Danfoss Power Solutions has announced an expansion of its “plug-and-perform” Telematics Solutions platform, which uses data to boost efficiency, extend product lifespan, and minimize downtime for off-highway equipment. Four new platform products feature enhanced applications for remote service, efficiency management, fleet management, anti-theft, operator safety, and connectivity.
By combining machine-integrated technology, cellular network connectivity, data transfer via Wi-Fi, and a customizable, intuitive user interface, the Danfoss Telematics Solutions platform gives fleet owners visibility of how, when, and where their equipment is used.
The four new product offerings are aimed toward specific user needs and preferences, and can be used with both new machines and existing fleet retrofits:
- The WS103 unit features wireless CAN via Wi-Fi, seamless vehicle-to-vehicle networking, IT infrastructure, TCP/UDP connections, and prepared Bluetooth and satellite capabilities. User benefits include eliminating the need for CAN cable on a machine, availability of Wi-Fi service tool connection (peer-to-peer/infrastructure) and the ability to connect a WS103 unit to a WS403/503-equipped machine.
- The WS403J unit features a wireless CAN interface for data transmission via UMTS/HSPA with Japanese DoCoMo Certification.
- The WS503 unit offers the benefits of dual CAN for mature CAN infrastructures, RS232 interface for support of satellite connections, data logging on WS including USB access, and direct inputs and outputs. Enhanced connectivity is offered as well via satellite support and the ability to parse data to the Danfoss Telematics Solutions portal.
- The WS503BP (battery pack) unit provides dual CAN for mature CAN infrastructures, RS232 interface for support of satellite connections, data logging on WS including USB access, and direct inputs and outputs. However, it also utilizes a battery pack 4000mAh, with the benefit of fleet protection by shock sensor, battery pack, local geofence and I/Os. If a machine is stolen, for example, the battery pack ensures that the equipment will send out a signal tracker regardless of machine power.