Axeda offers an M2M software platform that is flexible enough to accommodate any type of device that can output data to a connected modem. In the case of your construction site, we can offer a toolkit in C or in Java to build an agent on whatever device you choose for connectivity. You can pick and choose which data you would like to transmit to achieve a solution that works for your business.
Take a look at http://www.axeda.com/solutions to get an idea of the wide range of scenarios the Axeda technology can support.
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My company has experience with collecting data from older construction equipment that wasn't designed to connect an M2M device. What information would you like to get from the equipment? How do you want to access that information?
I look forward to hearing back from you.
I have been working on numerous devices mostly custom for this type of market.
Most commonly people want a tracking solution however more recently i have seen requests and been working on designs that include RFID readers for authorization of use, time used etc, this often then control the battery connection to the machines starter as well.
Generally it is quite easy to retrofit. to these types of machines.
We develop and market M2M solutions for construction applications. Let me know your requirements. I am sure we one of our solutions will work for your requirements.
You may want to monitor the status of a generator over the Internet. You could use these serial to Ethernet or serial to wireless products to bring the data back to a central system as if the generator was directly connected to your computer. These are set up with free software utilities and free technical support is provided. The tGW-715 can be powered over Ethernet by a Power over Ethernet switch or router. It can also be powered with a 10-30V power supply.
tGW-715: $149.00 Tiny Modbus/TCP to RTU/ASCII gateway with PoE and 1 RS-422/485
GT-541: $599.00 Intelligent Multiport Serial to GPRS Gateway
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