. The team won Best Design Team and Best Medical Device in the 2017 awards which were held in London on 6th Dec 2017. The new medical device, designed and manufactured by Wideblue and using a GSS sensor, has shown very promising results in CRiL clinical trials with COPD patients. Further clinical trials are underway with patients suffering from other respiratory diseases.

<h2>Wideblue demonstrate the HCC Hyperspectral Crop Camera and the Peek Retina mobile phone ophthalmoscope

Wideblue demonstrate the HCC Hyperspectral Crop Camera and the Peek Retina mobile phone ophthalmoscope

2 November 2017

Wideblue were pleased to showcase some recent product developments at the recent Censis Technology Summit and Conference held at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, each using sensors in a unique way. The HCC hyperspectral crop camera is an advanced prototype for a product used to manage the health of high value crops at a price point that will be affordable for use on small to medium sized farms. The Peek retina mobile phone ophthalmoscope is a product currently being used to monitor eye health across the world. Wideblue were one of many exhibiters at the technology summit that was a showcase for many different sensor based technologies.

<h2>Wideblue upgrades ISO9001 and ISO13485 to new standards

Wideblue upgrades ISO9001 and ISO13485 to new standards

15 September 2017

Wideblue are pleased to announce that we have successfully transitioned our ISO standards to ISO9001:2015 and ISO13485:2016. LRQA carried out the transition audit at the end of June and we have received accreditation to the new standards. The scope of our accreditation was also extended to include the manufacture of medical devices. To download a copy of our accreditiation, go to downloads.

<h2>Wideblue engineered Calcivis dental imaging system presented to parliamentary group

Wideblue engineered Calcivis dental imaging system presented to parliamentary group

24 July 2017

Bruce Vernon, Chief Technology Officer of Wideblue client Calcivis recently presented the Wideblue engineered Calcivis dental imaging system to a UK all parliamentary group for dental innovation. The session organized by the British Dental Association and held at Portcullis House, Westminster, London, was attended by members of parliament along with the UK Chief Dental Officer who learned how the Calcivis imaging system is set to revolutionise preventative dentistry. Read more about the recently launched Calcivis device and technology here.

<h2>Wideblue video released - Backing the Game Changers

Wideblue video released - Backing the Game Changers

1 June 2017

Wideblue and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have been working on a new camera and measurement system for wind turbine blades. The system has been successfully tested in a 40m blade and is currently being tested in a blade over 80m long. This ground breaking new technology which measures the deflection of the blade over time is featured in a new "Game Changers" video.

<h2>Wideblue client Impossible joins with Polaroid

Wideblue client Impossible joins with Polaroid

12 May 2017

Wideblue client Impossible joins with Polaroid as Impossible’s largest shareholder Wiacezlaw (Slava) Smolokowski acquires the iconic Polaroid brand. This latest Polaroid deal brings two related brands under one roof. In October 2008 The Impossible Project purchased the last remaining Polaroid factory in Enschede, Netherlands, for $3.1 million after Polaroid announced the end of its instant film production in February 2008. Since 2008, Impossible has successfully launched a number of new instant film lines, as well as its first camera, the Wideblue engineered I-1 instant camera.

Read full details of the acquisition deal here.

<h2>Wideblue win double Platinum Product Design Award for Peek Retina

Wideblue win double Platinum Product Design Award for Peek Retina

17 March 2017

Wideblue are pleased to announce that they have won two platinum awards in the 2017 European Product Design Awards. The European Product Design Awards recognizes the efforts of talented designers and design teams who aim to improve our daily lives with practical and beautiful creations, designed to solve a problem, make life easier or simply spread joy. Wideblue have designed, prototyped and arranged manufacturing of a Mobile Phone Ophthalmoscope for Peek Vision. This medical device, the Peek Retina, has won Platinum awards in the "Designs for Society" and "Designs for Life Science" categories. Both Wideblue and their customer Peek Vision are delighted to receive this prestigious award.

For further details click here and here.

<h2>Wideblue named as finalist in Knowledge Exchange Awards

Wideblue named as finalist in Knowledge Exchange Awards

3 February 2017

Wideblue are delighted to learn that our MAPS project has been named as a finalist in the Knowledge Exchange Awards 2017 for the Multiparty Collaboration Award. This highly innovative project brings together Wideblue with Sellafield Limited, National Nuclear Labs, University of Strathclyde and Inspectahire Ltd. This multi party team are developing a new ground breaking technology to carry out both laser scanning and imaging inside important structures. The winners of the awards categories will be named on Tues 21st Feb.

For more information click here.

<h2>Wideblue will be showing a case study at the forthcoming UWS Health Technologies and Medical Devices Showcase

Wideblue will be showing a case study at the forthcoming UWS Health Technologies and Medical Devices Showcase

20 January 2017

Wideblue director Russell Overend will be showing a case study on the design and development of a low cost personal IR Capnometer at the forthcoming UWS Health Technologies and Medical Devices Showcase on 8th February 2017. The Showcase event, held at the Lord Smith of Kelvin International Research and Enterprise Centre at the University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, is a unique opportunity to learn about some of the innovative applied research being conducted in photonics, materials, biomedical technology and digital health.

Full details of the event can be found here.

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