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Remote Monitoring

A Visual Solution to a Tricky Problem

One challenge in developing a great user experience for our Bluetooth Food Probe companion software is connectivity to the right device. This might be familiar if you’ve ever tried to use a wireless mouse or keyboard in a crowded office;

Written by Philip Wang | September 12, 2017

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What Hurricane Harvey Teaches us About IoT

Hurricane Harvey teaches us how valuable internet connected sensors (IoT) can be to business operations. Disclosure: Our company, TempAlert, has deployed internet-connected sensors at over 50,000 locations to automate food safety and pharmacy safety.

Written by Jeremy Macdonald & Dave Raymond | September 7, 2017

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TempAlert Partners with ServiceChannel

We are excited to announce our partnership with ServiceChannel, the leading SaaS service automation platform for facilities management. In a press release issued today, ServiceChannel debuted their new solution partner program. The program facilitates the integration of the ServiceChannel platform with complementary solution providers, such as TempAlert.  

Written by TempAlert | August 30, 2017

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Unlocking the Potential of Enterprise IoT

As with all transformative technologies, IoT has been the source of an inordinate amount of hype but has also been a catalyst for the digital industrial revolution. General Electric’s chief economist Marco Annunziato estimated that Industrial and Enterprise focused IoT could add between 10 and 15 trillion dollars to global GDP. These gains come through small, incremental improvements in the world’s industrial assets.

Written by Pavan Pant | August 10, 2017

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Pharmacy Safety

The Real ROI of Our Virtual Buffer Vial

In the first two posts of this series, we discussed the challenges associated with physical buffer vials and TempAlert’s solution - the Virtual Buffer Vial (VBV), a patented modeling approach that simulates actual product temperature and eliminates the need for physical buffers.

Written by Jason Sroka | July 27, 2017

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Pharmacy Safety

Virtual Buffers: A Practical Approach to Product Safety Monitoring

In our last post we discussed the challenges of physical buffer vials, in particular (1) the shelf space they take up that could be used for products, (2) the potential to get in the way as product is access around them, and (3) the potential for the buffering materials to spill and ruin product or product packaging.

Written by Jason Sroka | July 13, 2017

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Pharmacy Safety

Stop Crying over Spilled Glycol!: The Challenges of Buffer Vials

TempAlert assists companies across a wide range of domains in setting up remote environmental monitoring systems.  A common reason our customers install remote monitoring systems is to assure that their products are safe for consumers. Two major industries that use our technology are pharmaceutical applications and food services.

Written by Jason Sroka | July 6, 2017

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GMP, USDA, FDA, CDC, NIST: Acronyms Explained

Acronyms are extremely useful. We use them (mainly) to help consolidate names and associations into digestible briefs. Instead of "Entertainment and Sports Programming Network", we use "ESPN" when referring to that particular organization. Still, acronyms can often be confusing, misleading, or largley unclear to an untrained eye.

Written by TempAlert | April 22, 2013

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Patent Approved For Advanced Cellular Monitoring And Cloud Computing

TempAlert, formerly Temperature@lert, announced on October 11, 2012 the approval of another patent application in support of company’s flagship product, the Cellular Edition wireless sensing system. With cost-effective, easy-to-install and use hardware coupled to TempAlert’s advanced Sensor Cloud technology, the Cellular Edition has become the standard by which all other products are measured.

Written by TempAlert | November 5, 2012

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Tip: The Importance Of Baselining For Setting Up Your Device

Often we receive inquiries about our recommendations for the appropriate temperature thresholds to set. However, at TempAlert we know that every room or refrigerator has its own microclimate (even sensors inches apart can read different values). Although similar applications might share the same temperature threshold range, every location is unique. So how does one figure out the correct range?

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Written by TempAlert | March 19, 2012

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