Overview Ltd. develops, supplies and supports advanced sensor positioning technologies and specialist sensor systems. Our mantra is to develop innovative technology in order to drive commercial opportunity for our customers.

Overview is British company founded in 1985 and is headquartered in South West London. For more information on the company’s OEM/ODM services see Custom Design. To find out about our advanced technologies see Technology.

Now employing approximately 45 highly skilled staff, Overview manufactures more than 75,000 camera positioning systems per year.

The company has developed simple domes through to military rapid deployment three sensor systems. See the Markets section for information about the markets that Overview serves.

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Capability

Engineering Design:

15 R&D engineers
Product development focussed on providing differentiating solutions for OEM
Shortened time to market through integration support – see Custom Design
Innovative research and development – see Technology.

Test & Measurement:

Overview is committed to the reliability and quality of all the products we design and produce. Measurement of components and life testing in extreme environmental conditions is key to quality of both our design solutions and delivered products. Overview has made considerable investment in a range of precision measurement and environmental test equipment located in our London HQ. This equipment includes:

Automated coordinate measurement machines (Optical and Contact)
Temperature cycling ovens
Vibration table
Salt spray chamber
Immersion tank
Soak test apparatus
Bubble assessment rigs

The ready availability of this equipment allows us to design-in quality and verify that this is sustained throughout manufacture.

Operations and supply chain:

UK manufacturing capability
Proven and scalable global supply chain
Advanced verification of parts
In-house environmental test capability

Quality:

Certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and Overview Integrated Company Policy

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(Certificates are available from Documents Download)

Soak Test: 24 hour burn in and accelerated life tests are conducted in Overview’s dedicated soak test capability.

Soak Test: 24 hour burn in and accelerated life tests are conducted in Overview’s dedicated soak test capability.

Salt Spray Chamber: Accelerated corrosion resistance checks and verification to standards - temperature cycling and humidity capability.

Salt Spray Chamber: Accelerated corrosion resistance checks and verification to standards - temperature cycling and humidity capability.

Bubble Evaluation: Verification and assessment of the optical quality of dome bubbles for 1080p and 4K video streaming.

Bubble Evaluation: Verification and assessment of the optical quality of dome bubbles for 1080p and 4K video streaming.

Coordinate Measurement Machines: Optical and Contact Probe machines capable of automatically measuring and verifying mechanical components to micron level accuracy.

Coordinate Measurement Machines: Optical and Contact Probe machines capable of automatically measuring and verifying mechanical components to micron level accuracy.

Vibration Table: Supports shock, vibration and resonant point analysis up to 10G.

Vibration Table: Supports shock, vibration and resonant point analysis up to 10G.

Temperature Chamber: Specially installed to aid the development and test of OTI thermal cameras - supports elevated and reduced temperatures and automated cycling for accelerated life testing of new designs.

Temperature Chamber: Specially installed to aid the development and test of OTI thermal cameras - supports elevated and reduced temperatures and automated cycling for accelerated life testing of new designs.

Temperature Chamber: Supports elevated and reduced temperatures plus humidity for automated cycling and accelerated life testing of larger products.

Temperature Chamber: Supports elevated and reduced temperatures plus humidity for automated cycling and accelerated life testing of larger products.

Overview has full ESD controlled manufacturing and test environments.

Overview has full ESD controlled manufacturing and test environments.

The Overview Team

Overview is made up of a team with significant experience in the industries we serve and a determination to at all times exceed our customers’ expectations. We are a multi-cultural team focused on delivering the highest quality advanced and innovative products in which we take great pride.  We get a real kick out of delighting our customers and have fun while doing so!

Ethics & Values

Business Ethics

Overview is committed to ensuring that all its business and that of its partners and suppliers, no matter where it is conducted, is undertaken in a responsible, transparent, trustworthy and consistent way. Overview has a zero tolerance of corruption.

Overview Code of Values

Overview’s operations and reputation are based on our Core Values and Behaviours. Consistently applied, these make us what we are and are a key element of the value that we bring to our Customers – the key elements of our Code are listed opposite.

Core Values & Behaviours:

We support and protect the interests of our customers. We listen to our external, and internal, customers and focus relentlessly on exceeding their expectations.
We shall treat all our team, our customers and our supply chain partners with integrity and respect. Through honesty and a shared approach to addressing the inevitable challenges faced, we strive for long-term relationships. We make commitments that we meet.
We conduct ourselves in a culture of fact based management that rewards an objective, professional leadership style, encouraging the constructive discussion of opposing points of view that are grounded in facts, regardless of who generates them.
Overview understands that our strength comes from valued innovation. Our core mission includes offering creative solutions covering technical, commercial and operational aspects of our business.
We embrace a culture of continuous and relentless improvement in both what we do and how we do it, through incremental steps. We consolidate each gain, prove its sustainability and move on to the next. We have a passion to win and a determination to succeed.
We recognise the need for an environmentally conscious operation and we conduct business at all times in a manner that enables our team and all those we interface with to enjoy a safe and healthy quality of life that balances the work / life equilibrium.

Sustainability

Overview’s objective is to take sustainability into consideration in everything we do throughout the entire value chain. Overview strives to minimise its environmental impact, promotes a healthy working environment and takes pride in delivering to our Business Values.

Overview in the Community

Overview is committed to being part of and beneficial to the community in which we operate.

The company supports local people and initiatives where we are able.

Careers & Vacancies

Overview is always interested in meeting people with outstanding ability. If you would like to join our team and relish working in a forward looking, innovative and challenging environment please visit our Careers page for more information and current vacancies.