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About Us

Smarter Technologies Group will help to digitally transform your organisation with our market-leading expertise in hardware, software and proprietary communications.

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What is Orion, The Real-Time Data Network™?

Orion is our military-grade data network, which offers SIM-free, wireless, two-way communication, allowing for the monitoring of complex logistics and supply chain management solutions across the globe, in addition to a full range of smart building, metering and smart city solutions.

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Smarter Technologies Group has two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Visionist Ltd and New Forest Communications Ltd (NFC).

About Visionist

Founded in 2009, Visionist is a Crown Commercial Services approved supplier and Microsoft Gold Partner for Digital Transformation of public sector services. Visionist currently provides a full range of public sector services to multiple UK public sector departments and various private sector organisations and partners. Services include business and technology strategy definition through to service design and operational support. Visionist’s services are bolstered by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) division, which provides a rapid approach to solving complex problems and providing first class digital solutions.

About NFC

Founded in 2001, NFC have developed Orion, The Real-Time Data Network™ for the IoT. The Group is focused on growing the reach of our network both nationally and internationally, expanding on the products and services provided to end-users and partners around the globe.


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Crown Commercial Service Supplier Microsoft Partner

All services are secured to the highest standards and aligned to NCSC guidelines and follow the Government Digital Services (GDS) Technology Code of Practice, with full CHECK Green certification, and data hosted within cloud based accredited data centres in the UK.

General Enquiries: 0330 223 5000