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Plextek Wins Defence and Security Accelerator Contracts to Defend Against Hostile Drones

6 November 2019: Plextek-DTS (Defence Technology Solutions) has been awarded two contracts under the £2 million Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition to develop new capabilities to detect, disrupt, and defeat the hostile and malicious use of drones.

Drones for Mission-Critical Use

Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare, features in Critical Communications Today this week. Drones have the potential to revolutionise public safety operations in areas such as fire and rescue. But there are regulatory and logistical barriers.

Plextek and CNIguard develop new IoT system to prevent manhole cover explosions and fires on city streets

Cambridge, UK – 16th September 2019 – UK engineering and design consultancy, Plextek has been working with US-based CNIguard to develop a new IoT-based system to prevent manhole explosions, primarily caused by bad weather and…

Health Tech in Sight for Soldiers

Soldiers on the battlefield are prone to all kinds of injuries. Some of the most common include musculoskeletal injuries, environmental injury and hearing damage. Now, the government is funding projects that could see soldiers utilise…

Harvesting energy for the Internet of Things

With the predictions of billions of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT), the idea of having to change all the batteries is a logistical, practical and financial nightmare.

Integrating wearable tech with remote health monitoring

We are all only too aware that early detection is absolutely key to improving the survival rates of serious illness and disease, never more so when it comes to cancer and other life-threatening conditions. But how can developments…

Delivering Effective IoT Safe City Solutions

The role of facilitating effective IoT safe city solutions is currently a hot topic. Plextek has been deploying numerous IoT sensor solutions over the years and in this article, Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business, assesses key…

Can The Internet Of Things Save The Planet?

"Only governments can fix the problem of global warming, right? The massive change in behaviour that we need across the [...]

Plextek launches new innovation business unit – Ignite Exponential

Cambridge, UK – 7th May 2019 – UK-based engineering and design consultancy, Plextek is launching a new innovation business unit called Ignite [...]

Plextek Group Celebrates Turning 30

Our parent company, Plextek Group, celebrates 30 years of creating the future in this feature with Cambridge Network. Group Chairman, Dr Colin Smithers comments […]

Radar Love: Radar Edge Analytics

More instrumentation means more information and the data deluge is putting a strain on traditional architecture, Damien Clarke for Plextek looks at how edge computing is solving this with processing coming to the sensors.

The Future of Automotive Sensor Technology

Ahead of our sponsorship of Cambridge Wireless’s International Conference 2019, Clem Robertson, Radar Capability Manager, features to discuss […]

World Hearing Day 3rd March 2019

WHO World Hearing Day is held on 3rd March every year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and [...]

Launch of a new UK Hearing Conservation Association

To coincide with World Hearing Day on the 3rd March 2019 – Plextek are pleased to announce we are Founder [...]

EW BrightSpark, James Henderson One Year On…

EW BrightSpark, James Henderson features in electronic weekly showing his progression over the past year of his career.

Plextek receives CIR Accreditation

Cambridge, UK – 10th January 2019 – Electronics and technology consultancy, Plextek joins a select list of private research organisations [...]

Technology Specialists for Safe Cities

Plextek is featured in “Engineering and Technology” magazine this week to comment on the use of autonomous unmanned aerial systems in the defence and security industry.

Plextek and Wave Tech Partner to Revolutionise Airport Runway Safety

Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business features in ‘Counter Terror Business’ magazine this week. He discusses Plextek’s recent collaboration with RF signal technology company, Wave Tech on a foreign object debris detection radar that has…

Plextek has Dubai on their radar

Cambridge, UK – 18th October 2018 – This week Plextek showcased their mm-Wave Radar on the Government of Dubai stand at GITEX 2018. The other technology firms that were invited to join the stand were Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions, Airbus and Nokia.

Plextek Raise Money for Community in Chariots of Fire

Cambridge, UK – 18th September 2018 – Design and innovation consultancy, Plextek have taken part in one of Cambridgeshire's largest annual charity [...]

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