Dan Miller appointment reinforces continued USA growth

We are pleased to announce a further strategic appointment, as highly experienced instrumentation and monitoring engineer Dan Miller takes on responsibility for Business Development and Strategic Accounts in the USA.

We are thrilled Dan has chosen to join the team – he is a true industry expert having worked for some of the USA’s leading instrumentation & monitoring companies over the last two decades. His background is in civil engineering and he brings extensive experience of geotechnical and structural monitoring systems. Working with our partners and distributors Dan will support the growing number of American asset owners choosing to take advantage of intelligent remote monitoring technology in order to protect people and critical infrastructure.

Senceive CEO Graham Smith “The USA is a hugely important region experiencing significant growth for Senceive and we are delighted to welcome Dan who has a tremendously strong monitoring and civil engineering background to help consolidate our market leading position. Dan’s appointment is another demonstration of the company attracting the industry leading talent to work with and support our partners and customers across the rail, civil and mining sectors.”

Please join us in welcoming Dan to the Senceive team!

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How wireless monitoring supported the safe maintenance of France’s historic waterway

The 240 km Canal des Deux Mers in South West France connects the Mediterranean with the Atlantic and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Voies Navigables de France (VNF) and ground engineering specialist Uretek faced the challenge of preventing damage to a lock whilst undertaking essential repairs. OSMOS, a structural health monitoring specialist, partnered with the contractor and installed Senceive’s wireless monitoring sensors. Click here to find out how our precise wireless monitoring technology helped protect the historic structure throughout the repairs.

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Chris Emery appointed new Senceive Growth Director

We are pleased to announce a further strategic appointment, with respected monitoring market expert Chris Emery joining the Senceive team as Growth Director. He was previously at Topcon and brings considerable experience of remote condition and asset health monitoring alongside surveying.

Senceive CEO Graham Smith explains the significance;

“We’re absolutely delighted to bring Chris on board. Along with other recent senior appointments in global Business Development and elsewhere, it further re-inforces our objective to remain the number 1 global partner in wireless remote condition monitoring. Chris will help maximise the launch of our exciting new products and technologies, some of which are due out this year and strengthens the support to all our customers, alliances and partners in the civil, rail and mining sectors around the world”.

Chris said “I have watched Senceive grow from strength to strength and I am absolutely delighted to be joining the organisation”.

It’s been a busy start for Chris, who has already been interviewed by New Civil Engineer and recorded a short video below where he reflects on his new role and life during lockdown, with particular reference to the challenges of managing an unruly beard.

Please join us in welcoming Chris to the Senceive team!

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Coronavirus Statement

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we have put the following measures in place to protect our staff, customers and suppliers, and to enable us to continue providing our products and services:

  • Those able to do so are working from home and diverts are set up on landline phones
  • Back-up team trained to replace our usual production team, should any of them need to self-isolate for health reasons
  • Travel reduced to a minimum and replaced where possible by conference calls
  • Stringent hygiene rules in our workplace and for those working from home
  • Measures for self-isolation for anyone exhibiting symptoms similar to those associated with COVID-19
  • Close contact with key suppliers to ensure continuity of supply.

We would ask for your cooperation with these measure as follows:

  • Please do not visit our premises without an invitation, other than for normal courier delivery service
  • If you plan to visit our office please tell us beforehand if you have travelled overseas, or experienced any symptoms of a cold or flu in the previous 14 days
  • If you do visit, you will be asked to follow appropriate hygiene measures
  • If our staff are required to visit your premises or a worksite, we will check that you have appropriate hygiene measures in place and our staff will follow recommended guidelines.

Although the COVID-19 crisis presents many challenges, we are confident that these measures will ensure that we can continue to provide the excellent products and services our customers have come to expect.

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Senceive Wireless Platforms Supported By Trimble 4D Control Software

Expanded Capabilities Reduce Setup Time for Senceive’s GeoWAN® and FlatMesh® systems

LONDON, UK, Sept. 17, 2019 — Senceive Ltd, the UK based leading global provider of wireless remote condition monitoring solutions, has today announced the improved interface to the Trimble 4D control software. Trimble is one of the world’s leading providers of software and hardware solutions helping connect the physical and digital worlds of geospatial and construction industries.

Following the release of Trimble’s 4D Control version 5.0 upgrade, the widely used software now fully supports Senceive’s wireless monitoring systems, streamlining the configuration process for existing Trimble 4D Control users and delivering real-time data from a multitude of instrumentation to one single platform. The software will now support both of Senceive’s wireless platforms, GeoWAN®, the company’s latest wireless platform that offers long-range monitoring up to 15km, and FlatMesh® wireless mesh system used for dense sensor distributions and intelligent monitoring solutions.

Senceive’s wireless monitoring solutions provide reliable and robust, long life, precise wireless monitoring solutions for a wide range of applications including; construction, rail, tunnels, buildings bridges, mines, quarries and many more, including the ability to integrate with almost any geotechnical/structural sensor. Whilst Senceive offer their own basic secure web-based data visualisation platform called WebMonitor to clients if requested, the highly versatile data from its sensor nodes has always allowed visualisation on a variety of higher-powered third-party software. The recent major upgrade of Trimble’s 4D Control software now allows their users to fully and conveniently monitor multiple sites from this single, customisable platform that not only enables improved visualisation, but can perform rigorous analysis and provide alerts. Alongside the many other types of data that Trimble devices provide, such as from Total Stations, GNNS reference receivers and a multitude of other geotechnical and structural sensors. The breadth of different datasets can now provide project managers, surveyors and engineers, using Trimble 4D Control, with a comprehensive understanding of the ground or asset conditions to enable rapid decision making and enhance predictions to support immediate identification of the early signs of failure or fatigue.

Of the announcement, Trimble Monitoring Solution’s Business Director Lisa Wetherbee said: “The recent release of version 5.0 focused on simplifying workflows and reducing the time needed to set up a monitoring project. The integration with Senceive builds on our commitment to continuously enhance the user experience when using Trimble 4D Control. By adding support for more wireless monitoring systems, we are making it easier to access real-time data from a wide variety of geotechnical sensors available for monitoring projects around the world.” Trimble press release link: https://www.trimble.com/news/release.aspx?id=091719b 

Graham Smith, CEO of Senceive, said: “Senceive is determined to make all its clients in civil engineering and mining operations as efficient and safe as possible. For each and every one of the industries we work in, safety is the number one priority, and with Trimble’s 4D Control software our Intelligent Monitoring Solutions (IMS) only become ever more efficient and easier to use. Trimble’s software helps engineers by providing accurate results in real-time alongside their other instrumentation and monitoring data, aiding their monitoring efforts and enhancing their safety even in the most challenging environments.”

We have several further significant product launches in the coming months, including this week at Intergeo, that will reinforce our position as the pre-eminent company for innovations that support and enable our civil engineer clients in making better decisions on their geotechnical and structural assets.”

 

 

More about Senceive Ltd.

Founded in 2005 and based in the United Kingdom, Senceive Ltd. provides an innovative approach to providing reliable, long-life, precise wireless monitoring solutions for buildings, earthworks, rail, bridges, walls, tunnels, structures, dams and mines. By providing two complementary wireless platforms; Intelligent Mesh (FlatMesh®) and Long-range point-to-point (GeoWAN®), Senceive enables intelligent low-power sensor nodes, including those from different manufacturers, to wirelessly communicate through radio networks. The company’s innovative long-life, practical wireless solutions are robust and easy to deploy, ensuring Senceive offerings enable clients to make better short and long-term decisions about their assets.

 

More about Trimble

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB), visit:  www.trimble.com.

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Senceive recognised as SME of the Year at the Rail Partnership Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have been recognised as SME of the Year at the Rail Partnership Awards 2019. The company was picked from a strong nationwide field of the leading suppliers to Network Rail who had demonstrated excellence and innovation within the rail industry

During a ceremony taking place at The Vox, near the NEC, in Birmingham, and presented by Countryfile’s Julia Bradbury, the awards were presented across 14 categories. Senceive was recognised for supporting Network Rail to achieve its excellence and innovation objectives in areas including; safety, sustainability, putting passengers first and community engagement. In addition, Senceive was recognised for its commitment to developing successful partnerships within the rail industry.

The past 12 months has been incredibly significant for Senceive as the business continues to grow and with the development and release of innovative and industry leading products and solutions. This award recognises much hard work from the Senceive team to support Network Rail in their objectives of achieving safer working environments and fostering links with strong and innovative UK businesses.
The award follows on from recognition at the recent civil engineering industry awards where Senceive were identified as one of the top 20 SME businesses to follow in the UK. Senceive strives to be the very best intelligent monitoring solutions provider to the rail industry; working very closely with our supply chain partners and customers in order to listen and develop products that fit with the rail industry’s requirements for tough but easy to deploy remote condition monitoring of all asset classes. Over 40% of Senceive’s team is dedicated to R&D to ensure we continuously innovate in order to provide smart but practical solutions at great value for our customers in the UK and overseas. We are thrilled to be recognised by the Rail Partnership Awards and Network Rail as a validation to the whole team’s hard work and dedication towards innovation. We would also wish to thank our many monitoring company partners and distributors, without whom none of this would have been possible.


Over the past 12 months Senceive global revenues have grown by over 80% with similar growth expect to continue in 2019 and beyond. The company now has a team of over
40 people which enables Senceive to offer round the clock customer support, together with offices opening in key overseas markets such as Australia in order to support what is a truly international business. The company innovation roadmap has most notably seen the launch of three major products and solutions to help clients over the past year. The first is the Optical Displacement Sensor (ODS) with a highly accurate laser to measure sub mm sliding movements up to 150m whilst at the same time measuring rotation using a triaxial sensor. The second development is the launch of GeoWAN®, Senceive’s latest wireless platform that offers long-range monitoring up to 15km and complements its existing FlatMesh® wireless mesh system used for dense sensor distributions. The third is our Intelligent Monitoring Solution (IMS) which build upon experiences learnt across many deployments on Network Rail earthworks, where faster and triggered reporting and images are essential to minimise risk and improve safety. (Read about how IMS helped with embankment monitoring at Barnehurst here)

Senceive’s Marketing Manager, Tareq Khodabacksh with Network Rail CEO, Andrew Haines

Senceive is proud to have been part of Rail Partnership Awards which honours the top Network Rail suppliers and celebrates the best achievements across the industry. In partnership with Network Rail and Rail Media, the awards recognise those organisations helping to deliver a better railway for a better Britain and promote Network Rail’s new model of putting the “Passengers first” Winners were selected by a panel of expert judges from some of the most renowned organisations across the industry including; Department for Transport, Rail Industry Association, Railway Heritage Trust and Network Rail.

 

Tareq Khodabacksh, Marketing Manager for Senceive was there to pick up the award on behalf of Senceive and said: “It was a great evening celebrating the very best in the industry – we look forward to returning again next year!”

 

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