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By Nathan Wrench: Tuesday 10th March, 2015

Defrosting cold-chain product development

Monitoring temperature-sensitive items is not new. We rarely see it being done, however, as by the time we tuck into our fresh bananas, or receive the latest vaccine, any evidence of temperature and condition monitoring technology has long gone. And therein lies the problem. Tracking how food and pharmaceutical products have been treated is possible, […]

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By Nathan Wrench: Wednesday 21st January, 2015

Let consumers improve your production line reliability

Condition monitoring is not a new topic. In fact, servicing machinery is an occupation as old as the machine. Nothing works for ever – but a thorough maintenance schedule certainly helps. Typically however, this is rarely low-cost; just asking your local garage to check why your car has a warning lamp on usually results in […]

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By Nathan Wrench: Thursday 11th September, 2014

Fresh thinking for vehicle telematics

The Internet of Things will have pretty radical implications for all of us in the next few years. Ubiquitous low-cost ‘appcessories’ that measure everything about anything are already coming on to the market, connecting to our mobile phones and beyond. As the cost of connectivity continues to drop, more of our day-to-day devices will start […]