Tool Tracking System

The theft of tools is a major problem all around the world, in the UK alone, the theft of tools is costing tradesman more than 100 million a year. The industry has been trying solve the tool tracking requirements by designing a tool tracking system small enough, and with enough battery life and low enough cost to warrant being deployed across the tools inventory in the field. NFC, have developed a specialist tool tracking device, that can be integrated into the handle of almost any power tool, with battery life of more than 18 months reporting every 30 seconds when in motion, then reverting back to every 2 minutes when stationary. A truly remarkable SIM free tool tracking device, it has now been deployed into hundreds of sites around the UK. Geo fences can be set, as can configurable alarms.

Features and Benefits of the Orion Data Network Tool Tracking System 

Minimum of 18 months battery life
Real time tracking device
SIM free tracking technology
Low cost solution
Scalable and easily deployed
Sting operations for covert tool tracking & surveillance
Global recovery network
Real time asset audit
Reduce tool loss
Designed and built in the UK

How does the Orion Data Network help protect, track and secure my tools?

Award winning home office technology. Our unique tracking system comprised of active RFID and GPS tags which talk in real time back to our servers, then on a web front end, tablet or mobile phone. Tags can run on various battery sizes, depending on the size of the tool being tracked, and the battery life required. Battery sizes start and from penny cell with an approximate lifespan of 18 months. For slightly larger power tools, a D cell battery can be used which will remain active for more than 5 years reporting in real-time on a single charge.


If you would like to discuss the Orion Tracking System with an expert, please feel free to contact us and we will be more than happy to help and offer any advice you may need.

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Tool Tracking Enquiries