17 May Condition Monitoring in Archive Rooms May 17, 2019 By Gina Wurms office |server based|, |Bluetooth Low Energy|, |Temperature|, |Humidity| 0 A condition monitoring system ensures the long-term preservation of sensitive documents in archive rooms. At a glance monitoring of environmental conditions notification of deviation from target values Problem Definition In archive rooms, temperature and relative humidity are essential factors in the preservation of sensitive documents. Both elements need to be kept as constant as possible. Under wrong environmental conditions, the stored objects could be damaged. Moisture damage, bacterial infestation and deformation are just some of the problems that can occur if environmental conditions are not stable and controlled. Solution For long-term preservation of documents and sensitive objects, temperature and humidity are monitored in archive rooms. Sensor beacons use Bluetooth technology to broadcast data like temperature, relative humidity (and optionally further sensor data such as lux levels, air pressure etc.) to help businesses understand and control the indoor environment. This is critical to preserving the company’s documents and keeping them in good condition. Whenever the target values are undershot or exceeded, a notification is automatically sent to relevant staff so that countermeasures can be taken. Technical Implementation In the archive room, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons are attached at regular intervals. In addition, a small number of infsoft Locator Nodes is installed (depending on room size). The beacons are equipped with sensor functions, measure the temperature and relative humidity in the environment and send the scan data to a Locator Node. From there, the data is transmitted to the infsoft LocAware platform®, where it is intelligently processed and made available via web services. In the Automation Engine, the status information is linked to conditions so that actions such as notification of employees can be triggered automatically in the event of deviations from target values. Use Case PDF for Download Get the white paper for free Great introduction to the topic of indoor positioning Download Related Articles Condition Monitoring with Information Display for Optimal Wine Maturation A condition monitoring system ensures the optimal environmental conditions for successful wine maturation and storage. E-Ink displays provide modern information for local staff. Read More Condition Monitoring During Cheese Ripening A condition monitoring system ensures optimal environmental conditions for cheese ripening. Read More Monitoring of Environmental Conditions in Pharmaceutical Storage A real-time tracking and condition monitoring system makes it easy to maintain appropriate temperature conditions when storing pharmaceutical products. Read More Condition-Capturing Sensor Functions in Office Buildings Condition monitoring sensor enable the adaptation of climate control and lighting control to the actual room use in an office building. Read More Management of Conference Rooms Condition sensors in combination with a workflow management tool enable an efficient management of conference rooms. Read More Monitoring of Stable Climate in Animal Husbandry This use case by infsoft describes how a condition monitoring solution ensures maintenance of an optimal climate in animal barns. Read More Comments are closed.