Australian stormwater management company, Turbid, has struck a deal with the creator of the first public Cloud platform for the commercial Internet of Things to drive business.
Turbid, a technology company which focuses on stormwater management solutions for mining, landfill and construction sites, will build the next generation of water treatment products on the Australian stormwater management company Xively has struck a deal with the creator of the first public Cloud platform for the commercial Internet of Things to drive business. Internet Of Things platform.
It is hoped the project will help the company increase the efficiency and accuracy of its services, making it possible for clients to remotely manage and track water quality in sediment basins.
Turbid director, Ben Starr, said he wanted to connect the company's products with IoT so that customers could monitor basin performance and operation, and tweak operation of our dosing systems (IFOD’s).
"This would largely eliminate the need to send workers onsite to obtain readings and manually treat water," he said.
"After exploring several approaches, it became clear that Xively Cloud Services provided the power, flexibility and simplicity we needed.
“With Xively, we were able to develop a remote, real-time data collection and control solution in just two months and the Xively integration was done in a matter of days.
"Not only is using Xively Cloud Services saving us a tremendous amount of time and money, Xively Consulting Services provided the guidance and expertise needed to quickly create an effective solution.”
Xively director, Mario Finocchiaro, said he was excited about the project.
“Turbid epitomises the type of innovative businesses that are turning to Xively for the strength of our platform, the ease with which they can create connected solutions, and the expertise that’s available through our Consulting Services and Partner Network.”
The deal will allow Turbid's mining and construction customers to monitor and remotely manage performance of sediment basins 24 hours a day, access real-time water quality data that can be reported on and shared with subcontractors and regulators.
Xively vice president Andy Farquharson said he was delighted to see an Australian business embracing the opportunity to develop innovative products for its customers.
"It has helped Turbid overcome the business challenges of remote, real time data collection – with the benefit of a time- and cost-effective tool that saves money.”