Solving business challenges within your supply chain is tough enough without having to figure out complex sensor solutions. Get right to the data you need to solve those challenges with the Verizon Critical Asset Sensor. The Critical Asset Sensor solution includes a multi-sensor device, access to data stream APIs, and Verizon 4G LTE-M M2M connectivity, all bundled together. Deploy multi-sensor devices in the field without having to worry about devices, connectivity, protocols, or security. The solution is built to tackle a number of different IoT use cases, from tracking a mobile asset to monitoring an asset's health and diagnostics.
The Critical Asset Sensor was made to get you from proof of concept to production quickly for many different use cases. The solution can adapt to numerous verticals and deliver meaningful business outcomes. Here are just a few ways it can be used.
Device retro-fitted inside an older elevator, vibration triggers alert to technicians.
Devices can be deployed in agricultural fields to monitor temperature conditions.
Supply Chain Visibility
Device attached to food/beverage shipments can monitor safe environmental conditions from production to delivery.
Sensor is installed inside water and sewer systems to detect pressure and water flow.
Devices wired inside a basement detect high levels of moisture. Triggers alerts to insurance company back-office.
To make integration with your existing cloud deployments even easier, ThingSpace has partnered with the leading cloud services providers. ThingSpace Cloud Connectors allows you to send data directly to your existing IoT platforms and infrastructure, saving hours of development time. You can also send data to any cloud platform using our data stream APIs, giving you complete flexibility to deploy and ingest data from the Critical Asset Sensor to your custom business intelligence platforms.
Leverage our APIs to automatically manage registration, deployment, and operation of devices at scale. Also use our APIs to retrieve and update device properties even when the devices are not connected.
The Critical Asset Sensor device comes with up to eight sensors and GPS capabilities. You can leverage all of the sensors or just the ones you need for your use case.
Here's all the supporting information you need to get started. Want to learn more about the device, check out the Device spec sheet.
The Critical Asset Sensor leverages Verizon's LTE-M IoT network. LTE-M lowers the barrier of entry to the IoT world, providing a quick and easy way to develop, deploy and manage your sensor solutions. LTE-M optimizes IoT power and performance and also incorporates our foundational network layer of security & protection that acts as a barrier to prevent threats. When combined with our award-winning network, these reliable and secure devices are cost-effective, help support applications with low data needs and are able to stay in the field much longer without needing to change batteries.
LTE-M also uses networking protocols that help improve IoT coverage with better in-building and in-ground penetration. Feel confident that your business will be using the latest cellular technologies and ready for the 5G Massive IoT revolution with the Critical Asset Sensor.
We've packaged the Critical Asset Sensor with the components you need to get up and running. Device, ThingSpace, API access, and LTE connectivity are all included. You can choose to pay for the device up front or include it in a simple recurring monthly charge. This allows your business to fund technology investments in a way that makes sense to you.
Whether you're deploying 10 or 10,000 units, your billing scales linearly, allowing you to better manage costs and savings. Our packaged solution simplifies some of the billing complexities of IoT, keeping your finance and accounting teams happy.
¹2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed IoT Connectivity Services, Worldwide. Published: 30 January 2023. Analyst(s): Pablo Arriandiaga | Eric Goodness | Kameron Chao | Jon Dressel.
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