Over 200 personalised Door Claws supplied to Isle of Wight care homes

The personalised door claw

BAE Isle of Wight has stepped in to help prevent spread of Covid-19 to vulnerable care home residents on the Isle of Wight

Thursday, 7th May, 2020 10:24am

By Chris Taylor

Isle of Wight BAE engineers play their part in response to Coronavirus Ventilator Challenge

BAE AirCare ventilator

News OnTheWight has learned that at least four Isle of Wight BAE engineers have played an active role in BAE cross-company project to build the AirCare in response to the Government’s Ventilator Challenge. Here’s what they’ve been doing

Friday, 1st May, 2020 4:41pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind win new contract for Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

Aerial view of MHI Vestas turbines in the sea

MHI Vestas Offshore see the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm project as a major step forward for the offshore wind industry in the UK

Thursday, 17th October, 2019 8:27am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight tech company announces new CRM mapping software

mapsimise map with crm data

The idea of mapping software is not new, but the cloud-based service that MyCRM have announced will help businesses make better use of the data they hold.

Friday, 23rd August, 2019 12:49pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight’s Innovative Physics named as one of Europe’s best in ‘Ones to Watch’ list

Bob Seely MP meets Innovative Physics

The company was selected for the prestigious ‘Ones to Watch’ list having demonstrated exceptional achievement in Innovation.

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 12:01pm

By Claire Robertson

Landmark publication, The Wight Book, now on sale

the wight book inside cover

This limited edition run of 1,000 copies are likely to be snapped up pretty quickly. Over 120 people and organisations have been involved in its production. Net profits will go to Isle of Wight charities.

Friday, 7th June, 2019 4:59pm

By Sally Perry

Virtual reality gaming centre could be coming to Portsmouth

Sabina Borthevic and Michael Kaciuba

High-end Virtual Reality equipment is really expensive. There's a move across the Solent that could see VR experiences become rentable by the half hour.

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 11:33am

By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter

After 20+ years, the County Press has changed its Web address

county press new url

Having first registered their domain name back in 1998, some 20+ years later the Isle of Wight newspaper have now changed their Web address.

Thursday, 31st January, 2019 2:34pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Talk of Digital Hub on Isle of Wight opening

OnTheWight has long been an enthusiastic supporter of encouraging the growth of tech on the Isle of Wight, believing it's a great opportunity for Islander to train up and raise their income levels. The council have engaged a London-based agency to help.

Wednesday, 30th January, 2019 11:48am

By IW Council Press Office with 7 readers' comments

Artificial Intelligence on show at Isle of Wight Council Conference

Dave Stewart

The conference will feature presentations of how the use of artificial intelligence is being used across the country.

Wednesday, 31st October, 2018 1:25pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight innovator recognised with Institute of Physics award

L:R Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely (a guest at the awards), IPL’s CEO Mike Anderson, IPL’s Application Physicist Sam Teale and IPL’s Business Development Officer Victoria Anderson-Matthew.

The Shanklin-based company has been recognised for the development of Hot Spot Locators - radiation imaging systems which identify the type and location of radiation, whilst reducing exposure and saving lives in the process.

Friday, 26th October, 2018 9:41am

By Gavin Foster

Isle of Wight electronics company wins major contract

Oldendorff Carriers

Isle of Wight based, Datum Electronics, has been awarded a contract to supply Oldendorff's fleet with Datum Shaft Power Meter systems, representing a major endorsement of their products and skills.

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018 12:01pm

By Mark Gladdis with 3 readers' comments