Zebra Technologies Corp., Vernon Hills, Ill., and Atmel Corp., a San Jose, Calif.-based leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, released a smart refrigeration Internet of Things (IoT) solution for retailers.

Zebra's Zatar, what is said to be the first ARM mbed-enabled IoT cloud service, offers seamless, out-of-the-box connectivity with any device for both reference designs and commercial-scale solutions to address specific industry pain points like temperature monitoring of perishable goods.

The Smart Refrigeration IoT Solution Reference Design provides an easy-to-deploy, cloud-based temperature monitoring solution using wireless sensors, mesh networking technologies and the Zatar IoT cloud service.

The Zatar and Atmel collaboration will allow retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers to quickly deploy automatic, commercial-class temperature monitoring in stores and facilities from trusted vendors.

 Zebra Technologies Corp.

Atmel Corp.