Overview smart building control using M2M and IoT solutions
Remote monitoring technology has advanced significantly over the past five years. Typically BMS, DCS and PLC systems were the only solution and commonly proved to be unwieldly, expensive, slow to deploy and ‘slow’ in terms of real time data.
Modern M2M/IoT solutions from Caption Data can now speed up and simplify the implementation times, save cost and be less onerous in terms of integration into existing management systems.
Data from multiple sites & from multiple data sources can be aggregated into one powerful web based dashboard.
Building performance characteristics can be understood in more detail with trends allowing you to spot relationships and patterns in performance.
Modern systems provided by Caption Data can measure data from sensors directly in conjunction with retrieving data from existing BMS systems.
If you have a portfolio of many buildings in different locations supported by different BMS systems (or no BMS) you can aggregate all of this data into one location.
Data can be passed back down to the BMS system(s) to initiate any control actions such as switching off a/c units when no one is present etc.
GSM, Ethernet and WiFi hardware
Because of it's total independence from existing IT infrastructure, many clients prefer the GSM solution....
The world increasingly expects real time information on performance, and especially when Service Level Agreements are involved, warranty and failure costs are so high and reputational damage can be huge. The cost of after sales and customer support demands ever increasing efficiency, so clients need autonomous, robust, high tech & high quality monitoring systems that deliver seamless performance.
The RDL//nano family of products bring huge functionality in a miniature footprint. With a range of digital, analogue and serial connections, on board intelligence, quad band modem, battery back up, and FOTA [firmware over the air]. Their robust construction and very competitive pricing make these units are ideal for volume deployment.
If you have a portfolio of multiple sites with a range of BMS systems (or some with none at all) Caption Data can bring all of this data into one, powerful dashboard. This will give quick visualisation of the health of your portfolio.
If you have an SLA with your end client to react in certain time frames to certain events this dashboard can be developed to action these events accordingly. A full audit trail is available through the CDLSmartHub giving evidence to your end client relating to SLA KPI’s.