Healthcare, Pharmecutical & Biotech


  • Wireless total environment monitoring
  • Temperature measurement range from -200 to +200 degrees C
  • Secure password protected data storage
  • Easy to retro fit into existing buildings
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Healthcare, Pharmecutical & Biotech

Because of the intertwining life and death nature of your industries, legislation on monitoring and the control of products is exacting. Quality assurance checks are key parts of your day to day working environment, with the need to be able to accurately record data for review today and during future audit scenarios.

This is why we designed our wireless monitoring systems to gather key data at time intervals that are set by you, you can choose intervals from every 1 minute up to 1 hour. All of the information gathered is stored on the monitor for up to 1 year with total backup functionality for additional information archiving security. You can retrieve information either locally at the unit or externally through a web browser. Alarm settings are designated by you and the alarm signals can be pre-configured to perform various functions when an alarm event is triggered.

With no need to run wires around a building the system is easy to install. The benefits to staff with time saved through electronic data collection and the removal of the element of human error from the monitoring process are just the beginnings. With alarm capabilities you remove the risk of unknown unit failure leading to the spoilage of expensive and much needed medicines/samples and tissues.

Whether your requirement is for monitoring within the laboratory, the production process or within a hospital pharmacy/wards or morgue we will have a monitoring system that we can tailor to your exact requirement.

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Useful Links

Food & Drug Administration
Foresight
The Lancet
The Department of Health
US National Library of Medicine

Frequently asked questions

  1. How does the Wireless Monitoring system work?
  2. I want to measure temperature in a number of refrigerated and frozen store areas in separate parts of the premises, can your Wireless Monitoring system do this?
  3. Can your Wireless Monitoring system measure oxygen levels in laboratory conditions?
  4. Is your Wireless Monitoring system secure & how do we know who has made changes to its settings?
  5. Can I access the data in an easy format to understand?
  6. Can I access the information being recorded by my Wireless Monitor remotely?
  7. I want to give other people in the organisation the ability to just view the recorded data, can your Wireless Monitoring system do this?
  8. I want someone else to manage my organisations monitoring for me, can you do this with your Wireless Monitoring system?
  9. Is your Wireless Monitoring system difficult to fit?
  10. How difficult it the Wireless Monitor to operate?

How does the Wireless Monitoring system work?

When the system is initially installed each Wireless Sensor is logged onto the Wireless Monitor and the location of the Sensor is recorded. The Wireless Sensors are then placed in the area that you wish to monitor, every 1 minute the sensor transmits the data that it has measured to the Wireless Monitor. The Wireless Monitor checks it has received the data correctly and then records the information.

Should the received data fall outside of the limits of the upper or lower set alarm points the Wireless Monitor will continue to check the data for a default review period (default time set at half an hour). If after the review period the received data remains outside the set limit an alarm event will be triggered.

I want to measure temperature in a number of refrigerated and frozen store areas in separate parts of the premises, can your Wireless Monitoring system do this?

Each Wireless Monitor can measure data from up to 120 Wireless Sensors and the system can therefore easily manage to record data from multiple areas within any business. Where points to be measured are separated by a large distance from the Wireless Monitor base unit then a Repeater module is used. With the use of Repeaters any size of premises can be effectively covered.

Can your Wireless Monitoring system measure oxygen levels in laboratory conditions?

We have Wireless Sensors that can measure a very broad range of indicators across all business environments, one of those being oxygen levels. Not only can we measure at a number of set points with our Wireless Sensors, our Wireless Monitoring unit has the functionality to be able to measure at multiple points and create average oxygen settings and to give you full oxygen level mapping.

You have the ability with the Wireless Monitoring unit to set alarm points based on an upper and lower set points, the system will then alarm when either of these set points is exceeded. The system has a review period where it will monitor a level for a set period before the alarm event is triggered (default setting is 30 minutes), however you can change this to suit the needs of the environment you are measuring.

Is your Wireless Monitoring system secure & how do we know who has made changes to its settings?

The Wireless Monitoring unit comes with the ability to set password requirements for logging in and to action any alarm event that has been triggered. Different levels of user access can be set and are all also password protected. Any changes made to the system are recorded on the systems internal event log and cannot be amended, with the time, date, action taken and the username of the person who made the change. This gives you full visibility and your staff accountability for any changes made on the Wireless Monitoring System.

Can I access the data in an easy format to understand?

You can access data from the system in a number of ways,

  • You can view the current real time data for all sensors by scrolling through them on the Wireless Monitors LCD screen
  • You can view real time and historical data in tabular or graphical format by selecting a particular sensor on the Wireless Monitors LCD screen
  • You can download data directly from the Wireless Monitor onto a USB stick for review on a standard PC office software package
  • You can log into the Wireless Monitor remotely using any standard web browser and review both current real time data and historical data in both tabular and graphical web formats that are stored on the Wireless Monitor.

Can I access the information being recorded by my Wireless Monitor remotely?

The Wireless Monitor comes with an Ethernet connection as standard, therefore as long as it is either plugged into your computer network or connected to the internet directly via a modem you can log into it. The Wireless Monitoring unit has web pages built into its operating system, therefore any web browser can be used to interrogate the unit, download information, change alarm set points and to view the data it is recording.

To log into the Wireless Monitor you will need a secure username and password, once this has been set up you can have access from anywhere in the world! Any changes to the settings that are made are recorded on the systems internal event log, with the time, date, action taken and the username of the person who made the change. This gives you full visibility and your staff accountability for any changes made on the Wireless Monitoring System.

Should the unit warn you of an alarm event you can log in remotely, interrogate the information to see the event and look at the particular unit that has caused the alarm which gives you the opportunity to decide your next course of action.

I want to give other people in the organisation the ability to just view the recorded data, can your Wireless Monitoring system do this?

As with accessing the Wireless Monitoring unit remotely (see Question 6) a guest account can be set up for people in your organisation to log into, all your guests would see would be the data element. The data would be available to them in either graphical or tabular format but they would not be able to amend information or change any of the Wireless Monitoring units settings

I want someone else to manage my organisations monitoring for me, can you do this with your Wireless Monitoring system?

With our Wireless Monitoring system we offer a number of remote bureau services, we can easily set this up and do this for you. For more information please click here to go to the 24/7 Bureau Service.

Is your Wireless Monitoring system difficult to fit?

The Wireless Monitoring system is technically very easy to fit, dependant on what you are looking to measure will influence the time it will take to fit, set up and commission the full system. The most difficult choice you should have to make is where to place the Wireless Monitoring base unit and where you want your sensors!

How difficult it the Wireless Monitor to operate?

The Wireless Monitoring unit has been designed with the end users in mind. We have therefore ensured that it is simple to use with menus written in plain English with no acronyms. When using with the operating manual we are confident that even a new user will be able to use the basic operations on the system within 15 minutes. With a little use it is very easy to become an advanced user and setting up and accessing the system will become second nature.