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Brewing Beer? We have the perfect temperature sensor #Tiaki!

Brewing beer. What could be more fun than actually drinking it? A major factor for a good fermentation is temperature. Yeast is greatly affected by temperature; too cold and they go dormant, too hot (more than 10°F above the nominal range) and they indulge in an orgy of fermentation that often cannot be cleaned up [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Food Safety News, Temperature Control|0 Comments

Is your fridge making you ill? How to avoid the risk of food poisoning

THE COLD truth about most household fridges is they are operating at the wrong temperature and leaving people at risk of food poisoning, a study has revealed. An investigation by BBC One's Rip Off Britain: Food found more than 90 per cent of fridges it tested were at above the recommended level of between three [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|Food safety culture, Food Safety News, Temperature Control|0 Comments

An Inspector Calls – How do you monitor your fridge temperature – butter, jelly or Tiaki? By DanH

As a local authority Environmental Health Officer, who inspects food businesses and awards food hygiene ratings, I have seen countless methods used to monitor fridge temperatures. Some work and some clearly don’t. When monitoring a fridge, I’ve found that not everyone realises that the temperature on the fridge display only reflects the air temperature inside [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Temperature Control, Temperature Technology, Tiaki|0 Comments

Why technology holds the key to the future of food safety

Rather than posing any sort of “threat”, the digital transformation brings immense opportunities for boosting transparency, organisational efficiency and implementing rigorous monitoring processes. Technology is revolutionising businesses, and the FMCG sector is no exception. The rise of artificial intelligence, data analytics, the Internet of Things and blockchain all have huge implications for supply chain management, [...]

By | March 11th, 2018|Food Safety News, IoT|0 Comments

South Africa listeria: Source of ‘world’s worst outbreak’ found

South Africa says it has finally traced the source of a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people in the past year - said to make it the worst in history ! The source is a factory operated by Enterprise Foods in Polokwane in Limpopo. More facilities are being tested to see if they contributed [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|Food Safety News|0 Comments

TECH START-UP LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE MONITORING TOOL

Have you read about the launch of our new Tiaki sensor on BQ Live? Exciting times ahead for AmbaSense! #TiakiPower http://www.bqlive.co.uk/food-drink/2018/03/01/news/tech-start-up-launches-innovative-monitoring-tool-30893/

By | March 2nd, 2018|Tiaki|0 Comments

#TiakiPower – The Temperature Sensor with Attitude!

Did you know: 1. The Tiaki temperature sensor wireless range is 10 kilometres 2. Two AA-size batteries will power the sensor for over 2 years 3. All data is encrypted and transmitted in secure 128bit end-to-end encryption 4. The Tiaki sensor can operate in temperatures as low as -40 degrees C 5. You can view [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Tiaki|0 Comments

Tiaki Temperature Sensor Alerts – Dashboard View. By MarcelH

One of the best advantages of using a Tiaki is that it can alert you to anomalies in the temperature of your fridges and freezers. You can set up alerts (Fig. 1) by selecting criteria (greater than / less than) and a temperature. There is also a default alert which will send out a notification via email [...]

By | February 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An Inspector Calls – When temperature control goes wrong. By DanH

As well as helping in the development of the Tiaki temperature, and web-based dashboard, I also inspect food business, which is part of my job working for a local authority. During a recent inspection of a large care home, which looks after vulnerable elderly residents, I found the home had failed to think about how [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|Compliance, Food Hygiene Rating, Sensors, Temperature Technology, Tiaki|0 Comments

The AmbaSense Dashboard – An Introduction

An integral part of the temparature monitoring with Tiakis is the online dashboard. It shows you at a glance how your fridges and freezers are performing. Figure 1 There are 2 different options to view the data, a list of graphs (Fig. 1) or a more simple list of min, max and last temperature for each device [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Tiaki|0 Comments