Entries by Paul Egan

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 […]

15-16 March, 2017: 8power at SmartIoT London

Dr Antony Rix, CEO, and Paul Egan, VP Business Development at 8power will both be attending SmartIoT London at Excel, which runs from 15-16 March, 2017. SmartIoT London is co-located with several major IT, networking and cloud conferences, and has established itself as one of the top conferences and exhibitions with general scope on the Internet […]

8-9 March, 2017: Smart Systems Integration 2017 conference – 8power selected as “Best Paper Award Candidate”

8power selected as “Best Paper Award Candidate” for the Smart Systems Integration 2017 conference. 8power is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of the candidates for “Best Paper Award” at the Smart Systems Integration conference,  8th-9th March 2017, Cork, Ireland. The company will be presenting how its energy harvesting technology enables a […]

Richard Green is appointed as Chair of 8power Limited

8power is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Green as Chairman of the Board of Directors with immediate effect. Richard is a serial entrepreneur, non-executive director and business mentor. He was co-founder and CEO of Ubisense, the award winning Industrial Internet of Things pioneer. Under Richard’s leadership Ubisense listed on the London Stock Exchange […]