On-Guard management system

February 2007 IT infrastructure

Astute electronics released its GSM modem in December. The modem is designed to send data using the GSM network by taking advantage of the GPRS service. The advantage of this is cost of sending data is measured in megabytes rather than SMSs and hence the monthly running cost of On-Guard is negligible. All On-Guard systems are backwards compatible and Astute is presently busy with a roll-out to upgrade its existing client base to take advantage of the detailed report functionality. With the GSM modem the client no longer needs to visit the site to re-program shift times or route changes.

Reporting is done in one of three ways: daily e-mails to clients and service providers in PDF format; exception reports in PDF format; and instantaneous e-mails to control rooms.

For more information contact Richard, Astute electronics, richard@onguard.co.za





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