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February 6, 2024

Full on-site temperature mapping services including validation reports with Paragon Robotics field service technicians and temperature monitoring systems.

Paragon offers a full range of products and services to help our partners perform temperature mapping on their equipment, and ultimately meet regulatory or customer requirements with their processes. Temperature monitoring systems are available for both purchase and rental for customers wishing to perform their own mapping. Our cGxP-qualified staff can also perform complete temperature mapping studies on your equipment on-site, and ultimately complete all validation documentation required.

Temperature mapping services involve the systematic assessment and monitoring of temperature variations within a defined space or environment. These services are crucial for industries that require strict temperature control, such as pharmaceuticals, food storage, warehouses, and health care facilities. Temperature mapping services play a critical role in maintaining product quality, ensuring regulatory compliance, and safeguarding the integrity of temperature-sensitive goods throughout the supply chain.

Paragon Robotics offers full service mapping capabilities including: initial assessment, sensor placement, data collection, analysis and reporting, regulatory compliance, validation and qualification, and optionally a scaled continuous monitoring solution with logging/ alarms for ongoing oversight of critical processes.

For additional information and specifications, please visit our Temperature mapping services for critical equipment overview or discuss your requirements directly with one of our sales technicians toll free at 800.893.9639.

January 8, 2024

Paragon Robotics adds expansion module with pulse-counting capabilities for flow and power monitoring

Paragon Robotics expanded their broad array of measurement capabilities with the addition of a pulse-counter expansion module for the N device series platform. The updated DB14 expansion module is capable of sensing pulse outputs from any type of meter or instrument using Form A or Form C pulse outputs. In addition to pulse-counting capabilities, the DB14 hardware has 4 channels of general digital inputs available for use with 0-5V signals. The new pulse-counter capability is able to sense pulses up to 50Hz (minimum edge width of 10ms) on channel 1 using hardware acceleration to minimize battery usage. It can be used in conjunction with multiple pulse-counter software packages which are able to scale, translate and adjust the output data to perfectly match manual readings or captured data using other equipment. Utilize the DB14 for monitoring gas and water usage (flow meters), digital outputs from industrial or HVAC controllers, and true power with Wattnode meters.

Pulse output is used widely within the metering industry, as it precisely measures totalized or aggregate usage. Traditionally, older meters have used a mechanical switch to provide a "pulse" output from a rotating meter dial. Most modern meters generate the pulse output digitally, however most sensors can read either type of generated pulse. Pulse output is further categorized into "Form A" output utilizing a 2 wire connection, and a "Form C" (also called "KYZ") output using 3 wires. Our DB14 module is compatible with both, however Form C outputs will only need to connect 2 of the wires to the DB14.

For additional information and specifications, please visit the DB14 Pulsecount/ Digital I/O expansion module product page .

December 7, 2023

Paragon Robotics Awarded Contract to Develop Innovative PPE Test System for CDC

Paragon Robotics, a leading engineering solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a prestigious contract by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to design and build a groundbreaking Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) test system. This system, developed in collaboration with a Virginia-based robotics company, addresses the critical need identified by the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) for an industry-standardized validation test for PPE.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) plays a pivotal role in safeguarding healthcare personnel (HCP) from potential contamination during interactions with patients. Particularly in critical trauma care scenarios, the breach of PPE can expose Health Care Professionals (HCPs) to life-threatening infectious diseases. Recognizing this, NIOSH emphasized the necessity for an industry-standardized validation test to ensure the effectiveness of PPE and contribute to the development of new, advanced protective gear.

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November 27, 2023

Technical explanation of Paragon's wireless 900 MHz protocols and advanced capabilities to meet our customer's market/ application requirements

Our comprehensive technical overview of Radio Frequency (RF) communication technologies, with a focus on our proprietary 900MHz wireless protocol designed for a broad range of markets and applications. The protocol stands out for its optimal balance of range and throughput, employing Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) technology for reliability, 256-bit AES encryption for robust security, and Frequency-Shift Keying (FSK) modulation for efficient data encoding. The discussion covers various aspects, including components of wireless packets, antenna choices, power considerations, receiver sensitivity, multi-datarate flexibility, and battery life management through strategic sleep modes.

Our engineers highlight the importance of regulatory certification, particularly adherence to FCC and CE standards, ensuring that Paragon's devices meet regulatory requirements for power levels and bandwidth to coexist effectively with other equipment. Overall, Paragon's 900MHz wireless protocol is positioned as a competitive solution, offering high-performance wireless connectivity with a focus on industrial environments, addressing key factors such as range, security, reliability, and efficiency.

To read our complete technical review, visit here .

July 22, 2023

Paragon Robotics cutting-edge Monitoring and Logging Solutions with alarms for critical cold storage applications

Paragon Robotics cloud based monitoring solutions and software applications aim to revolutionize temperature and environmental monitoring, ensuring the integrity and safety of temperature-sensitive goods throughout the supply chain in both ambient and cold storage.

Our enhanced ambient and cold storage systems are designed to provide real-time monitoring of temperature, humidity, and other environmental factors critical for preserving the quality of perishable goods. Our systems offer continuous remote monitoring, enabling instant alerts and notifications to stakeholders in case of any deviations from the predefined temperature thresholds. To enhance the efficiency and compliance of cold storage operations, our solutions come equipped with robust data logging and analytics capabilities. These features enable users to collect and analyze historical data, identify temperature trends, and make data-driven decisions to optimize the cold chain logistics.

Download our Vaccine and pharmaceutical cold storage case study for additional information.

May 9, 2023

Paragon Robotics continues to invest in state of the art electronic manufacturing capabilities and ISO/ ASI quality assurance program to better serve the diverse needs of customers

Paragon Robotics provides full electronics, automation and software system solutions at warp speed, ranging from manufacturing and engineering services through full turnkey management. From quote to delivery, our internally-developed business automation platforms provide our expert staff with the capability to provide end-to-end value, visibility, and fast turnaround to all of our customers.

With the integration of advanced Surface Mount Technology (SMT) equipment, Paragon Robotics handles a broader range of complex PCB assemblies. Our systems allow us to efficiently handle smaller component sizes, tighter tolerances, and complex designs, enabling us to meet the evolving demands of the electronics industry. Our commitment to delivering flawless products is further strengthened through expanded testing and inspection capabilities. We have acquired advanced testing equipment and implemented rigorous quality control procedures to ensure that every product leaving our facility meets the highest industry standards.

For additional information visit our electronics manufacturing services and capabilities pages .

February 16, 2023

Paragon Robotics cloud based temperature monitoring and alarm systems with Enterprise software solutions serve a broad range of industries

Paragon Robotics advanced cloud-based temperature monitoring and alarm systems, complemented by powerful Enterprise software solutions are designed to cater to a diverse range of industries. Utilizing secure cloud infrastructure, the system allows real-time access to temperature data from anywhere, at any time, via web-based or mobile applications. This capability enables stakeholders to make informed decisions promptly, leading to improved supply chain performance.

To safeguard temperature-sensitive goods and critical assets, our systems are equipped with proactive alarm features. If the monitored temperature deviates from preset thresholds, the system triggers instant notifications to designated personnel through multiple communication channels (SMS, email, or mobile app). This ensures timely response and minimizes the risk of product spoilage or damage.To meet the requirements of diverse industries, Paragon Robotics provides scalable and customizable Enterprise software solutions. These solutions integrate seamlessly with the temperature monitoring system, offering comprehensive data analytics, reporting, and compliance management tools. The Enterprise software empowers businesses to optimize operations, achieve regulatory compliance, and gain actionable insights for continuous improvement.

For additional information visit our system overview pages .

December 12, 2022

Partner with Paragon Robotics for your Electronics Manufacturing Needs

Paragon Robotics expands business to include contract manufacturing and engineering design services with ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9100:2016 certifications.

Based in Twinsburg, OH, Paragon Robotics is a US Manufacturer that can provide unique manufacturing and engineering outsourcing solutions. In addition to our core quality management program with ISO 9001 and AS 9100 certifications, Paragon Robotics prides itself on continual communication with our customers on their project's status and progress from start to finish. Our account management team is available to assist with any questions through engineering reviews and during production builds. Our mission is to develop strong, lasting partnerships with our customers, while meeting all of their products manufacturing and testing quality needs.

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October 18, 2022

Paragon Robotics Achieves ISO 9001 and AS 9100 Certification Status

Paragon Robotics has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9100:2016 Certifications through Smithers Quality Assessments.

Establishing an ISO Quality Management System provides framework for continuous measurement and improvement of performance. Policies and procedures are in place to support the standard of continuous improvement:

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August 23, 2022

Paragon Robotics and Improv Engineering Fire Room Monitoring - Make fewer maintenance trips, control ambient conditions, and monitor systems remotely with Paragon Robotics devices

Paragon Robotics has teamed up with Improv Engineering to offer an extensive cloud-based service for monitoring riser rooms. Remotely monitor conditions in the rooms for pressure,leaks and temperature with Paragon Robotics N-Series systems and software. Fire riser rooms house sprinkler systems, maintenance parts, and other fire protection equipment, as well as important mechanical parts such as pressure gauges and water input lines. Having a riser room that is monitored and up to code is crucial to good maintenance practices and for ease of access by emergency personnel.

Read complete case study on fire room monitoring .

June 7, 2022

Paragon Robotics commercial storage solutions monitor ambient factors in individual storage units and shared warehouse space to protect valuables, sensitive documents and manage your tenants' sensor data

Paragon Robotics’ N-Series systems and software help commercial and business storage facilities ensure that their customers’ belongings are properly climate-controlled and secure around the clock. N-Series sensors are placed in individual self-storage units and/or shared multi-tenant warehouse space to report back to a central system gateway, which uploads recorded data to Halocloud. With Paragon’s premium cloud service, Halocloud Enterprise, storage business owners can set administrators to view the data from an entire campus, or even multiple locations across the country. Administrators can also set customers/ tenants as end users to access the data for their individual units and view the current and past ambient conditions.

Additionally, Paragon Robotics' solutions offer programmable alarms for when temperatures fall outside of a set range or security is breached, with options for customized SMS and email notification call alerts.

Download our Commercial and business warehouse storage case study for additional information.

May 10, 2022

Paragon Robotics introduces partnership with Department of Energy (DoE) to optimize efficiency and resilience of Cleveland, OH's district energy network

Paragon Robotics has partnered with the Department of Energy (DoE), Cleveland State University (CSU), Cleveland Thermal, and BRITE Energy Innovators to collaborate on a project to optimize the efficiency and resilience of Cleveland's district energy network.

Cleveland Thermal’s centralized district energy system eliminates the need for business owners to install complicated HVAC systems by providing steam and chilled water from a centralized plant. Along with partner companies, Paragon Robotics aims to improve the monitoring and controls system for the district energy plant that will help prevent excess energy waste and lower overall. Resilience improvements will also be installed at select sites in order to demonstrate novel methods of increasing system capabilities.

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April 26, 2022

Paragon Robotics systems monitor and control factors like temperature, humidity, and CO2 to ensure cannabis plants are safe and secure 24/7

Paragon Robotics offers a wide variety of sensors for greenhouse monitoring, such as light, CO2, and soil moisture. Having a controlled environment with growing factors that are constantly supervised can help prevent incidents like product loss or spoilage from poor conditions. Pre-programmed alarms and notifications can be sent immediately to alert you on any device via email or SMS 24/7, no matter where you are.

Visit our Cannabis growers application page or case study for additional information.

April 5, 2022

Paragon Robotics introduces LTE-M cellular communication expansion module compatible with N series devices and systems for remote applications

Paragon Robotics, a leading provider of data logging, monitoring and automation solutions, is excited to announce the addition of LTE-M cellular communication capability to their N series devices and systems. The expansion module model DB60 adds LTE-M cellular communication to any N series devices at remote sites where building networks or cloud/internet access is limited or unavailable. With the DB60 module added to a N series device through one of it's expansion ports, the remote system and sensors are accessible via it's cellular connection through the cloud. In addition to enabling remote sites, LTE-M cellular connectivity is a perfect solution for creating private and secure direct connections to monitoring systems.

A SIM card slot on the DB60 module is compatible with a lengthy list of popular LTE-M cellular carrier service providers. Paragon Robotics offers SIM cards and annual LTE-M data plans for Verizon, ATT, Sprint and T Mobile. Through the DB60 cellular connection and cloud based software, remote sites and our monitoring/ alarming systems are easily accessible from anywhere. Remotes sites are able to send system and sensor alarm notifications via email and/or text based on custom alarm triggers. Paragon Robotics configuration utility software configures and connects the DB60/SIM card through their free HaloCloud service.

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February 22, 2022

Paragon Robotics lands government contract with US Department of Health and Human Services to monitor and safeguard the Strategic National Stockpile’s CHEMPACK program

Paragon Robotics, a manufacturer and provider of next-generation monitoring and control equipment, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract with the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Paragon's system will be used to monitor the ambient storage conditions and security of critical medical supplies that are part of the CHEMPACK program within the Strategic National Stockpile. The installed system will oversee factors such as temperature and access security, in order to ensure proper storage of the supplies and avoid any potential spoilage issues or product loss concerns.

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