We are committed to explore novel technologies that can enhance the value proposition for monitoring of geotechnical and structural projects. Our mandate is to deliver products that where possible disrupt the established practices for geotechnical engineering, many of which have existed for 50 years. We leverage Internet of Things core technologies related to sensors, micro-controllers, wireless telemetry (Bluetooth 5) and LTE-M/NB IoT, and micro-satellite backhaul of data to the cloud. As instruments and telemetry become more integrated, power consumption decreases, reliability improves and cost decreases.
YieldPoint’s advantage is to enable projects operating on a limited budget, to install more instruments that can autonomously stream richer datasets that will be analyzed using intelligent data management platforms to enable better design and construction decisions. Our instruments are easy and fast to install, vulnerable lead-wires are eliminated, individual readings are tagged with the instrument ID, and the transmitted data values are in SI units and fully calibrated. All components including data-backhaul gateways are battery powered and do not require instrument configuration. A smart digital architecture reduced instances of human error allowing engineers and technicians to focus on the geotechnical problem.
The transition to this inter-connected vision involves deep collaboration with other vendors and service providers in the space. YieldPoint pledges to be receptive to integration opportunities, and using our deep in-house electronics and embedded expertise enables us to be nimble in meeting our customer’s requirements.