System Integration | TechWorks Marine

By: Techworks Marine  05/12/2011
Keywords: security systems, sensors, transmission

TechWorks Marine specialise in the provision of integrated monitoring solutions based around our range of TechWorks Marine Black Box (TMBB) data acquisition and transmission systems.  The TMBB system is a high performance, low power, rugged unit (IP68) that can be customized for a variety of uses.  Data can be sent onshore via various telemetry methods including GPRS, WiFi, WiMAX and Iridium for example.  Over time, TechWorks Marine have gained extensive experience in integrating various sensors to operate with our TMBB range for a variety of applications.

The client has the choice of having the data transmitted to their facility or alternatively to our secure servers.  We also offer an intuitive web portal that can be used to graphically analyse and download the data that has been collected.

TechWorks Marine recently provided the Irish Marine Institute the monitoring buoy network for the SmartBay project in Galway Bay, Ireland.  These platforms contained various instrumentation and sensors including:

  • Meteorology Arrays
  • Current Profiling Systems
  • Directional Wave Systems
  • Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) sensors
  • Chlorophyll Fluorescence sensors
  • Turbidity sensors
  • Carbon Dissolved Organic Matter sensors
  • Carbon Dioxide sensors
  • Nitrate sensors
  • Automated Water Samplers (rule based or manual trigger options)
  • Inductive Modems
  • Live Video
  • GPS Trackers
  • Impact Detection System
  • Health Systems
  • Security Systems

The data collected by the instruments is recorded and transmitted in real-time to a secure web portal, which is being developed by the Irish Marine Institute and IBM.   For more information see:

Keywords: carbon dioxide, Carbon Dioxide Sensors, data acquisition, Gps Trackers, Impact Detection, Integrated Monitoring, Organic Matter, security systems, sensors, transmission, Turbidity Sensors, Water Samplers,

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