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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.

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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
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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!