ESP/SurgeX announced this month the Axess Manager Platform, a mobile power monitoring and management system that pairs with every IP enabled device on a network, including SurgeX Axess, Axess Elite and Axess Ready products, to create a smart and accessible energy management system available. SurgeX is also announcing shipping of its Axess Elite for international markets, with support for 16 amp CEE7/7 and 10 amp AS3112 electrical standards. The new solutions will be unveiled at InfoComm 2015 in booth 2153.
The enhanced platform from SurgeX includes Axess Manager and Axess Manager Mobile, new desktop and mobile apps designed to let users monitor power conditions and control power functions across multiple installations from a single location. These apps make it easy to identify power-related issues quickly and allow for simple navigation and management of existing installs, especially as new devices and systems are being added to the network.
SurgeX designed the mobile and desktop apps with admin tools that make it easy to manage device and user permissions without the need for separate licenses or paperwork. A single admin username and password is all that’s required to add or access any device on the network and activating or deactivating a user requires just a simple mouse click. If there is an issue or unauthorized actions taken through the app, the platform provides PDF or Excel reports documenting all system and user activity to quickly pinpoint the problem. Dealers can also customize the graphic user interface with their own logo and branding. The apps are available for free and work with iOS, Android and Windows desktop operating systems.
The Axess Manager Platform saves money by allowing integrators to hard reboot locked up equipment remotely, or to create a trigger to do it automatically, reducing one of the most common service call requests. Custom settings, scheduling and on/off controls can be configured on individual outlets and custom sequences can be created across the entire network with e-mail notifications sent about different issues, based on user-defined conditions. The system also collects temperature, voltage and current draw measurements and provides a detailed report of energy consumption by each connected device.
SurgeX will demo the Axess Manager Platform in booth 2153 at InfoComm 2015.