IoT controller provides unique value proposition for resellers to drive revenue in manufacturing, industrial and educational markets.

Linor Technology, Inc. (Linortek), a research and development company that designs and builds controllers for the Internet of Things (IoT), announces the launch of its new reseller program. Now, resellers can drive incremental revenue by selling Linortek’s complete product lines designed for industrial, manufacturing, educational and aquaculture businesses with needs for control, monitoring and alert over the network or internet.

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The Linortek IoTmeter can be used to monitor runtime of any machinery such from lathes to laser cutters. You will need a constant 12-48VDC power source for the IoTMeter, and a 5-24VDC signal to one of the digital inputs that will switch on and off with the machine to trigger the hour meter. Please note that the voltage to the digital input cannot be from the same source as the power to the unit.

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Linor Technology, Inc. announces the availability of its IoTMeter™ Wireless Equipment Hour Meter. IoTMeter is a wireless equipment runtime monitor and alert system. The device remotely collects real-time data on offline industrial vehicles and powered equipment, enabling companies to stay on top of routine maintenance to minimize equipment downtime and lost revenue.

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Sometimes your business may require you to connect to your IoT Meter or Netbell unit from outside your work network. This can be done by port forwarding your device to the internet. You will need administrator access to the router your Linortek device is connected to, and you will need Dynamic DNS (DDNS) service from either www.dyndns.com or www.dnsomatic.com. The third option on the drop down menu: www.no-ip.com is currently bugged and pending an update. This guide will use service from http://www.dyndns.com.

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After installing the IoTMeter on your equipment and configuring the software, the Linortek IoTMeter will record the equipment’s run time hours. You can monitor the real time data either from the built-in webpage or the HourCollector desktop app. Many companies have their own management software and would like to integrate the equipment hour readings to their system so that they can automate their maintenance procedures. Below, I will demonstrate how to export the hour reading data from the IoTMeter using XML. Note: This tutorial uses Microsoft Office 2016.

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