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GPS Messenger

MessengerHost.net

The Messenger host software is the focal point of any Messenger System but with the development of MessengerHost.net it now removes the need for a customer to run their own host system when using our remote monitoring products and instead allows them to use any internet browser to view the status of their units from anywhere in the world.


GPS Messenger

GPS Tracker

A self-contained battery powered GPS tracking and location device. Offering up to 3 years operation, the unit can monitor numerous events and alarms and report it’s precise location at intervals configured by the user. Typical applications include GPS tracking of vehicles, plant, equipment and endangered wildlife. No external power supply required.


Remote Monitoring Unit

Messenger 61

Compact, lithium battery powered remote monitoring unit. Stores multiple inputs and alarms and reports them over any GSM network. Designed to monitor remote equipment, machinery and assets and report events to host PCs and mobile phones. With a 10 year battery life, this unit is ideal for remote locations where low to zero maintenance is essential and where no power supply is present.


Meter Reading

Messenger 62

Mains powered remote monitoring and meter reading unit. Stores events and reports multiple digital and analogue inputs and alarms to a Messenger Host PC using any GSM network. Can additionally log and report numerous pulsed contacts typical in meter reading applications. Provides full 2-way communications, allowing users to interrogate the current status of all meters and equipment being monitored. Back-up battery maintains full functionality in the event of Mains failure.


Waste Management

Waste Watcher

A remote compactor and waste equipment monitoring device. Developed to provide increased visibility, improved efficiency and operational cost reduction for companies involved in the waste management and recycling sectors. A rugged and waterproof unit which typically monitors compactor status, volume and fault information and reports status over the GSM network to central computer or mobile phone.


Remote Meter Reader

Messenger 61-96

IP66/67 compatible remote meter reading unit. The unit stores the pulsed outputs from up to 2 water meters, and reports readings over GSM to a central PC or mobile phone. The onboard lithium battery can provide up to 10 years life expectancy with zero maintenance. Ideal for reading meters located in harsh environments, where no ready power supply is available.


Text Messenger

M62 Text Messenger

Mains powered remote monitoring unit. Stores events and reports multiple inputs, alarms and meter values by sending SMS text messages to a maximum of 6 pre-defined mobile telephones. Fully configurable, this unit can be reprogrammed both locally and over air. Back-up battery maintains full functionality in the event of Mains failure.


Remote Monitoring PSTN

PSTN Messenger

Lithium battery powered remote monitoring unit. Stores multiple inputs and alarms and reports them over any standard land line using its built in line modem. Designed to monitor remote equipment, machinery and assets and report events to host PCs and mobile phones. With a 10 year battery life, this unit is ideal for locations with a pre-existing PSTN connection, or where GSM coverage is poor.


Host Terminal

Host Systems

The Messenger Host Terminal is the focal point of any Messenger System. It is simple to install and use with a variety of useful features to enable quick response to alarm conditions detected at remote sites. Capable of monitoring any number of Messenger units, the Host can simultaneously act as a meter reading hub, data logger, alarms terminal, report generator and events database. Alarms may also be forwarded as e-mails or text messages to mobile phones.


Highways Agency

MS4 Sign Driver

Designed in partnership with “Signature SA”, this fully integrated Sign Driver has the ability to control the new breed of pictogram based MS4 motorway signs currently being trialled by the UK Highways Agency. A suite of hardware and software platforms comprising the MS4 device driver, Engineering Terminal and MS4 Simulator Software. It provides the means to control various types of display and can, if required, be configured to drive different types of display in combination.


Power Outage Monitor

PD2

Designed in conjunction with the UK Regional Electricity Companies, PD2s are dedicated single phase Mains monitoring devices. Installed in consumers premises, they report all interruptions to normal supply conditions, including transient and short duration outages. Status and alarm indications are reported to a central PC using the customers pre-existing PSTN land line.


Agri-Trak

An affordable farm equipment monitoring solution for remote farm buildings, farm machinery and other agricultural equipment. Agri-Trak has its own integral power supply giving 10 year standalone operation. Typically monitors grain temperature, mains power supply failure and irrigation malfunction. Alarm events are recorded and sent either to your mobile phone as a text message or to your existing farm office computers.






Systems overview. 
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Host Systems

The Messenger Host Terminal is the focal point of any Messenger System. It is simple to install and use with a variety of useful features to enable quick response to alarm conditions detected at remote sites. Capable of monitoring any number of Messenger units, the Host can simultaneously act as a meter reading hub, data logger, alarms terminal, report generator and events database. Alarms may also be forwarded as e-mails, or text messages to mobile phones.


Remote Monitoring Systems

Messenger Systems

The NHDS Messenger System was designed specifically as a low cost method of monitoring remote sites or processing plant outside normal working hours. A system can be made up of any number of Messenger units monitoring status or alarm inputs from production processes, plant, equipment, meters, etc. These units communicate over air using mobile phone technology to a central PC which is used to display incoming alarms and status changes as well as for archiving and exporting data.


Power Outage Systems

PODS

A range of Power Outage Detectors designed to monitor and report interruptions and variations in Mains supply. Developed in conjunction with the UK Power Distribution Utilities, PODS are capable of detecting fluctuations in either single phase or 3 phase supply. Mains alarm events are reported to a central Host PC, using a built-in PSTN modem. Also provides Mains threshold level alarms which are fully configurable.


Bespoke Design

Bespoke Design

NHDS are highly experienced in designing and manufacturing systems to our customers' specific requirements. We provide cost effective solutions by utilising our in-house product design engineers and our background and emphasis is strongly routed in design and manufacture. We regularly provide customised solutions based upon our existing product range, and we are equally happy to undertake full bespoke design projects in consultation with our customers.


Legacy Systems

A few examples of products that we have designed and manufactured in the past. Though these products are no longer part of our current product range, we continue to support existing installations and provide consultation where requested.