S.M.A.R.T. is a unique, innovative system monitor and reporting tool that improves the security, safety and system integrity of your vehicle barriers.
S.M.A.R.T. is an innovative middleware system that improves the security, safety and system integrity of your vehicle barriers. It is the only system of its kind designed to reduce maintenance and repair costs while improving the functionality of your systems.
Concentric Security designed S.M.A.R.T. to efficiently and effectively meet common operational requirements while reducing the costs associated with risk management strategies. These strategies (cost centers) include visual site inspections, preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and emergency repair.
S.M.A.R.T. blends software and hardware elements that deliver:
S.M.A.R.T. Solves Your Barrier Issues:
Challenge: Vehicle stopped too long at barrier compromising its ability to deploy
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. sends an alarm notification to security personnel
Challenge: Barrier open too long
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. monitors barriers/loop detectors and notifies security personnel that a barrier/lane has been open too long without vehicle traffic. This indicates either a security gap or equipment failure
Challenge: Free exit failure/barrier did not return to secure position following automatic operation
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. alarms indicating an ‘unsecure position’ and security vulnerability
Challenge: Barrier failed to return to the ‘secure’ position following ‘close’ command
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. alerts security personnel indicating either system failure or operator error
Challenge: Accident investigation and/or need for further security officer operator training
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. maintains detailed historical data logs that tracks operation of the barriers. This ‘chain-of-evidence’ capability is key for accident cause/effect and operator refresher training
Challenge: Barrier ‘drifts’ from unsecure position potentially causing traffic accidents
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. monitors barrier position against operator commands and initiates an ‘Auto-Reverse’ command to a safe/open position and alarms condition for operator/maintenance action
Challenge: Smaller vehicles lost within safety loops or loop failure causing traffic accident
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. monitors vehicle progress through lane and delays close command for a few seconds after the loop has been cleared
Challenge: Maintenance technicians at risk of barriers being inadvertently operated by security
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. has a maintenance activation button which locks out other functions to keep the system “safe” while maintenance is being performed
Challenge: Barrier failed to open upon command creating the potential for vehicular impact
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. monitors barrier position and alarms to address system failure or operator error
Challenge: No way to determine cause of a vehicle accident
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. is equipped with a data-logging feature that maintains a history (date/time-stamped) of the system inputs/outputs necessary to perform forensic analysis. This ‘chain of evidence’ feature helps determine the cause of an accident or system failure
Challenge: Inability to determine if a loop detector is working
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. is programmed to provide visual indication that a vehicle has been detected by an inductance loop. This real-time feedback confirms detection
Challenge: Inability to determine when a vehicle barrier isn’t functioning properly
Solution: S.M.A.R.T. diagnostics and predictive analytics monitor a number of system elements that provide vital information on the ‘health’ of the barrier. Maintenance personnel can proactively address issues and save the owner costs
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