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Electronics & Communications Engineering Solutions

Technical Consultants

Military, medical and aviation technical projects in electronics, radio frequency, mechanics and software.

Associates: Russell Inman, BEng (Hons), CEng FIET

Russell Inman, BEng (Hons), CEng FIET
Russell is a Technology Expert operating in the broadcast, new media, mobile communications and smart energy sectors. He is a Chartered Engineer with over 25 years of experience. Russell has extensive knowledge of the broadcast transmission sector; both operating the core broadcast services and also leveraging the assets and capabilities to diversify into new sectors outside broadcasting; notably around 3G, mobile TV and Smart Metering. Through a range of acquisitions and mergers, he has been involved in change management associated with change of shareholder ownership and diversification of the core business. This includes the introduction of new processes and technology to reduce operating costs.

Whilst Russell's primary profession is engineering and technology, he has extensive, first-hand, experience of working with other professionals in finance, legal, business development, communications and corporate strategy. Working at the highest levels in a number of broadcast transmission companies, he frequently worked directly with MDs, CEOs, CFOs and has experience of working with, and briefing, shareholders. He has been a key member of a number of major bid teams; both as an employee of large organisations and as a freelance consultant.

Russell held the post of Technology Director at Arqiva (2008-2011), the UK-based communications and media services company, providing infrastructure for the broadcast, mobile communications and satellite markets. Arqiva's customers include major broadcasters such as the BBC, ITV and all five UK mobile network operators. Prior to that, he worked for National Grid Wireless, Crown Castle International and the BBC. He has led, and been a key member of, teams which have developed new products and platforms in sectors such as digital TV, mobile TV, 3G and Smart Metering. He specialises in the deployment of new technologies and platforms. At Crown Castle International, he served as the VP Engineering at Modeo which pioneered a mobile TV service in New York. He was a Member of the Freeview launch team. (Freeview is a joint venture consortium owned by the BBC, Arqiva, ITV, BSkyB and Channel 4.

As a freelance consultant, Russell has recently carried out consultancy assignments for clients which include the BBC, Ericsson and Media Broadcast (part of TdF).

Russell holds an Upper Second Class Honours Degree (BEng Hons) from the University of Sheffield. He is a Fellow Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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We can help you get the planning right at the start of a project to minimise problems and maximise potential success.

We can help you from concept to production.

Industry Areas

Take advantage of our extensive experience in many different fields of technology.

• Medical Electronics
• Industrial Controls
• Automotive
• Telecommunications
• Energy Management
• Broadcasting and transmission
• Marine Electronics
• Diagnostic Test
• Temperature Controls
• Aerospace
• Imaging
• Signal Analysis
• Lighting
• Temperature Controls
• Software

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Successful Projects

Focus on what you do best and let us do the rest.

Our recent projects include:

• High-density Telemetry systems
• Miniature cold plasma systems
• Inductive power systems
• Infusion Pumps
• Body Area Networks for wireless patient monitoring
• Patient Management Systems
• Diabetes research and treatment products
• Sleep Apnoea research and treatment devices
• Depth Sounder
• Autopilot and flight simulator

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Vivitronics Ltd, Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon, UK. Registered in England No. 08437872

Vivitronics Technical Consultants offer full Technical Project Management and Consultancy in electronic product design and manufacturing. We can assist at all project stages from initial concept to production: Technical Analysis; Risk analysis; Rapid Design (hardware and software); Rapid prototypes; Industrial Design; Full Project Management; Design and Project Reviews; Sourcing manufacturers and suppliers; Validation and Verification; Approvals processes to ISO 9000, FDA Title 21, 60601, EU Directives; Patents and Intellectual Property. Our expertise lies in the fields of military, medical, aviation and general electronics.

Vivitronics is a member of the British Standards Institute. We adhere to the ISO13485:2012 Quality Management System, and are currently working toward achieving certification (expected 2016).

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