We’re picking up good vibrations from Building Engineer

Thank you to the team behind the Building Engineer, the journal of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) for accepting our contribution covering the story of how continuous vibration monitoring of a demolition site in central is helping to protect a church and glass house.  And a special thanks to Carol Langham for all of…

Real-Time Data Integration with Yorkshire Water’s Pi System

The problem According to Yorkshire Water’s Cook et al, despite significant on-going investment, water companies continue to receive an unacceptable number of discoloration related customer complaints. In 2010 Yorkshire Water (YW) implemented a telemetry infrastructure to support their business goals by providing high quality operational information to help it improve business performance. This was because…

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Vs IoT

Since Caption Data began we’ve been involved in connecting sensors, machinery, assets and other things to the internet, this is the Internet of Things.  Through which time our kit has been used in 15 countries worldwide, providing operational information to industries such as damage restoration, construction, facilities management, insurance, utilities, environmental monitoring and many others.…

Meet Tom Paine our Software Engineer

In the second in a series of Meet the Team interviews we spent time getting to know Tom Paine the man behind some of Caption Data’s innovative SaaS platforms. We’ve all heard the stereotypes of Software Developers and while in some case they might be true, we can certainly vouch for Tom who completely bucks…

Continuous Vibration Monitoring of a Demolition Site in Central London

In this case study we take a look at how Vibration Monitoring Services Limited have been using the RDL//Vibe for demolition vibration monitoring – tracking vibrations generated on a construction / redevelopment site in central London.  The Demolition Vibration Problems As residential neighbourhoods grow, developers and site managers face a problem in the decrease of…

Making industries smarter through the Internet of Things

A small UK manufacturer with a big footprint in Global industrial IoT; David Cameron says it’s a Transformative Technology! Since 2008 Caption Data have been developing a leading position in remote monitoring by connecting people and organisations with their sensors, assets, remote sites and structures and other “things” since before the Internet of Things (IoT)…

We’ve got live data….. Who the hell cares?

To showcase our leading position in the industrial IoT and M2M arena, we’ve made publically available live data from a number of types of sensors located within our offices and other premises. To answer the question we care about Live Data. We care about data in general because data is such an integral part of…

Meet Lucy Udale Forrester – Office Manager

The end of last year saw major changes within the Caption Data team, long term employee Claire Bull worked her last day as Office Manager to fulfil her dreams of managing her own drinking establishment. Following a strong recruitment campaign, and many interviews later we employed Lucy Udale-Forrester. Lucy’s experience of the sales and administration…

The importance of investment and innovation

Our Managing Director, Jon Penn was delighted to contribute an article for The Manufacturer on the importance of investment and innovation. With HMRC figures revealing that West Midlands exports have more than doubled over the past five years, managing director Jon Penn highlights some of Caption Data Limited’s recent success stories. Following investment in December 2013,…

Caption Data welcomes Andy Burgess as Technical and Quality Manager

Following a year of continued growth we’re pleased to welcome Andy Burgess, as Technical & Quality Manager. Andy brings 20 years proven experience in quality processes and electronics engineering. Qualified as an electronics engineer Andy has worked in major global blue chip companies as well as SME’s and has been responsible for several multi-million pound…