Asset Monitoring Solutions

Asset monitoring solutions: maintain asset integrity, improve safety and increase efficiency and asset lifecycle with intelligent decision-making.

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Weather and indoor environmental conditions can affect the lifecycle of most assets. In addition, some assets need to be kept in a particular kind of environment in order to operate effectively. So, how do you monitor your assets’ conditions the smart way?

Smarter Technologies’ environmental sensor and asset monitoring solutions allow you to:

  • Install micro weather stations

  • Monitor your assets’ environments

  • Collect and view environment data on velocity, wind direction, humidity, light level, ambient pressure, temperature and more

These sensors transmit data over the Orion Data Network, providing real-time alerts to prevent disaster and asset degradation and to inform preventative and reactive decision-making. All Smarter Technologies’ solutions automate and streamline previously labour-intensive processes and eliminate the possibility of human error.

What is the Orion Data Network?

Smarter Technologies’ privately-owned Orion Data Network is a low-power, long-range, real-time asset tracking and monitoring network being used the world over. The Orion Data Network uses active radio frequency identification (RFID) asset management technology that connects to your network and relays information in real-time, automatically updating the location and condition of your assets.

All Smarter Technologies’ environmental sensor solutions can be easily integrated with your existing systems and our other asset tracking, monitoring and recovery solutions. This real-time data feedback over the Orion Data Network provides valuable business insights for safer and more profitable business decisions.

Read more about the Orion Data Network

Main benefits

  • Highly accurate

  • Created with durable, robust and weatherproof materials

  • For most applications, tags and sensor are wireless, compact, portable

  • Can be solar and battery-powered for use in remote areas

  • Tags send an alert as soon as the battery is running out

Why choose Smarter Technologies’ Orion Data Network?

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SIM Free

No GSM associated costs and smaller devices.

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Lower frequency than GSM

Tags can be seen inside everything.

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Reduced power requirement

Tags last for years, not days.

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Multi-functional

Track, indicate temperature, movement, shock and more.

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Remote configuration

Can receive messages in all locations.

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Coverage

500m to 10km per gateway.

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Recovery ability

Can switch from digital to analogue to increase recovery capabilities and accurate location finding.

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Rapid deployment of infrastructure

Due to the wireless nature of the Orion Data Network.

Benefits of Asset Monitoring Solutions

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Protect assets and personnel from changing environmental conditions

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Automate and streamline previously labour-intensive processes

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Reduce human error

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Increase speed and productivity

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Eliminate waste

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Save time and money by freeing up resources for other critical work

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Enable regulatory compliance

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Protect asset integrity

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Prevent health issues

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Save lives

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Gain business intelligence and actionable insights for better business decision-making and prolong asset lifecycles.

Asset Monitoring Solutions Example Use Cases

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Micro Weather Stations

Smarter Technologies’ asset monitoring systems can measure a range of different environmental states:

  • Atmospheric pressure and altitude

  • Precise levels of humidity, moisture and water, including rain and snowfall.

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Health & Safety

Our smart sensors can be used to promote compliance, health and safety across several industries and applications:

  • Discover chemical and gas leaks instantly.

  • Temperature sensors keep food and assets at extreme or constant temperatures.

  • Avert disaster with smoke and fire sensor solutions.

  • Detect seismic activity such as an earthquake or tsunami.

  • Monitor air quality and detect noxious gases and pollutants.

  • Water quality assurance and flood level monitoring for domestic and commercial buildings.

  • Moisture and vibration levels in soil to predict and prevent landslides.

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Mining

Our asset monitoring solutions have several applications in the mining industry. A micro weather station comprised of several sensors connected to the Orion Data Network enables you to detect the levels of hundreds of gases in the environment. It can also detect conditions that may cause a roof collapse, an increase in methane or fire. The environmental information provided by the Orion Data Network helps to improve mine safety, reduce downtime and protect expensive equipment.

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Data Centres

Inefficient cooling systems and failure to detect changes in the environment cost data centres millions of pounds each year. Smarter Technologies’ automated asset monitoring solutions can be custom-designed to fit the requirements of your individual data centre, enabling instant insights on critical status changes.

  • Meet regulatory compliance and avoid fines

  • Prevent costly asset damage and loss

  • Protect staff and assets

  • Save money on energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint

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Local Government – Social Housing

In government-owned domestic housing, Smarter Technologies’ asset monitoring solutions can detect moisture, humidity, mould, carbon monoxide, and other pollutants. Our monitoring solutions can be fully integrated with existing internal government housing management systems to provide a full picture of the condition of the accommodation at all times, reduces the need for face-to-face visits to the property and provides excellent time and cost efficiencies. Most importantly, it allowed you to make better-informed decisions for the benefit of your tenants.

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Healthcare

In healthcare facilities, it’s essential to keep refrigerators, freezers, heating units and other treatment areas and equipment at an even temperature. But manually monitoring these environments is time-consuming and comes with a high risk of human error.

By automating these processes, Smarter Technologies frees up more time and resources for patient care and mitigates the risk of manual mistakes. The Orion Data Network’s instant alerts and real-time data feedback allow staff to take immediate action to rectify the environment.

  • Save time and money

  • Optimise valuable resources

  • Spend more time with patients

  • Meet regulatory and compliance requirements

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Smart Cities & Rural Areas

Smarter Technologies’ wireless sensor technology connected to the Orion Data Network can be used to monitor a variety of conditions in both smart cities and rural areas:

  • Toxic gases

  • Air quality

  • Moisture

  • Humidity

  • Smoke and fire

The real-time information fed back via the Orion Data Network can help ensure healthier overall living conditions.

  • Prevent air pollution

  • Enable predictive maintenance and repurchasing schedules in accordance with weather and environmental conditions

  • Enable faster response in emergency situations

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Museums & Galleries

Smarter Technologies’ IoT-enabled environment sensor solutions are the most effective way to protect paintings, artefacts and valuable assets from environmental damage.

With Orion’s real-time data feedback, alerts and reporting, you’ll be notified immediately of conditions of excess humidity, overheating, fire and smoke. The system can be configured with different settings to protect the whole building, individual rooms or individual artefacts.

Your World, Smarter.

We’ve mentioned just a few of the limitless use cases of Smarter Technologies’ asset monitoring solutions. The Orion Data Network offers an impressive range of applications across a large number of industries.

Contact us today to see how the Orion Data Network can benefit your business.

Our experts are on-hand to advise you on the most efficient and cost-effective asset monitoring solutions for your business’ needs.

Book a free consultation.