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…

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…

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…

SmartVue assembly

The SmartVue Assembly Process

This is the room where we assemble the SmartVue. Part of that process involves sending circuit boards out to be manufactured. There are five circuit boards inside the SmartVue, and these were all designed in-house by our staff. Once we receive all of the circuit boards back, we incorporate them into the enclosure, so that…

Setting up processes on the SmartVue

Setting up a New SmartVue Process

After the SmartVue has been tested, we put the current version of the firmware on it, and right now I’m gonna show you how to set up a simple process, and display that process data on the screen, on the meter screen. When you power up a SmartVue, it’s pre-configured with a process and a…