Worldsensing wins SME Mining Technology Excellence Award


Global IoT pioneer is proud to be named ‘Best SME’ for its IoT remote monitoring solution in awards to celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations in the mining industry.

Worldsensing has won the ‘Best SME’ category in the Mining Technology Excellence Awards 2020 from GlobalData. Other winners include industrial data specialist Hexagon and OREN, a Shell and IBM-backed marketplace for mining technology.

The award celebrates Worldsensing’s civil infrastructure monitoring solution which is helping to ensure safer operations in more than 120 mines across 65 countries, as one the greatest achievements and innovations in the mining industry.

“We are thrilled to receive this award for excellence in the mining industry. The team has pushed hard in 2020, which was a challenging year for everyone.” said Ignasi Vilajosana, CEO and co-founder of Worldsensing. “This prize feels like a well-deserved reward for all the dedication to providing safety with our partners and love of technology our people have.”

As the global leader in IoT remote monitoring, Worldsensing edge devices connect with geotechnical, geospatial and structural sensors to enable mines to wirelessly stay on top of risk points such as water pressure in tailings dams. Mining engineers and experts tasked with monitoring can remotely manage all deployed devices, data and networks to improve their safety management.

Worldsensing has been focusing on expanding its mining ecosystem and is already partnered with IDS GeoRadar by Hexagon as well as featured on the OREN marketplace. Both Hexagon and Oren are important in the industry and also among the award winners:

About the Monitoring Solution

The solution by Worldsensing is globally leading for monitoring large-scale civil infrastructure through IoT remote technology. It enables near real-time data acquisition of geotechnical, geospatial and structural sensors as well as remote device, data and network management.

Engineers and experts tasked with civil infrastructure monitoring can now capture sensor data through Worldsensing edge devices and send information to the cloud for 24/7 connectivity management. With over 1,000 network deployments connecting over 170,000 sensors around the globe, Worldsensing’s solution has rapidly become the monitoring standard within industries such as mining, construction, and rail.

About Worldsensing

Worldsensing is a global IoT pioneer. Founded in 2008, the infrastructure monitoring expert serves customers in more than 70 countries, with a network of global partners to jointly drive safety in mining, construction, rail and structural health.

Worldsensing is headquartered in Barcelona and has a local presence in the UK, North and South America, Singapore, Australia and Poland. Investors include Cisco Systems, Mitsui & Co, McRock Capital, ETF, Kibo Ventures and JME Ventures.

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