Monitoring Technology 2.0: Replacing Cold Storage Monitoring’s Fail-and-Fix Model with Predict-and-Prevent™, a thought leadership article featured in Labcompare, a Buyer's Guide for Laboratory Equipment.
Remote laboratory monitoring systems have saved billions of dollars worth of samples by sending critical temperature alarms when a freezer or other lab equipment fails. When this happens, almost inevitably at 2 am on a weekend, the engineers and managers must report to the lab to move and secure the samples. However, sometimes by the time the alarm sounds, it is too little too late, resulting in the loss of priceless research or production inventory. But this doesn’t have to be the reality for the cold storage industry.