Features

The Nektar Data platform offers many features which are designed specifically to benefit the nursery, orchard and vineyard industries. Contact us to discuss further options or customization.

mobile data collection

Mobile Data Collection

Use the Nektar mobile data collection solution with familiar iOS and Android smartphone interfaces to collect all your data and manage all your assets. Manipulate, interface and leverage your data in both secure web browser and Nektar mobile apps.

Input, maintain and update all your plant attributes with simple and familiar mobile device functionality, and integrate data back to your in house systems, without having to work in spreadsheets and paper. Use Nektar intuitive menus and datasets configured for your operations to capture and record any descriptive attributes that may be required.

asset tracking

Plant Tracking

The Nektar mobile data collection solution is based on the concept of permanent and archived asset data accessible from browser and mobile app.

Nektar focuses on building a single point or archive of plant identity and historical transactional data. Use Nektar to manage your caliper trees, fruit trees or grapevines. Track size, species, cultivar, location, age or any maintenance activities. Manage the maintenance of equipment and full safety documentation and record keeping.

Use the simple Nektar mobile menu interface to record all your harvest and inspection data for each any every tree. Each single tree tag, or one tag for entire row, can be scanned for easy access to data. Row or tree ID can also be selected from device GIS map interface. Capture on-site data and transfer in real time to secure web-hosted servers, accessible from any web browser in real time.

offline mode

Offline Mode

No Wi-Fi or Signal? No worries. Use Nektar mobile app in Offline Mode to capture or input new assets or record events on existing assets (if tagged). The Nektar app lets you know when you can sync your full data collection when a Wi-Fi or cell signal is close by.

customized solutions

Customized Solution

Use the Nektar data management platform to eliminate any paper based data collection and accountability processes that you are currently using. Deploy to third party contractors, inspectors and internal staff a functional data collection interface that includes pick lists, text entry, check boxes, images, sketch, signature, numeric only and date or time data elements.

Work with the Nektar solution engineers to assist you to fully configure the Nektar data management ecosystem to completely revamp your day to day field operations. The Nektar team works with you to fully implement and maintain your data management ecosystem.

secure cloud storage

Secure Cloud Storage

Engage with and fully deploy the Nektar solution in record time in our cloud environment. No installs or IT approvals. There is no desktop or server version install, scaling or licensing. Your entire data access interface is via a secure web browser or Nektar mobile application. Your data is stored in Best-In-Class Enterprise Data Centers managed 24/7/365.

asset tracking

Farm & Vineyard Mapping

The Nektar design of asset management and mapping is an incredibly simple interface to use when compared to the typical GIS asset management system. Once your trees, rows and field locations are either imported or created in Nektar, all mapping and GPS referencing etc. is automatically captured and pin referenced on the mobile device.

Using a third party Bluetooth connected sub meter accuracy devices, to capture accurate spatial location information you will be able to GPS locate all your tree and row locations. Plot and map by any data value like yields, species and dates of activity. Also leverage hi res imagery, where available, to accurately locate your new pin or icon in native device maps.

Leverage the Nektar integrated mapping display to view and manipulate your entire asset or event filtered dataset. Bring in ESRI and other public base maps and add feature layers like soil conditions and weather alongside the Nektar mapped assets.

API

Nektar Data and Your Existing Data Systems

Using the incredibly simple Nektar interfaces for data collection combined with the ability to integrate your Nektar data with your existing systems, find new powers and usability in your map referenced data. Data collected in Nektar can be pulled out via our API back into your existing accounting or management systems. Nektar gives you the field data collection flexibility that you have been looking for but couldn’t find in your existing systems.

Utilize mature GIS experienced Nektar staff for GIS ERP data integration customization solutions.

reports

KPIs – Reporting – Dash Boards

Access your nursery information when you need it. Using a secure Nektar browser interface, fully leverage customizable reporting and dashboard functionality, to make better, more informed decisions. Create run and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) either in real-time in a dashboard widget or run reports for executive presentation and meeting criteria.

The reporting feature in Nektar allows you to build and generate custom reports specific to individual requirement or projects. Use the reporting tool to track and engage with your field operations.

Display your data in charts, graphs or any layout format you need in runtime reports. Use dashboard widgets to obtain real-time decision support information as it happens. View all reports and dashboard widgets in both mobile and web interfaces. Securely share Nektar reports and dashboard information with third party clients when required.

permissions module

Permissions

All your Nektar assets reside in a single database with no requirement of loading or deploying feature class or feature layer maps. Using ‘projects’ as a defining method for groups of tree or field locations, you decide who gets access to your data. A rich permission module allows users to see exactly what they need to record, and only the assets available to them. The permissions follow to all asset interfaces of the Nektar product and are very granular in nature and logic.

document management

Asset Documents and Web Links

Take all your nursery, orchard or vineyard documents and migrate them to the cloud for immediate field accessibility when in the Nektar mobile and web browser interfaces. Nektar has partnered with Egnyte, an enterprise document management solution, to provide you with best in class cloud document storage, access and functionality for your assets.

Using the robust Nektar management interface, link all your assets to cloud folders giving you instant mobile access to drawings, specs, maintenance manuals etc. for each and every asset you have.

In the Nektar interface create and deploy valuable web links for your assets. Create links to external websites, YouTube videos, industry websites etc., for training videos, pruning and maintenance methods or any other pertinent information that may be required for your individual assets.