Commercial Grade Dash Cameras

Commercial Grade Dash Cameras

  The difference between what would be considered consumer grade and what would be deemed commercial grade can sometimes be hard to define. In most definitions it comes down to being fit for purpose, but what does this really mean? Commercial grade equipment tends to require higher quality parts designed…
Personnel tracking

Personnel tracking

  In today’s day and age, government legislation has caused companies to become highly vigilant towards their responsibilities regarding the safety and wellbeing of their staff. It’s little wonder that OH&S has become such a big focus in so many sectors. This responsibility is particularly evident within the mining and…
Network coverage for IVMS and asset tracking – how do they differ?

Network coverage for IVMS and asset tracking – how do they differ?

  As a supplier of IVMS we are often facing the difficult situation of having to recommend and select the correct product to match the available network coverage. Outside the capital cities of Australia 3G/4G can sometimes be unreliable and in more isolated parts of the country outright unavailable, yet…
The challenges of IVMS in the Outback

The challenges of IVMS in the Outback

  Part of managing a dynamic IVMS implementation is the vendor’s ability to communicate with the IVMS device via 3G/4G. Setting can be changed “over the air” i.e. by communication directly with the device configuration via the SIM card. Top-end IVMS devices for instance run scripts that will enforce driving rules.…
The Importance of not being locked into an IVMS contract.

The Importance of not being locked into an IVMS contract.

A large number of our customers have been severely impacted by the mining downturn. This unfortunately has also affected their ability to maintain their IVMS systems. At the same time, vehicles that are parked up waiting for better days do not need to be tracked and there is no need…
The importance of IVMS as a cost saving.

The importance of IVMS as a cost saving.

During a mining downturn all mining companies are cutting back and daily reports of job losses and subcontractors going out of business are not uncommon. What about IVMS – is this an area where money can be saved? Not necessarily. In the short term it might seem like an obvious saving…
IVMS and post-event accident investigations

IVMS and post-event accident investigations

A major benefit of the Digicore IVMS system is that it has the ability to provide second-by-second data for purposes of accident investigations. IVMS units record data a number of times per second, but not all of this is sent back-to-base as this will generate a significant quantity of data,…
The difference between a high-end IVMS system and a GPS system

The difference between a high-end IVMS system and a GPS system

The question is often asked, what is the difference between IVMS and GPS? The short and simple answer is this: an IVMS system is also a GPS system, but not all GPS systems are IVMS systems.
Digicore’s unique IVMS dual-speed lookup system.

Digicore’s unique IVMS dual-speed lookup system.

 It has become common practice for many organisations to use GPS speed detection for safety purposes, i.e. company vehicles are monitored and drivers are cautioned where they habitually exceed speed limits. We decided it was time to think about this differently.