About Us

Meeting real-world challenges​

Osmium grew out of a partnership between wind energy specialist Fine Energy and Aberg Design, specialists in edge computing. At Fine Energy, as owners and operators of wind turbines, our ability to respond to faults and to plan maintenance was hampered by having access only to top-level diagnostic information, and not to the detailed diagnostics available on site over an HMI.  As a result, costly site visits were frequent and unnecessary downtime was costing us production revenue. 

Failing to find an industry solution that met our needs, we set about developing our own solution with Aberg Design.  The result was Osmium, a competitively-priced retrofit connectivity solution, designed with user insight and benefits from the latest technological advances in mind. Osmium is now being used in other sectors including food processing and hydraulic oil contamination monitoring. The benefits of connectivity can be achieved at a fraction of the cost of internet-enabled replacement equipment.

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Osmium technology lead Ulf Aberg brings a creative background and experience in game design to the challenges of IoT. Client focussed and with a penchant for detail, Ulf is well placed to deliver technical solutions for your remote real-time monitoring and control projects.

Our Team

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Graham Hygate 

Commercial lead Graham Hygate worked as a research physicist and as a management consultant before setting up the renewable energy business that led to Osmium. He is focussed on identifying customers and partners who can benefit from retrofit connectivity.

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Ulf Aberg
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Jo Hughes

Jo Hughes is the marketing lead for Osmium.  Jo has held a range of roles across different industries with a strong history of working within the technology sector.  She focuses on finding technological solutions to the challenges that face today's businesses.

Partner with Us

Increasingly we are partnering with service companies who have expertise and experience in a particular market. As your partner, we can help you generate additional profitable revenues by identifying customers who would benefit from applying Osmium's retrofit internet connectivity solution to their business. 

 

Our current partners include:

  • Europa Components plc, suppliers of electrical components to wholesalers, major catalogues and other mainline distributors across the UK

  • Don Electrical Services, specialists in installation, repair and maintenance of equipment in the food processing and oil and gas sectors

  • Windbase Limited, specialist in maintenance of medium-scale wind turbines

  • a specialist in hydraulic filtration systems

 

Interested in becoming an Osmium partner? We can work with you to bring the commercial advantages of retrofit IoT to your customers, giving them remote visibility and control of their automated equipment without the expense and disruption of an upgrade.

 

Get in touch with us on 0121 449 4443 to find out more.