It’s been a while since I’ve posted to the blog, as we’ve been very busy internally working on new content, new features, and yes, a few new products. I’ll briefly talk about those, but only in shadowy terms, since they are being finalized.
Actually, the whole website is new. We changed platforms in preparation for a few things, foremost being a better customer experience. We’ve made it easier to reorder, or to see what you’ve ordered in the past. We’re adding new information too, as over the past couple of years we’ve learned more about you and what you’re looking for.
We’ve compiled the most frequently asked questions about Sensordrone operation, and put together a Sensordrone Troubleshooting guide. Most people are able to operate them pretty easily, but Bluetooth can be a challenge, so we covered that in some detail.
We had a look at how carbon monoxide was viewed in different industries, and added some recommendations based on safety agency standards. Here, we advised auto mechanics on what levels of CO they might experience in a garage.
In case you wonder about how engines can create carbon monoxide issues in an enclosed space, I made a quick video of me starting a lawn mower in an OPEN garage. Please don’t do it with the door down!
We also added a lot of documentation for our units, from the Sensordrone to the Inspector series. You can find that information here: User Manuals and Data Sheets. At that link, you’ll find full specs for the Sensordrone, so if you ever wondered what’s in one, there’s your answer.
Lastly, we started exploring the data logger capabilities of the Sensordrone. We’ve had data logging apps available for a while now, but the term data logging is becoming a frequently used expression around the office lately. Here’s why.
Based on the Sensordrone board, and with many enhancements, we’ll be rolling out a series of USB charged and driven programmable data loggers. I don’t have a photo I can share just yet, but I will soon. Follow me at @SensorconKevin if you want to be among the first to see it. I’ll say a lot more about the sensor sets we will be including, and specific operational parameters in the coming weeks, so check back often. Or again, simply follow along on Twitter. Here’s a hint though… we may be asking what the weather is like in your area, and asking you to prove it.
The data loggers should have both consumer (citizen science, edtech) and industrial applications.
A New Version of the Inspector Series Single Gas Meter
We’re growing our handheld, wearable single gas meter family. At some point in Q4, we will be launching both Carbon Monoxide and H2S version of the Industrial Pro Gas Monitors. At the price point we intend to launch it, we think the Industrial Pro will be a first in class addition to the arsenal. It will have 2 powerful new features:
- Programmable alarm points
- Time Weighted Average stats for judging overall exposure.
Couple that with its water proof, dust proof case, its intrinsically safe nature and rating, and the powerful MAX mode which stores and displays a highest concentration read during a session, and you’ve got one of the most powerful handhelds on the market for under $200. We’re very excited about it.
So, that’s what we’ve been up to this summer. How about you?