and Solutions - PlayState
diagram illustrates a typical CellVisor application.
In this application,
a council is remotely monitoring and controlling playing field
floodlighting and irrigation of one of their sports playing fields
using CellVisor with our custom ‘PlayState’ software
package specifically designed for remote playing field management
here for PlayState Overview PDF Data Sheet).
CellVisor module is mounted at the lighting control point located
at the park amenities building. This module has an on-board Next
G/GPRS cellular modem and a 915MHz radio card. Lighting and irrigation
operation schedules are prepared at the council officer’s
desk using the CellVisor configuration software residing on the
council server. Schedules to control the field lighting and irrigation
are sent from the council office to the park primary controller
via the internet. Field lighting is then operated by the primary
controller in accordance with the scheduled requirement. Communication
is two way, with the primary controller logging and reporting
on system operation. Commands to operate the irrigation controller
are sent via the 915MHz radio link from the primary controller.
The CellVisor controller at the irrigation control point has on-board
using the field also have the ability to control the field lighting
via SMS. Authorised users can turn lighting on and off within
their allocated usage period.
operations are logged, and provide a comprehensive record for
operational audit and billing purposes.