A Businesses Guide to Automated Monitoring Solutions

Organizations are actively investing in Automated Monitoring devices in different aspects of their business. But what exactly are they and where is it being used?

by Varishtha Team

20/02/2020


One of the biggest disruptors in today’s business world is Automated Monitoring Solutions. Don’t worry, the real technology is not all as elusive as the name itself sounds. Off late, everyone has been hearing about ‘Smart Homes’; where all your appliances are connected to one central computer system and can be used to control these appliances. There is another area where the same technology is being rampantly used: The Corporate World.

Automated Monitoring Solutions have been described as ‘a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, or objects that are provided with unique identifiers (UIDs) and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human to human or human to computer interaction.’ Businesses have a huge need for automated monitoring systems.

How it Works

There are a lot of monitoring options available for corporates. These function as explained:

Which Industries are using Automated Monitoring Solutions?

Food and Beverage

One of the biggest roles of Food and Beverage (F&B) providers is to safeguard the quality of their produce and prevent spoilage. This process is imperative right from the warehouse to the outlet. In the conventional model, organizations have staff monitor temperatures, water levels, humidity, etc. at regular intervals. Monitoring sensors can be used for the same, saving organizations effort and improving efficiency. According to a report by ReportLinker, the F&B Manufacturing sector for automated solutions is expected to grow 9.5%.

Healthcare  

The world of Healthcare providers is fast paced. Doctors and medical staff do not have the time to physically inspect each bit of equipment manually. Monitoring Devices can be used to monitor and track medical environments like storage rooms, patient rooms, pharmacies, etc. It can provide timely information on which equipment needs to be upgraded, any power outages, medicine loss, etc. before it happens. This not only helps save thousands of dollars, but it also helps the Healthcare Provider maintain their reputation. This indirectly contributes to a patient’s health and well-being.

Hotels and Hospitality Providers  

The motto of any hotel and hospitality provider is to keep their customers satisfied. Customer satisfaction is linked to a comfortable stay, and things like power outages, non-functioning air conditioning, a swimming pool without temperature control, etc. can largely affect ratings. Monitoring sensors can be used to monitor these along with different matters in a hotel like room control, temperature in coolers, food control, leaks, exterior monitoring, etc.

Manufacturing and Logistics

In industries that are heavily reliant on machinery and hardware for its operations, automated monitoring sensors are a boon. Factories have to continuously monitor their equipment for any maintenance, and track shipment of their products.  Automated monitoring sensors are proving to be beneficial right from the beginning of the supply chain with production, right to transportation and delivery of the products. According to a report by Mckinsey, usage of these devises in manufacturing will result in economic value of $1.2 to $3.7 trillion in by 2025.

Adoption of Automated Monitoring Sensors

While some businesses have been successfully implementing automated monitoring devices as part of their functions for years, others are just discovering its benefits. According to a report, there is an expected 40% compound annual growth rate for automated monitoring solutions over the next few years. If you haven’t jumped onto the automated monitoring solutions bandwagon yet, now is the time to do so!


Varishtha Infotech is a leading IT Consultancy and Solutions Company with presence in the UAE and India. We offer IT Managed Services, IT Infrastructure and Maintenance Services, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Professional Services, Automated Monitoring Solutions, and Multi-Purpose Card Solutions. Our team has over 20 years of experience in the IT sector. Our consultants use their in-depth industry knowledge to identify and assist you in reaching your IT goals.