Tech Uncorked

Sarah-Jayne Gratton and Dean Anthony Gratton

An innovation show hosted by tech power couple Sarah-Jayne and Dean Anthony Gratton, also known as @grattonboy and @grattongirl on Twitter. Each unmissable episode looks at what's coming next in technology and features lively discussion and inspirational interviews.

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The Heroes of the Fresh Produce Industry - Let's Celebrate Their Success!
Aug 15 2021
The Heroes of the Fresh Produce Industry - Let's Celebrate Their Success!
From farm to fork, our fresh produce heroes are everywhere-  and this episode is for them!We talk to Nigel Jenney, the Chief Exec of the UK's Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) and to innovative greengrocer and TV presenter, Chris Bavin, about the importance of recognising and supporting the global fresh produce industry.Nigel and Chris talk about the many challenges of the past two years of explain how the much loved FPC Fresh Awards is a chance for the industry to come together and celebrate their resilience and achievements.  Now, more than ever, it's important to recognise all those heroes of the fresh produce industry and to show them our appreciation.  To find out more about entering and attending the Fresh Awards, click here. It's exciting to learn that technology in the fresh produce industry is being embraced and adopted as we move towards a new agricultural revolution.  The FPC recognise this and have created two new events specifically designed to captivate and assist this sector:FPC Future, with its eight conference sessions on all aspects of agritech, offers visitors practical advice on how to use the latest technologies coming into the market while FPC Careers showcases the fresh produce and plant industries to the best, newest talent who are looking at their future careers.The FPC have also launched a unique new platform specifically for the agritech sector, Agritech  Future, where subscribers can access the latest news stories, along with valuable resources, such as Whitepapers and eBooks on all aspects of agritech.Many thanks Nigel and Chris and we hope to have you back again soon!
Testing the Future of Connectivity with Spirent
Sep 13 2021
Testing the Future of Connectivity with Spirent
In this unmissable episode, we talk to Stephen Douglas and Jurrie Van Den Breekel from Spirent, the leading testers of 5G about how the technology is being rolled out, how it's continually evolving and how new innovations are set to change the future of connectivity.We explore some of the really cool technologies coming into play, allowing us to experience the kind of ubiquitous connectivity that will change the way we live and work.And it's not that far away! From network slicing to micro services, things are evolving at a rapid pace.Stephen explains how automation is key to ensure always on connectivity and lifts the lid on how the densification problems that have historically challenged the industry can be overcome by future meta-materials that will mean our network connectivity will literally be all around us.Jurrie talks about Hyperscaler private 5G and enabling innovation.  He explains how infrastructure is changing to provide more choice.  However, this can present testing challenges, so Spirent provide an end-to-end service by partnering with companies to make testing a seamless, simple and fast process.  Through collaboration with vendors, Spirent can provide heightened vigilance against security vulnerabilities.  Ultimately, Spirent make technology WORK!With wave after wave of complex, new technology rolling out, it’s harder than ever to make it all work. Spirent delivers visibility, automation and security to make sure it does. Find out more here: Spirent's 5G Report Addendum here: with Stephen Douglas, Head of Market Strategy at Spirent Communications here: with Jurrie Van Den Breekel, VP Strategic Partnerships at Spirent Communications here: episode was sponsored by Spirent

Season 1

Designing security into our devices with PSA Certified
Nov 22 2020
Designing security into our devices with PSA Certified
In this episode, sponsored by PSA Certified, we talk with David Maidment, Director of Secure Devices Ecosystem within the Architecture & Technology Group at Arm, about the evolution of our digitally transformed world and how increasingly important it is to protect our devices from hackers.With new hacks making headlines every week, consumers are understandably apprehensive. There's no denying that insecurity poses a risk of delaying the deployment of IoT, especially as increasing reports have an adverse effect on adoption rates.Government concerns about the security threats of poorly designed connected devices drive investments in new standards, requirements and regulation. Products that don’t meet these requirements don’t go to market.PSA Certified maps products to government-backed baseline requirements, standards and emerging law.The PSA Certified founding members include renowned security experts who specialize in security evaluation. They created the PSA Certified program methodically using IoT threat models, security goals and industry best practices to provide free access to world-leading security expertise.PSA Certified hides the underlying complexity of security from software providers, device makers and service providers through an easy-to-use, high-level software API. For the chip maker who designs-in a Root of Trust with security functions such as cryptography, secure storage and attestation, PSA Certified resources allow you to focus more on product differentiation.PSA Certified helps you keep your development process in check and create an audit trail to showcase your efforts. It’s actively moving the industry from a verbal “Trust Me” to one that can rely on independent testing. Protect your invested development time and money. Design security into your product from the start and avoid a costly hack.Find out more here.