Asset Tracking & IoT: The Big Picture

Asset Tracking

In December, we published an article about the Role of Telematics in Fleet Management and the Benefits of IoT Asset Tracking. We raised questions like; How can telematics help my business to increase efficiency and productivity? And Is there a way to enjoy the total visibility of my fleet and manage how my drivers perform? But what about assets? How can IoT be beneficial to asset management and your business? 

What is Asset Tracking with IoT? 

With IoT (Internet of Things) Asset tracking, you can ensure peace of mind over your assets. But unfortunately, the reality is that theft does happen. Whether it has happened to you or someone you know, we’ve all experienced it. Think of this scenario: A tradesman with a Ute full of tools. 

There is a lot of investment sitting in the average Ute, often up to $30,000 in tools. How can you protect that investment? Asset tracking. Our IoT trackers are small and discreet. You can hide them in your toolbox and put them in the glove box and other inconspicuous places. By tracking your assets, you receive reliable updates throughout the day. When a theft occurs, the use of IoT asset trackers can recover the stolen asset or signal an emergency. 

How can Netstar Australia help with your business?  

Netstar manufactures GPS tracking devices that use IoT technology to track vehicles and assets—combining 4G network and GPS satellite tracking in every tracker. Peace of mind results from knowing you have the latest technology to track your assets and download usable data into an easy-to-see system supplying pinpoint accuracy. 

Our tracking systems provide data such as geo-locations, date, time, and other events, where the data is processed and bundled into a user-friendly software package. This information can be used in managing assets and producing reports providing total visibility.  

Introducing the O006-IoT & Y007-IoT trackers: 

Seeing the big picture is critical, and the ability to view the status and whereabouts of each asset is essential. Netstar’s ASSET TRACKING solutions can track anything from trailers, caravans, shipping containers, skip bins, tools, high-value equipment, and vehicles. Supplying security and peace of mind to any business. 

These products are compact, low profile, and feature IP67 water and dustproof rating. In addition, they have the benefit of being a “place ‘n trace” device, meaning no installation is needed and are powered by either 3 x AA or 3 x AAA off-the-shelf batteries. Other features include:  

  • Recovery Mode for emergencies or stolen assets. 
  • Runs on 4G Cat M1 Network 
  • Up to 14-week battery life on 1-hour returns or up to 1-year battery life on 4-hour returns 
  • Available in 2 sizes: 85mm x 63mm x 24mm or 138mm x 72mm x 30mm 

These devices are also robust and rugged, providing UV stability and connection with the 4G IoT network with Australia-wide coverage. Optional extras include Movement mode reporting and After-Hours Mode reporting. 

Netstar Australia prides itself on being a reliable telematics provider with over 20 years of experience offering solutions for consumers and businesses in all industries Australia-wide. With two established products, customers can enjoy peace of mind knowing they are getting accurate and reliable telematics data, helping to manage fleets and assets efficiently.