More snow in less time with less effort results in improved profitability, increased revenue, and decreased costs. There are many benefits for your resort to consider automated snowmaking.
SMI SmartSnow™, our automation software and control system, makes it easy to use one platform to operate not only your snowmaking system but also other parts of your ski area.
While some of our competitors claim to have fully automatic machines, SMI designs our automatic machines to be truly automatic. What is the difference? Water drainage and hands-off operation.
SMI can provide pump stations, cooling towers, air compressors and other equipment that are optimally integrated fully with our automation systems.
Choosing the right communication options for how to send and receive data between a central computer and equipment within the automation system is critical. SMI offers a multitude of communications options including:
Main Protocols: Ethernet or DF1
A guide to choosing the right transmission type:
SMI’s SmartWeather package is offered as a component of SmartSnow or as a complete stand-alone option for weather data collection and monitoring. SmartWeather options include: