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Emerson™ Location Awareness

The Location Awareness system provides you with relevant-time, safety-focused monitoring of your most valued resource - your people. Enabled by WirelessHART® Anchors and battery-operated Location Tags, our Location Awareness system is less than half the investment of existing Wi-Fi location systems. The Plantweb™ Insight Location application includes geofencing, safety mustering, and safety alerts, helping you digitally transform your facility's safety.



Battery Life
Anchor: Up to 5 years
Tag: Up to 2 weeks @ 10 hours operating time
Anchor: Universal mount
Tag: Flexible wearable options
Communication Protocol
Anchor: 5" Diameter (127mm)
Tag: 2"x 3" (50.8mm x 76.2mm)
Anchor: 1.10 lbs (0.49 kg)
Tag: 0.11 lbs (0.05 kg)
Hazardous location, see full specifications for full list of certifications
Update Rate
30 seconds typical


  • Safety Mustering: Get relevant-time visibility into which employees have checked in at their muster point
  • Safety Alerts: An employee in a dangerous situation can initiate an alert so the emergency response team can reach them as soon as possible.
  • Geofencing: Enables you to designate a perimeter around hazardous areas and send an alert when the perimeter is crossed
  • Geofencing: Helps you better monitor your contractors and other valuable assets, especially during atypical periods such as shutdowns and turnarounds, to ensure they are in the appropriate areas of the facility.
  • Social Density: Assign a rule for a maximum number of people allowed in a zone and an alert will be triggered when the maximum has been surpassed
  • Contact Tracing: Generate records or reports of personnel movement in the facility if needed enabling a faster response should an illness be reported
  • WirelessHART anchors are easily mounted throughout your facility and help form a mesh network to receive signals from personnel Location Tags
  • Battery-operated Location Tags send relevant time signals to the Anchors, enabling Tag presence detection up to 75 meters (246 feet) away. If multiple Anchors are within range, the system will triangulate the Tag position.
  • Tags are easily charged with a Qi certified charger and can remain charged for 2 weeks after being fully charged
  • Plantweb Insight Location application offers one, streamlined display for personnel location, equipment status, safety mustering and more
  • Location Awareness is fully scalable and helps to enable your facility's digital transformation.
  • Before using our products, it is important that you review the health and safety information, and other information regarding the limitations of our products contained in the applicable user manual.

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