Remote engine IoT monitoring solution

Monitor engines and machines in any sector including marine, industry, forestry, agriculture and construction. Transform products into services: improve engines reliability and increase customer satisfaction.

Engine monitoring

Key engine parameters monitoring

Global cellular connectivity

Cellular connectivity for global coverage


Clear web application with actionable insights

About the partner

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IODA is an independent partner that combines knowledge of diesel engines and powertrains with machine-to-machine (M2M) / IoT technology. IODA’s M2M technology connects vehicles, engines, vessels and other machines of fleet owners, dealers and machine manufacturers. IODA combines tailored monitoring systems with their expertise in diesel engine and powertrain technology to support the customer towards improvements of operational effort, preventive maintenance and preventing downtime. The result: a complete and integral overview of the machine fleet. IODA saves downtime and enables optimal use of machines.

IODA is a brand of NPS Diesel. To learn more visit:

Key issues of the field

IODA focuses on the fleet owners, dealers and machine manufacturers of Non-Road Mobile Machinery in Europe. They provide solutions for different sectors like inland Water ways, marine, industry, forestry, agriculture and construction. Because of climate and air quality concerns, more and more organizations want to achieve optimal use of their machine fleet, detect issues remotely, reduce fuel consumption and gain more insight into engine performance or emission related parameters.

Provided solution

The approach of IODA consists of three simple steps:

1. The IODA Scout device measures important parameters of the powertrain, such as temperatures, fuel usage, operating hours and detected faults. The Scout fits on every standard J1939 diagnostic connector and connects to CommonSense IoT platform via cellular network.

2. The generated data is translated into clear and simple graphs presented in a web application that applies customer branding and style.

3. Based on this data, the customer can diagnose engine usage and solve issues remotely.

Diagram of the end to end solution

Key elements of the solution

  • IODA Scout device connects to any standard J1939 diagnostic connector

  • Offers plug and play monitoring of engine main parameters and fault conditions

  • Insight offered through application accessible from web and mobile

  • Notifications via e-mail and SMS text messages

Key benefits of the solution


  • … gives the fleet owner insight in use and commitment of their machine fleet, so they could save fuel and a better schedule of their (preventive) maintenance;

  • …gives a machine manufacturer remote and direct feedback of the use of their machinery and improved customer involvement;

  • …gives engine dealers and service providers a better support to their customer by, for example, providing a first remote diagnosis and an even better aftersales service.

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