19 Aug

Monnit and U.S. Cellular Partner to Offer Reliable, Cellular Connected Monitoring Solutions

SALT LAKE CITY, UT. and CHICAGO, IL.– August. 19, 2015 – Monnit Corporation (M2M Evolution Conference booth #307) and U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM), today announced a new collaboration to deliver low-cost, cellular connected, business monitoring solutions. Under the partnership, U.S. Cellular will deliver Monnit’s portfolio of over 48 different types of low-cost, cellular-connected wireless sensors and monitoring solutions designed to remotely monitor business facilities, processes and activities in real-time.

Wireless sensors monitor various functions critical to business operation, including temperature, humidity, access, motion, water, light, voltage, vibration and much more. The sensors connect to the iMonnit online monitoring system via cellular-connected gateways designed to work with U.S. Cellular’s wireless network. U.S. Cellular customers now have access to a complete wireless sensing and monitoring solution, designed to keep track of critical functions, helping to ensure efficiency, maintain business operations, increase productivity and ensure security while increasing on-the-job safety.

“Monnit’s wireless sensing solutions paired with U.S. Cellular’s wireless network allow for instant creation of remote monitoring systems at offices, retail locations or other remote operations—this provides new levels of business awareness while avoiding the cost and time required to install traditional wired systems,” said Brad Walters, CEO of Monnit Corporation. “We are excited to partner with U.S. Cellular and provide their customers with an affordable and practical business monitoring solution. Our goal is to make affordable and reliable business monitoring readily available, so a partnership with U.S. Cellular is a great fit.”

Features of Monnit remote monitoring solutions:

  • Cellular gateways connect to online monitoring software via U.S. Cellular network.
  • Wireless sensors communicate with gateways up to 300 feet away (non-line-of-sight).
  • Over 48 unique sensor types are currently available in commercial (coin cell and AA battery powered) or industrial (weather/dust proof) platforms.
  • Automated notifications via text message, email or voice call based on sensor readings.
  • Wireless sensors are optimized for long battery life (up to 2 years with coin cell or 5 years with AA batteries).

“No matter the size of your business, U.S. Cellular and Monnit provide solutions to keep business operations connected,” said Scott Scheuber, Director of Product Management for U.S. Cellular. “Combining U.S. Cellular’s award-winning wireless network with Monnit’s wireless sensors and online monitoring system creates an extremely reliable and flexible solution for remotely monitoring and tracking business-critical applications, freeing up valuable time and resources. Business owners and operations managers will feel more confident in their ability to streamline business processes and gain access to information they previously didn’t have.”

For more information on how Monnit’s wireless sensors and online monitoring solutions can benefit U.S. Cellular customers, visit http://www.monnit.com.

About Monnit Corp.
Monnit is a leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey, self-installing, low cost wireless sensor solutions targeted at the commercial, industrial and consumer markets. Monnit’s sensing solutions are designed to be easily installed and used by anyone wanting to remotely monitor information and activities around a variety of variables (i.e. temperature, motion, humidity, vibration, etc.) and receive alerts based on user defined conditions.

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About US Cellular:
U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by a high-quality network in big and small cities and rural communities. Currently, 94 percent of U.S. Cellular customers have access to 4G LTE speeds, and 98 percent will have access by the end of 2015. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Champion in 2014 for the third time in four years. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.

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09 Jul

Monnit Releases Mine™, Internet of Things’ First Open Software Platform for Integrating Low Cost Sensors and Gateways

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – July 9, 2015 – Monnit Corporation, a leading provider of Internet of Things solutions, today announced the availability of Monnit Mine.

Monnit Mine

The Internet of Things is expected to offer advanced connectivity between devices, systems, and services that goes beyond general machine-to-machine communications (M2M) to cover a variety of protocols, domains, and applications. Monnit Mine enables true IoT functionality by enabling integration of Monnit wireless sensors networks with existing or custom software systems by providing a translation layer between the two.

“End-user interfaces to the Internet of Things will be through custom and diverse software applications. As such, industry-leading sensors need to communicate freely with those applications,” said Brad Walters, CEO, Monnit Corporation. “Decoupling the data from ‘the thing’ is essential to the exponential evolution of the Internet of Things. Monnit is the first to commercially decouple low cost monitoring of ‘things’ from the chains of proprietary data connections.”

Monnit Mine Features:

  • Has API in standard programming languages for easy integration
    (currently .Net / Java – other languages coming soon.)
  • Can be setup and receiving data in just a few minutes
  • Has fully functional sample application with source included
  • Implements broad range of sensors and gateways into existing monitoring solution instead of having to implement one sensor at a time
  • Brings true low cost hardware to existing monitoring infrastructure
  • Provides worldwide hardware offering with single software implementation
  • Maintains data security and integrity with strong encryption algorithms
  • Offers licenses available for customer specific applications as well as partner packaged applications

Monnit Mine is designed to work with Monnit’s diverse set of more than 48 different wireless sensor types, wireless control and robust, reliable wireless gateways, which are available in commercial and industrial platforms. Monnit enables users to remotely monitor information and activities such as temperature, access, presence of water, light, humidity, vibration, movement and much more.

Monnit products are available to business partners as either Monnit-branded solutions for direct resale or as private-label products, allowing partners to sell the solution as their own.

For more information on Monnit Mine or becoming a Monnit Business Partner, call
(801) 561-5555.

About Monnit Corp.
Monnit is a leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey, self-installing, low cost wireless sensor solutions targeted at the commercial and industrial markets. Monnit’s sensing solutions are easily installed and used by anyone wanting to remotely monitor information and activities around a variety of variables (i.e. temperature, motion, humidity, vibration, etc.) and receive alerts based on user defined conditions. Monnit products are fully tested, FCC, CE and IC compliant for use anywhere in the world. For more information, visit www.monnit.com.

Monnit Contact:
Matt Moulton
(801) 561-5555
mattm@monnit.com

Media Contact:
Tim Rush
Springboard5
801-208-1100
tim.rush@springboard5.com

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12 Jun

Monnit Wins 2015 Best of Sensors Expo Innovation Award – Honorable Mention for Tarts Sensors

Best of Sensors Expo Awards 2015SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – June 12, 2015 – Monnit Corporation was presented with the 2015 Best of Sensors Expo Innovation Award honorable mention for their Tarts open wireless sensor platform by Sensors Magazine. Mat Dirjish, Executive Editor of the magazine presented the awards at Sensors Expo & Conference this week at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California.

“The caliber and magnitude of the nominations received directly reflects the increased momentum and innovative spirit of the sensors industry,” said Dirjish. “We are pleased to shine a spotlight on the trail blazers of this industry, evangelizing the power of sensors to make a significant impact on our world.  We extend our congratulations to all the winners and look forward to their continued contributions to this industry.

A total of sixteen awards were presented in four categories including Engineering Team of the Year, Rising Star Award, Application Award and Innovation Award. The award winners will be featured on the Sensors Expo and Sensors Magazine websites sensorsexpo.com and sensorsmag.com. Sponsors of the 2015 Best of Sensors Expo Awards include Freescale, GetWireless, and Rogue Valley Microdevices. Sponsors of the 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards include B-Scada and ROHM.

View the full list of winners at http://www.sensorsmag.com/best-sensors-expo-award-program-overview.

Sensors is the authority for smart design, applications and networks, providing focused news in the markets where sensors and sensing technologies are applied as part of a company or organization’s business and competitive strategy including Electronics & Computers, Machine Manufacturing, Process Industries, Automotive, Aerospace/Military/ Security, Specialty Markets: Medical Devices, Engineering/Architectural, R+D, Wireless Networking & M2M and more.  For more information, visit sensorsmag.com.

For 30 years, Sensors Expo & Conference has been the leading industry event in North America exclusively focused on sensors and has emerged as one of the largest and most important gatherings of engineers and scientists involved in the development and deployment of sensor systems. The 2016 event will be held June 21-23 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. For more information, visit sensorsexpo.com.

About Tarts Sensors
Tarts Sensors is a division of Monnit Corporation. Leveraging the development work by Monnit, Tarts Sensors brings a fully tested, FCC, IC and CE compliant wireless sensors platform to those wishing to develop their own solutions using open platforms such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone Black.

With over 20 unique sensor types, and the ability to be used with several different development platforms, Tarts wireless sensors allow for endless sensing, monitoring and control possibilities. For more information on Tarts Sensors visit the Website at http://www.tartssensors.com.

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Twitter:       https://twitter.com/tartssensors

About Monnit Corp.
Monnit is a leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey, self-installing, low cost wireless sensor solutions targeted at the commercial and industrial markets. Monnit’s sensing solutions are easily installed and used by anyone wanting to remotely monitor information and activities around a variety of variables (i.e. temperature, motion, humidity, vibration, etc.) and receive alerts based on user defined conditions. Monnit products are fully tested, FCC, CE and IC compliant for use anywhere in the world. For more information, visit www.monnit.com.

Additional Resources:
Facebook:
  http://www.facebook.com/monnitsensors
Twitter:      https://twitter.com/monnitsensors

Press Contact:
Matt Moulton
(801) 561-5555
mattm@monnit.com

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12 Jun

How the ‘Internet of Things’ Will Impact Food Safety

Check out a great article on how the Internet of Things is helping with Food Safety!  You will also notice some great insight throughout the article from our very own “Internet of Things Guru” Brad Walters.

food safety

This is the year that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) begins rolling out key components of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the sweeping law meant to modernize the U.S. food safety system. And, as part of that legislation, FDA is requiring significantly more detailed monitoring and record-keeping on the part of food producers… « Read the Full Article

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04 Jun

Monnit Releases New Wireless Serial Data Bridge

Salt Lake City, UT – June 04, 2015 – Monnit Corporation (www.monnit.com) announced today the release of a new product for wirelessly interfacing with serial devices. Monnit’s new Wireless Serial Data Bridge is a bidirectional serial to radio device capable of transmitting serial data over its wireless communication link and delivering wireless data, received in the radio, out of its serial port.

Monnit Wireless Serial Data Bridge

The Monnit wireless serial data bridge can be connected to any device equipped with a serial data port, to capture the data and transmit it to the iMonnit online sensor monitoring and Notification System. The data is stored in the online system and can be reviewed and exported as a data sheet or graph. User customization allows you to set notifications and alerts from the system based on data received from the device. The serial data bridge is also fully configurable via the iMonnit online software.

Monnit Serial Data Bridge Features:

  • Bidirectional serial to radio communication.
  • Interfaces with RS232 or RS485.
  • Free iMonnit basic online wireless sensor monitoring and notification system to configure sensors, view data and set alerts via SMS text and email.

Focused on simplicity, Monnit Wireless Sensors can be setup, gathering data and notifying users of concerns in just a few short minutes. Monnit currently provides over 40 unique wireless sensor types for measuring temperature, humidity, door and window (open/close), motion, water, activity, dry contact and a variety of other conditions that are critical to businesses.

All Monnit wireless sensors include free basic iMonnit online sensor monitoring which aggregates sensor information and sends notifications via text or email if user defined conditions are met or exceeded.

The new cellular gateway as well as wireless sensors and monitoring software are available to OEM’s and Reseller’s as a private label offering. Details can be found at www.oemsensors.com.

Monnit wireless products are FCC, IC and CE/ETSI certified, and have been proven to comply with the essential performance, safety, and environmental requirements set by law around the world. For more information on Monnit’s low cost monitoring solution, call (801) 561-5555 or visit www.monnit.com.

About Monnit Corp.
Monnit is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey, self-installing, low cost wireless sensor solutions targeted at the commercial, industrial and consumer markets. Monnit’s sensing solutions are designed to be easily installed and used by anyone wanting to remotely monitor information and activities, including: temperature, access, presence of water, light, humidity, and vibration in or around structures, machinery, and various environments.

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02 Jun

Monnit Releases New Industrial Weather and Dust Proof Cellular Gateways for Wireless Sensors

Salt Lake City, UT – June 02, 2015 – Monnit Corporation (www.monnit.com) announced today the release of new Industrial M2M cellular gateways for wireless sensors. The gateways are available in CDMA, 3G (GSM/UMTS) or 2G (GSM/GPRS) cellular technologies allowing for operation on a majority of the world’s leading cellular networks.

Monnit Industrial Cellular Gateways

Monnit cellular gateways are designed to communicate with the iMonnit™ Online Monitoring and Notification System via cellular transmission, making them the perfect solution for remote locations or where existing internet connections are not available. They are also available with battery backup, allowing for up to 24 hours of continuous operation in the event of a power outage.

Monnit Industrial cellular gateway features:

  • Industrial, dust and weatherproof enclosure
  • Available cellular technologies; CDMA, 3G (GSM/UMTS) or 2G (GSM/GPRS)
  • Available wireless sensor frequencies; 900, 868 and 433 MHz
  • Support for various cellular carriers
  • LED status indicators
  • Remote software upgrade capability
  • 50,000 sensor message memory
  • Optional 24 hour battery backup in event of power loss
  • AC power supply (rated for outdoor use)

Monnit Industrial Cellular Gateways are designed to support up to 100 Monnit Wireless Sensors, which are capable of detecting and monitoring functions that are critical to business operations, including; temperature, humidity, water, light, access, movement and much more.  Monnit’s wireless gateways transmit data between local sensor networks and iMonnit, the online data monitoring system, which aggregates sensor information and sends notifications via text or email if user defined conditions are met or exceeded.

All Monnit wireless sensors include free basic iMonnit online sensor monitoring with SMS text and email alerting.

The new cellular gateway as well as wireless sensors and monitoring software are available to OEM’s and Reseller’s as a private label offering. Details can be found at www.oemsensors.com.

Monnit wireless products are FCC, IC and CE/ETSI certified, and have been proven to comply with the essential performance, safety, and environmental requirements set by law around the world. For more information on Monnit’s low cost monitoring solution, call (801) 561-5555 or visit www.monnit.com.

About Monnit Corp.
Monnit is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey, self-installing, low cost wireless sensor solutions targeted at the commercial, industrial and consumer markets. Monnit’s sensing solutions are designed to be easily installed and used by anyone wanting to remotely monitor information and activities, including: temperature, access, presence of water, light, humidity, and vibration in or around structures, machinery, and various environments.

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29 May

Network World – Monnit CEO, Brad Walters, Talks About Wireless Sensors for The Internet of Things at Interop 2015

Monnit founder and CEO, Brad Walters, was interviewed by Network World at Interop 2015. In the interview, Brad  talks about how wireless sensors are being used to connect everyday applications to the Internet of Things, providing valuable information for users. To view the interview visit, http://www.networkworld.com/article/2927661/internet-of-things/how-now-iot-cow-sensors-can-track-elsies-temperature.html.

 

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26 May
12 May

Monnit Wins Connected World IoT Innovations Award

Monnit Announced as IOT Innovations Award Winner for 2015

Monnit recognized for innovation in Internet of Things (IoT)

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – May 12, 2015 – Monnit Corporation (www.monnit.com), today announced it has been named as an IoT Innovations Award winner by Connected World magazine for its Monnit Cellular Temperature Monitoring System.

“Innovation is the name of the game when it comes to the Internet of Things,” said Brad Walters, CEO, Monnit Corporation. “We are honored to be recognized by such a respected industry organization for our cutting-edge work in designing progressive sensing and monitoring systems.”

Judging for the IoT Innovations awards was conducted by an editorial panel representing a cross section of the industry. Both business and consumer IoT products were submitted for judging. Winning products were selected based on a variety of criteria, including most creative and technologically advanced products, services, and platforms.

“Monnit Cellular Temperature Monitoring System is a complete monitoring system that’s easy-to-use with a cellular M2M gateway, wireless sensors, and monitoring software all in one,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World magazine.

About Connected World Magazine

Connected World is the business and technology publication that provides the intelligence industry titans need and the guidance consumers crave. It’s all about M2M. connectedworld.com

About Monnit Corp.
Monnit is a leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey, self-installing, low cost wireless sensor solutions targeted at the commercial and industrial markets. Monnit’s sensing solutions are easily installed and used by anyone wanting to remotely monitor information and activities around a variety of variables (i.e. temperature, motion, humidity, vibration, etc.) and receive alerts based on user-defined conditions. Monnit products are fully tested, FCC, CE and IC compliant for use anywhere in the world. For more information, visit www.monnit.com.

Monnit Contact:
Matt Moulton
(801) 561-5555
mattm@monnit.com

Media Contact:
Tim Rush
801-208-1100
tim.rush@springboard5.com

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08 May

Monnit Announces Lower Prices for International Cellular Gateways and All Cellular Gateways with Battery Backup Option

Salt Lake City, Utah – May 08, 2015 – Monnit Corporation (www.monnit.com) today, announced new lower pricing on all International cellular gateways, as well as lower prices for US based cellular gateways with battery backup option. The new price reflects a 35% decrease from previous pricing on all International cellular gateways and an over 20% decrease on US based cellular gateways featuring the battery backup option. The new prices are effective May 7th 2015.

Monnit cellular gateways all your Monnit wireless sensors to communicate with the iMonnit™ Online Wireless Sensor Monitoring and Notification System via cellular network. This is the perfect solution for remote locations, or where an existing internet connection is not an option. Monnit cellular gateways are available in a variety of formats and RF frequencies for use throughout the world.

Monnit Cellular Gateways
– Available with CDMA, 3G (GSM) and 2G (GSM) technologies
– Available in 900, 868, and 433 MHz RF frequencies
– Communicates with up to 100 Monnit wireless sensors
– True plug & play, no hassles for internet configuration
– No PC required for operation
– Remote software upgrade capability
– Local status LEDs with transmission and online status indicators
– 50,000 sensor message memory
– Watchdog function and on-line heart-beat control
– AC power supply

Focused on simplicity, Monnit wireless sensors can be setup, gathering data and notifying users of concerns in just a few short minutes. Monnit currently provides over 40 unique wireless sensor types for measuring temperature, humidity, door and window (open/close), motion, water, activity, dry contact and a variety of other conditions that are critical to businesses.

All Monnit wireless sensors include free basic iMonnit online sensor monitoring which aggregates sensor information and sends notifications via text or email if user defined conditions are met or exceeded.

Monnit also provides wireless sensors to OEM’s and Reseller’s through OEMSensors.com, which allows for white labeling (private branding) of both the wireless sensor hardware and the online monitoring software.

For more information visit www.monnit.com.

Additional Resources:
Facebook:
  http://www.facebook.com/monnitsensors
Twitter:      https://twitter.com/monnitsensors

About Monnit Corp.
Monnit is a leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey, self-installing, low cost wireless sensor solutions targeted at the commercial, industrial and consumer markets. Monnit’s sensing solutions are designed to be easily installed and used by anyone wanting to remotely monitor information and activities, including: temperature, access, presence of water, light, humidity, and vibration in or around structures, machinery, and various environments.

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