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What is human factors?

When we tell most people we work in the field of human factors we are met with a blank stare. Explaining human factors into a simplified concept is one we even struggle with. What exactly IS human factors? The main goal of human factors is to reduce error and influence behaviour. Human factors explores all elements of a concept such […]

Project Metis: A summary of internal research for 2016/2017

As technology quickly advances, so does much of our surroundings. Smart Cities and Communities is a vision whereby technology is integrated into all the elements of a city, such as its schools, transportation systems, shops, waste management, hospitals, and law enforcement. Much of the current research available is on the technical development Smart Cities and Communities and avoids taking on […]

What are the personal impacts of data sharing?

In a recent internal study we conducted here at K Sharp, we found that 73% of people admitted to not reading all the terms and conditions before downloading a mobile application. In addition, a further piece of research found that 100% of people asked felt that all aspects of their life were personal when it came to sharing them online. […]

K Sharp Lab – Open for views

K Sharp has launched its own Video Channel, called K Sharp Lab. This will be a regular recorded video with a view to looking at news and events, as well as highlighting what we have been up to and products that we find interesting.

Episode 1, released today features Tim Peake and Soyuz, the Defence & Security Accelerator and upcoming […]

K Sharp ready for delivery to Government through the Digital Marketplace

K Sharp Ltd are delighted to announce that we have been named as a supplier on the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 framework from the Crown Commercial Service through their Digital Marketplace. It is expected that Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 services will be available on the Digital Marketplace from mid-February 2017.

This means that the public sector can […]

Graduate Opportunity at K Sharp

Junior Human Sciences Researcher

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Salary: £17,500 per annum

Hours: Full Time – flexible

Contract Type: 12 months fixed term

Expected start date: 5th September 2016

Applications are invited from a highly motivated graduate to work as a Junior Human Sciences Researcher at K Sharp Ltd. We carry a range of research from blue sky to applied, predominantly in the defence sector but looking to […]

White Paper on the Architecture of Wearable Technology

K Sharp has published a whitepaper on Wearable Technology, more specifically how the developers of Wearable Technology should utilise a platform integrated based approach (with the Human as the platform).  The three main challenges identified are Power, Data and Social integration.  To read the White Paper, click here. […]

K Sharp and Google Glass

At K Sharp, we have had Google Glass now since just after it became available in the UK with a view to seeing how it performs and more importantly how it can be applied to future concepts (and importantly, it’s a cool gadget to play with).

So after a couple of months of using the device, what are our initial impressions?  […]

K Sharp supporting the UK Space Agency

K Sharp is pleased to announce the signing of a contract with the UK Space Agency.  Allen Antrobus is supporting the UK Space Agency in its implementation of the National Space Security Policy, that was launched on 30 April 2014.  Specifically, he is supporting the development of the Governments resilience planning within the Space Sector and representing the UK interests on the […]

Introducing K Sharp

Human science research is about understanding how people think, feel and interact in order to predict how they will do it in the future. Understanding how we will act and react to different things, then it means we can make products and services what people will not only find useful, but will delight in using.

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