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Yotta DCL wins Isle of Wight highways contract
RNS Number : 4309H
20 June 2013


20 June 2013

OMG plc

("OMG" or the "Group")


OMG's Yotta DCL wins Isle of Wight highway survey contract


- Contract will improve the Isle of Wight's highway network -

- Isle of Wight is a new customer for Yotta DCL -


OMG plc, (LSE: OMG), the technology group providing image understanding products for the entertainment, defence, life science and engineering industries, announces that its highways technology arm, Yotta DCL has secured a contract with Island Roads to undertake the annual surveying of the Isle of Wight's highway network.


Island Roads is a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) partnership between the Isle of Wight Council, VINCI Concessions, Meridiam Infrastructure and Ringway. Island Roads is focused on improving the Isle of Wight's highway network and work is currently underway to upgrade, enhance and maintain the Isle of Wight's 804 km of rural and urban roads, 756 km of footways, 29 km of cycleways, over 12,000 street lights, 239 bridges, 612 structures, public car parks, signage, CCTV and street furniture.


As part of the agreement, Yotta DCL will perform SCANNER surveys on 1400 km of classified and unclassified roads as well as Skid Resistance Surveys on 650 km of classified roads. In addition, Yotta will also provide Detailed Visual Inspections for carriageway and footways.


Commenting on the contract win Mark Boyle, Quantity Surveyor, Island Roads said:


"Yotta DCL's tender return was very comprehensive in terms of the level of information the company provided and we are pleased to be working with them on this important contract. The surveys are very competitively priced. Yotta DCL has a reputation for providing high quality data and service and we have confidence that the company will deliver the survey excellence we require to meet the requirements of the contract."


On securing the Isle of Wight contract, Nick Bolton, CEO of OMG, said:


"This is a great new client win for Yotta DCL. Island Roads is pro-actively investing in the Island for the long-term and this contract, won through competitive tender will help enhance safety and ensure the future of the Island's highway assets. We look forward to working and building a strong, valuable relationship with Island Roads as it works toward upgrading the Isle of Wight's highway network."




For further information please contact:


OMG plc

+44 (0) 1865 261800

Nick Bolton, CEO

David Deacon, CFO

FTI Consulting

+44 (0) 20 7831 3113

Matt Dixon / Emma Appleton / Charles Palmer / Jessica Liebmann

N+1 Singer (NOMAD to OMG)

+44 (0) 20 7496 3000

Shaun Dobson / Jenny Wyllie



About OMG


OMG plc (Oxford Metrics Group. LSE: OMG) is a group of technology companies producing image understanding products and services for the entertainment, defence, life science and engineering industries.


Be it for capturing the movements of actors (for the movie industry),sportsmen (for video games or improving team performance), or children with Cerebral Palsy, rehab patients and animals (for medical, life science and research industries); or recording the condition of highways and the assets that surround them; or even providing image intelligence and situational awareness from drone aircraft. Through this diversified offering the Group has earned its strong international reputation for precision from pixels.


Founded in 1984, the Group is headquartered in Oxford, UK, and has four offices in the US and two in the UK. It has customers in over 50 countries and is a quoted company listed on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange. The Group trades through four operating subsidiaries:  Vicon, the world's largest motion capture and movement analysis company, 2d3, a manufacturer of specialised image understanding software for defence applications, Yotta, our highways surveying business and OMG Life our new consumer subsidiary.


The Group's global clients spanning the worlds of science, medicine, sport, engineering, gaming, film and broadcast include: major hospitals and research facilities such as Guy's Hospital, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and Loughborough University, engineering industry leaders including: Ford Motor Company, BMW, Airbus and Toyota, and in the entertainment sector; Sony, The Imaginarium, Industrial Light and Magic, The Moving Picture Company (MPC), Sega, Nintendo, UbiSoft, EA and Square Enix. In highways, clients include East Sussex, Lancashire, Highways Agency, Transport for London, Cheshire East and West as well as many others.


For more information about OMG, visit


About Yotta DCL


Yotta DCL is a pioneering highway's technology and surveying company based in Leamington Spa, UK. The Company develops innovative services and technologies to help authorities manage highway assets, improving quality, efficiency and productivity.


Yotta DCL has a 15 year track record in providing highway's surveying services to authorities in the UK.  These services include visual inspections, SCANNER road surface condition surveys and asset inventory surveys. Yotta DCL also develops hardware and software and has recently announced Horizons, an innovative web based software platform that seamlessly combines GIS, Pavement Management and Asset Management.


Yotta DCL provides consultancy services, offering extensive expertise in the management of highways with a bespoke service tailored to provide exactly the help that highways authorities require.


Customers include the Highways Agency, Tyne and Tees Consortium, Cheshire East and West, Chester Council, Hertfordshire County Council, Hampshire County Council, London Borough of Hounslow and East Sussex County Council to name a few.


Yotta DCL is part of OMG plc; founded in 1984, a successful global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange. OMG is one of the world's leading suppliers of image understanding products and services; this innovative technology is applied by Yotta DCL to highways surveying.


For more information about Yotta DCL, visit


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