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Moreton Hall and Other Hotspots

As we enter into the UK’s third lockdown, Nick Hill, CEO, reflects on how we have used our unique tech skills during this pandemic to meet staffing challenges.

By: Nicholas Hill, CEO on 7th January 2021

Top Tips for Aspiring Engineers

Here at Plextek we are lucky to have so many expert engineers under one roof, specialising in electronics, embedded software, manufacturing and so much more. We are always looking to expand our pool of expertise…

By: Emma Plumtree, Sales & Marketing Administrator on 26th November 2020

Can Radar Be Used for Medical Imaging & Monitoring?

Medical imaging is one of the most important technologies available to doctors and other medical workers, providing critical information for diagnosis and treatment.

By: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare on 10th November 2020

Transportation IOT: Keeping our roads safe

As we all start moving around our transport systems again, I am reminded almost daily by the risks and safety concerns linked to our congested road systems.

By: Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business on 20th October 2020

Can Trump rapidly deploy his ‘miracle cure’?

Last Friday Donald Trump was treated with an antibody cocktail made by the biotech company Regeneron. His recovery has prompted him to call for the drug to be made available to all US citizens through an Emergency Use Authorization.

By: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare on 9th October 2020

The MM-Wave Antenna Approach

Over the past eight years of my career, I’ve been fortunate enough to work on several different cutting-edge projects here at Plextek including a number of mm-wave designs.

By: James Henderson, Senior Consultant, Antennas & Propagation on 25th September 2020

Is 5G the Answer to Connectivity for Industrial IoT?

5G is the first cellular network technology designed to support Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and an enabler for Industry 4.0 technologies.

By: Shahzad Nadeem, Head of Smart Cities on 10th September 2020

Are Friends Electric? Our Future Lives with Robots

In our universe, robots have become, if not commonplace, at least an accepted feature of the working environment.

By: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare on 26th August 2020

Supporting the next generation of engineers through COVID

When history of the UK’s response to coronavirus is written I’m confident that the cancellation of exams will be seen as a precipitate, unwise decision that had far reaching, negative consequences for a great number of young people.

By: Nicholas Hill, CEO on 28th July 2020

How Do We Keep Our Cities Safe in Times of Crisis?

It is no surprise that in times of crisis there is an increase in crime. We are already seeing higher levels of criminality during the Covid19 pandemic, from high tech cyber-crime, down to basic fly tipping.

By: Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business on 17th July 2020

  • All
  • Careers & People
  • Consumer
  • Industrial
  • Life Science
  • Medical & Healthcare
  • Processing & Programming
  • Security
  • Smart Cities
Moreton Hall and Other Hotspots

As we enter into the UK’s third lockdown, Nick Hill, CEO, reflects on how we have used our unique tech skills during this pandemic to meet staffing challenges.

By: Nicholas Hill, CEO on 7th January 2021

Top Tips for Aspiring Engineers

Here at Plextek we are lucky to have so many expert engineers under one roof, specialising in electronics, embedded software, manufacturing and so much more. We are always looking to expand our pool of expertise…

By: Emma Plumtree, Sales & Marketing Administrator on 26th November 2020

Can Radar Be Used for Medical Imaging & Monitoring?

Medical imaging is one of the most important technologies available to doctors and other medical workers, providing critical information for diagnosis and treatment.

By: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare on 10th November 2020

Transportation IOT: Keeping our roads safe

As we all start moving around our transport systems again, I am reminded almost daily by the risks and safety concerns linked to our congested road systems.

By: Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business on 20th October 2020

Can Trump rapidly deploy his ‘miracle cure’?

Last Friday Donald Trump was treated with an antibody cocktail made by the biotech company Regeneron. His recovery has prompted him to call for the drug to be made available to all US citizens through an Emergency Use Authorization.

By: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare on 9th October 2020

The MM-Wave Antenna Approach

Over the past eight years of my career, I’ve been fortunate enough to work on several different cutting-edge projects here at Plextek including a number of mm-wave designs.

By: James Henderson, Senior Consultant, Antennas & Propagation on 25th September 2020

Is 5G the Answer to Connectivity for Industrial IoT?

5G is the first cellular network technology designed to support Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and an enabler for Industry 4.0 technologies.

By: Shahzad Nadeem, Head of Smart Cities on 10th September 2020

Are Friends Electric? Our Future Lives with Robots

In our universe, robots have become, if not commonplace, at least an accepted feature of the working environment.

By: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare on 26th August 2020

Supporting the next generation of engineers through COVID

When history of the UK’s response to coronavirus is written I’m confident that the cancellation of exams will be seen as a precipitate, unwise decision that had far reaching, negative consequences for a great number of young people.

By: Nicholas Hill, CEO on 28th July 2020

How Do We Keep Our Cities Safe in Times of Crisis?

It is no surprise that in times of crisis there is an increase in crime. We are already seeing higher levels of criminality during the Covid19 pandemic, from high tech cyber-crime, down to basic fly tipping.

By: Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business on 17th July 2020

Smoke Without Fire: How Safe are e-Cigarettes?

 

The increase in usage over recent years has been paralleled by a debate about whether vaping can be considered safe, or just safer than smoking cigarettes, and what role it should have in smoking cessation… Read More

Vlog: Micro Radar for Unmanned Aerial Systems

 

For a number of years now, we’ve been researching the uses of high-frequency mm-wave micro-radar for a…

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Vlog: Armour Integrity Monitoring System

 

Body armour worn by soldiers can become damaged through accidental collisions and…

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Safe Cities: Combining Tech with Community Initiatives

Safe Cities: Combining Tech with Community Initiatives

 

With the growth of cities around the globe and the corresponding rise in…

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