Exeter Based Business to Exhibit in the US to Showcase Latest Range of Electric Motors

Grow Exeter Ashwoods

Ashwoods Electric Motors, based in Exeter, Devon in the UK have announced they will be exhibiting for the first time at the 65th PGA Merchandise Show on the 23rd to 26th January 2018, in Orlando, Florida. Jim Winchester, Commercial Director, said: “We are pleased to join the industry to debut our products to golf’s most influential retailers from around the world. Showcasing our innovative and highly efficient motor technology at the show is an exciting prospect.” From Wednesday 24th January to Friday 26th January, Ashwoods will be at Booth 3027 showcasing their Interior Permanent Magnet motor technology on the show […]

swcomms installs new audio-visual solutions for Sandy Park

Grow Exeter Sandy Park

South West Communications Group has helped Sandy Park become one of the most technologically advanced conferencing facilities in the region following significant investment in new audio-visual equipment. The award-winning Sandy Park in Exeter has invested more than £60,000 to upgrade its facilities. swcomms installed 15 new plasma screens throughout the venue, including a 75” screen and a high definition camera for video conferencing use in its largest conference room, the Exeter Suite. Event attendees, speakers and organisers can now wirelessly connect their devices to these screens to easily display presentations and videos in high definition. swcomms has also installed video […]

The Adventures of Alan ‘Troubleshooting’ – Part.2

Written by Alan Hancock Troubleshooting: How to solve most computer problems yourself. 1. Click. Click repeatedly and in varied patterns. If that doesn’t work, stop and try clicking harder a few times, click as hard as you can on the mouse button, leaning into the screen as if simply willing it to happen will make it so. If attempting to be Matilda fails, try a couple more clicks before turning around and gesturing at the screen like a child appealing to their mother for sibling justice. Try saying “I’m clicking the thing there but it’s just not working” with incredulous […]

Tech entrepreneur chooses Exeter Science Park to launch innovative care home software company

A tech entrepreneur from Exeter has developed an innovative dashboard for care home owners to record important information and prove they are achieving assessment standards, subsequently facilitating improved quality of care and increasing profitability. Twenty years’ experience in IT and almost a decade’s experience in the care home sector provided the foundation for Barnaby Griffith’s business venture, Care Systems & Innovation (CSI). Mr Griffith chose Exeter Science Park to launch his new business because of its networking and investment opportunities, as well as its close proximity to the M5. Recognising the pressures facing care home owners as well as the […]

An Interview with… World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper

Written by Tracey Duke, Photography Pip Andersen Brett Gosper is the epitome of charm and elegance; respectful, distinguished and with the air of a man who knows his standing in life. With a marketing career spanning over 30 years, he also knows a thing or two about product placement and branding; on a global scale. Pip & I caught up with the man at the helm of World Rugby, in Wimbledon’s Cannizaro House Hotel, to talk cutting edge innovation, sliding doors, and good old-fashioned values.  Brett, thank you so much for taking time out for me today. Our paths missed crossing on […]

The Innovation Hub of Exeter – Libraries Unlimited

Written by Stella Nicholls You don’t normally think of 3D printers and laser cutters when you think of a library, in fact the first thing that comes to mind would probably be books.  Whilst finding a good book, a digital magazine, audio or eBook is something that Exeter Library does provide in abundance, Libraries Unlimited offers so much more. Becoming an independent charity last year and running 50 libraries across Devon, Libraries Unlimited is at the heart of innovation, offering the latest technology to people, businesses, and schools across Devon.  As Exeter is the busiest of the libraries, staff are […]

Leads To You – Expertly Providing Quality Leads

Written by Stella Nicholls Award Winning business, Leads To You, uses technology and the latest digital marketing techniques to supply their clients with high quality leads across multiple sectors of the market. With the advantage of a full-time, Full stack developer onboard to address all areas from server, networks and hosting environments to databases, security, and any development needs, the business has a head start when it comes to keeping ahead of the game. The team also boasts 5 digital marketing professionals who use their expertise in providing quality leads to help customers grow their businesses. The Office is equipped […]

Infrastructure is evolving. So must we.

Written By Paul Hargreaves, of CH2M In the immortal words of John Cleese in Monty Python’s ‘The Life of Brian’ “What have the Romans evern done for us?” The characters then reel off no fewer than 10 things that the Romans had done for the people of the time;, the majority of which involved early Roman engineers applying the technology of the day to solve society’s challenges. In many cases they were applying existing technologies in ways that others had not considered previously  due to the challenges of increasing populations in urbanised areas. Jump forwards in time to 2017, and […]

The Road Ahead – Louise Fellows

Written by Tracey Duke, Photography by Pip Andersen   Head of O2’s Public Sector, Louise Fellows is both dynamic and values led.  As mum to three, Chair of Governors at Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA), Board Member on the Young Enterprise Committee & Board Director at Slough Business Community Partnership, she’s no stranger to challenge. Chatting with our Editor Tracey Duke, Louise speaks with passion & honesty about her journey to the top.  Ok Louise, as always, let’s jump straight in… We’ve known each other a little while now and, as a working mum of three myself, you never cease to […]

The future is now…. David Kilkelly

Written by Tracey Duke, Photography by BlinkBack Films   In the words of the great Ferris Bueller “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it”.  Whilst life has certainly moved on from the game changing days of Top Gun & Ferris Bueller, the sentiment is as true today as it was then.  Technology is certainly no exception to this and especially so within the film industry where mediocre, amateur productions, simply won’t cut it with an audience and consumer base demanding increasingly, sophisticated, cinema-quality footage. Devon-based BlinkBack films are a production […]