A device is a physical piece of equipment of considerable value. It is built as a single unit, that can be tracked through its entire life cycle of trade, ownership, and service. It may be related to one or more customers over time. Devices can be anything from simple appliances such as washing machines to complex devices such as vehicles, heavy machinery, medical devices, or turbines. Device Management includes setting up the device types, brands, models, and so on and managing various device information such as specifications, configuration, ownership, usage information, and more. 

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  • Devices

    A device is a physical piece of equipment of considerable value. It is built as a single unit, that can be tracked through its entire life cycle of trade, ownership, and service. It may be related to one or more customers over time. Devices can be anything from simple appliances such as washing machines to complex devices such as vehicles, heavy machinery, medical devices, or turbines.
  • Models

    A brand hierarchy is the systematic branching structure of a brand's distinctive features for its models.
  • Specifications

    Specification of a vehicle or device with a given combination of configuration options and accessories.

  • Ownership

    The relation of an owner to the vehicle possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others. In addition to the actual owners of a device, custodians and operators can also be registered.
  • Usage and measurements

    Device measurements represent all usage or other measurements for a given vehicle or device. This information is based on a configurable set of units, measures and measure points and provide a comprehensive history of device usage or other important measurable aspects, collected through inspections, service work or other reasons over time.
  • Warranties

    Device warranty details are provided to understand the contract between a vehicle or device manufacturer, importer, dealer, and end customer.
  • Fleets

    A fleet is a collection of devices belonging to a specific customer or business operation, typically serving a specific purpose. Examples include fleets of rental vehicles, test drive vehicles, service trucks, etc. A given device or vehicle may be part of multiple fleets.