Over 25% of companies globally are engaged with M2M

Vodafone (who are one of many partners Caption Data use for M2M communications) published their M2M and IoT predictions for 2016, in an article for IoT Now. Among other things, the article stated: We took those three points, and compared them to our business; remote monitoring and explored how they relate to our customers and what we do. Over…

Saving vital downtime on tamping trains

reposted from August, 2011 Caption Data Limited was approached to provide a remote monitoring solution for one of Balfour Beatty’s tamping trains*. One constant concern for any track maintenance activity is the potential for breakdowns of machinery leading to missing targets, quite often leading to significant penalties. Caption Data Limited was tasked with providing a…

Managing a network of field assets has never been easier

Introducing the NanoULTRA…. With over 30 man years of experience we’ve developed a unique understanding of our customer’s needs, how we can support them and add value within their organisations and their markets.  Since we began delivering end-to-end remote monitoring solutions we have been privileged to support ongoing conservation of the timber roof at Westminster Hall…

Vibration Monitoring at the Natural History Museum

Earlier this year, Caption Data was commissioned to install vibration monitoring equipment at the Natural History Museum. Since April 2015, a team of conservator’s at the Natural History Museum have been using a remote vibration monitoring system made by Caption Data, to monitor vibration levels surrounding Cranbourne-1, the largest meteorite in the Museum’s collection, while…

Vibration Monitoring During Piling Near Historic Hospital

An increasingly important aspect of project management during construction work, is to understand the impact of ground-borne vibration, on the surrounding community. Caption Data supplied three remote vibration monitoring systems to Morganstone Ltd, a leading construction service provider in Wales to help monitor vibration levels during pile-driving on a site near Cardiff Bay. Pile-driving is…

The system that never sleeps – Institute of Asset Management

Earlier this year our Managing Director Jonathan Penn was given the opportunity to write an article covering our partnership with Hevasure, for The Institute of Asset Management (IAM). The IAM is the professional body for those involved in acquisition, operation and care of physical assets, especially critical infrastructure – and particularly for professionals worldwide dedicated to…

What do you want to read?

We’re keen to hear your thoughts about what makes a good read, a good blog or even a good newsletter… Daily we invest time and effort to write content for you; our customers, colleagues and friends, but what is the point if we aren’t actively asking you “what are the issues you want answering?” or “What…

What is M2M?

Caption Data’s Machine-to-Machine (M2M) monitoring solution connects your key people with your machinery, assets and other ‘things’ through the internet. Overview: what is M2M M2M refers to the technologies making communication between industrial machinery, sensors, assets and us humans possible. Communications are made possible using an intelligent device embedded in a machine which captures data…

Thanks to Civil Engineering Surveyor

While the rest of the country reads news about 2015’s General Election and the unanimous Tory victory, we’re celebrating a fantastic two-page story in Civil Engineering Surveyor the journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) about how continuous vibration monitoring throughout demolition and piling works is helping to protect a 150-year-old church…

Top 3 Benefits of Remote Vibration Monitoring

As residential neighbourhoods continue to flourish construction companies, developers and project managers are under increasing pressure to minimise the risks of damage to nearby properties and structures, reduce nuisance complaints and adopt the most ethical working methods.  Activities such as Demolition, piling and other construction works generate vibrations that if not managed can cause structural…