Projects Delivered

Kirby Automation Limited has successfully delivered projects for clients in fields as diverse as Railways, Energy Transmission Systems and the Embedded Audio fields.

Project Overviews

Rapid Prototype with MATLAB

Rapid prototyping

Working with a major international manufactures to provide embedded solutions for mobile audio devices. Kirby Automation performed a study and proposed a methodology to implement a rapid prototyping process, using MATLAB, which drastically reduced the time to market.

Model Based Design Methods
Control System Design

HVDC control system


Kirby Automation has analysed the requirements and provided the architectural design for the control system for an HVDC testing facility. This control system has been designed to be able to control both LCC & VSC technology.


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Railway Power Systems

power systems Protection & Control

Kirby Automation has delivered protection  & control design consultancy for projects with equipment manufacturers for electrical distribution systems.

We have also supported upgrades on the Great Western Railway, for the protection scheme on the high speed line between London & Oxford.

Power System Protection
Electrification of Transport

electric transport

Kirby Automation has supported projects for electrification in the transport system and authored a paper, with the IEEE Europe, on the Electrification of Transport.

We also consulted on the design of  energy balancing systems for battery operated urban tram systems.

Electrification of Transport