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Customer Q & A: Why do your new devices have so many different part numbers?

Why do your new devices have so many different part numbers? This is a good question and one we hear fairly often. Our newer products, such as the DicksonOne family, TSB, and DSB all use replaceable sensors. This means when placing an order, you have to make sure that you not only order the base...

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El Niño and the Potential for Catastrophic Weather

Changing weather patterns may have US citizens unsure about their wardrobe in the coming months.

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Varsity Blues and Reds: Where You Should Be Monitoring In Your University

A few months ago, we discussed a story that the Yale Daily News had reported on: a data server failure that brought down the entire university’s website and email accounts, during the wonderfully inopportune time of semester finals.

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How Temperature Monitoring Changes Overall Facility Behavior

Temperature monitoring may seem like a small factor in the overall operations of a production facility, but facility managers and company owners shouldn’t discount its effect on how a facility operates.

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FDA Temperature Mapping and Monitoring Explained: A Dickson Translation

When it comes to regulatory bodies and concrete descriptions of how exactly you should be monitoring your environment . . . well it never comes to that.

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When To Change Your Monitoring Device, And How To Justify That Decision

New technology is thrown at us every day. When that new technology arrives, we are asked (and sometimes forced) to update to it. If we don’t get the most recent version of the Galaxy S, or if we don’t have a Blu-Ray player, we are left behind our more technologically savvy peers.

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How to Respond to a Temperature Alarm

In the past we've provided articles on what to do when a temperature "disaster strikes." We've also talked about the benefits of a robust temperature and humidity alarming system for products that are perishable: specifically those products that lose potency and become unsafe once exposed to...

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How To Find The Best Company To Monitor Your Products

Choosing a company to partner with you in order to help monitor your environment can be tedious and taxing. With multiple choices for every industry, and dozens of variables to consider (before even getting to the variables that you will monitor), the choices seem endless. So how do you narrow...

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Should Your Data Logger Have A Display?

Below two parties provide evidence on why you should, or should not get a temperature, or temperature and humidity data logger with a display . . . a verdict follows.

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Dickson Insights: Got Alarms? Why You Need DicksonOne

The cover story for next month's edition of Dickson Insights highlights the importance of closely monitoring your environment in the expectation of extreme weather, and stresses the urgency of having a monitoring system in your facility that can properly handle storage problems that are caused...

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