Category: Unique Applications

Early Warning System Relies on
Dataprobe Product Integration

Early Warning System uses iPIO and iBoots to distribute important information to where it is needed

Dataprobe was challenged to provide distribution of an early warning system to a multi-campus environment. Instead of placing a lighting warning system in each building, the owner wanted to use a single lightning detection system, and have that notification reach every building in the factory campus. Dataprobe’s solution was to take the contact closure output of the lightning detector into…

Minimizing Downtime in Unattended Parking Systems

Don't let downtime ruin your image and profit

Automated parking systems offer great advantages to the operator and driver alike.  That is when they are working properly.  There is nothing more frustrating than angry customers angry  because their parking system is non-functional. Having to roll a truck for  a service call is a big waste of time and expense.  Especially when 80% of these failures can be handled with…

Truck Roll Not an Option for Undersea Data Center

Published on February 1, 2016

Costs of Downtime, Unique Applications

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Microsoft’s Project Natick aims to put data centers underwater, where they will be close to population centers and benefit from water cooling and be powered by tidal energy. When critical sites become ever more remote and inaccessible, the cost of site visits becomes ever higher and borders on impossible.  Maybe you don’t have underwater facilities, but you could definitely benefit from…

Dataprobe Supports Reliability at Ellis Island Museum

Published on August 25, 2015

iBoot, Industry News, Unique Applications

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Dataprobe is proud to provide increased reliability to the kiosk and A/V installations at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration Galleries.  Selected by A/V Integrator, Electrosonic, Dataprobe’s iBoot power switches are used to provide power control to the Citizen Narrative and Citizenship Tests exhibits. Electrosonic, headquartered in the UK,   is a worldwide audio-visual company with extensive experience in designing,…

Securing Access to Shared Resources

Published on August 5, 2014

Education, iBoot, iPIO-8, Unique Applications

Northwestern University’s Shared and Core Facilities Office is responsible for helping to manage hundreds of important pieces of scientific instrumentation. Researches from all across the globe come to NU to study and experiment in fields as wide ranging as Energy, Material Science, and Genomics. Allocating and scheduling in each of these facilities is a challenge shared by administrators in each…

“Your iBoot will save lives”

Published on September 26, 2013

iBoot, Security, Unique Applications

We like to think that we fulfill an important mission, keeping networks reliable and minimizing downtime.  We try not to use too much hyperbole in touting our significance in the lives of other people, but sometime we hear from users that moves us to tear of pride.  I will share one of those letters with you: “I am the Senior…

iPIO-8 Says Action!

Published on August 30, 2013

Broadcast, iPIO-8, Product Integration, Unique Applications

We are always amazed by the diverse ways that our products are used to improve business processes and save costs.  As we have been improving our customer feedback efforts, we are finding even more applications that surprise us.   When we find that several customers are using Dataprobe products in ways we did not anticipate, our antenna really perk up.…

iBoot adds reliability to WiFi deployments.

Published on August 12, 2013

iBoot, Unique Applications

Managing hundreds of locations is a challenge for any business.  When your business is providing wireless internet access, your customers rely on continuous service and downtime becomes especially costly.  DeepCoolClear, a leading provider of Managed WiFi solutions and the popular Hotspot in a Briefcase knows that their customers can not afford to roll a truck every time one of their systems…

Wild Orca Research Powered by iBoot

Published on August 1, 2013

Unique Applications

With all the news lately about the effects of captivity on orcas, it is clear that the hope for these majestic predators lies with a better understanding of their natural habits and habitat.  Thanks to the good work of the OrcaLab and the Pacific Orca Society, this important research is carried out. Since 1970 OrcaLab has been using audio and…