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The Scotsman: A2E Adding Jobs After Recent Business Wins

Livingston-based A2E, which is part of the Pivot International group, is looking to recruit an electronics engineer and project manager to deal with the additional demand, with further plans in place to take on additional engineers over the coming months. Read the full article on The Scotsman: A2E Adding Jobs After Recent Business Wins

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28 September 2021

Forbes: Computer Chip Shortage Crisis Shows Supply Chains at Risk

The semiconductor chip crisis that hit companies around the world shows no signs of ending any time soon and will continue to impact the supply chains for many industries. Indeed, some organizations have yet to fully recover from the impact of the blockage of the Suez Canal last March on their ability to send and …

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19 July 2021

Wideblue Managing Director, Russell Overend, was the subject of this week’s Herald newspapers Monday Business Interview.

Wideblue Managing Director, Russell Overend, was the subject of this week’s Herald newspapers Monday Business Interview. “At the start of the pandemic we had one customer who had their funding pulled, and they almost went under. A lot of projects were delayed, particularly if the clients were dependent on access to university labs” said Wideblue …

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24 May 2021

41 Action News: Effects of Chip Shortage, How to Avoid Impacts

Right now, there is a worldwide shortage of those chips, which means businesses are adjusting and tech experts are advising consumers on how to avoid paying higher prices. 41 Action News: Effects of Chip Shortage, How to Avoid Impacts

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13 May 2021

The Insider UK: Glasgow Design Agency Joins Consortium

Glasgow-based product design specialist Wideblue has joined forces with two other businesses to develop an autonomous surface disinfection system for hospitals. The collaboration, entitled Project LUSS (LED-based Ultra Violet exposure for Safe Surfaces) has been awarded an Innovate UK grant to develop an economical solution to combat the spread of Covid-19 in public spaces. Glasgow …

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07 May 2021

Bdaily News: Making Technology Happen for 15 Years

Wideblue is celebrating 15 years of success this month. The multi-award winning firm was created on 01 March 2006 with a management-buy-out of Polaroid’s European Research and Design Centre, and is now regarded as one of the UK’s leading independent product design firms. Read on for more information. Bdaily News: Making technology happen for 15 …

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06 April 2021

The Insider UK: Scottish Tech Companies Partner to Revolutionise the Atomic Clock

Scottish tech companies WideBlue and Kelvin Nanotechnology have teamed up to revolutionise the atomic clock. Along with the University of Strathclyde and the University of Birmingham, they are developing the miniaturisation of optical atomic clocks which will make them more user-friendly and help improve Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) location accuracy. Read on for more …

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06 April 2021