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Fotech Acquired by bp Launchpad

bp Launchpad invested in Fotech because of their market-leading capabilities in the opto-electronic market, specifically in DAS technology.

bp saw the proven capability in Fotech’s solutions to reduce risk, increase efficiencies and minimise the carbon-footprint of certain industries.

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Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

Today is International Women in Engineering Day, and to celebrate, we’re talking to Maria Shiao, our Chief Sales Officer about her route into engineering.

Can Pipeline Operators Afford to Lose Millions in Lost Fuel? 

Can Pipeline Operators Afford to Lose Millions in Lost Fuel? 

Pipeline safety is major news. The recent cyber-attack on the Colonial Pipeline, which caused the largest pipeline in the US to shut down for days, has highlighted the very real and present threat to oil and gas supplies. It has brought pipeline safety front of mind.  

 

 

Podcast - How DAS and Fibre Optic Sensing Can Help Cities Get Smarter

Podcast - How DAS and Fibre Optic Sensing Can Help Cities Get Smarter

The future of smart cities – and for cities on a journey to become smarter – is inextricably linked to the humble fibre optic cable, not just doing its communication duty, but also working as a continuous microphone, listening to and, thanks to software and AI, analysing vibrations.

 

 

New Helios DAS X4 System

New Helios DAS X4 System

Meet the New Helios DAS X4 (Available Soon)- Distributed acoustic sensing that detects pipeline, perimeter and cable threats with real-time alerts. 100KM range even in the harshest environments...find out more.

 

 

Fotech New Appointment - Susan Moritz

Fotech New Appointment - Susan Moritz

Fotech appoints Susan Moritz to its leadership team in a newly created Chief Operating Officer role, effective immediately. With experience in building and managing global teams, Moritz is a senior project and operations leader. She brings 20 years of experience working in the specialist software and hospitality sectors.

Managing Pipeline Monitoring in Remote Environments

Managing Pipeline Monitoring in Remote Environments

Pipeline monitoring in remote environments is a global challenge for oil & gas operators. Find out how DAS technology is changing this, with real-time monitoring to within metres.

Fotech New Appointment - Maria Shiao

Fotech New Appointment - Maria Shiao

Fotech has appointed Smart Cities, IoT, and converging industries specialist Maria Shiao. A sales and business development executive and advisor across the telecoms and IoT sector, Shiao joins Fotech as Chief Sales Officer. She brings 20 years’ experience developing new businesses and markets for leading telecoms and IT companies.

Meet The Team Interview - Jane Garratt

Meet The Team Interview - Jane Garratt

As part of our Meet The Team feature, we’ve been sharing with you interviews with the people behind Fotech and letting you know the inside track on the roles they perform in our organisation. This week sees us catch up with Jane to talk to her about her busy role in Service and Logistics. 

Meet The Team Interview - Nathan Stalker

Meet The Team Interview - Nathan Stalker

As part of our Meet the Team feature, we'll be sharing with you interviews with the people behind Fotech and the diverse roles they perform in our organisation.   It was great to be able to talk in-depth with Nathan about his role as Fotech's Talent Manager. 

Fotech Acquired by bp Launchpad

Fotech Acquired by bp Launchpad

bp Launchpad's investment will enable Fotech to scale global deployment of technologies and increase commitments to world-class R&D.

Smart Cities and Security

Smart Cities and Security

The idea of a whole city working in perfect harmony via interconnected technology is a fascinating prospect, but security will be a concern.

Toyota’s Woven City: A Fanciful Future?

Toyota’s Woven City: A Fanciful Future?

What are the lessons existing urban areas can learn from a smart city designed from scratch?

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