News: Loadsensing is now certified for the London Underground

The wireless monitoring system is officially approved by the London Underground Limited (LUL)

Barcelona, August 2018

Worldsensing, through its partner Geosense, recently secured the approval of the London Underground Limited (LUL) for the use of Loadsensing, the leading wireless monitoring system, in deep tube tunnels.

An officially certified product and partnership

“We are very pleased to have received LUL approval for the Wi-SOS equipment. It has been a long time in the making but we are very grateful for the support from Worldsensing during the approval process. The approval is especially significant with upcoming projects such as HS2 coming to fruition and we hope that the approval opens up the benefits of the proven Wi-SOS system to all LUL projects,” says Martin Clegg, Managing Director of Geosense.

Wireless Monitoring for metro tunnels

Loadsensing in combination with Geosense sensors and instruments have passed the requirements of the LU Standard S1085 that aims to minimize cable runs for the asset monitoring of tunnels and shafts. In the UK, LUL equipment is available from Geosense.

Commitment to quality and excellence

“This certificate is proof of the high quality standards we aim to meet. It shows that our products and services pass through rigid tests and evaluation before being deployed in real scenarios,” says Ignasi Vilajosana, Worldsensing CEO and cofounder. “We don’t just produce wireless data nodes that can be connected to sensors in harsh environments, we help our clients to ensure the safety of metro passengers and underground tunnel personnel through real-time, wireless monitoring.”

About London Underground Limited (LUL)
The LUL provides passenger rail services, and refurbishment and maintenance of parts of the rail network in Greater London and is responsible for operating the London Underground train network and owns (in whole or in part) more than 250 stations.

About Geosense
Geosense is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of instruments to the geotechnical, civil engineering, structural health monitoring, mining and environmental industries based in the UK.

About the HS2 Project
High Speed Two is a planned high-speed railway in the United Kingdom, directly linking London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Leeds and Manchester. HS2 trains will serve over 25 stations connecting around 30 million people which is almost half the population. The project which was kicked off in 2009 is delivered in three phases and is aiming for completion in 2033.

About Worldsensing
Worldsensing is a widely recognized global IoT pioneer. Founded in 2008, the Barcelona-based technology provider delivers Operational Intelligence to traditional industries and cities. With over 90 employees and offices in Barcelona, London and Los Angeles, Worldsensing is globally active and has customers in over 50 countries across 6 continents.

Press contact:
Jennifer Harth
press@worldsensing.com

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