What is the J1939 protocol?

So J1939 is an industrial vehicle communications protocol. It’s used for all kinds of industrial vehicles including mining, forestry, agriculture, oil and gas, military, it’s actually used on ships as well. Really any diesel engine will utilize the J1939 protocol. So this is a protocol that’s the actual communications language and it runs over something…

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What is the Modbus protocol?

Modbus is a serial communication protocol. It was developed by Modicon in 1979. It’s an open protocol, and so you can buy devices from many different vendors, and they will all speak Modbus. Modbus works in a master slave relationship where you have one master communicating up to 247 slaves. It’s also poll and response…

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SmartVue

So I’m Edgar Semler, I’m the president of Dycor Technologies here in Edmonton, Alberta. So Dycor designed the SmartVue for the fracking industry, for fracking vehicles in particular. And so some of the key features are that it works, it has a touch screen that’s sunlight readable. Works down to minus 40 up to plus…

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SmartVue Testing

SmartVue Testing Process

Once a SmartVue’s ready to be tested, we bring it over to our custom test jig. This device was designed in-house, and it’s capable of testing over 300 points, so all of the IO, the SmartVue have. Once a SmartVue is scanned, a record in the database is created, and all of the results of…

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