Tuesday Ten: A Q&A with John Newbury
We caught up with John Newbury, Product Innovation & Marketing Director, Ramtech Electronics, to find out how holiday parks can save money and increase revenue with innovative technology…
1. How long has the company been trading, and how has the company changed over time?
Here at Ramtech our passion for wireless innovation began in 1990 and from that point on, we’ve focused on developing customer-led solutions with wireless technology at the heart. What has changed over time is the need for our solutions to provide increasing value for money, improved return on investment, enhance customer benefits and greater operational efficiencies. Our ability to integrate our propriety wireless solutions with third party applications and our own cloud-based monitoring and control software platform has allowed us to achieve this. With the connected world now bigger than ever, you need a company who have the proven experience to deliver a full end-to-end IoT solution.
2. Which of your products/services are proving popular for owners of caravan/glamping parks, and why?
The popularity of our WiSE Smart Metering Module is no accident; accurately tracking energy consumption can be vital to ensuring that park costs are accurately managed and recouped as well as allowing for the identification of potential savings. The Smart module is a radio-based system that requires no SIM or WIFI to operate and can be retrofitted alongside existing park and resort infrastructure. The Module enables parks to access the data from electricity, gas and water meters in real-time so that customers can analyse and generate customer bills without the need to visit any meters on-site. Not only will the smart module save parks time and money, it has the ability to aid in generating additional income.
3. What plans do you have in the future for your business?
Leaning on our vast experience and knowledge, we are excited to expand the WiSE (Wireless, Information, Security and Energy) Platform into many new parks and resorts in 2020. WiSE is a business information and monitoring platform providing real time alerts, data and information about security coverage, energy metering with simple invoicing to customers at the click of a button, fire safety, equipment failure, occupancy monitoring, staff management “check-in-checkout” and access history, all without the need for SIM or Wi-Fi. Our revolutionary solutions will take UK parks to the next level in customer satisfaction, efficiency and aids in driving additional revenue.