Ayantra – a leading developer of remote asset management products – has created a solution for managing powered equipment of all types, including Heavy Equipment and also trailer-mounted machinery
All powered machines must be monitored to ensure timely service and to achieve optimal performance. Portable assets are particularly difficult to monitor, since they are frequently moved. Key challenges include:
Tracking each asset’s Location
Logging each asset’s Engine Run-Hours to ensure timely maintenance services
Detecting Faults and responding effectively to each Fault event
Maintaining Usage Logs to satisfy regulatory agencies
The Portable Powered Equipment Solution
FleetGear is a web-based wireless monitoring solution for managing remote assets. FleetGear can manage any make or model of portable powered machine, and it easily supports hybrid fleets. With the average cost of a truck roll @ $75 or more, remote generator monitoring starts to pay for itself right away.
The total solution consists of
- An Ayantra monitoring unit installed on the machine
- Ayantra-provided wireless messaging services
- An Ayantra-provided website to deliver information about each monitored machine
CAPABLE OF SUPPORTING ANY MAKE OR MODEL OF PORTABLE POWERED MACHINE, INCLUDING HYBRID FLEETS.
DAILY HEARTBEAT MESSAGES PLUS ACTIVITY-BASED UPDATES
Each FleetGear monitoring unit sends a regularly-scheduled update once each day (the “Daily Heartbeat”), and it also reports all Engine ON/OFF events as they occur. Battery problems, Faults, and user-performance violations are also reported immediately upon detection.
The website allows users to command any remote unit to immediately send an up-to-the-minute update. These commands are called “pings.” There is no additional charge to “ping” any remote unit.
UPDATES PROVIDE ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
Each update provides the following information:
- CURRENT ENGINE RUN-HOURS
- STATUS (Running or Not Running)
- CONDITION (Faults or No Faults)
- BATTERY LEVEL
FleetGear can report if the machine is moved from its proper location.
FleetGear provides utilization reports to comply with California Air Resources Board (CARB) reporting requirements (similar reporting capabilities are available for other states).
REAL-TIME FAULT REPORTS AND ALERT NOTIFICATIONS
Each FleetGear monitoring unit includes two user-configurable Input to report Faults. Each Fault event can trigger real-time Alert Notifications sent as text messages and/or as email messages directed to specific recipients. Typical examples of the types of Faults that can be reported include:
- General Fault/Common Alarm
- Low Fuel
- Engine Temperature
- Oil Pressure
FleetGear can send “Service Due” reminders as each machine approaches its service interval. Service intervals are user-configurable for each machine, and each reminder can be directed to specific recipients.
LOW BATTERY and BATTERY DISCONNECT ALARMS
FleetGear can send Alert Notifications if the battery goes low or is disconnected.
The database information can be exported upon demand.
|NEMA-4 Outdoor-rated case:||5.00″ x 3.50″ x 1.55″|
|Power:||8 – 48 volts DC|
||65 mA @ 12V (typ)|
||40 mA @ 12V (typ)|
|Built-in back-up battery|
||-32°C → +60°C|
||-45°C → +85°C|
|Humidity:||0 – 95 RH @ 40C|
||4 Inputs (3 user-configurable)|