Port of Leixões Lighting
Remotely control container terminal lighting towers, avoiding physical displacement to each tower. Previously installed systems did not guarantee reliable communication due to long distances and variable topography.
Master-Slave RF control system (long range > 1km) with a central system and 4 satellite systems.
Central system (Master) with LCD-touch console and software (GUI) for hourly lighting control programming.
Waterproof boxes (Slave) with manual control panels and status LEDs.
UPS system to safeguard the state in case of power failure.
Key competencies involved:
System architecture and technological solution.
GUI design and implementation.
Design and installation of special RF network.
Optimization of energy consumption.
Hardware / firmware developed from scratch.