Entries by Paul Egan

8power to host Fix Before Fail interactive webinar

  Deritend, 8power and Engineering consultant Robert Peggs to show water companies how to Fix Before Fail in interactive webinar on remote condition monitoring and smart maintenance   8power, Deritend and Bob Peggs, an Engineering Consultant are to hold an interactive webinar at 2pm, 28th May 2020 on How to Fix Before Fail with Remote […]

Enabling remote working through remote condition monitoring

How can water companies enable effective remote working through remote condition monitoring? How can they minimise maintenance visits through remote condition monitoring? Keeping staff and customers safe means that remote working has become the new normal during the COVID-19 crisis.  Companies are having to rise to the challenge of remote working.  They have concerns whether […]

Emerging cellular technologies making industrial devices securely connectable

Historically cellular communication has had minimal impact in the industrial spec where technologies such as Zigbee and WLANs have dominated the wireless communication implementations. As 5G approaches, cellular companies are looking at how cellular technologies can address some of the key challenges that have emerged with IoT devices. Internet connected devices in industrial locations have […]

Using Vibration sensing in Condition Monitoring

A key driver behind the adoption of Industry 4.0 is to improve productivity and efficiency. By offering increased interoperability and information transparency a more holistic view can be obtained of industrial equipment. The ability to continuously monitor and collate data not only gives a perspective on how the equipment is performing but also early warning […]

Battery Blues

To date primary cell batteries have been the most popular way to power low cost devices. However, they have limitations that have required the battery industry to look at more innovative ways of powering devices. One of the key market areas that are helping to drive small battery innovation forward is the Internet of Things […]

Transforming water plant equipment maintenance through condition-based monitoring

Wastewater and water treatment equipment is susceptible to failure for many reasons. Equipment networks are dispersed across a wide range of locations, most are unmanned which means many of the assets tend to receive limited, structured maintenance. There are many incidents when maintenance is reactive only when a failure is reported which is always costly. […]

Martin Jackson joins 8power Limited as VP, Engineering

8power is delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Jackson as VP, Engineering with immediate effect. Martin is an experienced technical leader and entrepreneur who has built multi-disciplinary, multi-site teams and co-founded four companies. Before joining 8power, Martin was Group Head of Technology at Elektron Technology plc, building its engineering group to support a portfolio […]

8power wins prestigious IDTechEX energy harvesting award

8power is pleased to announce being awarded “Best Technical Development in Energy Harvesting” at the 2017 IDTechEX conference in Berlin. With the launch of the Track100 self-powered GPS tracker the company has taken vibration energy harvesting out of the lab and in to a family of products. Commenting on the award 8power CEO, Dr Antony Rix […]

10-11 May, 2017: 8power presenting and exhibiting at Energy Harvesting Europe, Berlin

Find out how 8power is “Powering the sensor revolution”.  8power’s CEO, Dr Antony Rix, will present how our technology enables self-powered wireless solutions for industrial IoT. IDTechEx’s Energy Harvesting show is the leading international conference and exhibition on energy harvesting and related technologies. 8power will share how wireless devices such as GPS trackers, Internet-of-Things devices and […]

Self-powered sensor pioneer 8power wins prestigious Business Weekly award

8power, the pioneer of self-powered wireless sensors was awarded the prestigious Cambridge Graduate Business of the Year award at a gala dinner on 22 March 2017. The judges commented that they had been impressed by the rapid progress the company had made from University of Cambridge spin-out to established, revenue generating startup. The company raised […]