Welcome to the HAT Project’s Media Centre.

We will be posting regular news releases updating on our progress and you can download and use them with appropriate attribution (Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial).

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News Releases

LATEST: New study to improve online safety for public and companies

Revolutionary web browser lets you lead a smarter life when you get a HAT

£1.2m gives HAT a HALL to help research how individuals can better use their own personal data

WMG research empowers new foundation’s aim to revolutionise personal data by giving everyone a HAT

UK & Singapore launch of HAT personal data platform in 2015

Mad Hatters’ Tea Party to hear about tech behind an internet HAT

HARRIET’s high tech HAT to help make Birmingham a Smart City

£1.2m HAT project to create a personal data repository of digital life and a home platform for future services and products


HAT in the News

From GDPR to blockchain, we’re getting more power over our data –  The WIRED World in 2018

All the web’s ‘read next’ algorithms suck. It’s time to upgrade –  The WIRED World in 2018

Let’s make this the year we reclaim control of our data – The WIRED World in 2018

The New Data

Our personal data are precious — we must take back controlFinancial Times

Hub of All Things secures funding to develop consumer-controlled personal data exchangeCambridge Network 

Ground-breaking Tech Projects being Worked on at UWE

Sådan Får du Kontrol over Dine Data (Getting Control of Your Data) – Prosa Denmark

Data så hatten passer (Data so the hat fits) – Prosa Denmark


2016 Coverage


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Data Needs to Be More Personal in the 21st

New Web Browser Lets You Take Back Control of your Personal Data –

New Browser to Help Manage Personal Data Online – ITWire

Revolutionary Web Browser Lets You Lead A Smarter Life – Wireless Design & Development

Revolutionary Web Browser Lets You Lead a Smarter Life When You Get a HAT – Phys.Org

Get Ahead, Get A HAT – Compute Scotland 

IoT and The Hub-of-all-Things  – The Manufacturer

What the Apple vs. FBI Debacle Taught UsScientific American

Navigating the Internet of ThingsDeccan Herald

Navigating the Internet of ThingsBBC News

The HAT Initiates a Bigger Data Revolution! –

Beyond the Connected KettleBBC World Service Tech Tent

Sometimes life makes us feel like we’re living in “The Matrix” – Fluxx

HAT personal data store allows you control the data Internet corporations have on you – ZDNet

Creating new markets with the Hub-of-all-things Business Reporter, Sunday Telegraph

Keeping Your Data Under Your HAT 

Get the most of  Personal Data container with Hub of All Things –

Digital Liquefaction and Data-driven Business Models– CMO


2012-2015 Coverage 


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Meshing Digital for Cash Diginomica

The Hub of All Things & More –  3Pillar Global’s The Innovation Engine podcast 

OPINION: O2 asks ‘what is digital’? – TechWorld

How smart homes put a price on data – Financial Times 

Midata, your data, but what happens when the computer says ‘no’? –

Hub of All Things  – Digital Leaders 2015, Journal of The Chartered Institute for IT

The 5 disruptive business models powered by smart tech – Techradar Pro

A smart way to get personal with the future – New Scientist

Why you should own your data – ARUP Thoughts Leadership Blog

Keep it Under Your Hat Groupe Intellex

The Next Internet Revolution Brings Data to the Market- The Conversation

The Hub of all Things Moon Consulting 


HAT in Books/Reports

The Internet of Things in the supply chainSupply Chain Analysis

Heartificial Intelligence – Embracing Our Humanity to Maximize Machines by John C Havens

Towards A Smart Society – BIG Innovation Centre