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FuelFACT Hardware

TerminalIP65 rated touch screen terminal running FuelFACT forecourt and self-service application. The following capabilities are enabled in FuelFACT terminal:
  • Wireless connection to handheld POS system
  • Connection to the AVIS system
  • Wireless communication with the back office server [BOS]
  • Communication with the Retail head Office system [RHS]
  • Ability to operate independently even when BOS and RHS are unreachable
  • Uninterrupted power supply during power failures.
  • Adequate internal memory to hold transaction information for a specified period of time
FuelFACT terminal uses master-slave configuration which is determined by which specific terminal is directly connected to pump or controller. Each terminal is attached to a fueling point of a pump.
BOS ServerThin client computer system hosting the forecourt manager. The following capabilities are available in the BOS system:
  • Provisioning over all terminals to support all forecourt commands
  • ATG Console Wet stock management system
  • Shift Management
  • Site BOS Controls
  • Site data manager
Controller Embedded system for provisioning over pump systems. Various pump protocols (hardware and software) are enabled in the FuelFACT embedded controller.
Where possible, the terminal serves as a controller. The controller is responsible for transmitting commands to and from the pump.
ATG ProbeLiquid Level measurement system installed inside pumps. The following measurements can be performed with an ATG Probe
  • Oil (fuel/diesel) level
  • Water level
  • Temperature
ATG Receiver All wireless probes transmit data to the receiver
ATG Console ATG receivers and wired probes connect to a console. The console analyzes ATG data and performs the various wet stock management functions using ATG data. FuelFACT console can be in the BOS system as an application or a standalone terminal streaming data to BOS and cloud RHS
AVIS ReaderAutomated Vehicle Identification System reader. A reader is usually attached to a pump nozzle and then connected to a terminal
AVIS TagsAVIS RFID tags are attached to vehicle fuel tanks. When nozzles with AVIS reader gets close to a tag, the tag ID and other secure information is read from the tag and transmitted to the gateway for payment authorization. After authorization, dispensing starts and continues as long as the nozzle (AVIS reader) is still in the fuel tank. When the nozzle reader is far from the tank, the dispensing stops.
Attendant RFID CardFor CASH and POS transactions, the RFID cards are used to authenticate and allow access to attendants to terminals.
ISW POS TerminalHandheld payment terminals (wireless/wired)