Warfare to welfare: digital ‘chaperone’ targets growth

A former Royal Navy electronics engineer is expanding his company that develops systems to monitor “lone workers” and vulnerable people in their homes.

A former Royal Navy electronics engineer is expanding his company that develops systems to monitor “lone workers” and vulnerable people in their homes.

Tom Morton founded Communicare247 “from an attic in Dunoon” in 1998, having built up expertise in communications and electronic warfare with the Navy before moving on to set up a satellite ground station in Stranraer for the European Space Agency.