Digi International, Minnetonka, Minn., announced that Digi Smart Solutions was transformed to create SmartSense by Digi.

This Internet of Things (IoT) solution is used for food monitoring, facilities monitoring and supply chain visibility for the logistics and foodservice markets.

"SmartSense embodies our core value, which is to cost-effectively monitor and alert on exception conditions, automate tasks and provide impactful insights leveraging analytics that go beyond temperature tracking," says Kevin Riley, senior vice president and COO. "Our vision is to deliver a single, cohesive platform that allows engineers to concentrate their development efforts and increase the overall speed of innovation, directly benefiting our customers."

SmartSense by Digi allows organizations to select the best combination of Digi sensors and gateways, without inter-operability issues. Along with digital checklists, machine learning and advanced analytics, SmartSense by Digi capabilities include real-time, continuous temperature monitoring of perishable items, the automation of manual functions, automated equipment monitoring, compliance logging, trailer tracking and remote, yard and last mile monitoring, among others.

"We make it easy for organizations to harness IoT to ensure food and medication safety, improve worker productivity and to better manage risk," says Jeremy Macdonald, SmartSense by Digi chief customer officer. "The future is being shaped by organizations using data to make more informed decisions and to make them faster."