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For many years now, we have been developing RFID systems for a range of uses from access control to inspection monitoring. As well as our powerful systems, we also produce customised hardware in order to give our end-users the best possible experience. Digitalquill data terminals are used all around the world, for all kinds of purposes. We can now offer them for sale to third parties in a number of configurations. One such use is optical sensors.

Optical sensors

data terminal optical sensorsOne of the best features of the Digitalquill Data Terminals is their versatility. Because they are fitted with standard USB inputs, a whole range of additional peripherals can be attached to them. And because they run on a modified version of Debian Linux, it is a straightforward task for us to develop new software to take advantage of the hardware.

One popular use for the terminals is to count people. An optical sensor can be fitted to the terminal (which can be self-powered by a battery that trickle charges with a solar panel or mini-wind turbine) to monitor people coming in and out of a shop; count the number of visitors for use in statistical analysis; measure the average spend per person through the door; and to measure footfall in tourist attractions, woodland areas or parks.

Digitalquill Data Terminals

Our Data Terminals run a special version of Debian Linux so we can easily configure them for your use in any number of applications. We can easily add new functionality to them, and we even offer a VPN service that allows you to remotely access them over 4G or WiFi. Data terminals can take the place of a full computer system when you need processing power but a desktop system would be impractical or excessive. They are the most versatile and cost-effective solution available for many tasks.

Digitalquill – Experts in Data Systems

For more information on our Data Terminals and pricing details, call Digitalquill today on 01482 424402, email support@digitalquill.co.uk or visit www.digitalquill.co.uk.

 

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Digitalquill data terminals can free you from the cables and stress associated with a full computer system. You will find them in use all over the world. Data terminals can be used anywhere that you would normally use a computer, but do not need a complete desktop system. They are a versatile and cost-effective solution for a number of tasks. One of the most exciting applications of these tiny pieces of computer hardware is in low-power applications such as providing computing power in remote locations, often well away from the main power grid.

Data Terminals – a truly remote solution

data terminalIf you need a truly remote solution we can power the devices with a field battery. The battery trickle charges using solar panels and/or a wind turbine. We can also secure the device inside an IP68 case for water proofing. There are a huge number of possible applications for such a mobile device, including monitoring cattle feeding stations, remote weather stations, and to control optical sensors mounted on foot paths to use in tourist studies. The possibilities are endless.

No more worrying about cabling a device into the mains and leaving it unattended. No more concerns about constantly visiting a device to replace its battery and download its data. A 4G connection can be built into a data terminal so it can regularly ping a server to let you know it is still working, and to get instant access to your data.

Digitalquill Data Terminals

Our Data Terminals run a customised version of Debian Linux so you can easily configure them for almost any purpose. We can add new functionality easily, and we offer VPN services so you can remotely access them.

Digitalquill – Experts in Data Systems

For more information on our Data Terminals and pricing details, call Digitalquill today on 01482 424402, email support@digitalquill.co.uk or visit www.digitalquill.co.uk.

 

data terminal optical sensors

Digitalquill’s software and RFID systems have been in use for many years in many areas, including:

  • access control
  • inspection monitoring
  • asset tracking
  • staff monitoring.

As well as our integrated suite of powerful software, we also supply a lot of the hardware that is needed to create a seamless and intuitive end-user experience. Our data terminals are in use all over the world, and we can offer them for sale in a number of different configurations.

Management of remote hardware

There is no end of hardware that you may wish to remotely manage without the encumbrance of a complete computer system, such as:

  • scientific instruments
  • weather stations
  • USB data loggers. etc

All of these and more can easily be integrated with a Data Terminal. If they are located away from mains power, that is not a problem. The peripherals can even be powered from a field battery that is trickle charged by a solar panel or a wind turbine. Truly mobile, renewable computing power.

Digitalquill Data Terminals

Our Data Terminals run a variant of Debian Linux we developed ourselves. This makes it possible for us to easily configure them to be used in almost any application. We can design and develop flexible new functions for you, and we even offer a dedicated VPN service for them to be accessed remotely from anywhere in the world.

Digitalquill Data terminals can be used anywhere that you would normally use a computer – and a lot of places you could not. They provide a solution for applications where computer power is needed, but there is no need – or no space – for a conventional desktop system. They are a versatile and cost-effective solution for any number of tasks.

Digitalquill – Experts in RFID Systems

For more information on our Data Terminals and pricing details, call Digitalquill today on 01482 424402, email support@digitalquill.co.uk or visit www.digitalquill.co.uk.

 

optical sensors

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is essential if you want to allow secure access into your network. It is not safe to simply open internet-facing ports as that puts you at risk of hackers and corporate espionage. VPN services can be expensive and slow, but there is an alternative. Digitalquill can provide you with one of our data terminals to use for your corporate VPN. It is simply plugged into your network and we take care of everything for you in a simple, safe, small box.

VPN access into your corporate networks

If you have staff working from home then they will need access to your corporate network. If you need remote access tunnelling into a network from outside, without opening public ports on the firewall, then the data terminal can be configured to do this. We can create as many VPN connections as you need, and these will allow you to remotely monitor your network, or provide access to other services running on it.

Digitalquill Data Terminals

Our Data Terminals run a customised version of Debian Linux. This is a secure and resilient operating system that is low-cost to implement and manage. The data terminals can be configured for almost any purpose. We can add new functionality as required, and they can be used anywhere that you would normally use a computer, but a complete desktop system would not fit or would be too expensive. Data Terminals are a versatile solution for any number of tasks.

Digitalquill VPN for business travellers

Don’t need a full system? Digitalquill can provide you with an out of the box corporate VPN service which links remote workers to your corporate network.

Basic VPN Specifications

  • Dedicated IP address
  • IP address cycling if required
  • 10Gb Data transfer per month
  • OpenVPN configuration
  • £10 + VAT per month

Digitalquill – Experts in Business VPN Systems

For more information on our VPN Service and pricing details, call Digitalquill today on 01482 424402, email support@digitalquill.co.uk or visit www.digitalquill.co.uk.

 

optical sensors

For years, we have been providing RFID systems for access control, inspection monitoring and asset tracking. As well as powerful software, we also use custom hardware to create a seamless end-users experience. Our data terminals used all over the world, and we offer them in a number of configurations.

Five Uses for Digitalquill Data Terminals

Our Data Terminals run a customised version of Debian Linux so you can easily configure them for almost any purpose. We can add new functionality easily, and we offer VPN services so you can remotely access them.

Data terminals can be used anywhere that you would normally use a computer, but do not need a complete desktop system. They are a versatile and cost-effective solution for any number of tasks. We will be covering just some of the uses in more detail over the coming weeks.

1 – Temperature monitoring

We can add up to four temperature sensors to the data terminal. These can be configured to take temperature readings at specified intervals and record the data in a local database. This is a similar method to that which we use for our Temperature Monitor system – our cloud based monitoring and alert system for commercial greenhouses, cold-rooms and more.

2 – VPN access into networks

If you need remote access tunnelling into a network from outside without opening public ports on the firewall, then the data terminal can be configured to do so. We can create VPN connections and allow you to remotely monitor your network, or provide access to other services running on it.

3 – Management of remote hardware

Hardware such as scientific instruments, weather stations, USB data loggers. etc can easily be integrated with a Date Terminal. The peripherals can even be powered from a field battery with solar panel and wind turbine trickle charger options.

4 – Truly remote solution

If you need a truly remote solution we can power the devices with a field battery, which trickle charges via solar panels and/or a wind turbine. An IP68 case is available for water proofing. There are many applications for such a device, including monitoring cattle feeding stations, remote weather stations, optical sensors on foot paths or maybe even tourism studies. The possibilities are endless.

5 – Optical sensors

An optical sensor can be used to monitor people coming in and out of a shop; count the number of visitors for use in statistical analysis; measure the average spend per person through the door, and many other applications.

Digitalquill – Experts in Data Systems

For more information on our Data Terminals and pricing details, call Digitalquill today on 01482 424402, email support@digitalquill.co.uk or visit www.digitalquill.co.uk.