A network designed for real-time asset tracking.
What is the Orion Data Network?
Smarter Technologies’ privately-owned Orion Data Network is a low-power, long-range, real-time asset tracking and security network being used the world over. Designed for the real-time tracking and monitoring of people and assets, 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.
The Orion Data Network’s tags and gateways allow you to pinpoint the precise location of all your valuable assets and key personnel, with data displayed on your bespoke asset management dashboard.
Does not use a control channel and therefore is not liable to timing and battery issues caused by interference
Employs two different modes of transmission
Uses a particular architecture that makes jamming very difficult
Analogue mode for recovery
Reduce your asset tracking costs by up to 75%
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Benefits of Smarter Asset Tracking
Save time, money and resources
Fast asset recovery on land, sea and air
Minimise waste and maximise productivity
Enable predictive and preventative maintenance scheduling
Automate asset retirement and repurchase
Enable route optimisation
Reduce carbon footprints
Meet health and safety requirements
Secure lower insurance premiums
Remove the requirements for SIM cards
Dramatically reduce operational costs
Asset Tracking Example Use Cases
Breweries & Distilleries
Track and monitor assets moving through your supply chain and logistics with the Orion Data Network’s active RFID tags. Wireless and SIM-free, Orion tags can track, monitor and recover pallets, kegs, and trucks. The result is increased efficiency and reduced shrinkage as your products move along the supply chain.
Cash in Transit
Smarter Technologies’ durable Orion RFID tags will ensure that your cash and assets are safe and secure. Our tags protect ATMs and cash at every stage of the operation from theft, ram raids and explosive attacks.
Container and Pallet Tracking
Smarter Technologies’ low-cost active RFID tags will track the movements of your containers and pallets globally and send real-time logistical data via the Orion Data Network:
Location, latitude, longitude
This technology can be easily integrated with other traditional methods of tracking and asset visibility to provide comprehensive global asset visibility. Your bespoke asset tracking software and mapping dashboard will provide everything your organisation requires to locate products and resources throughout their lifecycles.
Farm, Machinery & Livestock Security
Using the latest in RFID technology, Smarter Technologies’ Orion tags can secure your farm’s equipment, fuel or livestock and send intrusion or theft alerts in real-time.
Smarter Technologies’ military solutions include a revolutionary web-based weapons management which provides full visibility of military site assets, with real-time personnel and asset tracking. Our Orion tags can be assigned to securely track weapons, munitions, magazines, weapons, tactical apparel and other security-critical goods—wirelessly and SIM-free.
The mining industry relies on large numbers of staff and expensive machinery. The Orion Data Network monitors, records and protects mining assets and personnel both on- and off-sites, even the most inhospitable environments.
Oil & Gas
The Orion Data Network enables the oil and gas industry to effectively identify, track, monitor and repatriate all assets over multiple site locations, providing comprehensive asset inventory visibility.
Increase data reporting and analytics
Optimise utilisation of equipment
Provide business intelligence
Reduce labour costs
Mitigate costs associated with GSM-reliant devices
Police & Law Enforcement Agencies
The Orion Data Network provides a comprehensive overview of the movement of key inventory and personnel from a command and control perspective. Our tracking solutions also assist with high-value asset recovery.
With a vast array of moving parts within the rail freight and rail asset ecosystem, keeping track of assets requires a smart solution. Smarter Technologies’ Orion Data Network system can identify weaknesses and inefficiencies and help with the recovery of lost or stolen assets, transforming rail freight into a streamlined and productive operation.
Wildlife & Conservation Asset Tracking
Smarter Technologies’ specially-designed GPS collars and RFID GPS tags provide invaluable data over the Orion Data Network every 30 seconds. These tracking devices provide real-time information on your tagged animals’ location, health, movement patterns, habitat utilisation, populations, poaching incidents and escapes.
Your World, Smarter.
We’ve mentioned just a few of the limitless use cases of Smarter Technologies’ smart building solutions. With the Orion Data Network, 360° building management becomes a reality, no matter the industry or application.
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 smart technology solutions for your business’ needs.