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Technology can be tricky; whether you’re looking to develop a product, use it to support your business, or simply want to enjoy it in your home – getting to where you want to go, often leads to a whole range of options with no clear path to take. We want to help...

Electronic product development

Support from the "aha moment" through to product manufacture

Small business technical support

Your very own tech., support department (without the overheads)

Individual tech guru

Personalised, expert, technical advice and support

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Steven Kear, Founder

Experienced technology and engineering specialist, Steven has been actively working with individuals, businesses & government to support practical use of technology since 2002.

Always keen to solve a problem, Steven draws on his background in Computer Science and extensive knowledge of embedded systems and electronic product development, to understand technical needs and deliver creative, tailored solutions.

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Electronic product development

So you’ve had a great idea, now what? We provide a range of development services from turning the concept into a solution (idea shaping), designing how it’s going to be implemented (solution architecture), IoT enablement, prototyping, right through to support in getting your message out through technical business development, technical marketing & technical authoring.

Get in touch to find out how we can support developing your idea

Small business technical support

Think of us as your very own tech support department.

Technology should work seamlessly with your business to allow you to concentrate on what you do best. We provide a range of support services from network & cloud setup, to website development, email setup & advice on equipment selection.

Talk to us, we can empower your business

Individual tech guru

From your phone, to your car, home and even your humble thermostat - technology is everywhere. We provide personalised technical support services to help you get the most from your devices; be it setting up new equipment/computers/tablets/smartphones, to providing support when things don’t work as they should, or simply advice & one-to-one tuition. We’re happy to help no matter how trivial you feel it is.

Drop us a line, we'll help you to get the most out of your technology


Here are some of the latest projects and partners we've been working with.
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Scentient Ltd - incorporating the sense of smell into immersive technologies (e.g. VR, AR, MR, XR)
Digital Catapult - the UK's leading agency for the early adoption of advanced digital technologies
Challenge Works, the new name for Nesta Challenges - exists to design and run challenge prizes that help solve pressing problems that lack solutions
UK's leading accelerator for product makers and hardware pioneers
Allia Future Business Centre - are an independent not for profit with a social mission, dedicated to amplifying impact.
Initiator of The Things Network, Chelmsford (UK)
Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University - a leading public research university in Nottingham, England
LettUs Grow Ltd - rapidly developing, vertical farm start-up
Beringar Ltd - state-of-the-art built environment IoT sensors developer
Lowman Ltd - specialist water services company
Current monitoring PoC
AND Technology Research Ltd - award winning technology and innovation consultancy

In the news

A round-up of our favourite news, blog and video articles featuring the team.

‘I COULD DO THAT’ podcast - encouraging the next gen., of engineers, Silverfox & The Institution of Engineering and Technology [Jun 2023]

Project LEAP - Learn Engage and Pitch, The Institution of Engineering and Technology [Oct 2022]

Industry expert brings Internet of Things to life, Cambridge Network [Dec 2020]

Steven Kear joins ARU as new Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor, Anglia Ruskin University [Dec 2020]

An introduction to: Big Data, AI and Internet Of Things, Essex Employment and Skills Board [Nov 2018]

IoTUK Boost Final, Cambridge Wireless [Oct 2017]



Chelmsford, Essex. UK
Phone: +44 (0) 7908 829038
Email: hello@kearts.co.uk

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