Why restaurants should implement the Internet of Things

There are many problems that can occur in a restaurant, but one problem that isn’t given enough thought is equipment failure. Food service equipment (like ovens and refrigerators) are prone to breakage, and these maintenance issues typically occur at the worst times. Scheduled maintenance procedures can help prevent maintenance issues, but they are far from [...]

By | June 6th, 2019|Enforcement / Legislation, IoT, Sensors, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Benefits of Commercial IoT and Automation

Many people have heard of the benefits of consumer-oriented IoT products, but what about the benefits of commercial IoT? IoT can significantly transform your business and improve your customer experience. Some of the current applications of the Internet of Things feel more trivial than others. Humans have been outrunning each other for a hundred thousand years without [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|Food safety culture, IoT, LoRaWAN, Sensors, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Integrating IoT into Healthcare, Agriculture and Transportation Use Cases

IoT technologies are expanding into new sectors every day. The healthcare, agriculture and transportation industries, in particular, will get incredible benefits from these new technologies. Isn’t it fascinating when you take a traditional device, like a watch, and by add computing, connectivity and a layer of intelligence to it, you end up transforming the user [...]

By | March 14th, 2019|IoT, Sensors|0 Comments

How the Food Industry Can Improve Quality Control

Food contamination outbreaks and recalls seem to be in the news every week, from ground beef coming off the shelves because of E. coli to the massive romaine lettuce recall that started in 2018 and is still ongoing. While quality control is integral in any consumer-facing industry, it's absolutely vital in industries that create consumables. How can [...]

By | February 22nd, 2019|IoT, Restaurants, Sensors, Temperature Control|0 Comments

Using Blockchain, IoT Sensors and Food-Sensing Tech to Address Food Safety Concerns

New emerging traceability technologies including Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors, blockchain and food-sensing technologies, have the potential to support the positive transformation of the food system, according to a new research by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Food holds a critical role in human societies, yet inefficiencies in the supply chain and the lack of product and [...]

By | January 26th, 2019|IoT, Sensors|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

Renfrewshire uses internet of things technology to detect fuel poverty

A network of sensors is monitoring temperature, humidity and CO2 in social housing in Paisley Internet of things technology is being trialled in social housing in Renfrewshire to help detect fuel poverty and other housing issues. A network of sensors is being used to monitor temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels at 50 social properties around [...]

By | January 27th, 2018|IoT, LoRaWAN, Sensors|0 Comments

IoT Markets to Watch in 2018

Predictive maintenance and asset tracking are two big IoT markets to watch in 2018 because they will provide real efficiencies and improved safety. The real IoT trends to watch in 2018 are not telling your lights to turn on or watching delivery drones jet across the countryside.  It will be about instrumenting our existing infrastructures [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|IoT, Sensors|0 Comments

How the hospitality industry will profit from the IoT

The hospitality industry is well positioned to benefit from the IoT. That’s because the IoT is poised to improve the customer experience while also reducing costs. Connecting the world changes everything. That’s what businesses and consumers are learning as they embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) for everything from household garage door openers to smart-city [...]

By | August 12th, 2017|IoT, Sensors|0 Comments