Tracker Full-Spectrum Solution for Animal Agriculture
Verticon’s Tracker is a full-spectrum solution of business intelligence products and services that offers a more efficient way for animal husbandry, livestock producers, infrastructure providers and market regulators to manage, integrate and network multi-species animal life data, animal movements, animal event history, Electronic Certificate of Veterinarian Inspections (eCVI), and premises information.
Tracker Workbench is a desktop solution that provides project management tools, editors and business intelligence utilities for documenting, managing, analyzing and reporting livestock and premises information.
Tracker iRouter reduces complexity by “integrating” sensors, actuators, and RFID readers creating a non-intrusive, easily deployed, adaptive solution for building the Agri-premises based Internet of Things (IoT) .
Tracker Cloud offers dynamic B2B bidirectional exchange of product value information enabling the creation of Agri-Business Ecosystems which lead to increased market sales, higher product margins, better traceability and inventory control, and improved product quality.
Tracker as Open source free software built on the Open System standards Eclipse and OSGi allows thousands of off the shelf solutions to be added and customization to be easily achieved by adding new industry standard components. Tracker runs on multiple platforms and operating systems, including desktops, laptops, appliances and servers.
Serving government agencies, resellers, animal producers, infrastructure providers, managers, processors, and certification agencies, Tracker also offers a low cost entry to small farmers to document best practices to certify product value.
Tracker provides the tools needed by Professional Livestock Producers, Processors, and Process Auditors who wish to:
- Document Livestock Herds and Premises
Tracker provides the easiest way to document all the Livestock herds within a Premises. By turning manual and/or electronic input of Livestock event data into small, portable documents based on an Open Industry standards based format.
- Manage Online and Offline Data
Tracker provides utilities for on-line operations and off-line (back room) data navigation, movement, and transformation of Livestock Event and related data.
- Easily access information
Tracker Lite is an easy to use smartphone application that gives users access to networked premises information and allows them to acquire new animal information.
- Manage Physical Sensors and Actuators
Tracker iRouter appliance iRouter is a generic data integration framework to acquire, transform and exchange data between network connected sensors and actuators.
- Analyze Trends
Tracker data models are based on EMF the industry standard Eclipse Modeling Framework , OSGi the Open Systems Gateway Initiative plug-in component extension framework, to allow for easy interfacing with existing Eclipse Analytical Features, as well as custom, and third party business analysis tools.
- Create Reports
Tracker Reporting utilizes the BIRT open source reporting system for the design and display of compelling Livestock Information Reports.
- Collaborate with Associates
Tracker creates small portable documents based on an Open XML standards based format. The size and format of these documents make them perfect for sharing via email, removable media, and web based data inter-exchanges.
- Register, Archive and Trace Locations
Tracker cloud services offers a highly scalable, reliable way to register premises information, archive animal life data and event history and do animal traceback and traceforward queries.
See the latest status of the project at the Tracker Project Management Website.