Machine Monitoring Whitepaper¶
If you want to monitor e.g. chairs or cars or coffee machines, you have several possibilities.
The mode you choose depends on what you want to achieve and measure and how fast you need to receive the information.
Time intervals given here are an example and can be modified via downlink.
Some modes can be combined together!
|Mode/functionality||Monitor me||Trace/Track me||Travel time||Guard me||Tilt events||Put me back||Reed switch-based modes|
|One time event||❌||❌||❌||✔️||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Repeated movement alerts||✔️||✔️||✔️||Limited||Limited||Limited||✔️|
|Average report time||45 minutes||5 minutes||5 minutes||Instant||Instant||When movement ends||1 second|
|"Running hours" count accuracy||1 second||10 minutes||1 minute||n/a||n/a||n/a||Count of reed switches reported in a time interval or when count is reached|
|Can be combined with WiFi tracking||❌||✔️||❌||✔️||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Battery consumption||High (2-3 years)||Low (10 years)||Low (10 years)||Low (10 years)||Low (10 years)||Low (10 years)||Low (10 years)|
|Redundancy of messages||None||None||Very high||Alert can be repeated||Alert can be repeated||None||Alert can be repeated|
|Typical use case||Running hours, office chair usage, lifts||Meeting room occupancy, pallets in movement, monitoring of working/not working||Car travel time monitoring with 1 minute accuracy||Monitor objects from being stolen, impacted or interacted with||Pole tilts, defibrillators, monitoring the correct orientation of things||Emptying of dust bins and if they end up in the original position||Door openings, soap dispensers|
If you're unsure what the best solution for your use case would be, please fill in the form at guru.simplehw.eu and we will get back to you with the best settings!