Tech news tagged ‘university of leeds’

Quantum-enhanced gyroscopes for navigation

Professor Tim Spiller at the University of Leeds is investigating quantum-enhanced gyroscopes for navigation, writes Steve Bush in UK plc reveals quantum 2.0 science, having visited the National Physical Laboratory.

First simulations indicate they could approach the Heisenberg’s uncertainty limits.

In a quantum gyroscope, ultra cold atoms…

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Haptic feedback guides robotic device to help child handwriting

University of Leeds researchers are working on a robotic device to helps children to practise and improve their hand coordination.

It involves a computer game that is designed to help writing and uses haptic technology to guide the child’s hand.

The research has been led by Professor Mark Mon…

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Micromanipulators! Leeds lands National Facility for Innovative Robotic Systems

The newly announced National Facility for Innovative Robotic Systems, at the University of Leeds, is a £4.3 million national facility for robot design and construction.

It is backed by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) as part of a government drive to improve Britain’s international competitiveness…

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