Conigital Group, part of an all British consortium led by Westfield Sports Cars, Heathrow, Birmingham City University, Fusion Processing and Creative Example, has secured a £2.2 million project to bring state-of-the-art driverless cars to the streets of Birmingham.
Project INSIGHT is one of 8 projects awarded a total of £20 million in funding from the government’s £100 million Intelligent Mobility Fund. They range from developing autonomous shuttles to carry visually-impaired passengers using advanced sensors and control systems, to new simulation trials for autonomous pods to increase uptake and improve real-world trials.Read More
GeorgiePhone is an app to guide visually impaired people around outside spaces is seeking help to expand capabilities. Prem Moti, Roger Wilson-Hind and Monique Seth of Conigital are working with the Georgiephone App founded by a blind man to help visually impaired people navigate outdoor spaces is seeking a test-bed public building to develop the technology for indoors.Read More
More than 3,000 delegates from high-growth innovative businesses, the investment community, academia and government have attended the event over two days in London with Rt Hon Sajid Javed MP opening the proceedings.
The Conigital Group is an innovative new start-up based at the Birmingham innovation campus, who are creating Internet of Things (IoT) platforms for Inclusive Smart City solutions. The company have developed advanced wireless plug and play sensors that can detect traffic flow, footfall data of pedestrians and monitor the environment for pollutants such as CO2, NoX. The Conigital Group were invited to address a keynote seminar at UK’s premier technology showcase, Innovate UK 2015 as a partner with Enterprise Europe Network and Innovate UK.
David Golding, Head of European & International Policy, EEN/Innovate UK, stated “ Conigital are exactly the type of innovative technology company we we want to support in order to drive forward inclusive smart city solutions for all citizens.”Read More