ANSUTEK IOT9000 Controller

The ANSUTEK IOT9000 Controller Reduces Capital Works Costs for Factory Automation by connecting Legacy & Simple Equipment to IT and Cloud Services.

The Ansutek IOT9000 Controller provides a hardware agnostic solution supporting multiple inputs and communication interfaces (RS232, RS485, TCP/IP. Analog and IO,) allowing for bidirectional data and command protocols with standard and configurable connectors for most major cloud services.

The Industrial Controller is plug and play with our ebridge IOT sampling software, for data logging, telemetry and remote-control services which can be monitored from our client portal or connected to the customers back office services.

Our device API and standard calls make Integration simple, via an advanced configuration menu which allows for the consumption of customer’s API’s.

With companies facing strong challenges in the market, Mr Cashen advised that the ANSUTEK Controller will provide an ECONOMICAL and STANDARD platform for the harvesting of data to the cloud.  

The controller provides an optional HMI, and connectivity to and from equipment such as Weighscales, Weighbridges, Temperature Points, Silo’s, Alarms and Alerts, along with remote portal services for switching and IO monitoring of pumps and equipment.

ANSUTEK Commercial Ltd has a wide range of tailored IOT Products and Solutions. To request further information or a chat with one of our IOT Team email 

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Introducing 11ax Access Points for high device density Wi-Fi performance

The explosion of mobile and IOT devices needing connectivity can put big strains on existing 802.11ac Wi-Fi networks. 

Don't wait until people complain about bad Wi-Fi, start the .11ax upgrade now to keep up with growing demands.

Most people own more than one mobile device that requires connectivity – smartphones, smart watches, tablets. Look around you and you would likely see examples of ‘Internet of Things’ such as TVs, speakers, security systems and other objects that are on the network.

This explosion of devices needing connectivity can put big strains on existing 802.11ac Wi-Fi networks.

Enter 802.11ax, the new Wi-Fi standard designed to keep up with and deliver high performance in
device-heavy environments, for a great experience for WLAN administrators and end-users alike.

802.11ax is available on the latest access points from Aerohive:

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Explore opportunities in rugged mobility with Zebra

The future is mobile, and it's already here. If you are wanting to find untapped business within your existing customer base, or access new markets with new technology, see how expanding your mobility offering with the latest from Zebra can help.

Do you have untapped business with your existing customers, or want the opportunity to access new markets with new technology? 

The mobility trend has been rapidly gaining momentum over the years and is not set to stop anytime soon, with ever advancing technology and solutions for workers both inside and out of the traditional ‘office’. 

This is opening up new markets in enterprise mobility, from handheld devices to large format tablets and 2-in-1 laptops. With the addition of these devices, a complete rugged mobile computing portfolio is now available from Zebra. 

Not yet mobile? Why you should consider Zebra
  • Offer a complete end-to-end solution with Zebra Technologies
  • Choose from core models, or customise your hardware with flexible configurations without the catch of meeting an MOQ
  • Significantly improve productivity in the workplace with automation and find out how Zebra Mobility DNA software tools can help a business move from paper to digital
  • Help your customers understand Total Cost of Ownership for rugged versus non-rugged hardware with the TCO Calculator
  • Core models stocked at Ansutek – for additional quantities or custom models, Zebra have low lead times of 4-6 weeks

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Case Study: Starship and Durabook combine for world-leading healthcare simulation

Starship Children's Hospital needed a large format rugged tablet to help create a simulation training environment as realistic to the clinical setting as possible. Read the case study to find out why they chose the Durabook U11I for their award-winning simulation programme.

Starship Children’s Health in Auckland is the largest purpose-built children’s hospital in New Zealand. It provides healthcare services specifically for young people and is a major teaching centre, leading the country in paediatric research and training.

Simulation is one of the key elements of training for child health teams and the Douglas Starship Simulation Programme replicates real life scenarios to help clinicians prepare for treating sick and injured children. Using the programme, multi-disciplinary clinical teams assess and manage the care of child mannequins.

The importance of realism

Trish Wood, Operations Manager for the Simulation Programme, explains that to be effective, the entire simulation environment has to be highly realistic: “If the team is to get the full impact of the training, they need to be able to suspend their disbelief and feel that they are in a real-life situation”, she says.“ We aim to replicate the exact environment in which the clinical team will be treating a patient”, Trish explains. “Our training is in the real setting – this might be an Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit or operating room – not a training lab.”

A key component for building this realism is the technology required to produce and display vital signs on a monitor. This display, essentially a ruggedised touchscreen tablet, needs to be in exactly the same position and of similar size to the medical monitor in a real clinical situation. “That’s really important”, explains Trish, “because if the simulation monitor is not realistic in footprint and position, it impacts on teamwork and performance. The participants get frustrated and this may cause them to lose vital time in their decision making processes.”

The right technology for the job

Choosing the right technology for the simulation was essential. Denish Kumar, the technical brains behind the simulation programme, explains that there were a number of considerations: “The simulation monitor had to be large enough to sit over the real monitor, for exact positioning. Also, in a high pressure environment, with clinical staff moving around a confined space, safety for our teams and toughness of the device are important. And of course we needed to ensure that the device had the performance to run the simulation reliably, without breaking the spell of realism.”

The hospital chose the Durabook U11I as it has the best performance, functionality and durability that meets their demanding requirements. The large format 11.6” display has glove and wet touch modes enabling clinicians to interact with the technology as they would in the real world. The tablet has more than enough power and memory to run the 1.5GB Laerdal Learning Application (LLEAP) simulation software and the reliable connectivity to maintain the realism of the environment.

The ruggedised tablet operates without wires or cables to eliminate safety hazards thanks to its high capacity and hot-swappable battery packs. It’s designed to endure hard knocks and falls, as well as withstand the tough disinfecting protocols, making the Durabook U11I truly the right technology for healthcare.

Positive outcomes for children’s healthcare

“Choosing the Durabook U11I was a good decision”, confirms Trish. “It has the right footprint, it’s powerful and it’s tough. The monitor is a vital element of the simulation, supplementing clinician’s observations of the patient and giving essential information to help determine the care needed. The device allows us to replicate existing technology in a simulated situation which is as close to the real clinical setting as possible”. 

The simulation programme has made a real difference at Starship: “We can observe teams working in simulated emergencies and, using a structured guide, can help them reflect on aspects of care that can be modified to ensure best patient care and increase safe and efficient practice”, says Trish. “It allows them to review the environment in their clinical setting and optimise it so that they can respond rapidly to a change in patient conditions and make decisions that can save lives.” The team are rolling out the simulation programme to more departments and other hospitals across New Zealand.

The programme’s success has seen Denish recognised on a global scale. In August, Denish won the 2019 Simulation Champion of Champions Award after being New Zealand‘s only nominee of 12 worldwide. This recognition is a tribute to the programme’s immense impact in training clinical staff to deliver better patient care for children.

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Durabook rugged notebooks for any environment

Choose the level of rugged required to meet field worker needs with IP5x, IP54 or IP65 ratings; be as durable as the application requires.

Non-stop operation with hot swap batteries to provide optimum on-demand computing in the field.

Improve data security with user removable storage, integrated smart card reader and TPM 2.0 as standard, and optional fingerprint reader.

Unique solar charging solution

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