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Smart, Multi-Sensing: Monitoring Everything, Everywhere.

Smart, Multi-Sensing: Monitoring Everything, Everywhere.

The Internet of things (IoT) is defined as the network of physical objects or “things”—that are embedded with sensors, software, and other technologies for the purpose of connecting and exchanging data with other devices and systems over the Internet. Simply put, this is the concept of connecting any device, with an on and off switch,…

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Understanding your temperature monitoring requirements better

Understanding your temperature monitoring requirements better

We understand that temperature monitoring can seem like a complex maze, which is why our tagline is ‘Simplicity in the midst of complexity’. It is our pleasure to clarify the products available and explain which is best suited to each situation. We understand that regulations can be difficult to interpret, and that’s why we’re not…

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The development of the COVID-19 vaccine – a global concern

The development of the COVID-19 vaccine – a global concern

The word cloud for language used around the world in 2020 will probably have ‘virus’ and ‘vaccine’ in the biggest font, centre stage. As soon as we adapted to the knowledge that COVID-19 was going to threaten and then change our lives, the public hunt for information on a vaccine was on. Scientists were already…

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How to get the best out of your infrared forehead thermometer

How to get the best out of your infrared forehead thermometer

As businesses weather the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become government mandated to monitor the temperature of all employees. TMSA are proud to stock two brands of infrared forehead thermometers which, as we explain in our previous blog post, we consider to be strong options for all businesses. Here we discuss how to understand and best…

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The vital importance of temperature monitoring in a time of COVID-19

The vital importance of temperature monitoring in a time of COVID-19

As an essential service supplier to the food, pharmaceutical and medical industries, TMSA is exempt from the current South African lockdown in terms of essential business activities. We are grateful to our courier service suppliers DSV & DHL, who, with the necessary additional health and safety precautions, will continue to deliver our products to those…

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Creating simple solutions within the complexity of your business

Creating simple solutions within the complexity of your business

The great physicist Stephen Hawking was quoted as saying, in his millennium interview on 23 January 2000, that “… the next century will be the century of complexity”. Some of the significant reasons for this complexity are the exponential growth in scientific and technological development, including artificial intelligence, the increase in the human population and…

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The evolution of elapsed time indicators

The evolution of elapsed time indicators

People have always been interested in the passage of time, and methods to observe and record time, go back hundreds of years. Observation of the celestial bodies – the sun, the moon and the stars – was the first method used to measure time. Gradually, more sophisticated methods of depicting time and passage of time…

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The origins of temperature monitoring in the pharmaceutical industry

The origins of temperature monitoring in the pharmaceutical industry

In the 1960s and 1970s, the world was suffering in the wake of the spread of a number of infectious diseases, the foremost being smallpox, which, if not treated, could be fatal. By the mid-1960s, the World Health Organization (WHO) had launched a global campaign to eradicate the disease. Unfortunately, at the time, there wasn’t…

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