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Demonstrating an innovative 'internet of things' solution to leak detection
Start-up company FlowGem had an idea for innovative leak detection technology in the home – and enlisted us to engineer a trial system to demonstrate the pioneering approach. The aim was to use ‘internet of things’ technology to remotely monitor water flow patterns in homes.
The leak detection technology comprises a small connected sensor in each property, simply and easily installed on the incoming water pipe.
Data from the sensor is transmitted to the cloud and processed to build up a picture of water usage. The homeowner is alerted by a text message or phone call if a leak is detected.
Our work enabled FlowGem to demonstrate the potential value of its technology at an early stage in the development of the business. It was part of a trial with Centrica, which was introducing the technology into its Connected Home business.
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