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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]
We had our first ever advert in the Jan-Feb 2017 edition of The Ergonomist, the magazine of The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors.
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 […]
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. […]
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 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 […]