Machine-to-Machine Environmental Monitoring Technology
Until the advent of digital wireless technology and machine-to-machine environmental monitoring technology, the monitoring of a multitude of environmental conditions and regulated locations such as landfills, waste water plants and other potentially harmful operations, was largely a manual process.
Time, lack of technology and lack of automation as well as the expense involved, limited the actual amount of monitoring that could be accomplished, with processes largely limited to occasional inspections by humans – with those sites that absolutely required monitoring paying an exorbitant price. The use of M2M wireless environmental monitoring solutions, able to be delivered in often hostile locations with low power devices, both facilitates reduced monitoring costs while increasing the amount of data that can be captured and transmitted.
Wireless Environmental Monitoring Solutions to Protect the Planet
As Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initiatives increase the pressure on industry to report and file detailed and regular – not simply exception – reports on critical facilities, wireless environmental monitoring solutions are the obvious answer.
The use of machine-to-machine environmental monitoring technology started expanding significantly as wireless technology is applied to more monitoring applications. There are many using M2M technology already in early adoption phases:
- Air quality measurement and reporting
- Irrigation, temperature, pressure and chemical monitoring
- Collection of water samples in rivers, lakes and even coral reefs
- Monitoring of gas and pollutant levels in landfills
- Measuring and controlling water levels in wastewater treatment facilities
- Flood management of bacterial and water levels
In the case of air quality and many other environmental conditions, M2M environmental monitoring is required and regulated by government agencies. Compliance to regulations at the lowest possible cost will continue to drive the adoption of M2M technology as will the ability to more quickly identify and respond to events where conditions could be dangerous to people or property.
How KORE Can Help
KORE understands what it takes to deliver wireless data and has partnered with leading environmental monitoring and technology companies to provide integrated and optimized M2M wireless monitoring solutions. By offering customized rate plans, for example, seasonal pricing for irrigation control systems in agriculture, KORE's machine-to-machine environmental monitoring provides the lowest cost of service delivery to our partners.
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