Technology shaping our cities of the future
Wednesday August 21st, 2019
Innovation and internationalisation
Fotech Solutions, based in Fleet, Hampshire is leading trials in Canada providing transport insights that smart cities will need. These data streams, covering public transport management and road traffic monitoring show the many benefits that intelligent data collection can bring to both city authorities and citizens.
Fotech Solutions specialises in the development and delivery of Distributed Acoustic Sensor (DAS) solutions which are being used to map data for our cities of the future and are also used in the oil and gas, pipeline, security markets. DAS is an adaptable fibre enabled technology capable of providing an invaluable layer of intelligence and been developed by the founders of the company.
Gary Connel, Chief Financial Officer said: “Over the last ten years Fotech has been developing some fantastic DAS technologies, delivering real-time monitoring solutions to the energy, security and smart city markets and we have expanded into new domestic and international markets”.
Growth and investment
As a global company working in the fast-paced technology sector Fotech has seen unprecedented organic growth.
Gary continues: “As we continue to innovate, we are sure that our DAS solutions will provide great value to the markets and customers we serve as well as providing new and exciting opportunities for our current and future employees.”
People and place
Fotech’s roots are firmly within Hampshire. Gary said: “We started in Hampshire as we were based here and wanted to leverage not only the talent and expertise that exists in the area, but also have access to the great range of suppliers and technology partners which are located close.
“As a global exporter with clients all over the world Hampshire offers excellent connections to both central London and the international airports (Heathrow and Gatwick)”.
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