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  • Can smart cities solve problems?

    For smart cities to work effectively and efficiently, they need three components: a problem, a tool and a solution. By identifying issues and finding a way to overcome them using new technologies, cities can begin their ‘smart’ journey.

    Can smart cities solve problems?

  • Is the new Homes Act replacing PPI claims?

    With PPI claims coming to an end, claims management companies (CMCs) are turning to the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act to replace these claims.

    Is the new Homes Act replacing PPI claims?

  • New report shows the state of IoT industry

    A new report has looked into the state of the IoT industry and which areas are witnessing growth.

    New report shows the state of IoT industry

  • UK unlikely to hit net zero target

    The UK’s target to hit net zero emissions by 2050 is unlikely to be met unless policies are implemented.

    UK unlikely to hit net zero target

  • Can IT improve retail footfall?

    Britain’s retail industry has suffered a dramatic drop in the number of shoppers in the last three months.

    Can IT improve retail footfall?

  • Global street lighting expected to hit $13.7 billion by 2026

    According to the Global Street and Roadway Lighting report, the global street lighting market was worth $3.8 billion in 2017 and is expected to be worth $13.7 billion by 2026.

    Global street lighting expected to hit $13.7 billion by 2026

  • Is air pollution causing asthma?

    New research suggests that a rise in childhood asthma cases could be down to air pollution levels.

    Is air pollution causing asthma?

  • Can smart cities save money?

    Smart cities can offer a wide range of benefits including environmental quality, safety, time and convenience, civic participation and cost of living.

    Can smart cities save money?

  • NHS buildings in high levels of air pollution

    More than 2,000 health centres in Great Britain are in areas which exceed the WHO limits.

    NHS buildings in high levels of air pollution

  • 100 Years On: The State of Social Housing

    This month marks the 100th year since social housing was introduced in the UK. With many celebrating the centenary, it does however raise the question as whether councils and housing associations are fulfilling their pact to create quality housing.

    100 Years On: The State of Social Housing

  • How IoT can help reduce light pollution

    Light pollution is on the rise with 60% of Europeans no longer being able to see the Milky Way at night.

    How IoT can help reduce light pollution

  • Poor housing in Wales costs NHS £95m

    Every year in Wales, the NHS is spending £95 million on treatment costs due to poor housing.

    Poor housing in Wales costs NHS £95m

  • How technology can save the retail industry

    With constant mention of the ‘death of the high street’, Blis has released a report looking into the current state of the retail industry and how technology can help.

    How technology can save the retail industry

  • 5.8 million UK renters experience damp

    A study by Rentokil Property Care shows that 5.8 million renters in the UK have experienced damp and condensation issues.

    5.8 million UK renters experience damp

  • How IT can help healthcare cut costs

    With the NHS being overstretched, it’s no surprise that healthcare providers are turning to modern technologies to help relieve them.

    How IT can help healthcare cut costs

  • Air pollution has major impact on health

    Outdoor fine particulate matter exposure is the fifth leading risk factor for death in the world accounting for 4.2 million deaths.

    Air pollution has major impact on health

  • Climate change increases risk of flooding

    Climate change has become an increasing threat over the past year, bringing with it a range of complications for the planet including an increased risk of intense and frequent flooding.

    Climate change increases risk of flooding

  • The importance of free WiFi in hospitality

    There are many ways that customer satisfaction can be improved in the hospitality industry, however none of them are as effective as free WiFi.

    The importance of free WiFi in hospitality

  • Why we need intelligent street lighting systems

    With 19% of global energy consumption used on lighting, it is clear to local authorities that lighting systems need to be upgraded.

    Why we need intelligent street lighting systems

  • Should universities adopt 'smart campus' technologies?

    The Internet of Things is becoming increasingly popular, popping up in our homes, businesses and cities, so it’s not surprising that universities are evolving to keep up with the technological advances.

    Should universities adopt 'smart campus' technologies?

  • UK capital taking steps to eliminate air pollution

    Two million people in London live in areas with illegal levels of air pollution. Measuring air quality is a major strategy in the fight against air pollution, Pinacl makes it easier to gather and monitor data through its Air Quality Sensors.

    UK capital taking steps to eliminate air pollution

  • How the IoT can help the healthcare industry

    By having a resilient WiFi network, healthcare providers can begin to adopt technology, such as the Internet of Things, to help with their day-to-day operations.

    How the IoT can help the healthcare industry

  • Need to get to grips with gritting?

    ​Pinacl’s Road Surface Temperature Sensors help maximise gritting efficiencies for local authorities.

    Need to get to grips with gritting?

  • How do you measure your Air Quality?

    Only a few cities currently meet the World Health Organisation Air Quality guidelines.

    How do you measure your Air Quality?

  • How do you monitor flood levels?

    ​If your town is an at-risk area, then you need to take a proactive approach to flood monitoring.

    How do you monitor flood levels?

  • Pinacl’s Digital Property Management Solution - Detecting fuel poverty early on

    A household is considered to be fuel poor if they have required fuel costs that are above average (the national median level) and, were they to spend that amount, they would be left with a residual income below the official poverty line.

    Pinacl’s Digital Property Management Solution - Detecting fuel poverty early on

  • Pinacl’s Digital Property Management Solution– Simplifying asset management for Social Housing Providers

    ​Pinacl’s Digital Property management solution makes asset management simpler by deploying sensors to gain real time insights into the health of each property.

    Pinacl’s Digital Property Management Solution– Simplifying asset management for Social Housing Providers

  • How can Pinacl’s Digital Property Management Solution be used as part of a Tenant Incentive Scheme (TIS)?

    Pinacl's IoT Solution will transform property management as we know it!

    How can Pinacl’s Digital Property Management Solution be used as part of a Tenant Incentive Scheme (TIS)?

  • Managing voids and minimising loss of income with Pinacl’s Digital Property Management Solution

    In the past, changes to welfare has led to an increase in the number of tenants abandoning their homes. Higher rent arrears and higher repossessions have occurred since residents were given the responsibility to pay their rent.

    Managing voids and minimising loss of income with Pinacl’s Digital Property Management Solution

  • Pinacl’s Digital Property Management – Strengthening the evidence against disrepair claims for Social Housing Providers.

    The volume of disrepair claims against registered providers (RPs) of social housing has increased significantly in recent years. And disrepair claims are often accompanied by costly public liability claims.

    Pinacl’s Digital Property Management – Strengthening the evidence against disrepair claims for Social Housing Providers.

  • How does IoT Improve Hospitality Guest Experiences & Operations

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is opening up an entirely new realm of applications for hotels to enhance the guest experience and make hotel operations more efficient.

    How does IoT Improve Hospitality Guest Experiences & Operations

  • 7 simple steps to building a Smart City

    By now, most people will have some idea of what IoT stands for and its growing importance to society. However, knowing how to implement a digital transformation strategy and kick start your IoT journey can be daunting, so we’ve put together 7 steps to help.

    7 simple steps to building a Smart City

  • Pinacl unleash the ultimate ‘open-access’ IoT Launch Pack for Councils

    Pinacl offers a range of IoT solutions that can benefit Councils. We can deploy a range of sensors tailored to meet the specific requirements of your Smart Place.

    Pinacl unleash the ultimate ‘open-access’ IoT Launch Pack for Councils

  • How IoT can help to keep practitioners, patients and visitors connected

    ​The NHS is under increasing pressure, waiting lists are growing longer than ever in some parts of the UK and there is a crisis in GP recruitment, the internet of things could remove some of that strain.

    How IoT can help to keep practitioners, patients and visitors connected