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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’?

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: 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

Why is 5G Technology key for Smarter Cities?

As cities become bigger and more densely populated, technology is seen as the key to growing our urban landscape successfully.

By: Shahzad Nadeem, Head of Smart Cities on 19th June 2020

Is Process Optimisation Killing Your Business? – Part 3

In this, the final part of the blog series, I’ll complete my exploration of ways in which you prevent being dragged down by process by exploring the role of environment, business model and communications.

By: Nicholas Hill, CEO on 28th May 2020

Is Process Optimisation Killing Your Business? – Part 2

In this part of the blog, I’ll describe some of the less desirable side effects that this increase in the process can have, how it can have a negative impact on your business, and most importantly, what to do to prevent it.

By: Nicholas Hill, CEO on 27th May 2020

  • All
  • Industrial
  • Life Science
  • Medical & Healthcare
  • Security
  • Smart Cities
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’?

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: 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

Why is 5G Technology key for Smarter Cities?

As cities become bigger and more densely populated, technology is seen as the key to growing our urban landscape successfully.

By: Shahzad Nadeem, Head of Smart Cities on 19th June 2020

Is Process Optimisation Killing Your Business? – Part 3

In this, the final part of the blog series, I’ll complete my exploration of ways in which you prevent being dragged down by process by exploring the role of environment, business model and communications.

By: Nicholas Hill, CEO on 28th May 2020

Is Process Optimisation Killing Your Business? – Part 2

In this part of the blog, I’ll describe some of the less desirable side effects that this increase in the process can have, how it can have a negative impact on your business, and most importantly, what to do to prevent it.

By: Nicholas Hill, CEO on 27th May 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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