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Bruce Anderson Apr 25, 2024 9:48:39 AM 3 min read

TTMUs: The Ultimate Backup Solution for Critical Inventory Temperature Monitoring

Many innovative operational leaders have already embraced digital sensing solutions to enhance their operational efficiencies and more easily meet compliance standards. These systems have proven invaluable, providing reliable monitoring and extensive data insights, in addition to freeing up frontline workers. However, even with modern solutions, there often remains a crucial need for even greater assurance and peace of mind, especially when dealing with mission-critical inventory. 

When unforeseen power, system or equipment failures happen they create the urgent need to resolve before offline power supplies and data storage capabilities are exhausted. While existing systems are often robust, handling sensitive or critical inventory with an additional layer of security can bolster ensure continuous data accuracy and availability. 

What’s a TTMU? 

TTMUs are Tactical Temperature Monitoring Units which are designed to handle very specific use cases where power and connectivity aren’t guaranteed. These are primarily built to handle in-transport temperature tracking situations such as mobile inventory, but provide excellent backup solutions to existing systems in need of greater protection. 



How Tactical Temperature Monitoring Units (TTMUs) Work 

The TTMU is designed to be a robust and reliable addition to your existing temperature monitoring system. Using a secondary wired probe, it plays a critical role in ensuring continuous data recording and availability, particularly during periods when your primary system or equipment may be compromised. 

  • Local Data Storage: One of the key features of the TTMU is its ability to store temperature data locally. This means that even in the event of a network outage or primary system failure, the TTMU continues to collect and save data without interruption. This local storage capability is crucial for maintaining a complete record of environmental conditions, regardless of external factors. 
  • USB Accessibility: Accessibility is a fundamental aspect of the TTMU’s design. The unit includes a USB port that allows for easy access to the stored data. This feature is particularly valuable during audits or inspections, where demonstrating compliance requires quick and easy retrieval of temperature logs. By simply connecting the TTMU to a computer via USB, you can download all recorded data, ensuring that you have the necessary documentation on hand when needed. 
  • No VPN Needed: Many configurations require a VPN to ensure secure data transport and connectivity. With TTMUs, they do no need such requirements, providing an extra layer of protection without additional complexity and setup. 


Why Add TTMUs to Your Current Setup? 

Integrating TTMUs into your existing temperature monitoring framework provides several key benefits that elevate your operational efficiency and data integrity: 

  • Enhanced Redundancy: The TTMU complements your existing digital sensors by providing a fail-safe backup, ensuring that temperature data is continuously recorded, even during unforeseen system interruptions or power failures. This added layer of protection means you can always trust your monitoring system to perform, regardless of circumstances. 
  • Seamless Integration: Designed to work in harmony with our existing digital sensing solutions, TTMUs can be easily integrated without disrupting your current operations. This smooth integration ensures that you can extend your system's capabilities without any downtime or steep learning curves. 
  • Increased Operational Confidence: With TTMUs, you gain an extra level of security and peace of mind. Knowing that your system has a reliable backup ready to capture and store critical data autonomously, you can focus more on your core business activities and less on the potential for data loss. 


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Expanding your ecosystem 

By expanding your current digital temperature monitoring system with Tactical Temperature Monitoring Units, you not only fortify your operations against potential disruptions but also enhance your compliance and operational capabilities. The TTMU is an investment in the resilience and reliability of your temperature monitoring, ensuring that your business continues to operate smoothly and efficiently, no matter the challenges. 

As you continue to grow and adapt in an ever-changing market, consider the TTMU as your next step towards operational excellence. Contact us today to explore how this powerful addition can be seamlessly integrated into your existing setup, and take your evolving operational ecosystem to the next level. 

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Bruce Anderson

Bruce Anderson is the Director of Operations for Checkit. He has successfully implemented temperature monitoring solutions in 45 of the 50 states in the United States, and multiple countries internationally.