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Case Studies

We have placed a selection of case studies here to enable you to understand some of our most recent client projects.

Not every project is listed here as some remain customer confidential.

If you are inspired by anything that you read and feel that it would improve your business please contact one of our consultants.

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UTILITIES
Client
Case Study
National Grid 
Gasometer monitoring - delivering public safety for the National Grid
Pelamis Wave Power Ltd. (PWP) 
Harnessing the power of the oceans
Aloegrove Lodge & Range, Namibia, West Africa 
Life in the balance
Highland Spring 
Highland Spring
Lucy Switchgear and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) 
Lucy Switchgear - meeting the telemetry needs for power supply automation in Ghana, Africa
Northern Power Grid 
Tele protection
Palmer Environmental 
Locating the leaks – using technology for water leak detection
Tata Steel UK Ltd 
Working in the hot zone – Radio safety network for steel furnace operators
Western Power Distribution 
Power to the people
Thames Water 
Reducing the cost of effluent treatment
Wallingford HydroSolutions 
Monitoring hydroelectric power feasibility
Kintradwell Estate 
Water, wind and sun – generating clean power for the Kintradwell Estate
Mirion Technologies 
Monitoring nuclear fuel
United Utilities 
Using the Earth’s rotation to improve the quality of your water
Tay Communications 
Chasing pigs
Energy Control Group 
Smart metering, smarter radio communications
Primayer Instruments 
How radio signals are reducing the number of holes in roads
States of Jersey 
Sewerage monitoring - preventing environmental pollution
EDF Dungeness 
Maintaining open communication in a nuclear plant
Isle of Man Water and Sewage Authority 
Water supply - monitoring reservoir levels
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc 
Keeping it clean - measuring slude levels in sewage treatment plants
Nomenca Ltd 
Keeping water clean in South West England
Lucy Switchgear 
Keeping the power running in Sudan
HOMELAND SECURITY
Client
Case Study
Navies, search & rescue, oil and gas exploration 
Personnal video and audio transmission for boarding parties
A national defence department 
Eyes on - digital video surveillance packages for multi-role deployment
ASV - Autonomous Surface Vehicles  
On target with Orion
Militec 
On Target
Saab Naval 
Sweeping for naval mines
Saab Training and Simulation 
Laser Targets
Shield International 
Removing the line of fire – wireless range control
Surveillance for border control 
Watch the line – safe, secure border surveillance
Armed forces/special services 
Securing the bases, even on the move
Defence Contractors 
eyeRobot – giving vision to unmanned ground vehicles
UAV Manufacturers 
UAV Surveillance Packaging
ASV - Autonomous Surface Vehicles 
Naval Intelligence - Unmanned marine surveillance
Homeland Security / Blue Light Services  
PAWS Wi-Fi bringing video to search and rescue
Homeland Security / Blue Light Services / Exploration 
Aerostats - lighter than air surveillance
Army, Navy & Airforce 
Countering operational threats from in-theatre communications interference
EMERGENCY SERVICES
Client
Case Study
Draeger Safety UK Ltd 
Someone to watch over me - fire fighter personal telemetry
Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) 
R.N.L.I. relies on Wood & Douglas for crew communications
Draeger Safety UK Ltd 
Mesh communications for large scale emergencies
Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd 
Naval fire fight
ABCA Systems 
Sounding the alarm
States of Jersey 
Traffic light pre-emption
Homeland Security / Blue Light Services  
PAWS Wi-Fi bringing video to search and rescue
Homeland Security / Blue Light Services / Exploration 
Aerostats - lighter than air surveillance
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) 
Sounding the fire alarm on a nuclear site
HEALTH CARE
Client
Case Study
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Limited 
Monitoring the wellbeing of hospital patients
Intervox 
Raising the alarm and saving lives
GE Healthcare 
Returning dignity to hospital patients
Wilec / MSD Ireland 
Sound the alarm – wireless audio and control for major accident hazard alert
TRANSPORT
Client
Case Study
TfL / Trapeze ITS 
Avoiding the Olympic gridlock
Arriva Trains Wales / Fone-Alarm Installations 
Mind the gap - wireless replacement of cable on the rail network
CONNEXIONZ 
Finding the right bus
Infotec 
Catching the train – connecting passengers with live information
Staffordshire Public Works Company  
Green for go
Flight Calibration Services Ltd 
Flight path
Weatherford International Ltd 
Docking oil tankers
Control Chief Corporation  
Switching railroad cars
Associated British Ports (ABP) 
Monitoring river tides
East Midlands Trains, Chesterfield Railway Station 
Safe and secure – car park surveillance at Chesterfield Railway Station
Associated British Ports (ABP) 
Protecting local navigation on the River Hamble
Port of London Authority (PLA) 
Keeping tidal data flowing
EXPLORATION SERVICES
Client
Case Study
Aloegrove Lodge & Range, Namibia, West Africa 
Life in the balance
 
Working with Water – Namibian Fluorspar Mine
Quest Geo Solutions Ltd: A Sercel Company 
Fleet Manoeuvres
SeaTronics 
Dive! Dive! Dive!
Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions 
Safe landings - fire suppression activation for offshore platform helidecks
AJ Robson / Highland Fuels 
Man the pumps – wireless safety shutoff control for marine refuelling depot
Unnamed 
Back to shore – delivering a robust communications system from sea
Undisclosed African Diamond Mine 
Diamond hard surveillance
Crescent Petroleum 
Keeping the oilfields pumping: wellhead protection in the Gulf States
ConocoPhillips UK 
Ship to shore – safely pumping 200,000 barrels of oil a day
TOTAL UK 
Lindsey Oil Refinery – Crude problem, elegant solution
Homeland Security / Blue Light Services / Exploration 
Aerostats - lighter than air surveillance
Port of London Authority (PLA) 
Keeping tidal data flowing
OTHER
Client
Case Study
John Sisk 
Safe and sound – Wembley Arena refurbishment
Howard Eaton Lighting  
The show must go on
Camera Corps 
Keeping an eye on the action – robotic camera control for sports broadcasting
INEOS Group 
Sounding the siren
Boots UK Limited 
Monitoring energy usage in a large building complex
Associated British Ports (ABP) 
Protecting local navigation on the River Hamble
Port of London Authority (PLA) 
Keeping tidal data flowing
British Sugar 
Sweet video! Monitoring beet levels during sugar production

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