The SmartHub is an intelligent beacon gateway monitoring system and can be integrated into any intralogistics process at the box, pallet, container, truck, or warehouse level. In doing so, it enables full supply chain visibility in real-time. The SmartHub can be used for shipping temperature-sensitive goods to guarantee GDP or HACCP compliance there (e.g. for the pharmaceutical or food sectors).
Other use cases include monitoring and securing high-value goods to prevent cargo theft. The SmartHub and the SmartBeacon system are multifunctional and flexible IoT tracking solutions. The SmartHub acts as an interface to Tec4Cloud and provides full IoT functionality via 5G connectivity in over 170 countries. The SmartBeacon enables cost-, energy- and space-saving tracking communication in cooperation with the SmartHub via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE).
The SmartHub itself can be used as a standalone real-time monitoring system, but also serves as a stationary gateway to manage multiple SmartBeacons. Integrated on a single box or pallet, the SmartHub works both as a live tracker and as an optional smart lock, using its mechanics to lock special reusable containers. As a gateway, the SmartHub can be mounted on any wall, in warehouses or trucks, scanning all passing SmartBeacons in its BLE radius, reading them automatically, and transmitting all data to Tec4Cloud. In this way, all SmartBeacons can be read without manual interaction and the logistics chain or warehouse can be monitored fully automatically.