New Technology to Improve Asset Identification and Tracking

The link between a physical asset and the digital world is becoming more and more important for asset tracking. Barcodes, RFID’s and QR codes lead the current market as future solutions.   A hidden factor often forgotten by construction companies is asset theft.  QR codes could be the way of the future.  It would be really handy to scan a QR code and it bring up all the critical data on any piece of equipment. Maintaining an assets life-cycle remotely and on site was a major problem the sector faces.  This article talks about QR codes and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) use in data transfer and as an ideal, easy and efficient way of recognizing and tracking assets.  Read more here  
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Current and Future Systems for Monitoring Remote Fixed and Mobile Assets

How do you track what you can’t see? As industry pushes towards driverless machinery, reliable tracking of remote and rural mobile assets becomes more and more essential. Fixed assets such as piping buried underground or underwater, which are not feasible or easily accessible, need monitoring for protection. This is a major industry hurdle as “30% of all organisations do not know what they own, where their assets are located or who is using them.” This combined with the fact that “65% of fixed asset data is incomplete, inaccurate or missing altogether,” results in significant losses of money, clients and control.  Read more here
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