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Remote Temperature Monitoring of Perishable Goods Saves Money

RMONI was facing temperature monitoring challenges in a cold chain business. A cold chain must be established and maintained to ensure goods have been properly refrigerated during every step of the process, making temperature monitoring a critical business function. Manual registration practice can be very costly, labor intensive and prone to mistakes.

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  • SUPPLIER
  • Digi
    Digi International is a leading global provider of mission-critical and business-critical Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services. We help our customers create next generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments. Our embedded modules and off-the-shelf routers, gateways and network products are designed for relentless reliability and deliver unquestioned performance and security. Our cloud-based software and professional services help customers put their connected products and assets to work across a broad range of mission-critical industry applications. Founded in 1985, we’ve helped our customers connect over 100 million things, and growing.
  • TECHNOLOGIES
  • Analytics & Modeling - Big Data Analytics
    Networks & Connectivity - Gateways
    Networks & Connectivity - Wireless Local Area Network
  • INDUSTRIES
  • Electronics
  • FUNCTIONS
  • Procurement
  • USE CASES
  • Supply Chain Visibility
  • ABOUT CUSTOMER
  • RMONI provides wireless remote monitoring of crucial control parameters including a solution for temperature monitoring during transport and storage of food products and pharmaceutical goods. RMONI has more than 1,500 installations in Europe and 10,000 se
  • CUSTOMER NAME
  • RMONI
  • CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
  • IPv6
    Other frequency
    ZigBee
  • SOLUTION
  • RMONI created a complete solution with hardware, wireless sensors deployed with XBee modules, gateways and the Sensor2Web application. The modules collect and pass sensor data to a centralized gateway. The gateway packages and sends the data to the cloud. With the Sensor2Web application, RMONI customers can view data in real-time on a dashboard, create reports to provide to regulatory authorities and receive alerts sent via email and SMS messages.

    Hardware Components - XBee ZigBee modules - Centralized gateway

    Software Components - Sensor2Web application

  • DATA COLLECTED
  • OPERATIONAL IMPACT
  • Impact #1
    [Process Optimization - Real Time Asset Tracking]
    The status of assets can be identified in near real-time.
    Impact #2
    [Efficiency Improvement - Operation]
    Problems are indicated to line operators when the condition of a device or associated equipment changes beyond predetermined limits.
    Impact #3
    [Data Management - Data Analysis]
    Cloud solutions enable aggregation of 'big data' to enable more robust analysis and lower costs.
  • QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT
  • Benefit #1

    The solution has decreased supermarket food waste by 10%.

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