Helping businesses connect and monitor their data

We are an exciting, environmentally charged, product development SME, led by a team who’ve conceived, privately and publicly funded and deployed at scale a number of first-of-a-kinds. These include Jellyfish that up-cycles existing water meters to become smart, a novel maritime Air Quality and, AI horticulture sensors, Man-o-War.

Alex Barter

Managing Director

An entrepreneur by calling, I’m an engineer by training and a devotee of IOT by vocation. I started the company in 2016 having spotted a gap in service provision in the emerging IOT market. I raised seed investment to develop product and bring the world’s first Thingmongers to the high street.

Michael Bateman

Chief Financial Officer

Michael was integral to the global growth and exit of WDS for US$140m to Xerox in 2012.

David Pickett

Operations Manager

I’ve run a number of businesses leading the sale of a family business to US competitor. I’d built tracking businesses and recognising the wider potential of the IOT market joined the company early on to build the backbone of the product. I deployed a 40-site LPWAN in 6 weeks to enable our first utilities business.

Jamie Roberts

Senior Solutions Architect

I’ve built enterprise software solutions for the world’s largest content providers over the last 20 years. I joined the company early on because the sheer opportunity in IOT. I’ve built the software platform from the ground up along the themes of security, stability and scalability.

Ashley Head


Ashley began his career with Chase Manhattan Bank, where he rose rapidly through the ranks of technology and online banking. He then joined MasterCard, where he ultimately ran the whole of Africa.

After 30 years in the corporate world and recognising the opportunities within eCommerce, he started his own company called Proc Cyber. He grew this business from scratch to a company valued at over £60 million in just 3 years. Recognising the broader applicability of the underlying antifraud solutions, he merged with Datacash in 2006, where he assumed the role of Chairman and took 50% ownership of the company.

Get in touch

Transforming data through smart solutions

Our solutions aren’t limited to capturing water data. We collaborate with businesses in all to sector to create solutions that transform data into actionable insights, improving delivery and outcomes.



Man O' War - The smartest LPWAN device on the market.

Edge-processing & machine learning for time-critical intelligence. For Utilities, Horticulture, Industrial and many, many more sensor applications.

Air pollution

Air pollution

Our Air Q ‘smart box’ solution measures air pollutants and has been tailored to the marine environment. Shipping information and local weather data is integrated into the smart box to create a picture of environmental effect of port operations.

Find out more
Affinity Water
Northumbrian Water
Portsmouth International Port
Portsmouth Water
South West Water
Southern Water
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

Wherever you need technology to take you, start your journey with us.

Talk to us