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Christmas at NE:Tech brings us HARDWARE MONTH! More often than not, the hardware side of the tech industry gets forgotten. This is despite the fantastic projects that happen within this sector. We therefore bring you this month, a team of innovators from Tharsus who helped to develop a pioneering social distancing system called 'Bump'. A system which helps to keep us safe during this difficult time. NE:Tech will be hosted online via the attached Zoom link. Although we would like to return to face-to-face meetups, the health and safety of our members is a top priority. We are paying close attention to the government guidelines and will return to physical meetups when it is safe and sensible to do so.

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NE:Tech - December 2020

December 10, 2020

Paul Featonby, Nick Martin, Olly Marsay and Kate Trimble

Bump: We sprinted the London Marathon

Basic

Hardware

As I’m sure you’re aware, the headlines of 2020 have largely been centred around the COVID-19 pandemic. It has therefore been necessary to apply social distancing in public and in the workplace. This can be tricky so why not use technology to our advantage and turn social distancing into an effortless, trackable system? This talk is about a new and innovative social distancing system called “Bump”. The system aims to keep people safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and it even supported the 2020 London Marathon, helping to reduce risk and improve the track & trace capabilities during the event. Part of the team from Tharsus, who were responsible for creating Bump, will demonstrate and give a deep dive into its logic and implementation. Let’s see how they sprinted the London Marathon and didn't lose their breath.

"Bump" creators @ Tharsus

Previous Events

NE:Tech Online - November 2020

November 12, 2020

Faye Ellis

Tips and Best Practices for the AWS Security Specialty Certification

Intermediate

Security

Jim Hooker

Cyber Security in the Supply Chain

Intermediate

Security

NE:Tech Online - October 2020

October 8, 2020

Jason Bell

UX Horror Stories

Basic

User Experience and Design

Helena Hill

Dashboard UI: Technology vs. User?

Basic

User Experience and Design

NE:Tech Online - September 2020

September 10, 2020

Leigh Rathbone

The future of tech, and the role of the mobile phone

Intermediate

Mobile

Organisers

Mark Jose

Technical Principal

@ Scott Logic

James Leftley

Senior Developer

@ Scott Logic

Chris Brown

Senior Test Engineer

@ Scott Logic

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