Remote Monitoring Solution for Air Compressors

Featuring powerful edge computing capabilities, support for multiple industrial protocols and IoT clouds, industrial design, the IG502 delivers a reliable remote monitoring solution for air compressors.

 / Remote Monitoring of Air Compressors


Air compressors, as large-scale mechanical equipment, generate substantial after-sales maintenance and troubleshooting needs during prolonged use. High power consumption and maintenance costs amplify the impact of failures, potentially leading to significant losses due to delayed repairs and extended downtime.

A prominent air compressor manufacturer is dedicated to enhancing product quality and user experience through innovative technologies. Recognizing the benefits of network connectivity, they empower maintenance personnel to remotely monitor compressor operations, promptly detect anomalies, and proactively address issues. This strategy minimizes downtime-related losses, enriches customer service, and enhances overall value proposition.

Customer Requirements​

Real-time Monitoring and Remote Control

Enable real-time acquisition of air compressors’ key parameters, such as temperature, pressure, and speed, through different protocols. Allow remote control to adjust parameters and optimize the production process.

Fault Diagnosis and Predictive Maintenance

An intelligent system is needed to analyze collected data and diagnose potential machine faults, issuing timely alerts to prevent production interruptions and equipment damage.

Data Analysis and Reports

An advanced data analysis platform is necessary to process, analyze, and visualize the machine’s operating data. It should support report and chart generation, enabling clients to monitor production efficiency, quality metrics, equipment utilization, and drive continuous improvement.


The system consists of an air compressor, the InGateway502 (IG502), remote management platform. The IG502 is connected to the air compressor controller to collect key field data such as oil temperature and lubricating fluid in real time, and transmit it to the remote management platform for analysis and processing in a dedicated protocol format through the 4G network. Customers are free to view, count, and analyze data at any time through the computer or mobile phone.

Maintenance teams establish maintenance channels through the software with on-site air compressor. After the maintenance teams log into the client software, they can do remote maintenance and remote online monitoring. Through timely preventive maintenance, problems can be discovered and resolved in time before failures occur, reducing downtime and maximizing the service life of equipment.


Supports Mainstream Industrial Protocols and Clouds for Easy Remote Monitoring and Reduced Costs

The IG502 supports Modbus TCP/RTU, EtherNet/IP, ISO on TCP, OPC UA Client, and other major industrial protocols, making it easy to send device data to the cloud for remote monitoring and preventive maintenance, reducing operational costs and improving customer satisfaction.

Python Programmable, Built for Developers

The IG502 comes with an embedded secondary development platform that supports Python programming, enabling customers to effortlessly implement specific business logic and achieve personalized functions or services.

Easy Management for Large-scale Deployment

The IG502 supports web interface configuration and enables easy setup. The Device Manager efficiently centralizes the management of numerous devices, allowing users to monitor gateway status anytime anywhere.

Stable and Reliable Network Keeps Devices Always Online

The IG502 ensures excellent and stable network service for unmanned IoT sites, guaranteeing uninterrupted connectivity and device reliability.

  • Dual SIM, automatic switch to high-quality carrier’s network;
  • Multiple-level link detection mechanism for link status monitoring, automatic redial and self-recovery from faults;
  • Embedded watchdog technology ensures normal operation.

Powerful Edge Computing Capabilities Enable Intelligent Data Processing

The IG502 is equipped with a powerful ARM Cortex-A8 processor, running at 600MHz with 512MB RAM and 8GB eMMC. This robust edge computing capability enables intelligent data processing, optimization, real-time response, and smart analytics for on-site devices.


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