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Wideblue Director Grant King to speak at the first Technology Scotland design workshop in Edinburgh on 1st November.

The subject of the talk will be “Design: Taking Ideas to Market”, Grant will focus on the innovation process, the identification of market needs in a technologically advanced world, and how to take products to market that are fit for the end users. Check the event workshop to find out more.

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28 October 2016

Wideblue to demonstrate three new products at CENSIS Technology Summit

Wideblue will demonstrate some of the new products they are working on at the Technology Summit being organised by CENSIS on Thurs 6th October at the Technology Innovation Centre in Glasgow. Wideblue plan to demonstrate the new Impossible I-1 camera which uses Polaroid style film, the MAPS automated pipe scanner and the CRiL personal capnometer. …

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30 September 2016

Wideblue customer CRiL completes clinical trials with great results delivered from NTC1

Wideblue designed and built a batch of N-Tidal C (NTC1) battery powered personal respiratory monitors in January this year. The devices were used in an observational, longitudinal clinical study at Addenbrookes hospital for COPD sufferers at home and in clinic. The study has now been completed and the results are being analysed. The 30 monitors …

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29 September 2016

Wideblue deliver batch of prototype ophthalmoscopes to Peek

Peek Retina – Turns a mobile phone into an ophthalmoscope. Wideblue recently delivered a first batch of advanced prototypes of Peek Retina to Peek for evaluation in London and Tanzania. The prototype devices have already been used to correctly identify cases of glaucoma and cataract. Next Wideblue will move onto design for manufacture (DFM), assistance with regulatory …

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12 September 2016

Wideblue start new wind turbine blade optical monitoring project

Wideblue are the lead partner in a new Innovate UK project which will develop a camera system to monitor the health of wind turbine blades. The cameras will measure the shape of the wind turbine blades in real time under load in normal and in extreme operating conditions. Wideblue are joined by a team from …

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01 September 2016

Wideblue wins new Hyperspectral Crop Camera Project

Wideblue are the lead partner in a new Innovate UK project to develop a low cost hyperspectral imaging camera for use by farmers. This ambitious project brings together experts from University of Strathclyde, University of the West of Scotland, James Hutton Institute, Galloway & MacLeod and Wideblue to develop a new low cost Crop Camera. …

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01 July 2016

Wideblue client The Impossible Company launches the Wideblue engineered I-1 camera

Wideblue client The Impossible Company have recently launched the Wideblue engineered I-1 camera, the first new camera system in over twenty years for the original Polaroid 600 photo format. The camera was recently launched at the Bloomberg design week in San Francisco and was also featured during NYCxDesign in May at an exclusive launch at …

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11 April 2016

Wideblue director Grant King to speak at Bio Dundee Conference

Wideblue director Grant King to speak at Bio Dundee Conference, 24-25th May. As part of a focus on Design, Grant will be speaking to an audience from the Life Sciences community on “Product Design – the idea and the execution; how it all comes together”. In light of Dundee being a UNESCO City of Design …

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16 March 2016

Wideblue demonstrate new capnometer products to Princess Anne

Wideblue are currently working with University of West of Scotland (UWS) Sports Medicine Department, GSS and CENSIS, to evaluate the use of their new Capnometer products in sports medicine. Wideblue and GSS were invited along to the opening of a new building at UWS and got the chance to demonstrate the new products to Princess …

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29 February 2016

Wideblue customer CRiL start clinical trials at Addenbrookes hospital with new NTC1 product

Cambridge Respiratory Innovations Ltd have received approval to start clinical trials of the new NTC1 product designed and built by Wideblue. Approval was given for the trials by the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for “clinical evaluation of the CRIL N-Tidal C data-collector capnometer to collect breathing records in patients with COPD”. Patients with …

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15 February 2016

Wideblue complete build of CRiL new NTC1 medical devices for clinical trials

Following the completion of the SOSRC project, Wideblue have commissioned new production quality injection moulding tooling, electronics boards and Infra Red optics to allow the assembly and testing of a new N Tidal C medical device (NTC1) for CRiL (Cambridge Respiratory Innovations Ltd). This is the first device to be formally tested and is configured …

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25 January 2016

Wideblue complete Solid State Optical Respiration Rate Capnometer (SOSORC) project on time and on budget

Wideblue and partners GSS and CRiL have successfully completed the Innovate UK SOSORC project. This Innovate UK supported project, which started in 2014, aimed to use GSS CO2 sensors in a range of medical devices and prove their effectiveness in a range of clinical applications. Wideblue, who lead this project, have incorporated updated GSS sensors …

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11 January 2016

Wideblue Customer CRiL Achieve ISO 13485

Congratulations to Wideblue’s customer Cambridge Respiratory Innovations Limited (CRiL), who have recently gained accreditation to ISO9001 and ISO13485. Wideblue have completed the design, tooling, and DFM of CRiL’s first product, the N Tidal C, in less than 10 months. This is a new, ultra-fast, ultra-sensitive, low cost personal medical device to accurately monitor CO2 in …

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09 November 2015

Wideblue finalists at British Engineering Excellence Awards

Wideblue founders Grant King and Russell Overend attended the British engineering excellence awards (BEEAs) in London where Wideblue were finalists in the Best Small Company of the Year category. Russell said “It was a great achievement and a huge honour to be nominated and reach the finals of such a prestigious award. The event was …

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29 October 2015

Wideblue announced as finalists in British Engineering Excellence Awards

Wideblue are proud and delighted to be shortlisted for a British Engineering Excellence Award 2015. Wideblue are finalists in the “Small Company of the Year” category. The awards event will be held on 29th October at the Hurlington Club in London. The awards are created by the UK’s Eureka and New Electronics magazines. Phil Mayo, …

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01 September 2015

Wideblue achieve accreditation to ISO9001 and ISO13485

Wideblue are delighted to announce our recent accreditation to ISO9001 and ISO13485. Although we are very familiar with the requirements of the Medical Device Directive (93/42/EEC), FDA requirements, new product CE marking, ISO9001 and ISO13485 and have in fact been designing products to these standards for many years, we can now announce our formal accreditation …

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01 August 2015

Wideblue Purchase Thermal Camera for Project Work

The camera was bought to help with a project that required measuring heat flow and heat distribution in a prototype new product. In addition to products that require heating or heat dissipation, the thermal camera can also aid in debugging electronics boards and checking for heat build-up during lifetime testing of new products. The camera …

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18 May 2015

Wideblue Start New Project for 3D Remote Visual Inspection in the Nuclear Industry

This week saw the kick-off of our new “Mosaicing for Automatic Pipe Scanning” (MAPS) project. It will combine innovative new optical hardware and advanced image processing techniques for interactive 3D remote visual inspection (RVI) of pipework in the nuclear industry. This new project aims to develop a ruggedized prototype that will be deployed and demonstrated …

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24 April 2015

Wideblue Client Anacail Secures £2 Million in Equity Funding

Wideblue client Anacail announced today that they have just closed a £2 million equity investment that will enable it to develop its platform technology into a number of commercial applications. The investment consortium included new investor Sussex Place Ventures, existing investors IP Group plc and the Scottish Investment bank (SIB) as well as a small …

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22 April 2015

Wideblue Presenting at Innovate UK Meeting “Creating Smart Products from Smart Materials”

Wideblue Director Russell Overend will be giving a presentation detailing Wideblue’s experience of Innovate UK / TSB supported projects. This is a free networking and consortia building event in advance of an Innovate UK Smart Materials Competition. See more details here.

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17 March 2015

Wideblue to implement ISO13485 and ISO9000 by mid 2015

Wideblue have engaged Compliance Solutions Limited and notified body LRQA to update Wideblue’s quality management system with a view to achieving ISO13485 during 2015. Wideblue are already familiar with the requirements of the Medical Device Directive, ISO13485, CE marking and have helped many clients achieve certification of their new products, however, we have never had …

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15 January 2015

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