Yearly Archives: 2015


Massively Scaleable WordPress Sites with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

We've been reading some very interesting stuff about what happens when we mix the latest offerings from Amazon Web Services and good old Wordpress. We may be guilty of 'drinking the kool aid' here. But it's tasting very good regardless. So, to start with, take your common or garden Wordpress site and drop it onto

By | September 25th, 2015|Server side development|Comments Off on Massively Scaleable WordPress Sites with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Content Management Made Easy

Allowing users to manage their content in their own smartphone app in a way that is intuitive, but maintains the consistent look and feel of an iPhone or Android device is a challenge, but with the PRM™ Patient Experience Manager tools, Winchester Innovation have created a way to make this easy. The PRM™ content manager

By | July 29th, 2015|App Development, Healthcare|Comments Off on Content Management Made Easy

ESP8266 for some really low cost monitoring

I bought an ESP8266 NodeMCU module for £7 just to have a play and see what everyone is talking about. is one supplier (£6.57). It has a 80MHz or 160MHz CPU. And is very small (few cm x few cm). The SDK including GCC is free, and it has Wifi on board plus GPIO

By | June 26th, 2015|Technology consultancy|Comments Off on ESP8266 for some really low cost monitoring

Bluetooth Low Energy iOS ANCS Bug Report

We have recently been working on a project harnessing the iOS ANCS (Apple Notification Service Center). The product is not yet launched and still under wraps. But suffice to say it is a battery powered device that remains connected to your iPhone and displays to you whether your phone has any notifications pending (WhatsApp, Facebook, missed

By | May 15th, 2015|iPhone Projects, Technology consultancy|Comments Off on Bluetooth Low Energy iOS ANCS Bug Report

Aerostat thermal surveillance software

Developing the C# aerostat thermal surveillance software to run in the base station for the Owls Surveillance aerostat has required a thorough understanding of the GiGE Vision protocol handling within Microsoft Windows. C# is a flexible development language, but bouncing around on the back of an inflatable boat running on a ruggedised touch screen PC, wrapped

By | May 13th, 2015|App Development, Technology consultancy|Comments Off on Aerostat thermal surveillance software

University IP Commercialization

Last month, we released the latest updates of anyTide to Google Play and Apple App stores. The main addition being display of tidal currents. This marks a further step in commericalization of the university IP. This is the fruit of detailed collaboration with the National Oceanography Centre (in Southampton and Liverpool). The University has the

By | April 29th, 2015|App Development, Industrial control, Oceanography Technology, Server side development, Technology consultancy|Comments Off on University IP Commercialization