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80s Nostalgia Tweet
APRIL 2017
80sNOSTALGIA.COM

The Spectrum Next is fully funded in under 2 days! Genuinely superb news!

Link: Twitter




Simoco Portable Radio
MARCH 2017
SIMOCO XD PORTABLE RADIO SUPER TEST: CAR

Simoco Xd portable radio in car park encounter with a BMW. Recovering well from a crushing blow.

Link: YouTube




The Brits Who Designed The Modern World
NOVEMBER 2016
THE BRITS WHO DESIGNED THE MODERN WORLD, BBC

Celebrating the Design Museums new home, BBC Arts profile ten great living British designers. To mark this great moment for British design, BBC Arts profiles ten great living British designers.

Rick Dickinson is interviewed on the design of the ZX Spectrum.

Link: BBC iPlayer



Monica Healthcare
MARCH 2016
MONICA WIRELESS FETAL MONITOR

The Product Designers have designed a 'peel & stick'  in-room ambulatory accessory for fetal monitor. The Monica Novii monitors fetal heart rate (FHR), maternal heart rate (MHR) and uterine activity (UA), all with a single 'peel and stick' patch. It is an effective solution for monitoring high BMI patients, minimising the risk of maternal/fetal heart rate confusion. The cable free system requires no re-positioning , keeping the work environment clear and safe

Link: What's New

Link: Monica Healthcare




FEBRUARY 2016
Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega+
SINCLAIR ZX SPECTRUM VEGA+

Dickinson Associates are proud to be behind the concept of the new Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega+. This new low cost hand-held games console with colour LCD screen and 1,000 licensed games already installed, is based on Sir Clive Sinclair’s hugely successful Spectrum products from the 1980s. It is the only games console that exists with 1,000 licensed games already included and with both an LCD for anywhere use and the capability to connect to a TV for home use.

Link: IndieGoGo

Link: On The Drawing Board



Sirius Analytical
OCTOBER 2014
SIRIUS ANALYTICAL

Dickinson Associates create Industrial Design for Sirius Analytical's latest instrument - 'InForm'.
A fully automated platform for biorelevant biphasic dissolution and solubility testing.

Link: Whats New

Link: Sirius Analytical



Medica 2014
AUGUST 2014
MEDCHIP SOLUTIONS

Medchip Solutions announce product launch of their innovative ultra-sensitive vertical turbine design at Medica 2014.

Link: Whats New

Link: Medica 2014

Link: Medchip Solutions



Barbican exhibition announced ' Digital Archaeology'
JANUARY 2014
DIGITAL ARCHAEOLOGY

Barbican exhibition announced

Link: The Guardian




Sinclair QL 30 years old
JANUARY 2014
30th ANNIVERSARY

The 30th Anniversary of Sinclair QL

Link: theregister.co.uk


Link: qlis30.org.uk



The Register
AUGUST 2013
DICKINSON DESIGNS IN DELETE

Publication featuring Systems and Designs by Rick Dickinson

Link: YouTube



The Register
APRIL 2013
THE REGISTER'S 10 SEXIEST COMPUTERS OF ALL TIME

Spectrum and ZX81 make the grade!

Link: theregister.co.uk




MARCH 2013The Register
GENEVA LAUNCH FOR THE NEWTON MICROSCOPE

After extensive laboratory trials at the Liverpool school of tropical medicine, and field trials in Gambia, the Newton microscope was gently launched at a workshop  seminar at the world health organisation HQ in Geneva. The WHO have been following the project from its early beginnings, and our thanks go to them for support, and the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation.

Link: newtonmicroscopes.com



APRIL 2012
BBC NEWS TECHNOLOGY 23 APRIL

ZX Spectrum's chief designers reunited 30 years on

The ZX Spectrum is 30 years old. The successor to Sir Clive Sinclair's ZX81 - at the time the world's best selling consumer computer - it introduced colour "high resolution" graphics and sound.

More than five million copies of the various ZX Spectrum computers were sold over the family's eight year lifespan... read the full article including interview with Rick.

Link: BBC News Technology





APRIL 2012

Google St George and ZX SpectrumGoogle Doodle celebrates ZX Spectrum and St George’s Day

Google today [23 April] marked St George’s Day and the 30th anniversary of the release of the ZX Spectrum home computer by adorning its home page with an 8-bit style graphic of St George slaying a dragon.

Link: The Independent





DECEMBER 2011

Rick Dickinson featured in new book
"The Cambridge Phenomenon: 50 Years of Innovation and Enterprise"

Microsoft founder Bill Gates KBE provides the Foreword to The Cambridge Phenomenon: 50 Years of Innovation and Enterprise, a stunning new book on one of the world’s most enterprising clusters of technology businesses..

To be published in Spring 2012, the book describes the colourful history of the Cambridge Phenomenon and also looks to the future. Richly illustrated with photographs, cameos and anecdotes, it tells the inside stories of the companies and the remarkable people behind them; their successes, failures and lessons learned.

Sinclair is featured extensivley within the publication, covering the ZX81 and other innovative products.

Link: The Cambridge Phenomenon





MARCH 2011

ZX81: Small black box of computing desire

The Sinclair ZX81 was small, black with only 1K of memory, but 30 years ago it helped to spark a generation of programming wizards.

Packing a heady 1KB of RAM, you would have needed more than 50,000 of them to run Word or iTunes, but the ZX81 changed everything..

Link: BBC News Magazine





OCTOBER 2010

Millennium Health Microscope wins major Design Award

The microscope was announced the winner of 'Best Design Innovation' at the Creative East Awards 2009 held at the Theatre Royal Norwich and hosted by Clive Anderson.

Links: millennium-microscope.org