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Fantastic AlphaFox

A cunning device has been invented to combat online identity fraud. AlphaFox Systems has invented a product that can outwit online fraudsters. It is an unbreakable identification tag that secures...

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Steaming ahead with the LoCooker

Steam ovens and water baths have become familiar features in professional kitchens. If Kenneth Board has his way, the LoCooker will soon be joining them.

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Creating the fabric of military life - Intelligent Textiles

Soldiers around the world will soon be wearing a revolutionary fabric technology invented by a small British company.

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Light fantastic: LED ‘sleep mask’ tackles diabetes-related sight loss

Twelve years ago, Paris-domiciled British artist Richard Kirk had a chance meeting over a pint in Soho - and discovered a new world. He became fascinated by a small piece of electroluminescent...

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C-Enduro: A boat that goes the distance

Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) has been building a business in unmanned marine systems for defence and oil and gas customers since 2010. But it wasn't until it entered a Small Business Research...

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AutoNaut - Making the most of wave power

For 30 years management consultant Mike Poole had an unusual hobby: finding a way to use the power of the waves to propel boats rather than stop them. He even built a 20-metre wave tank at the...

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MyTourTalk putting the whole world In your hand

The charm of Northern Ireland's countryside has inspired the global success of a digital Belfast company.

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Leading light Zeta

‘How many companies does it take to change a light bulb?' asks Philip Shadbolt. ‘Answer: one, Zeta Specialist Lighting,' the company he founded.

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