Capita and MAC Ltd Delivering The Internet of Public Safety Things

Capita Secure Solutions and Services (Capita) and Multiple Access Communications Limited (MAC Ltd) are collaborating to bring new solutions to the public safety community based around Capita’s ControlWorks® public safety solution and MAC Ltd’s Internet of Things (IoT) expertise and wireless sensor solutions.

Capita will be exhibiting examples of the results of this collaboration next month at the Home Office Security and Policing Event (5 - 7 March 2019) and the British APCO Annual Conference and Exhibition (12 - 13 March 2019). To illustrate the varied capabilities of this integration, visitors to Capita’s exhibition stands will be able to experience the remote monitoring of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), which are becoming commonplace throughout our communities, and access/inspection chamber monitoring to prevent tampering and theft.

MAC Ltd becomes a Sigfox Partner

Multiple Access Communication Limited (MAC Ltd) has further cemented its position as a leading player in the Internet of Things (IoT) by becoming a Sigfox Partner. MAC Ltd was an early pioneer of the IoT with its work on environmental monitoring in the Floodnet project in the early 2000s. By joining the Sigfox Partner Network, MAC Ltd has confirmed its commitment to participating in and growing the Sigfox and IoT ecosystems.

"We view Sigfox as an ideal technology to provide low cost, low power wide area connectivity in a range of applications where small amounts of data need to be transferred", explained Peter Gould, MAC Ltd's Consulting Services Director. "With the wide array of wireless systems available today, a solid understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each is essential in any technology selection and development process - this is where our experience and expertise can really bring value to our customers."

MAC Ltd Joins the Cyber Exchange

Multiple Access Communications Limited (MAC Ltd) has joined the Cyber Growth Partnership’s (CGP’s) Cyber Exchange ( MAC Ltd has a strong heritage within the defence and security sectors in the development of systems to detect, identify and locate radio signals and interferers. Its Consulting Services Director, Peter Gould, explained that ‘The protection of critical wireless links from both intentional and unintentional interference is a key component of an organisation’s cyber security strategy and MAC Ltd has the experience and expertise to help develop innovative and cost effective solutions in this space. We see the Cyber Exchange as a good way of connecting, engaging and collaborating with others working in this area to build up the UK’s cyber security skills and capabilities’.


Subscribe to MAC news