All-in-one service monitoring device for waste collection trucks

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Service Verification

RFID technology

GPS Tracking

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WatchDog

WatchDog is the ultimate service monitoring device for waste collection trucks. The enterprise-grade design consolidates features of several monitoring devices into just one – WatchDog. Our engineers combined a powerful RFID reader, precise satellite location tracking (GNSS), communication module and Main unit to rule them all.
We built Watchdog with the aim to allow fully automated service monitoring. Automation reduces the margin of error on the data collection and unburdens dustmen. Automation delivers reliable data for Pay-as-you-throw systems or for better waste management in general.

Sensoneo provides smart enterprise-grade waste management solutions for cities and businesses to cost-efficiently manage the waste lifecycle, to improve the environment and well-being of people. The ultimate goal for every waste collector is reliable and cost-efficient service verification.

WatchDog is the result of Sensoneo in-house R&D. Device is a part of Sensoneo Asset Management and Route Planning solution.

 

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Automatic service verification

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PAYT system

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Fraud prevention

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GPS tracking

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Built for integration

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Resilient hardware design

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Automate service verification

Automate service verification

WatchDog is a powerful UHF RFID reader with up to 4 antennas. Short-range antennas recognize bags, bins or containers and record every pickup. Reading range is adjustable. All data flows to Sensoneo platforms including Asset ID, GPS location and time&date. The reader can read several tags simultaneously to speed up the process.

For reliable service verification, each asset needs unique identification. We recommend RFID. Sensoneo offers tags, stickers and special trash bags with built-in UHF RFID chips.

Improve Pay-as-you-throw systems
Automate service verification
Prevent fraud
Prevent fraud

Prevent fraud

Collect only trash you get paid for. Long-range RFID antennas recognize bins or bags placed on the curbside. WatchDog warns dustmen about unpaid trash. Curbside readings are possible only for UHF RFID chips. Reading range is up to 5 meters (adjustable).
Collect only authorized bags, bins and containers. Pickup details contain Asset ID, date&time and GPS location. The Operator easily spots pickup without an Asset ID (RFID chip). Also, comparing the GPS location with existing database highlights any stolen bins.

Introduce transparency into waste collection
Track GPS location

Track GPS location

WatchDog offers high location accuracy using the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). We have access to GPS, QZSS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou satellite systems.   More satellites improve location accuracy and ensure availability. WatchDog accuracy is 2 – 2,5 meter. GNSS module is in the Main unit located on the truck`s roof.
Increasingly dense urban areas, garages, and multi‑level interchanges “shadow” the signal. Three‑Dimensional Automotive Dead Reckoning (3D ADR) uses distance, direction, and elevation changes to temporarily replace the lost satellite signal.

Track bags, bins, producers and trucks
Track GPS location
Integrate more devices
Integrate more devices

Integrate more devices

WatchDog is built for integration. You can easily integrate any existing and future devices on the truck with WatchDog. The Main unit can accommodate data collection and transfer for several connected devices. Its robust computing capability supports multitasking. Available interfaces are CAN bus, RS232, RS485, RS422. The most common integrations are a weighting system, driver navigation, driver identification, vehicle telemetry or buttons for manual feedback.

Source all vehicle data to WatchDog
Manage waste smarter in Sensoneo Platform

Manage waste smarter in Sensoneo Platform

All data flows to the Main unit that sends them to Sensoneo Platform. Smart Waste Management System, the powerful cloud-based platform on MS Azure, helps Operators with everyday tasks related to waste management: mapping waste infrastructure, collection schedules and routing, service verification reports, fleet management and more. For strategic decisions and business intelligence reports we recommend Smart Analytics.

Using API you can source WatchDog data to 3rd party Smart City Dashboards and Platforms.

Manage whole operation in one platform
Manage waste smarter in Sensoneo Platform

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Resilient hardware design

WatchDog is a result of Sensoneo in-house R&D. It is made in the EU using superior Swiss components. Sensoneo Engineers are proud to design truly resistant hardware perfect for harsh conditions. WatchDog`s operating temperature is -30 °C to 70 °C. Humidity & temperature sensor allows for a built-in self-diagnostic heating system.

Reliable data supply

WatchDog collects all the data to the Main unit. The communication module sends data via LTE NBIoT, LTE CAT-M1, GPRS, EDGE, 4G to Sensoneo cloud-based platform in real-time. In case of power supply fail, data is safe with the Main unit`s backup power source. For firmware updates, two options are available – FOTA or Bluetooth.

Plug&play installation

Compared to other devices, WatchDog is a plug&play device. No adjustments to the vehicle are necessary. The main unit is mounted on the vehicle`s roof to ensure uninterrupted data transfer and GPS signal. Antennas are mounted on the vehicle based on the type and emptying mechanism. All we need is a power supply. An experienced technician can install WatchDog in under 2 hours. WatchDog can be install on any vehicle, not just waste trucks.

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