Damp Social Housing, a Nightmare for Tenants and Landlords!

The Damp “Stats” and Why You Should Read On Nearly 11,000 tenants have claimed compensation for damp, leaks, and damage in their council homes. Local authorities in England have paid out more than £35m in compensation and legal fees. The latest local government budget data shows £1.7bn a year earmarked for maintaining and repairing council…

European Manufacturers & Build Awards for CDL’s IOT products

CDL recently received two more awards for our Building Information Monitoring Products: For monitoring and controlling the Built Environment the CDL product range includes: 3D Graphical Interfaces RDL//1000 System [now with Hygrostick compatability] Monitor up to 256 sensors per base station within a radius of 500m Temperature Humidity Hygrostick WME Wood Moisture Equivalent [Resistance] CO2…

MSR145 data loggers provide fall detection for elderly

Researchers at the University of Roehampton Musculoskeletal research group used MSR145 data loggers with tri-axial accelerometers to record signals during a fall of the human body. Falling among older adults can cause major distress; the consequences may include fractures and the inability to move and isolated individuals may experience a long lie after a fall…

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…

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…

Caption Data featured in University Of Warwick case study brochure

At Caption Data we appreciate the value of collaboration and especially appreciate the relationship we have had with the University of Warwick and the team at Warwick Manufacturing Group. The range of support has spread from two internships which have helped us develop an award winning sensor in the water damage industry all the way to…

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…

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,…

Thank you ICES for the excellent coverage in the Civil Engineering Surveyor journal

This month our range of remote monitoring systems gained excellent coverage in the Civil Engineering Surveyor. We would like to pay a huge thank you to Darrell Smart, Abigail Tomkins and the whole team, at the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) for including contributions from our Managing Director Jon Penn. June’s edition of the Civil Engineering…