IKE 4

Our fourth-generation IKE field data collection product is a comprehensive update to the previous generation IKE device. The new solution capitalizes on years of customer feedback from small- and large-scale field deployments and incorporates the latest mobile hardware and software technologies.

Electric utilities, communications and engineering services companies can use the new IKE 4 solution for:

  • OSP design and new attachment permitting.
  • Pole replacement, new construction, post
    construction as-built audits.
  • Joint-use audits.
  • Regulatory compliance.

IKE 4 was designed from the ground up to set the standard for measuring and locating utility poles for aerial fiber deployments, joint-use applications and construction of aerial outside plant.

 

The IKE 4 Process

IKE-Process-Graphic

The IKE 4 solution includes the following components:

 

IKE Device:  A new hardware design that utilizes the latest mobile technologies to produce a high-performance and low-power field device using Google’s Android mobile operating system.

IKE Field:  An Android app that contains specialized utility pole data collection and measurements tools for pole heights, wire spans, attachment, GPS location and other field data collection tools. Photos and data collected in the field are uploaded wirelessly to IKE Office.

IKE Office:  A cloud-based software service used to create and deploy custom data collection forms, measure heights of attachments from the photos captured by IKE Field, validate quality assurance and quality control processes, and store photos and corresponding data for long-term archiving and retrieval.

IKE Integration: Enables users to create reports and directly integrate data into applications or enterprise databases. Report output formats include JSON, KMZ, PDF and more. Direct integration includes SPIDA Software’s SPIDACalc pole loading analysis solution and other third-party systems.

Key Features

IKE 4 Device

 

The IKE 4 device incorporates the latest mobile technologies to produce a best-in-class high-performance, lower-power field data collection solution. Key device features include:

IKE 4 Software Elements

IKE Field

IKE Field is an Android mobile app that is preloaded on the IKE Device. The app contains general measurements tools for field data collection and specialized utility pole measurements for pole heights, wire spans, attachment points, GPS location and more. Data collection is based on adjustable workflows with custom hierarchical forms that improve the productivity and efficiency in the field. Data collected with IKE Field is uploaded wirelessly to IKE Office.

IKE Office

IKE Office is a cloud-based software service that has multiple functions. IKE Office is used to create and then deploy the IKE custom hierarchical forms. As data is collected in the field, it’s uploaded from the IKE Field app to IKE Office where it is used to perform functions such as measuring heights of attachment and quality assurance and quality control. IKE Office stores all of the photos, measure-ments and field data for long-term archiving and retrieval.

IKE Integration

IKE Integration provides a number of output options, enabling a user to create reports or directly integrate data into other applications or enterprise data-bases. Initially, report output formats include JSON, KMZ and PDF. Direct integration includes SPIDA Software’s SPIDACalc poleloading analysis solution, GIS and other third-party software systems. Additional reporting file formats and system integrations will be released in subsequent software updates.

IKE 4 Accessories

 

Each IKE device comes with a number of supporting accessories, including:

  • lightweight protective hard case
  • low magnetic signature tripod with it’s own
    durable canvas carry case
  • Multiple adapters for wall socket, vehicle, and USB charging
  • Setup and user manuals

IKE TV

Episode 1 – Photo Verifiable Accuracy

November 30, 2016

Join Leon Toorenburg, CTO and Founder of ikeGPS as he discusses Photo Verifiable Accuracy for Joint Use Audits, New Attachment Permitting & Post Construction As-built Audits.

Past Webinars

Meet IKE 4 – The Evolution of Poles Measurement

May 17, 2016

MEET IKE! Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how the fourth generation of IKE makes it easier, faster and safer for engineering service companies to collect and process utility pole data for make-ready engineering and new attachment permitting. We also show how IKE 4 helps utility companies and their contractors with joint-use audits, pole replacement programs and post-construction as-built audits.  Read More

Core benefits include:

Efficiency:
Increased field data collection efficiency – collect data faster

Lower Acquisition Cost:
Costs per pole is significantly reduced

Open Data Format:
Faster and easier to integrate data with other applications, GIS, and pole loading.

Easy to Use:
Familiar smartphone user interface and experience

+ Introduction

The IKE 4 Process

IKE-Process-Graphic

The IKE 4 solution includes the following components:

 

IKE Device:  A new hardware design that utilizes the latest mobile technologies to produce a high-performance and low-power field device using Google’s Android mobile operating system.

IKE Field:  An Android app that contains specialized utility pole data collection and measurements tools for pole heights, wire spans, attachment, GPS location and other field data collection tools. Photos and data collected in the field are uploaded wirelessly to IKE Office.

IKE Office:  A cloud-based software service used to create and deploy custom data collection forms, measure heights of attachments from the photos captured by IKE Field, validate quality assurance and quality control processes, and store photos and corresponding data for long-term archiving and retrieval.

IKE Integration: Enables users to create reports and directly integrate data into applications or enterprise databases. Report output formats include JSON, KMZ, PDF and more. Direct integration includes SPIDA Software’s SPIDACalc pole loading analysis solution and other third-party systems.

+ Features

Key Features

IKE 4 Device

 

The IKE 4 device incorporates the latest mobile technologies to produce a best-in-class high-performance, lower-power field data collection solution. Key device features include:

IKE 4 Software Elements

IKE Field

IKE Field is an Android mobile app that is preloaded on the IKE Device. The app contains general measurements tools for field data collection and specialized utility pole measurements for pole heights, wire spans, attachment points, GPS location and more. Data collection is based on adjustable workflows with custom hierarchical forms that improve the productivity and efficiency in the field. Data collected with IKE Field is uploaded wirelessly to IKE Office.

IKE Office

IKE Office is a cloud-based software service that has multiple functions. IKE Office is used to create and then deploy the IKE custom hierarchical forms. As data is collected in the field, it’s uploaded from the IKE Field app to IKE Office where it is used to perform functions such as measuring heights of attachment and quality assurance and quality control. IKE Office stores all of the photos, measure-ments and field data for long-term archiving and retrieval.

IKE Integration

IKE Integration provides a number of output options, enabling a user to create reports or directly integrate data into other applications or enterprise data-bases. Initially, report output formats include JSON, KMZ and PDF. Direct integration includes SPIDA Software’s SPIDACalc poleloading analysis solution, GIS and other third-party software systems. Additional reporting file formats and system integrations will be released in subsequent software updates.

+ Specs
+ Documentation
+ Accessories

IKE 4 Accessories

 

Each IKE device comes with a number of supporting accessories, including:

  • lightweight protective hard case
  • low magnetic signature tripod with it’s own
    durable canvas carry case
  • Multiple adapters for wall socket, vehicle, and USB charging
  • Setup and user manuals
+ Support
+ IKE TV

IKE TV

Episode 1 – Photo Verifiable Accuracy

November 30, 2016

Join Leon Toorenburg, CTO and Founder of ikeGPS as he discusses Photo Verifiable Accuracy for Joint Use Audits, New Attachment Permitting & Post Construction As-built Audits.

Past Webinars

Meet IKE 4 – The Evolution of Poles Measurement

May 17, 2016

MEET IKE! Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how the fourth generation of IKE makes it easier, faster and safer for engineering service companies to collect and process utility pole data for make-ready engineering and new attachment permitting. We also show how IKE 4 helps utility companies and their contractors with joint-use audits, pole replacement programs and post-construction as-built audits.  Read More

+ Benefits

Core benefits include:

Efficiency:
Increased field data collection efficiency – collect data faster

Lower Acquisition Cost:
Costs per pole is significantly reduced

Open Data Format:
Faster and easier to integrate data with other applications, GIS, and pole loading.

Easy to Use:
Familiar smartphone user interface and experience

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