The reality of wireless devices

As of Thursday 1st January, a new European standard came into effect that limits the effectiveness of industrial wireless devices. Officially titled EN300328 V1.8.1, the European standard has introduced a ‘listen before talk’ (LBT) transmission process to wireless devices, much to the dismay of OEMs and end users. Although wireless device capability may be reduced, will the new standard significantly affect businesses that implement predictive maintenance? Continue reading

Sponsoring a Champion: Tom Ingram claims victory at his third Ginetta SuperCup Championship

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It looks like 2013 is shaping up to be a terrific year for Tom, as he claims his third Ginetta Championship title at Silverstone, ahead of Pepe Massot and Rob Boston lying in respective second and third place when the lights went out. The Michelin Ginetta GT SuperCup race saw some great racing throughout the entire grid. Continue reading