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

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

Monnit Corporation and U.S. Cellular 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.

Brad Walters, CEO of Monnit Corporation, said:

“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.”

“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 two years with coin cell or five 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.”

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