This post looks back at our work to create a county-wide LoRaWAN network and our two biggest smart city / smart community projects of 2020 – Falls prevention system for older people, and MyWay student safety.Continue reading “Our two big projects of 2020”
Thingitude selected as Thames Valley tech and digital future maker in ConnectTVT’s 50 Game Changers 2020 cohort
02 March 2020: Thingitude has been selected in ConnectTVT’s 50 Game Changers 2020 cohort. It joins the Thames Valley’s breakthrough tech and digital startups and scaleups, making global impact in their industries through market-changing technologies, innovation and world-class talent.
Thingitude delivers community-focused “Internet of Things” projects, and over the last year it has been working to prevent falls among older people in West Berkshire and to help women students feel safer walking home at night in Reading.Continue reading “#50GameChangers”
One of the big benefits of winning a project like the Falls Prevention System is that it has allowed us to grow the team, which is exactly the point of the Local Growth Fund.
I started my career in IT at 18 and am eternally grateful that a business was willing to take a chance on me, and I would like to do the same for other people. Thingitude has worked with students every summer since 2016 with great success and so it feels natural to hire a student as a full time trainee.
Please meet Traecy Elezi, our new trainee programmer. She has just passed her 3 month probation period with flying colours and is a fully fledged member of the team.Continue reading “Meet Traecy!”
Earlier this year the Thames Valley Berkshire Smart City Cluster launched a set of challenges which they wanted local businesses to tackle, and provided funding to bring these projects to life.
One of our bids won the competition and we are busy working away with our partners IoT Stars and Tendertec on our offering to help reduce the number of falls suffered by older people in West Berkshire. It is a fact of life that as we get into our senior years people tend to fall more often, and the injuries are more profound and recovery takes longer.Continue reading “Falls Prevention System”
Mike and I were absolutely delighted to pick up a 50 Game Changers award last week for our work with IoT in the Thames Valley region!
Here’s our grinning faces:
Continue reading “Game Changers!”