Monthly Archives: July 2017

  • Blind Football Fan Can ‘See’ Again Thanks to Wearable Technology Donation

    A college-going football fan who lost his sight due to a rare birth condition is making use of the latest wearable technology to help him overcome his disability, thanks to a generous donation.

    Lee Harding, 23, of Langley Terrace in Jarrow, is able to ‘read’ again and recognise friendly faces thanks to the OrCam MyEye device, which uses text and facial recognition and informs the user of what its cameras see through recorded speech.

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  • Kilfrost at InterAirport Europe 2017

    Kilfrost will be exhibiting at this year’s InterAirport Europe exhibition, underlining the company’s position as the European leader in winter aviation safety.

    Representatives from both Kilfrost in the UK and Kilfrost Europe will outline how they, as the original pioneers of safety critical fluids for the aviation industry, have significantly increased winter resilience after heavily investing in a European manufacturing facility.

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  • PhD Brings New Ideas to Safety Critical Aviation Fluid Research

    A development chemist who has worked with the pioneers of safety critical aviation fluids for more than six years is bringing new ideas to the company after being awarded a PhD in the study of supramolecular material science.

    Dr Nicole Whitelaw studied for three years at the University of York for the qualification, while also carrying out her duties for Kilfrost Ltd, based in Haltwhistle in Northumberland.

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