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Track Your Assets with Losant’s Asset Tracker Application Template

Derek Pietras
Derek Pietras 1 minute read

Your enterprise has many assets, and it’s important that you know their condition at any given time and location. An IoT solution can track that information for as many assets as you need. But how can you configure such a solution?

Losant IoT Platform Application Template Asset Tracker Screen Image.

Losant’s Asset Tracker Application Template, one of four templates included in the Losant IoT Platform, makes it easy. The Asset Tracker Application Template illustrates a geolocation-based asset tracking solution with temperature, shock, and tilt monitoring. By combining real-time location data with real-time sensor data, this template delivers many asset tracking use cases such as:

  • Automated delivery confirmation
  • Cold-chain monitoring
  • Theft prevention and recovery
  • Equipment usage trends

Watch the Deeper Dive Webinar Replay: Asset Tracker Application Template

Application Templates in Losant provide a set of real-world reference implementations that you can use for:

  • Architecture guidance
  • Implementation best practices
  • Starting points for your own applications

The Asset Tracker Application Template provides an example of the following:

  • Sample tracking devices moving between distribution centers
  • Tracking issues with shipments through Events
  • Information about distribution centers stored in a Data Table
  • Custom application experience that utilizes overview and detail dashboards

    Visual example of a GPS history in the Losant IoT Platform

This template contains a README that provides instructions and guidance on the template implementation. The README includes useful information including:

  • Key Components
  • Setup 
  • Data Simulator
  • Events
  • Dashboards
  • Experience
  • Resources

Dylan Schuster, Director of Product - Platform, led a Deeper Dive Webinar on the Asset Tracker Application Template, offering protips and showcasing the full functionality of the template and the benefits it can offer your enterprise. Try the Asset Tracker Application Template for yourself now in the Losant Developer Sandbox and watch the replay of the Deeper Dive Webinar.

Derek Pietras

As an established writer and technical writer with more than eight years of experience, Derek Pietras strives to make tech accessible for anyone. When he is not learning about new technologies and researching the many layers of IoT, he spends time writing scripts for cartoons.