We work industry independent with products and systems with high demands on reliability, availability and security.
The customer holds patents for a particular drilling technique that referred to as orbital drilling technology. The technology combines a drilling and a milling motion at the drill tool, which enables drilling with high precision in sandwich construction. The technology also makes it possible to make reductions without a tool change. The company's customers today are found in the global aviation industry.
Tritech has acted as a partner for the company for many years. Tritech has developed a complete control system for a new generation of drilling equipment, covering the entire product development from start to finish, covering specification and development of electronics and software, radio design, functional testing, industrialization, production and production testing.
The customer's customer is a leading, global company for commercial aircraft that requires extreme precision, reliability and safety requirements. Especially critical has been the radio solution, where one download prescriptions to the drilling device via RFID radio, which must be reliable and functional in every situation.
The product is a stable, fully functional product, approved for commercial rollout, and in use in commercial operation at one leading global company for commercial aircrafts. The system has a modular software design, which enables the possibilities to further develop new functions and features, as well as use the “platform” in new implementations in a straightforward way.
Embedded system, electronics, radio, industrialization
ADVANCED VEHICLE ELECTRONICS
The customer is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced automotive electronics for the global heavy vehicle industry. Product development based on own platforms for faster development and higher degree of reuse.
COOPERATED DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED VEHICLE EXTRONICS
Tritech has for many years been a strategic partner in product development. Tritech has been involved in the development of software, electronics and communications solutions, as well as testing and verification in many of the customer's products, such as instrumentation panels, digital tachographs, and telematics. All of these products require high availability and real-time performance. Common communication protocols (CAN, K-lina, etc.) in the automotive industry often appear as a component in the development.
During a long and successful cooperation, the customer has been able to take the step of manufacturing products for its customers and to invest in the development of own products. The customer's first own product, a digital tachograph, has resulted in a market success.
Embedded systems, real-time systems, communications, vehicle electronics, volume production
AUTOMATED RUTT DETECTION
The customer is a leading global supplier in farm management. Tritech, as development partner, has developed and deployed a robust IoT systems for automated rutt detection of dairy cows. This has lead to an optimization of milk production and profitability for the farmer.
RADIO BASED SOLUTION FOR RUTT DETECTION
In this project, Tritech has developed a new radio-based system for automated rutt detection of dairy cows.
The system is based on radio-based activity meters located on the cow. The device communicates with Receivers usually located in the ceiling of the barn. The Receiver are then connected via a "system controller" to the farm's "Farm Management System" where data is analysed to give the farmer an optimal rutt detection for each individual dairy cow. Through a repeater function at the receivers and an opportunity to place them in a solar powered outdoor cabinets, one also cover grass land farms.
Tritech has been technical responsible for all components of the system such as:
- Activity meter (placed on the cow)
- System controller
- Wireless, solar powered repeater
- Integration to Farm Management system
The products are designed for high volume manufacturing and are today delivered in large volumes worldwide. The products are designed for extremely tough environmental and certified to be sold globally.
The system gives the farmer an automatic rutt detection that reduces reproduction costs and optimizes milk production, and thus the overall profitability of the farm.
Radio design, embedded system, gateway/repeater, industrialization, Radio Certification, volume production, complete product development
THE HOME DELIVERY OF TOMORROW
One of the key challenges for the transportation industry is to secure the transport from door to door, and given access to the final door.
Without a master key the transporter can be granted access for a certain purpose and a certain time. This can happen through a technology development where today´s and tomorrow´s access control systems can be accessible through mobile phones and smart wearables by delegating access to a certain user.
A smart lock can send an encrypted digital key to a user that is valid only at certain times on specific dates. The digital key is stored safely and securely on their mobile device. Easy and secure key management for everyone you temporally need to let in to your home such as food delivery, parcel delivery, the cleaner, etc. The concept is available for a number of use cases.
Tritech has since 2016 been involved in developing this concept together with the customer, The customer introduced the idea and Tritech was instrumental in verifying the technologies behind the idea. Step one was to verify that the technology works in large scale to the right costs and that services for different types of users can be created in a straight forward manner.
The main project is now targeting a limited roll out in 2018 and full scale roll out from 2019. It is about to build an end to end encryptions and security system which can grant access to different users in a flexible way – software implemented in end nodes, mobile app and in BE Access Control Systems, ACS, end2end. The ACS is the heart of the solution, which host and control encryption keys and access.
Smart wearable BLE 5.0, gateway, security, assymetric encryptation, back end software, AWS, industrialization, User Experience
TECHNOLOGY FOR SMART ENERGY SYSTEMS AT RECORD SPEED
Tritech was asked to build the software for a communications hub for smart metering.
Together with several suppliers in a global project, Tritech has delivered a communications hub for gas and electricity meters. The communications hub communicate with a central system via cellular networks and wireless mesh radio. The communications solution will be permanently connected to the internet, it has been designed with extremely rigorous requirements for security, robustness and scalability.
Tritech's part of the solution has included the communication hub's core features, such as mesh technology for communication, security solutions for the Internet of Things, and how software can be downloaded to the communications hub during operation. With requirements on reliability and security.
The project has been challenging due to a short time schedule, especially when certain requirements were not set when the work was commenced and that the smart metering communications standards were not initially set. The work has been pushed forward in an agile fashion, where the system solution has gradually evolved. Over 2 years, a large number of Tritech engineers have worked to design and build the communications hub software. Tritech has been one of three software development hubs globally. The others have been located to the UK and in Asia.
Communication, R/F Mesh, Software download, security, IoT
CELLULAR ANTENNAS FOR MAXIMUM CAPACITY AND RANGE
The customer develops high performing base transceiver antennas for mobile telephony.
REMOTE ELECTRICAL TILT FOR HIGHER AVAILABILITY
Tritech has developed electronics and software for a Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) By adjusting the antenna lobes to limit the range, you can install more antennas within one area, thus connecting and serving more mobile phones.
The hardware is based on a standard hardware from Tritech and several of Tritech's own standard software. For the ultimate focus on industrial products, Tritech was also responsible for producing the electronics as well as test equipment until the product was stable. Tritech then made transfer of production to permanent contract manufacturers.
The customer had high demands on time to market, large volumes in a short time frame, of course with quality and functionality. The project was conducted in an extremely short period of time. The first prototypes were available after four months and an industrial product had been delivered for thousands of nine months. The work was carried out quickly through agile development, parallel activities, ruthless priority, focus and with the result delivery on time.
Since the first version, Tritech has further developed and developed further RET software and hardware as well as responsible for maintenance, support and further development.
RET, embedded systems, customized electronics, industrialization, start up of volume production
The customer is a global leader in biometric data capture for passports and ID documents – This market is expected to grow rapidly. Soon there will be cost efficient solutions for digital capture of signature, fingerprints, hand geometry, eyes, earlobes, etc.
FLEXIBLE, SCALABLE PRODUCT PLATFORM FOR BIOMETRIC DATA CAPTURE
Tritech has designed and delivered the next generation of one of the company's products, from concept design to rollout of finished product. The product is modular and scalable and will be the basis for a completely new product family. The solution comprise COMe technology.
The development work has included electronics for carrier and interconnect boards, including embedded software, as well as the mechanical parts. The integration work has included software development, test and systems integration of peripheral devices, such as cameras, fingerprint readers, scanners, etc from several different suppliers.
The result is a flexible and extremely scalable product platform that has been reused in several of the customer's products. The development time from idea to market introduction has been short.
Biometrics, complete product development, integration, industrialization, ComE
SMART FALL DETECTION SYSTEM
Bellpal is built for our seniors and is changing aging for the better, improving the lives of seniors, their families and caregivers. We want our seniors to be able to age comfortably and with freedom in their own homes. We want them to stay connected to their family and communities. Bellpal is a smart watch with a fall detection alarm and positioning system. Bellpal detects and prevents falls and enables personalized, preventative care. Tritech is the turn key provider for the complete BellPal offering – from the smart watch to the app. Scope include electronics for the watch, communications through BLE and backend software, as well as most of the integration work. The smart watch includes a unique fall detection algorithm that is provided by an external algorithm software supplier. The service is to be launched during 2018.
For more see bellpal.com
Adjustable electronics, BLE, machine learning, backend software, Amazon Web Services, app development, User Experience.
FROM PROTOTYPE TO CERTIFIED PRODUCT
Why buy a brand new electric bike when it is just the engine you want? This surprised our customer, who realized that by using a portable electric bicycle motor, one can both reduce the environmental impact, increase flexibility and reduce the risk of theft.
ELECTRONICS DEVELOPMENT AND CERTIFICATION
We at Tritech helped to take the development from prototype development to finished and CE-certified product. When the collaboration began, the prototype was developed by simpler electronic standard modules. Which meant that it was not possible to produce in series.
After a short analysis and feasibility study, the project began, which was characterized by a close dialogue and close cooperation. The result was a high-quality and CE-certified product that goes into series production.
Electronics, Certification, Start up
TOWARDS CONTINUOS DELIVERY
The customer delivers an SOA platform for sports betting to a large international betting site. The site's tens of thousands of customers expect continuous improvements in functionality and user experience. Their wishes must be met quickly in order for them to stay, which places great demands on short lead times and non-disruptive deliveries. At the same time, quality and safety must never be compromised, which places equal demands on delivery capacity.
When the project began, the platform was delivered as a single product with a downtime for the service of about two hours at each update. The goal of the project was to deliver more often and at the same time have less downtime for customers, without risking the product's quality.
VIRTUAL MACHINES AND THE CLOUD
The project consisted of two basic tasks, to create virtual environments that can be operated in the cloud for the built artifacts and to create a CI chain to be able to deploy developed software in different stages.
Our consultant helped the customer achieve their goals, by contributing knowledge about configuration management (CM) and tool chains for continuous integration (CI).
Continuous Delivery, Agile, Sports betting, Cloud
HOW TO FIND SUBMARINES
The customer is developing a sonar system for submarine detection, which is advanced technology that is mounted both on surface vessels and in helicopters. The projects are extremely complex with lots of dependencies. These can be hundreds of collaborative projects of different scope and in different phases.
A NEW WAY TO MANAGE PROJECTS
The solution was to introduce project and system anatomies as well as a modern visual tool to handle them. The project included software delivery, configuration and the training of around 10 project managers and technical coordinators.
The tool is now used to:
Create and manage sprint logs for daily scrum meetings.
Plan software development.
Act as an aid in meetings with users and other interested parties.
Project Management, Visualization, Software tool development
DIGITALIZE THE LOAN PROCESS
The customer is one of the 50 largest banks in the world. The bank’s challenge is to maintain its leading position among companies, institutions and individuals. New technical solutions in the banking world make competition more widespread, thereby shrinking revenue and margins. At the same time, costs are increasing as compliance with new, stricter laws and regulations is required
SEVERAL SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS
We have contributed to a number of successful projects at the company. One of them involved digitising the management of mortgages. FindOut designed and developed a userfriendly interface for managing mortgage applications, with complete support for the complex mortgage-lending process, featuring check points and varied decision-making paths. At the same time, the consultant helped improve the "way of working" and assisted in the requirements work by rapidly building prototypes to concretise problems and highlight aspects that had not initially been taken into consideration.
Despite the fact that the solution was very complex with up to 20 integrations and that the work process around mortgages is very complicated, the project succeeded in delivering the functionality promised in the promised time. The quality of the solution has lived up well to the organization's expectations and needs. And the administrators who work with mortgages are today very satisfied.
Fintech, Digitization, Loans, Banking, Agile
REDUCE THE RISK AND DOUBLE THE SPEED
The customer is one of the world's largest companies in medical equipment and provides products with high demands on reliability and usability.
Ensuring that the products work is literally a matter of life and death. This makes it important to take customer complaints very seriously. If a serious fault is found in the machines, it is crucial that this is identified, remedied and prevented.
MORE EFFICIENT PROCESSING PROCESS FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS
Together with the customer, we led the work with making the process more efficient, and also contributed expertise regarding identifying requirements, and improving and renewing support systems. A workshop with value stream mapping was conducted at an early stage, in order to describe the current process and identify opportunities for improving efficiency. The continuing work consisted of conducting an analysis, making an action plan and implementing the measures with the greatest potential.
At first, it was a difficult adjustment for the administrators. Habitual practices and "truths" were questioned, with a strong focus on the work that leads to real benefit, but perseverance ultimately won through. Thanks to strong support from the management, the acceptance of the improvement needs among the staff and new support features in the tools, it was possible to make the necessary changes in a short period of time.
The result was that more than twice as many complaints per member of staff could be handled than before, the quality of statistical analyses improved, there was more focus on customer/product benefits and less dependency on individuals.
Process Improvement, Streamlining, Case Management, Medtech
ON THE RIGHT TRACK
The customer is a world leader in technology for rail traffic and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards for sustainable transport.
Train systems are usually purchased by authorities or state-owned companies with responsibility for national or regional infrastructure, where the procurement process consists of very extensive and formal procurement routines. Signal systems are complex, and order values high, which places great demands on the entire tender process. It is important for the customer to have an efficient process both in terms of quality and lead time. You simply have to be able to bid both quickly and correctly, with extreme demands on accuracy!
VISUALIZATION IS THE KEY
Together with the customer, we developed a way to handle complex processes. We contributed with our expertise in eclipse and development of support tools for visualization. The result was a significant efficiency enhancements regarding its tendering work, the value of which has covered the investment costs many times over.
Process Improvement, Streamlining, Visualization, Trains