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IVMS – a Noun or a Verb?

IVMS – a Noun or a Verb?

IVMS is simply not a product that can be bought and sold and left to its own devices, it requires ongoing involvement.   Much as IVMS consists of hardware i.e. the GPS unit, a GPS aerial and several other pieces of equipment, it in the end is no different from…
IVMS – getting cheaper by the day!

IVMS – getting cheaper by the day!

When we started around 2008 the price for a mining IVMS unit was around $1,675 plus installation, which at the time could have cost some $500 per unit. This was in the heyday of mining in Australia and times were good indeed. Rolling the clock some 10 years further, the…
IVMS Driver identification: making use of existing tags

IVMS Driver identification: making use of existing tags

Digicore integrates their IVMS/ GPS systems with their customers’ existing personnel identification tags.   How does this work?   All quality systems enable a way for drivers to identify themselves. The whole premise of IVMS/ GPS is that driver behavior can be modified down to the level of discussing matters…
GPS tracking can catch the thief

GPS tracking can catch the thief

An often unmentioned feature of IVMS/ GPS Tracking is that it brings the ability to recover stolen assets. This is another one of those IVMS/ GPS Tracking aspects, just like the prevention of vehicle abuse, that is a quiet, free add-on.   Vehicle and trailer theft in Australia is not…
IVMS – time for an Australian standard

IVMS – time for an Australian standard

We are called almost on a daily basis with requests to supply IVMS/ GPS Tracking– some sub-contractor typically has won a contract with a mine and was instructed to get IVMS/ GPS Tracking. But what is IVMS? Often enough very little detail is given. Of all IVMS/ GPS Tracking aspects…
“No subscription” asset tracking.

“No subscription” asset tracking.

Digicore’s revolutionary “No subscription” asset tracking.   We have over the years been contacted by our IVMS/ GPS Tracking and other customers for asset trackers: things get lost and stolen and GPS trackers will tell us where they are. Unlike IVMS/ GPS Tracking customers that receive an ongoing service, assets…
Are dash cams suitable for IVMS?

Are dash cams suitable for IVMS?

Are dash cams suitable for IVMS/ GPS Tracking?   Our short answer is ‘no’.   Dash Cameras are powerful products that have numerous uses: they record forward and rearwards, they have voice recorders, night vision and can even include 24-hour protection against damage done to vehicles. There is also the…
Plug-and-Play IVMS – can it work?

Plug-and-Play IVMS – can it work?

With the advent of plug-and-play GPS devices the question arises as to whether these devices are suitable for traditional IVMS/ GPS Tracking. To answer this question, we need to go back to what exactly IVMS/ GPS Tracking constitutes – this in itself is a problem as the definition of IVMS/…
Introducing IVMS to your site – what is involved?

Introducing IVMS to your site – what is involved?

Introducing IVMS/ GPS Tracking can be quite complex and needs to be dealt with carefully at a number of levels. The most important aspect is to get your staff on board. IVMS/ GPS Tracking can be quite intrusive and if it is introduced in an aggressive manner it will enact…
An orbituary to Cameron Holmes

An orbituary to Cameron Holmes

It is with regret that Digicore advises that Cameron Holmes has passed away after a long illness. Cam had been an integral part of our business since 2011, starting off as an installer, then as operations manager and finally as general manager, until his illness mandated him to take a…