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Jock Simpson was last week (October 13) given a Lifetime Achievement Award by SELECT, the campaigning trade body for the electrotechnical industry in Scotland.The award recognises that, over a long and distinguished career, Simpson has been at the heart of the energy and electrical industries and his expertise, wisdom and experience have had a beneficial effect on many people's lives.

AEI Cables has added a further service to its portfolio to more closely collaborate with building designers.

The electrical software provided through Amtech means designers can adapt their specifications more easily for each specific project.

The Association of Technical Lightning and Access Specialists (Atlas) 2016 Accident Survey shows the fantastic safety standards achieved by its members. No fatalities were recorded for the eighth consecutive year and only one reportable injury, meaning the incidence rate for all types of accidents was the lowest ever recorded at 1,053 per 100,000 workers. This is also shown in the accident frequency rate (hours worked per accident), which also decreased to the lowest ever recorded, meaning ATLAS members worked 167,466 hours without an accident. 

Power protection expert, Riello UPS Ltd, has today unveiled two new forward-thinking solutions at Europe’s number one enterprise IT event, IP Expo Europe. 

The latest additions to Scolmore’s growing collection of Inceptor integrated LED downlights – Inceptor Nano5 - introduce brand new, compact, fire-rated, dimmable downlights, which pack an array of features into their shallow profiles. With a highly competitive price point for the features and benefits offered, the new high-performance, 4.8W LED lighting products are designed to have mass market appeal and are suitable for a variety of uses in domestic applications.

ESP is looking to capitalise on the early success of its 1080p HDView Wire Free CCTV Kit – introduced in April this year - with the addition of three new kits to the range, to bring even greater choice of CCTV systems aimed at the domestic market.The existing two-camera kit which features white cameras is now also available as an option with black cameras, and at the same time, new four-camera kits have also been added, again offered with white or black cameras. This brings to four the total number of HDView 1080p Wireless CCTV kits now available.

Olson Electronics has recently released its new website to enable purchasing of its products online for the very first time. The website is a significant improvement from their previous version and has been released in-line with their 55-years of British manufacturing celebration. With Olson being the market leader of PDUs and highly regarded within the industry, I can already see this will be welcomed by all of Olson’s current and future customers.

By Stewart Langdon MSLL, business development director, Mackwell Electronics

So, the scene has been set, we have our smart tool, the phone or tablet; we have Apps and we have wireless, 4G and other smart networks which is great news, but what does it really give us? Well to be honest, this is where the hype kicks in and perhaps the confusion. For a definition of the Internet of Things I refer you to this definition from Wikipedia; the Internet of Things is the internetworking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as ‘connected devices’ and ‘smart devices’), buildings and other items embedded with electronics, software sensors, actuators and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data

Netwise Hosting is an innovative and forward thinking company, and one of London's leading data centres. Based in central London, their facilities and systems have been designed and built in-house, allowing for strong working relationships with all the technology suppliers, not least EcoCooling. Netwise have just completed their second EcoCooling installation within their estate, This case study documents these first 2 phases and possible future plans.

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