Pi and custard

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I was talking to a potential customer this week. They’re thinking about using our RUGGEDrive to provide removable storage for their Digital Video Recording system for industrial vehicles. If there’s an incident, they’ll be able to easily remove the footage and analyse it. But here’s the interesting thing: Their entire system is based on a Raspberry Pi. There’s been talk…

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I’d never seen anything like it

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I was contacted the other day by a company that makes an amazing 360 degree HDR camera. What was clear right from the off was that their product was exceptional – I’d never seen anything like it before. What was less clear was exactly how we could help them. The guy I was speaking to explained… The camera’s really lightweight…

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Narrower focus?

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I was just reading a really interesting article that rang true for me, and I thought it might for others too. It’s a piece written by Neil Poxon for theengineer.co.uk, and Neil expresses the view that “innovation success” is often achieved by a small organisation working hand-in-hand with a large one. His point is that because larger organisations have a…

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How much thought do you give to this?

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How much thought do you give to the data you store and transfer and how you store or transfer it? The reason I ask is that I came across an article the other day about the “USB Killer”. If you haven’t heard of it, here’s what you need to know: The USB Killer is a “commercially available USB stick that…

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Kick the pedal

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MICHAEL BARRETT, our managing director at Nexus, is back on his bike again. Michael and the Broughton Boys kick the pedal, for a good cause. At the end of June 2017, the team of friends will meet in the north of France touring from town to town over the following 6 days. The tour starts in Lille leading the team…

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No jacket in -6C

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As you probably know by now, Nexus is 30 this year! With that in mind, I thought you might be interested to know why my dad John started Nexus all those years ago. Back in 1987, Dad had been working with Datakey for a couple of years already, and had an understanding of how good the product was. It was…

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White paper on ruggedness of SD Cards

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In partnership with Datakey®, we’ve just put together a white paper about industrial memory; outlining some of the key differences between the solutions available. If you’re wondering which memory solution is right for you, particularly if you need your solution to meet the challenge of different hazardous environments, then I think you’ll find the white paper really helpful. Among other…

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Data Device v Chieftan tank. Which one wins?

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We can tell you again and again how resilient our Datakey memory key products are, and how they meet the challenge of different hazardous environments and temperatures. But there’s nothing like seeing it for yourself. Click to witness what happens when Datakey products are put to the test against a series of massive machines – including a 55-tonne Chieftain tank…

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Join Nexus at Southern Manufacturing 2017 to celebrate our 30th birthday and you could win a Raspberry Pi

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We are celebrating our 30th birthday at Southern Manufacturing this year in Farnborough, UK, on 21-23 March, the South’s largest exhibition for manufacturing technology, industrial, electronics and subcontracting. As well as our team of experts on hand to discuss industrial memory solutions, we are offering every visitor to our stand (D73) the opportunity to win a prize including power banks,…

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The first floppy

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We’re 30 years old this year. Three decades. I can’t quite believe it. Especially when I consider what’s happened in that time, especially in the world of technology. Whilst doing some research the other day, I stumbled across something that’s also 30 years old, which I just thought I’d share with you: If you don’t recognise it, that beauty is…

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