Geoscan – Kobelco’s Proprietary Remote Monitoring System

Tracking a fleet of construction machines across several locations is critical to a business’s success especially where equipment is deployed across multiple sites or in rental businesses where machines are being used by a range of operators. “As remote fleet tracking and management becomes more commonplace, machine owners and Managers are looking for a system that not only provides the right data but is easy to use,” says Doug, General Manager of Sales and Marketing.

After three years of intensive review on their existing remote monitoring technology, Kobelco’s newest system Geoscan ensures equipment owners can access the data that matters most in the business.

Geoscan provides easy access to important machine data such as fuel consumption, operating hours, maintenance data and many more attributes. The information is easily accessible by customers via their smartphones.

“Statistics like location, work mode, fuel burn and key on-off times can help fleet managers and owner operators assess asset utilisation, plan maintenance and make decisions about how to use equipment for optimal productivity and return on investment,” Doug says.

About Kobelco GEOSCAN

Geoscan is standard for Kobelco excavators from 7 tonnes and over, with five years of free system access. Key information available through this system includes:

Working status:

Improve efficiency by reviewing the breakdown of operational hours or gather historical data to identify trends and better plan for future works.

Location data:

Know where the machine is now and where it has been in the past. View location data on a web map or Google Earth.


Instant notification by e-mail of critical fault alarms as well as operational alarms like low fuel level, maintenance due, machine moving out of set map area or engine started outside a set time period.


Keep up to date with filter and oil change intervals.

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