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Multi-Functional Telematics Gateway Processes SAE J1939, ISOBUS Parameters For Predictive Maintenance

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Technoton CANup Edge computing telematics gateway

The  CANUp telematics gateway by Technoton represents a multi-functional telematics unit for use in advanced machinery telematics systems. Advanced machinery includes mobile and stationary objects, which have many operation monitoring parameters for engines, power generators, boilers, various additional equipment, and other assemblies.

The core features of the CANUp telematics gateway include:

  • Reading over 10,000 machine operation parameters, thus the gateway can be adapted for different machinery types,
  • Automatic parsing of J1939/71 and ISOBUS messages,
  • Registers "quick" parameters, which have 0.1-10 seconds step,
  • User notifications on Events per email and SMS,
  • Generating Reports when Events are detected. 

Event recognition is an essential feature for implementing a predictive maintenance approach and avoiding machinery breakdown.

CANup areas of application include:

Vessel Telematics and Railroad Machinery Telematics

https://jv-technoton.com/flowmeters/Vessels and railroad equipment monitoring imply using additional sensors and reading data from onboard digital interfaces and standard analog sensors.

The CANUp telematics gateway simultaneously receives data from 16  fuel level sensors, 20 flow meters, plus more than a hundred parameters from the SAE J1939 (CAN Bus) network.

Additional sensors are connected over wire using the CAN J1939/S6 interface ( S6 Technology) or over the air - BLE (S7 Technology).

Agricultural Machinery Telematics - Parsing ISOBUS

Agricultural Machinery Telematics - Parsing ISOBUS

ISOBUS is a communication standard based on J1939/71, used in agricultural machines and equipment. 

ISOBUS contains special parameters of attached equipment allowing to evaluate equipment status, duration of emptying tanks, position angles, feeding speed, depth of immersion like: "Assembly Unit Identification", "Dump Truck Body Information", "Primary or Rear Hitch Roll and Pitch", "Auxiliary Valve 30 Flow", "Secondary or Front Hitch Status" and other machinery-related parameters.

Power Genset Monitoring, Boilers/Heaters Monitoring

DIESEL GENERATOR MONITORING

When it comes to stationary object telematics, it's imperative to get information on the operation process and machinery's output performance, e.g., for diesel power generators - current and voltage of each of phases, reactive and nominal power, etc.

The CANUp gateway gets data from the diesel genset controller over the Modbus RTU interface through the  MasterCAN RS2CAN data converter. The data is combined with messages from additional wired and wireless sensors and sent to a web-based server and users via email and SMS.

Fuel Monitoring in Explosive Areas

Fuel monitoring in explosive areas

Explosive areas include fuel storage tanks, corporate gas stations, fuel trucks, mines, and quarries. The safest way of fuel monitoring in such places is to use wireless fuel level sensors.

The CANUp telematics gateway receives signals from ten wireless sensors over BLE (Bluetooth 4.X, S7 Technology) with an explosion-safety certificate and can be operated in zones 0, 1, and 2.

More Information on the CANup Telematics Gateway...


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