Never Leave Children, Disabled Adults or Pets in Parked Vehicles

Summer Heat Kills

child heat deaths 1998-2013
Courtesy of San Francisco State University. Use of this graph does not imply NWS endorsement of services provided by San Francisco State University.

Online Update  –  The USA National Weather Service (NWS) provides this important information for responsible adults.

“Each year in the USA, dozens of children and untold numbers of pets left in parked vehicles die from hyperthermia. Hyperthermia is an acute condition that occurs when the body absorbs more heat than it can handle.

“Hyperthermia can occur even on a mild day. Studies have shown that the temperature inside a parked vehicle can rapidly rise to a dangerous level for children, pets and even adults.

“Leaving the windows slightly open does not significantly decrease the heating rate. The effects can be more severe on children because their bodies warm at a faster rate than adults. “

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Smart Aqua Meter SAM-1 Product Introduction Webinar

Thursday 31 July 2014 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM PDT

logo_SensorexSensorex New!! Smart Aqua Meter SAM-1. Water Quality Measurements using your iPhone, iPad or Android Devices.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

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New Cyclops L

New Cyclops L

Pittsburgh PA, USA & Dronfield, UK — New Cyclops L family from AMETEK Land measures temperatures from 200 °C to 3000 °C

AMETEK Land has added a high efficiency route manager and new protections against accidental damage to its Cyclops line of portable non-contact thermometers.

The new Cyclops L family includes four models measuring across a range from 200 °C/392 °F to 3000 °C/5432 °F.

They are aimed at a wide range of applications including liquid metal, steel and glass production, and furnaces. Continue reading

The iCelsius Wireless RH for Wine Cellars

iCelsius Wireless

iCelsius Wireless

Mason OH, USA — Experts say that your wine should be between 50-59 °F (10 and 15 °C) with a relative humidity of 75%.

Curious to see how close you are to the ideal?

Get the iCelsius Wireless RH, a perfect tool for both the collector and wine connoisseur.

Monitor your wine cellar’s temperature and relative humidity remotely from your Android or iOS device.

Using a technological spin on the common hygrometer, this unit measures the temperature and relative humidity of your wine cellar from anywhere!

Through the power of a Wi-FI connection, with our integrated app set alarms to notify if your wine selection is out of a desired range. Continue reading

William Siwek Receives Award of Merit from ASTM E 20

The E20 Temperature Measurement Committee

Screen Shot 2014-07-25 at 4.43.58 PMW. CONSHOHOCKEN PA, USA —- William Siwek, president and CEO of Veritas Sensors LLC, Edison, New Jersey, has received the ASTM International Award of Merit.

The award, which includes the accompanying title of ASTM fellow, is the highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities.

A member of ASTM International since 1995, Siwek was honored for his exemplary service to Committee E20 on Temperature Measurement. Continue reading

Telemetry Solution Sends Rainfall Intensity Data Online

Frog RX Rain Gauge Data Logger Sends Data over GSM/GPRS


Smart SDI-12 output tipping bucket rain gauge

Chesterland OH, USA  –  CAS DataLoggers has just provided the hydrometric monitoring solution for a meteorologist manning a weather station measuring local rainfall intensity over the summer.

To get more accurate rainfall data for flood warnings and weather predictions he needed an environmental datalogger to connect to his smart SDI-12 output tipping bucket rain gauges.

Previously he had been looking at a combination datalogger and sensor but that product lacked a way to remotely send data directly to his desktop. Continue reading

Temp Monitors & Supply Chain Management

ShockWatch’s full spectrum of temperature monitors


ShockWatch Seafood Monitor

Dallas TX, USA  –  ShockWatch products provide the tools that enable users to acquire the right information to make the right decisions.

To address this market, ShockWatch offers monitors that let you see inside your entire cold chain.

The key to successful cold chain management is information. You always need to know if hot or cold temperatures have compromised your product’s integrity.

But you don’t always need the same level of technology to find out. Continue reading