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BABCOCK IS PIONEERING LEADING EDGE ENGINEERING SERVICES USING LiFi

Babcock is pioneering leading edge engineering services using LiFi. Babcock's Connected Facility is being used to demonstrate how smart wireless sensoring and condition based monitoring systems might provide benefit to its maintenance programme and drive benefit into the business both in terms of cost savings and increased asset availability. The are unsing LiFi to enable wireless connectivity where never before possible.

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For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. It helps customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

In January 2017 Babcock set out to test new cutting-edge ways to support their customers.

 

Babcock has established a smart Connected Facility test bed at its Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth. The purpose of this facility is to test and evaluate a number of leading technologies that will allow it to develop new operating models based on the use of digital data. The Connected Facility is being used to demonstrate how smart wireless sensoring and condition based monitoring systems might provide benefit to its maintenance programme and drive benefit into the business both in terms of cost savings and increased asset availability. Currently, the use of wireless sensors using radio frequency (RF) enabled sensors can represent a challenge as RF transmission can be subject to interference, security risks and can be unreliable. In order to understand its options for future wireless communications that are reliable, secure and non-interfering , Babcock is evaluating the application of new wireless opportunities to ensure that Babcock and ultimately its customers can ride the technology wave while operating under safe and secure conditions required in this sensitive environment. Light fidelity (LiFi) technology is a natural fit for such critical use case.

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