Picatek is a software consulting firm located at the western part of Denmark, with broad experience in diversified software and hardware technologies. Our expertise range from small 8 bit embedded devices, Mobile Apps and up to large database systems running on x86/64 (both Linux and Windows) platform. Please see the list below for more details.
We do both low and high end software development. A typical system can be an embedded device, controlling a local process with or without user interface. This device or several of them can be connected to the Internet to allow data collection and real time monitoring and control.
Click on this link to see an online example of such system: Online Stoker Monitoring and Control
Specific know how
Mobile devices are excellent platform for a variety of application like distributed data collection, smart sensors utilization and enabling Smart Home functionality.
Click on the following link to see a smart app that enable Access Control using only smartphone nemlock
Android in Process Control
Android is a full fledged operating system (based on Linux) that offers the following advantages in process Control
1. Data collection in production environment
Android device is an excellent Data collection device. All you need is a barcode scanner connected to the Android device USB port, a back end server and software to bind it all together. For example: A wireless Android device can replace an expensive truck terminal for a fraction of the price.
2. Sensors Data collection
Android device sensors capability can be easily extended in order to collect data coming from any imaginable sensor .For example: Temperature, humidity water or electricity consumption etc.
3. In most cases where until now a PC have been used, a more cost effective solution can be realized with an Android device.
Picatek can demonstrate various solutions with Android integrated devices.