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Kestrel® Meters & Loggers Connect to Ambient Weather Network™ for Remote Data Monitoring

Kestrel® Meters & Loggers Connect to Ambient Weather Network™ for Remote Data Monitoring

Unlock the full potential of your Kestrel meters and DROP data loggers by connecting them to the Ambient Weather Network (AWN). Experience real-time data access from any location, ensuring you're always informed and in control.

Stay Connected, Anytime, Anywhere

Kestrel Instruments’ meters and loggers stand out as a reliable source for environmental monitoring, offering a range of tools, including Bluetooth-enabled units that enable users to view data conveniently on their mobile devices. By adding the ability to connect to the cloud via Ambient Weather Network (AWN), these devices offer unparalleled access to weather data, making them invaluable tools for a wide range of users, from researchers to athletic trainers to home gardeners.

How Kestrel Instruments Devices Enhance Environmental Monitoring

Kestrel Instruments are known for their rugged reliability in measuring onsite weather conditions. These devices become even more powerful when coupled with AWN’s cloud-based platform, allowing users to remotely view and analyze weather data. But up until recently, you could only view your Kestrel environmental data on your mobile device via the Kestrel LiNK app within Bluetooth range. Now, Kestrel LiNK devices, including the Kestrel 5000 series meters and Kestrel DROP data loggers, can connect to AWN for extended monitoring capabilities*. You can set up your Kestrel device at any desired location that has an internet connection and then view the onsite conditions from wherever you are -- on the AWN app or You do not have to be onsite to remain in the know about your weather conditions.

Kestrel LiNK and AWN are a great combination to monitor your weather data from anywhere

AWN takes monitoring capabilities to the next level

AWN app and allows users to monitor onsite conditions quickly and efficiently. Here’s what it offers:

  • Remote Monitoring: Track location-specific conditions from anywhere.
  • Real-time Data Viewing: Instant access to current conditions.
  • Data Management and Logging: Track trends, view graphs, and gain insights.
  • Documenting and Reporting: Create reports for compliance
  • Custom Dashboard: Tailor your viewing experience and track specific data.
  • Alerts: Set up notifications for changing conditions.

The Integration Process

  • Connect to LiNK: Using the Kestrel 5000 series with LiNK or DROP data loggers with LiNK, connect to an Android device via Bluetooth.
  • Link to AWN: Set up the device to send data to AWN.
  • Access Anywhere: Log into AWN to view and analyze data remotely.

Practical Use Cases

From agriculture to firefighting, outdoor sports to industrial safety, the ability to monitor environmental conditions remotely adds a new layer of efficiency and accuracy. Real-time data access and alerts from AWN enhance the capabilities of all Kestrel Instruments, making them indispensable tools for professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Athletic Trainers and Coaches: For outdoor sports, understanding and adapting to environmental conditions can be critical for athlete performance and safety.

Researchers: Accurate, real-time weather data is crucial for field research. Kestrel Instruments provide essential information for studies in climatology, environmental science, and other related fields.

Storm Spotters: For those who track severe weather, Kestrel Instruments offer vital data that can help predict storm paths and intensity.

Agriculture & Gardening: Monitoring greenhouse conditions is critical for plant health. Kestrel devices can provide data on humidity, temperature, and more.

Storage Facilities: Maintaining specific environmental conditions is essential in many storage facilities. With Kestrel Instruments, operators can ensure their goods remain in optimal environments.

Construction, Quality Control, and Project Managers: In construction, environmental conditions like temperature, humidity, and wind speed can affect the curing of materials, safety on the site, and scheduling of work. Monitoring these conditions helps in maintaining project timelines and ensuring worker safety.

Industrial Hygienists & Worker Safety Professionals: In occupational health and safety, understanding and managing environmental factors such as air quality, temperature, humidity, and WBGT is crucial for ensuring a safe workplace. Remote conditions monitoring allows professionals to continuously track key parameters, enabling proactive measures for worker protection and compliance with safety regulations. By leveraging AWN, safety experts can efficiently identify potential hazards, optimize work conditions, and maintain a healthy environment for all employees.

Wildland Firefighters and Forest Managers: They monitor weather and environmental conditions to manage fire risks, control prescribed burns, and respond effectively to wildfire outbreaks.

Public Health Officials: They monitor environmental conditions to manage public health issues such as heatwaves, air quality, and the spread of diseases that can be influenced by environmental factors.

Outdoor Event Planners: For concerts, sports, or other outdoor events, monitoring weather conditions is crucial for safety and logistics planning.

Industrial Operators: In industries like manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, or food processing, environmental conditions must be strictly controlled to ensure product quality and compliance with regulations.

The integration of Kestrel Instruments with the Ambient Weather Network offers a robust solution for monitoring and analyzing environmental conditions. Whether it’s for research, safety, or optimal growing conditions, these tools provide the data and ease of access necessary for informed decision-making in a variety of fields.

Important Note
* It's important to note that the Kestrel LiNK device data transfer to the AWN cloud platform functionality is specific to Android devices, as the integration with AWN and the transmission of data via the LiNK app relies on the Android platform's capabilities.

The Android device must be within Bluetooth range and connected to the internet in order to transmit data from the Kestrel device to the AWN cloud platform. This allows for real-time monitoring and data analysis from virtually anywhere.