none
none

SENSOR TAGS AND CLOUD BASED ANALYTICS TAKE CARE OF FREIGHT

19-05-2017
by 
in 

Honeywell has come up with a novel Connected Freight solution that enables companies to monitor shipments of high-value and perishable goods in transit, helping to prevent damage and loss. The package provides real-time information about both the location and condition of critical freight while in transit.

Real-time shipment information is critical, for example, when shipping perishables and goods that require uninterrupted refrigeration, such as pharmaceuticals, or high-value equipment that is sensitive to vibration or shock.

The Connected Freight package uses low-cost sensor tags that are attached to pallets or to individual packages. The tags are designed to sense a range of environmental conditions, including temperature and vibration.

All tag sensor data are captured by a mobile gateway, which can be mounted in a truck or an individual shipping container and then transmitted via cellular networks to a cloud-based command-and-control platform.

Users can set up alerts based on thresholds of temperature, shock, tilt, humidity, pressure or intrusion detection. The system can alert manufacturers of high-value, highly sensitive technology if equipment has been damaged while being loaded or unloaded, or if it may have been stolen.

For advanced logistical applications, the cloud can also store data for compliance and audit needs, and provide predictive and reactive analysis. This can even include working out which routes to avoid.

Honeywell
1300 262 491
www.honeywell.com

Related news & editorials

  1. 24.05.2017
    24.05.2017
    by      In
    Fluke has come up with a useful aid for thermal troubleshooting in the form of the Fluke 64 MAX IR thermometer. The device has a handy auto-capture facility that allows it to record thermal readings at preset intervals, so it can capture elusive temperature events. The thermometer can be mounted on... Read More
  2. 23.05.2017
    23.05.2017
    by      In
    Rockwell Automation reckons that its new lightly managed industrial Ethernet switch addresses evolving networking needs and closes gap between unmanaged and managed switches.
    The Allen-Bradley Stratix 2500 lightly managed switch promises the security, resilience, segmentation and bandwidth-... Read More
  3. 23.05.2017
    23.05.2017
    by      In
    Australia has a well-deserved reputation for design engineering vision that changes the rules of the game and redefines global technological standards.
    Brisbane based Thompson Coupling is one such Australian innovator and the products they have conceived, designed and manufactured sit at the global... Read More
  4. 22.05.2017
    22.05.2017
    by      In
    The Aussie Predator is a 5000psi hydroblaster powered by a big 23hp Kohler air-cooled diesel engine claimed to deliver tremendous cleaning power with minimal use of water.
    Based on a heavy-duty Bertolini triplex pump that develops 20L/min flow at 5000psi, the Predator’s cleaning power can be... Read More