Digi International Unveils New Wireless Food Temperature Monitoring Solution
Digi Honeycomb Solution Features Bluetooth Wireless Food Probe; Combines Hardware, Software and Services to Help Adhere to Food Safety Standards, Reduce Labour Costs and Minimize Shrinkage
MINNETONKA, Minn., May 3, 2016 – Digi International® (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), a leading global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT connectivity products and services, today introduced Digi Honeycomb, an easy to deploy, reliable and cost effective service that continuously and wirelessly monitors the temperature of perishable goods, alerting users if the proper temperature is not maintained. With Digi Honeycomb, restaurants, grocers, convenience stores, warehouses and transportation companies can now prevent spoilage and loss, lower labour costs, and comply with public health requirements and food safety regulations.
A subscription-based service, Digi Honeycomb is comprised of hand-held probes, wireless sensors, gateways and software that allow temperature data to be monitored, logged, and retrieved, and be easily integrated into back-office systems. In delivering a complete solution that encompasses front-of-house and back-of-house environments, Digi Honeycomb allows organizations in the perishable food industry to address major challenges including, food safety, chain-of-custody verification, loss prevention (shrinkage), proof of compliance, and labour costs.
“Our customers in the food service industry have their own set of unique challenges that span operational and food safety requirements,” said Kevin C. Riley, chief operating officer, Digi International. “We have created a highly automated service that allows organizations to address the day-to-day issues of maintaining food quality and safety while lowering costs and achieving overarching goals of high customer satisfaction and brand reputation.”
Peace of Mind through Automated Oversight
Digi Cold Chain solutions consulting staff employ a three-step approach to ensure a successful implementation. First, Digi conducts a site survey and completes hardware and software installation. Secondly, organizations receive usability training and Digi confirms monitoring and report requirements. Finally, Digi works collaboratively to ensure ROI goals are being met.
Digi Honeycomb is available in a variety of subscription-based models for retail Quick Service Restaurant (QSR), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and NIST environments, and requires no capital expense. Hardware and software is included as part of the subscription with information hosted on servers managed by Digi International. For more information visit: http://www.digi.com/cold-chain-solutions.
|About Digi International |
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) is a leading global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and 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 with high levels of security, relentless reliability and bulletproof performance. Founded in 1985, we’ve helped our customers connect over 100 million things, and growing. For more information, visit Digi’s website at www.digi.com or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International).