24th September 2020: Shahzad Nadeem, Head of Smart Cities, features in Raconteur news article on what’s holding the 5G rollout back.

“Shahzad Nadeem, head of smart cities at design and engineering consultancy Plextek, agrees and says: On top of security, there are concerns around the ownership of data, along with compatibility and interoperability with existing systems.”

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23rd September 2020: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Health, features in Silicon UK Tech news article on how wearable technology is the key to long-term fitness.

“Dr Nigel Whittle, head of medical and Healthcare at design and engineering consultancy, Plextek explained to Silicon UK: “It is only when this data is combined and cross-referenced that we are able to build a complete profile of our overall health. This integrated approach to health monitoring and measurement can also provide more accurate alerts to anomalous physiological changes. These then have the potential to identify deteriorating health or the onset of a serious medical problem.”

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22nd September 2020: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare, features in The Engineer news article on the rise of drones usage during COVID.

“Dr Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare, Plextek, looks at how drones have been put to good use during the COVID-19 pandemic but suggests that we still need to solve the critical problem of collisions in urban environments.”

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10th September 2020: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Health, features in Med-Tech Innovation news article on The effect of lockdown on mental health, and how VR can help.

“Dr Nigel Whittle, head of medical & healthcare at design and engineering consultancy Plextek, looks at the devastating effects of lockdown on mental health and considers the varying uses of VR technology in combatting the rise in anxiety, depression and feelings of hopelessness.”

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7th August 2020: Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business, features in Networking Plus news article on delivering IoT safe city solutions.

“The role of IoT in facilitating effective safe city solutions and supporting the work of the emergency services is currently in sharp focus. Here we look at and assess the key drivers and strategies for successfully delivering smart sensing solutions from a public safety perspective.

At every level of government, public sector organisations require access to increasingly large and disparate datasets. These datasets can relate to critical infrastructure, operational systems, and citizens. From the perspective of real-time data access and dissemination, IoT safe city solutions offer significant value for improving public safety, services, and long-term planning.”

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