Watchman Anywhere – a new generation of remote measuring of oil levels using apps

Published:  03 September, 2013

Kingspan Environmental has launched a new remote oil level monitoring kit as part of its Kingspan Sensor telemetry range, offering property owners the opportunity to monitor their oil heating supplies remotely, 24/7.

The Watchman Anywhere is a neat device with a built-in transmitter which sits on top of the tank and uses ultrasonic level techniques to measure, continually, the level of oil in a tank. This data is collected via a built in SIM which is then transmitted to the Kingspan Sensor data centre.

After registering the unit, the Watchman Anywhere allows home- and small business-owners to monitor their oil levels, through any web-enabled device, such as a computer, tablet or smartphone.

They will also be sent a weekly text and email on the level of oil in their tank as well as having access to the free iPhone and Android app that will also display tank information and the level of oil in the tank. All the information can be accessed wherever the owners are, anywhere in the world. First-time users will benefit from a 12-month free subscription.

Charles Burns, commercial director of Kingspan Environmental, said: “The Watchman Anywhere represents the next generation of oil monitoring systems, and a hugely exciting advance for homes and businesses that rely on oil for heating and daily tasks.

“We live in a world where smart systems and clever technology can now provide people with complete clarity and connectivity. The Watchman Anywhere is part of this revolution. It connects homeowners directly with their oil tank, giving them greater visibility and control over their oil supplies, so that they never run out and they can buy at the right time. It gives them peace of mind, for their home, office, their holiday home, or even elderly relatives living alone.

“The success of the original Watchman products demonstrates the demand for oil tank monitoring and we believe that the Watchman Anywhere will represent a significant commercial opportunity for the plumbing and heating trade and one they can recommend with confidence to their customers.”

The Watchman Anywhere is available from leading plumbers’ merchants. Further information can be found at or by calling 028 3836 4413 for stocking details.

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