The IntelliBox-I/O 2100 fully programmable external device server automates the task of managing remote equipment and associated reporting. This device enables customers to connect equipment to Internet Protocol (IP) networks to automatically monitor and respond to events in real-time with no human intervention.
Triggered by an event, the IntelliBox automatically responds with pre-determined, user-defined sets of responses. These responses can include rebooting, reconfiguring attached equipment, turning a machine switch on or off, triggering a relay or alarm, and/or providing automated reports, among others. “Fully automated remote device management and control has always been the ultimate goal of M2M,” said Glen Allmendinger, president of Harbor Research, a