Expertise, news and industry perspectives from our software and electronics team
We’re proud to support so many important industries, working alongside some fascinating people and inspiring organisations. Check out our latest news and insights below.
IIoT Applications: Predictive Maintenance Systems
In this “IIoT Applications” series of posts, we’ll consider the role of IIoT applications within the industrial environment. These include insights from some projects our engineers are actively working on and insights from the growth of awareness in IoT / IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) principles and their implementation. This post looks at the use of IIoT for Predictive Maintenance Systems.
How can smart devices and IIoT help us return to work?
From checking people’s temperature when entering a building, to artificial intelligence that can detect coughs and sneezes: smart devices and the Internet of Things (IIOT) will be key to enabling us all back to the workplace.
Broadcast Studio Server – CuePilot
BitBox’s electronics engineering expertise extends to many sectors. Regardless of sector, products often connect a user to information or a machine to a data source. Sometimes projects come around that demand more interconnectivity. This happened with CuePilot and their Broadcast Studio Server.
The challenge of building trust with new clients
How do you build trust with a new client? Despite being in the industry for 30 years, I still don’t have a simple answer! Read Quentin’s views on this precious commodity.
‘An accident waiting to happen’ – why there is a global shortage of electronics components
The association which promotes the business environment for the sale of electronic components has warned that the shortage crisis was an “accident waiting to happen”.
UKCA – what do you need to know?
The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union has brought about many changes for British businesses, including product marking. As the transition period following Brexit came to an end on January 1, 2021, companies should now be thinking about using the new UK conformity assessed (UKCA) marking for goods placed on the market in Great Britain.
IoT Applications – Occupancy Tracking
In this “IIoT Applications” series of posts, we’ll consider the role of IIoT applications across industries. There will be insights from projects our engineers are engaged with and insights from the growth of awareness in IoT / Industrial Internet of Things principles. This post looks at the use of IIoT for Occupancy Tracking, or People Counting.
Using Low Power Radio To Enable IIoT Devices
There is a growth in awareness of the IoT and IIoT (Internet of Things and Industrial Internet of Things, respectively). This has resulted in a growth in businesses looking to understand how they can benefit from IIoT devices.
The electronics sector & Covid 19
Despite challenging economic conditions, the damaging effects of Brexit and a global pandemic, the electronics design and manufacture market has seen strong and consistent growth over the past few years. Outperforming the rest of the manufacturing sector, our sector has remained robust despite the signs seen across the UK economy of an overall slump.
Pet-ID Near Field Scanner
BitBox is used to entrepreneurs with often crazy ideas. Some, however, are founded on needs-based opportunities. With the legal requirement to chip certain pets, our client saw the opportunity to go to market with a near field scanner to help Vets with their every day tasks.