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Elstat and Heber

Adding measurable value to the refrigeration market.

Elstat has been creating cutting-edge refrigeration technology for nearly two decades. In addition to designing and patenting the world’s first intelligent energy management system, Elstat’s technology is implemented in more than 4.5 million coolers in over 160 countries worldwide. As a rapidly growing business, Elstat...

Investing in the future – Heber showcases new gaming controller at ICE

January 2015 saw Heber out and about at the ICE Totally Gaming show. The show was an opportunity to introduce a new generation of Pluto gaming controllers to the market – the Pluto A100 and T100. Both controllers are based on the latest AMD Steppe Eagle...

Investing in a long history of gaming by Heber

Investing in gaming

Heber has a long tradition in the gaming market. In fact, it is where it all started. Heber Chairman, Bob Powell explains where it all began – and where Heber is going… “A chance encounter on a train resulted in the forming of Heber as...

Hidden costs… and hidden benefits.

Most of our customers will consider the design consultancy option for product development to be an ‘expensive’ route. Why is this? Well, the answer appears obvious: the hourly rates of using a consultancy are high compared with the direct cost of employing an engineer. This,...

Intelligent user interface design

Heber engineers are often asked to design intelligent user interfaces. Increasingly these are “virtual” PC-based implementations or as an iPad App®, but many products also call for a physical user interaction. Most people just don’t read product manuals. So, making control systems and displays intuitive...

Testing and measurement

Measuring power – and meeting a budget

Our customer, a highly-respected player in the energy-saving market, needed to capture the energy savings that their products achieved. Easy? Well, yes, unless the requirement is for a sub-dollar solution. It is no surprise that energy measurement and metering is a popular technology in today’s...

Supporting talent at Heber

Supporting talent of the future

We are passionate about young engineers at Heber. Our latest work experience opportunity was for a student from one of our local schools in the Stroud area. We were delighted to give him the opportunity to learn “first hand” about what design and manufacturing really...

Heber control systems

Developing control – the Heber way

As with all businesses, Heber is about getting an understanding of what our clients really need rather than selling products. We design and build electronic circuits and software – but these are just tools. Our clients do not “need” an integrated circuit, or a “C”...

Lightbulb moment

Does your current design deliver the best for you?

Heber is often asked to review existing designs by our clients. Recently, we did an independent design review of a new product which had been designed and was to be manufactured in China. It was clear very early in our investigations that the hardware was...

Heber touch control

A light touch – Heber capacitive sensing solutions

Consumers are used to obtaining what they want at the touch of a button – or screen. Capacitive sensing detects finger presses on a glass or plastic surface. It measures the capacitive change that occurs on a metal plate or copper PCB tracking behind a non-metallic...

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Heating systems

Intelligent electronic controls for boilers and heating systems have been a staple of custom developments for Heber for decades. We have experience in the control and implementation of many different types of water boilers and instantaneous heater systems.


Internet of Things

Heber has been doing remote data collection and analysis for many years. Now with ‘Internet of Things’ connectivity (IoT) it could not be easier to get your product online and collecting data. Remote telemetry, sensing and security or trend analysis, we can help you with your next generation of product or service. Heber design and develop innovation for pioneering new products and services in the appliance and industrial control of fluid based systems.

Discover more about IoT and wireless communications with Heber.

Cooling Systems

Chilling, cooling and temperature control, monitoring and measurement. Whatever your requirement, talk to us about the control and implementation of your electronics system today.


Wireless and telemetry

Wireless standards, protocols and licenses are a complex area, Heber can assist you in the right choice for your product or application.

We have been involved and active in wireless control systems, data collection, telemetry and remote monitoring of products for many years, talk to us today to make the step into wireless enabled products.


Real time control

Controlling, sensing and measuring the world around us can be a challenge. At Heber we have been creating embedded control systems for decades. From remote temperature measurement to secure data processing and the control of high power heating systems, we understand the importance of a fast real-time control system. Talk to us today to see how we can assist in your next product or application.

X10i Field Proven USB IO Contoller

With an install base of over 100,000 gaming machines X10i is the USB I/O controller of choice. Providing gaming specific interfaces for money handling and non-volatile memory all from a single USB port. Features which enable gaming machine developers to produce GLI-11 compliant gaming platforms with almost any PC motherboard.
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