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Synectic team up for Hollywood blockbuster

There was great excitement in the Synectic offices when an order for Warner Bros. studios arrived this month. All it said on the order details was “SFX”. That’s Special Effects for those not up to date with film jargon. This was enough for us to want to know more, leading to a phone call to […]

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Synectic Electronics Bring the Babel Fish to Life

Anyone who lived through the late 1970s or early eighties will likely remember the Babel Fish. A fictional creature featured in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. This amazing creature, when inserted into the ear, would instantly translate any language into one the “wearer” could understand. If you are interested in the […]

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Is it me or is DSR everywhere these days

Demand side response seems to be popping up everywhere these days. Whether it’s documentaries predicting a future where smart cars feed energy back to the grid or seminars at MMU aiming to persuade community groups and local authorities to install solar panels and wind farms, with a view to feeding/selling the energy back to help […]

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