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Packet Caster

An effective low-cost remote monitoring system through mobile phones

Getting operation status live is a key to a prompt response to a crisis in managing facilities built away from your headquarters. Broadcast relay facilities built up in the mountains Packet Caster is a solution for an effective management of facilities by remote-monitoring them through mobile phones, visualizing and making active use of the vast amount of and new opportunities for further development. Packet Caster is designed to help you improve remote monitoring and controlling of a wide range of broadcasting stations, and lower costs. It was launched in line with DoPa 's pioneering presence of mobile packet communications in March 1997 and began development. Beyond the generations of various communication lines, thanks to a variety of industries in development, Packet Caster has been running for a long time. (DoPa is trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.)

Products

Packet Caster Server

Monitoring and controlling of a wide range of broadcasting stations as well as others. The system features a unique web-based software and highly engineered system, which allows operators to understand the status of all monitored equipment at a glance, using a fully user customizable block diagram based display.

Packet Caster Terminal

Equipment monitoring is performed by Packet Caster Terminal which is easily installed in most equipment housings. Fault and status reporting is via Internet VPN, allowing the most cost-effective communications infrastructure to be chosen on site-by-site. Packet Caster Terminal can be used to simultaneously monitor numerous devices that connect via TCP/UDP network, RS-232C, digital-input/output (0-5V or 0-10V) interfaces and analog input (0-5V or 4-20mA) interfaces.