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Forcing teams to use AI in the workplace can dampen their pre-existing enthusiasm for the technology

Teams with a pre-existing positive inclination towards AI experienced a dampening effect on their enthusiasm to collaborate when forced to use AI technologies, a new study has found. Researchers also found that teams with initial negative views about AI were ...

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BackHug launches first Robot Back Therapist for workers

BackHug launched into the UK market this month with a global health-tech first. UK businesses will now be able to subscribe to a ‘robot back therapist’ that users can control via their smartphone and comes with new proprietary ‘Spinemap’ back ...

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2N White Paper pronounces the technological revolution currently transforming access control as ‘Access control 3.0’

Defined by IP technology, Access Control 3.0 follows the first two revolutions in building access control: lock & key devices and RFID cards The White Paper outlines the seven pillars of Access Control 3.0 and provides a guide for developers, ...

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Innovations for FM

Founder and Managing Director of Okappy, Richard Harris reviews the most significant technological changes that took place in 2022 and what FMs should look out for this year  Technology is constantly evolving, with every new invention comes a new possibility ...

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The human touch

The 2023 Workplace Futures Conference explored ways technology might change facilities management for the better. But the human experience remains a priority The theme for this year’s Workplace Futures Conference was Technology in the workplace: beyond the information age. Although ...

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2N AR app allows product portfolio to be visualised in a real-world environment

Augmented reality app aimed at architects, engineers, integrators and installers A response to feedback from partners and workplace trends, it includes a ‘virtual installation’ function where products can be tried out for size, shape, colour variations and positioning 2N, the ...

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EatFirst acquires Compass’ technology food business Feedr

Berlin-based EatFirst, a corporate food ordering platform, has acquired Compass Group UK & Ireland’s London-based technology food business, Feedr, for an undisclosed amount. Whilst EatFirst takes ownership of the platform, Compass will remain a partner in the UK market. The ...

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SPG acquires Axon Systems to ‘change the face’ of energy performance of buildings

Newcastle-based tech firm, SPG (Solution Performance Group), has acquired Axon Systems in a major development for North East tech and the energy and carbon performance of buildings. The two North East firms have joined together to provide a unique solution ...

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The top five tech predictions for 2023

Pete Hanlon is the Chief Technology Officer for Moneypenny – a business on the frontline of client care, handling calls, live chats and outsourced switchboard services for more than 21,000 businesses across the world. Renowned for harnessing ground-breaking technology and extraordinary ...

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EcoSync raises close to £1m for rollout of its ground breaking energy solution for commercial buildings

EcoSync, the tech start-up founded by Oxford University engineers, has raised close to £1 million in its second seed funding round to aide the company’s rollout of a ground breaking energy solution for commercial buildings. Existing investors RO Capital Partner ...

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