Companies integrate solutions to provide complete visibility, data-driven project management, control
NORWALK, Conn. and MT. PROSPECT, Ill, May 15, 2018 – Triax Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of technology for the connected jobsite, and Bosch Power Tools today announced the integration of the Bosch Bluehound asset tracking solution with Triax’s flagship Spot-r system. Now, for the first time, construction firms will be able to collect and monitor real-time worker, equipment and tool location; asset utilization; and safety data.
The new integration uses the Spot-r network to collect and transmit floor- and zone-based location information from tools and assets tagged with the Bluehound system. This extends the range of the cloud-based asset management and tracking solution and provides more relevant data, including worker proximity to tools and equipment. With comprehensive visibility into resource location and utilization, contractors can minimize resource downtime, enhance productivity, and help prevent cost overruns, to ultimately boost profitability.
“There is a lot of wasted production time at the jobsite spent tracking down tools and other equipment, people and information,” said Chad Hollingsworth, CEO and co-founder, Triax Technologies. “This integration combines the power of the Spot-r network with Bosch’s power tool expertise to show where resources are located and how they’re interacting across project locations and levels.”
Both organizations are committed to growing the construction technology ecosystem, and this partnership adds relevant insights – and increased project control – to existing Bluehound and Spot-r users. They can use either of these platforms to view enhanced resource data on a dashboard and more effectively manage their assets.
“Bosch is partnering with innovative companies that complement, and extend, the value and expertise of our products,” said Eli Share, Head of Bluehound Program and IoT for Bosch Power Tools North America. “Triax Technologies’ unique, scalable network adds enhanced location capabilities to Bluehound Track Tags and furthers our mission to help contractors manage asset allocation across the project lifecycle.”
Through a scalable mesh network, wearable devices, equipment sensors and a cloud-based dashboard, Spot-r delivers real-time floor- and zone-based worker location; automatic safety event and alert notifications; site evacuation functionality; automated worker time and attendance; and equipment location and utilization.
Bosch Bluehound is a plug-and-play asset tracking and inventory management solution that allows users to track, manage and localize assets from a web portal and mobile application. Track Tags work for any type of tool and allow contractors to view delivery information; maintenance events and updates; documents linked to an asset; and employee certification.
About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, the Power Tools Division of North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American diverse power tool and accessories businesses into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century’s worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. Located throughout North America as part of the global power tools division, Bosch associates maintain a legacy of world-class design, manufacture and sale for power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories and measuring tools. For more information, visit www.boschtools.com.
About Triax Technologies, Inc.
Triax Technologies, Inc. is a Norwalk, Conn.-based technology company that develops and delivers Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the construction industry. Its flagship Spot-r system connects workers, equipment and managers through a proprietary, minimal infrastructure network, sensors and a cloud-based dashboard. By providing real-time, data-driven visibility into daily site operations and safety incidents, Spot-r is changing the way construction companies manage resources, information and risk. Triax develops intelligent, actionable solutions that address the complexities of an active jobsite, and helps firms streamline processes and build safer and smarter.
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