New version of HOBOlink™ provides improved data display features, new low-cost data plan options
BOURNE, MA, August 12, 2008 — Onset Computer Corporation, the "HOBO" data logger company, today announced a new version of HOBOlink, the company’s web-based energy and environmental monitoring software.
Compatible with the company’s HOBO U30 GSM and Wi-Fi-based Remote Monitoring Systems, HOBOlink provides 24/7 web access to energy usage and environmental data. The new version provides a number of new features designed to help users manage their monitoring applications, including:
- Expanded Data Scaling – Provides users with more options for scaling energy and environmental data so it can be viewed in real-world measurement units. This includes linear and pulse scaling, which allows scaling for kWh, kW, or for any device data that is output in electronic pulses.
- Enhanced Rainfall Graphs – Enables users to display hourly and daily rainfall totals for the last day, week or month.
- Signal Strength Indicator – Displays signal strength so users can confirm that their HOBO U30 systems have strong GSM cellular or Wi-Fi reception.
In addition to these new features, Onset now offers a range of HOBOlink data plans on both T-Mobile and AT&T cellular networks. Plans start at $240 per year.
HOBOlink is Onset’s revolutionary new web-enabled software platform for use with HOBO U30 Remote Monitoring Systems. HOBOlink saves users significant time and money by enabling them to access current and historical data, set alarm notifications and relay activations, and manage and control HOBO Remote Monitoring systems without having to go into the field.
Onset is a world leader in portable data logging and monitoring solutions based on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The company’s HOBO data logger and weather station products are used around the world in a broad range of monitoring applications, from verifying the performance of green buildings and renewable energy systems to agricultural and coastal research. Onset has sold more than one million data loggers since the company’s founding in 1981.