eBay Magazine uses MSR data loggers for the big dispatch test

Originally published at msr.ch Six large parcel delivery companies have competed for the business of private eBay sellers in Germany. In November the German eBay Magazine used the MSR145 and MSR165 data loggers in a test to find out which of the delivery companies (DHL, DPD, GLS, Hermes, iloxx and UPS) took best care of the…

Developing Optimum Vibration Protection Strategies for the Transport of Fragile Paintings

Authors: Cornelius Palmbach, Nathalie Bäschlin, Matthias Läuchli, Marcel Ryser and Anita Hoess, Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)/Bern University of the Arts (BUA), Switzerland The use of MSR165 data loggers was first considered back in May 2012 in the CTI research project Risk assessment for shock and vibration immissions with new preventive strategies for transporting…

MSR165 Used to Record Shocks and Vibrations Acting Upon Fragile Paintings in Transit

Authors: Cornelius Palmbach, Thomas Fankhauser, Matthias Läuchli, Anita Hoess und Nathalie Bäschlin University of Bern /Bern University of the Arts, Switzerland The number of artworks in transit around the world is constantly growing. During such transits paintings are subjected to a great deal of stresses and risks such as shocks and vibrations. The handling of such…

Bachelor thesis investigates non-destructive monitoring of art in transportation

Transportation of paintings – Fundamental aspects and vibration measurements during the transportation of artwork Author: Nathalie Braun, Faculty of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering, Chair of Non-destructive Testing, Technische Universität München, Germany The aim of Ms Braun’s bachelor thesis was to investigate – with a focus on the maximum occurring values – mechanical vibrations which…

Uroviva Services uses shock data logger to monitor highly sensitive medical devices in transport

Monitoring the shocks and vibrations highly sensitive medical devices are exposed to in transport Authors: Dirk-Marcus Walenzki, Franziska Ruesch, Hans Peter Meier, Uroviva Services AG, Bülach. Originally published at msr.ch. Professional transport of sensitive, high-tech medical devices within operating rooms and between hospitals and clinics requires a high level of competence and modern transport logistics.…

Wegmüller Using Shock Data Loggers to Monitor Plant Machinery in Freight Transportation

During transportation, freight is subjected to a wide range of external influences that could lead to goods becoming damaged. The data loggers manufactured by MSR Electronics GmbH provide seamless information about the transportation conditions of a shipment. The data recorded by these miniaturised measuring instruments serves not only to determine the cause of possible damage…

Westminster Hall Case Study

21st century monitoring equipment being used by the Houses of Parliament. The oldest building in the parliamentary estate, Westminster Hall, is now equipped with state-of-the-art environmental monitoring equipment by Caption Data. Westminster Hall is home to the largest medieval timber roof in Northern Europe. Measuring 21m by 73m (68ft by 240ft) and some 30m tall,…

Finding a value adding proposition in the IoT and M2M maze

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we work as machines objects and even animals become connected. The technology that connects machines to machines (M2M) represents a significant business opportunity for OEMs looking to move their businesses forward. Using a third-party platform to connect machinery, equipment and other “things” to the internet enables…

Online user experience development with WMG

Caption Data has been working with the WMG at the University of Warwick on a customer-led online user interface/user experience [UI/UX] development project. This is the latest in a collection of projects and collaborations between the two organisations. The initial part of the project with WMG focussed on delivering user profiles to develop our understanding…