Monitoring solution boasts cloud service connectivity

Posted By : Mick Elliott
Monitoring solution boasts cloud service connectivity

A collaboration between Conrad Business Supplies and LineMetrics has produced the C-Control Industrial IoT-Box 100 - a complete and easy-to-use solution for monitoring various key parameters in companies’ manufacturing facilities. The solution enables the utilisation of sensor data for ongoing process optimisation, efficiency improvements or potential problem prevention on site.

 

C-Control Industrial IoT-Box 100 monitors in real-time the operation of equipment, energy consumption in buildings, oil tank levels, room temperature in offices or any combination of several different sensor values, wherever placed, in small or large businesses.

It is the first convenient solution that allows connection and a complete digital overview of machine functions, buildings or manufacturing plants. 

The C-Control Industrial IoT solution consists of powerful hardware, communication and cloud services, easing IoT implementation.

The “plug & play” concept enables businesses to launch a scalable monitoring system/ network without IT investment and programming effort. 

With eight universal inputs (0-10V) and Modbus RTU 485 support, sensor data is recorded in high speed and transferred to the C-Control Industrial IoT Cloud via the mobile network.

The pre-activated SIM card and global GSM coverage ease the connectivity without any headaches so customers can concentrate on optimising and evaluating the data. 

With a choice of several hundred compatible sensors, Conrad offers the right sensor for every application and, if necessary, for expanding the sensor network. 

In the C-Control Industrial IoT Cloud, powered by LineMetrics, real objects are displayed digitally and additional information can be easily added.

In this way, the petrol level of a tank, its location, volume, serial number, filling material, documents and other instructions, can be stored together.

All the acquired data is available 24/7. 

In addition, the measured values enable a more comprehensive analysis as influencing factors are visible (i.e. area measurements when comparing the energy consumption of two branches). 

Alarms, based on freely definable threshold values, help to recognize and avoid problems at an early stage. 

The acquired data can be further processed via open interfaces in existing IT systems. 

The C-Control Industrial IoT Cloud is also integrated into the Conrad Connectmeta cloud.

Users can display captured data in clear dashboards and process it according to their own rules.

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MACH 2018
9th April 2018
United Kingdom NEC, Birmingham