What are the barriers to big data analytics in local government?

By: Fola Malomo, Vania Sena and David Sutcliffe, Oxford Internet Institute The concept of Big Data has become very popular over the last decade, with many large technology companies successfully building their business models around its exploitation. The UK’s public sector has tried to follow suit, with local governments in particular trying to introduce new … Continue reading “What are the barriers to big data analytics in local government?”

Accelerating autonomy: EMBA alumnus and F1 veteran Mark Preston on StreetDrone ONE

By: Saïd Business School, University of Oxford StreetDrone ONE is an autonomous vehicle (AV) platform designed to open up self-driving technology to educational institutions, as well as programmers and developers outside the traditional car industry. CEO and founder Mark Preston is an entrepreneur, Oxford Executive MBA (EMBA) alumnus, and former Formula One technical director. ‘As … Continue reading “Accelerating autonomy: EMBA alumnus and F1 veteran Mark Preston on StreetDrone ONE”

University researchers reach out into the community

By: University of Oxford A researcher reconstructing lost historical sites, a project transforming lion killers into lion conservationists, activities to help people living with dementia and a department giving schoolchildren a chance to touch a piece of the moon have all been named winners at this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards. These projects, … Continue reading “University researchers reach out into the community”

Oxford autonomous vehicle technology trials in self-driving delivery van

By: Oxbotica Greenwich, London, 27 June 2017 – The TRL-led GATEway Project together with Ocado Technology (a division of Ocado, the world’s largest online-only supermarket) has completed the UK’s first trials of an autonomous CargoPod vehicle around the Berkeley Homes, Royal Arsenal Riverside development in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The real world trials see a self-driving … Continue reading “Oxford autonomous vehicle technology trials in self-driving delivery van”

Talk : How Oxfordshire is driving the autonomous vehicle revolution

By: Mobox Foundation Interested in the future of autonomous vehicles and mobility in Oxford? Come to join us for a fun evening June 29th 6:30pm at Jam Factory. TALKS, POSTERS, NETWORKING & BEERS We have an exciting line-up of speakers representing all relevant fields: Mark Preston : The commercial opportunities and industry developments. Mark is already … Continue reading “Talk : How Oxfordshire is driving the autonomous vehicle revolution”

Making the city better through data

By: Smart Oxford A consortium including our County Council, Oxford Brookes University and the Oxford Internet Institute is working with Google to help find innovative ways to address transport issues for the City and county. Utilising data collected by Google via android phones and mobile devices, the city partners are analysing mobility data for the … Continue reading “Making the city better through data”