Addressing the needs of the multi-million dollar industry for shipping refrigerated foods and other items, the sensor allows monitoring cooled compartments by directly connecting to the CCF unit.
According to the company, the CCF is an innovative integrated fleet management unit with superior location, tracking, event driven reporting, logging, and security capabilities. Fleet managers receive the current temperature of their items on every location update, alerting them on any breached thresholds and any other application layer activities. The sensor measures temperatures in the range of -50°C to +75°C. It consumes a low level of energy and, aside from the connection to the CCF no further calibration is required.
Use of M2M location and tracking applications in industrial telematics is steadily rising. According to a new Berg Insight study, “Fleet Management and Wireless M2M 2008,” which covers the latest trends in the greater European fleet management industry, the use of tracking technology in industrial environments such as telematics and asset tracking in Europe will continue to grow, from 1.1m units at the end of 2008 to 3.3m units by the end of 2013.