All articles by Fi Forrest

Senior writer at VMS, GlobalData. Previously feature writer at Just Style. TABBIE Honourable Mention winner. BA (Open) in English | BSc (Hons) in Geosciences. Also a graphic designer with certificates in Digital Marketing and Social Media. Lives by the beach.

Fi Forrest

Automatic license plate recognition (ALPR): The four biggest challenges for law enforcement agencies

Cost-effective and efficient, ALPR is used for traffic monitoring, crime detection, finding missing children and protecting citizens. So, what is stopping all agencies from implementing a system?

Armoured vehicles: Stopping criminals with ballistic steel

Armoured vehicles are now being manufactured using ballistic grade steels owing to their high Brinell hardness of at least 550. Used for the protection of people and valuables in all kinds of environments all over the world, these steels can withstand extreme forces from piercing objects as well as having the toughness needed to resist shock forces.

Scotland’s space race: manufacturing systems for next-gen satellites

Scotland has much to offer in helping businesses in the space sector achieve growth, find a skilled workforce, and advance technologies. Celestia is an example of a space satellite systems organisation that has chosen Edinburgh as its location for designing and manufacturing components for satellite systems.