New Hartford, N.Y. – September 12, 2017- PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE: PAR), a leading global provider of point of sale (POS) and workforce efficiency solutions to the restaurant and retail market industry today announced that they are partnering with the Town of Webb Union Free School District to expose the students to a growing technology known as the Internet of Things (IoT).
The Town of Webb Union Free School District is located in Old Forge, N.Y. Students in grades K-12 are participating in this program provided by both PAR Technology and TempAlert. TempAlert, a specialist in temperature monitoring, is one of PAR’s most recent partners and is aiding PAR to provide equipment and consultation to the school.
PAR currently partners with TempAlert for PAR’s SureCheck Food Safety Solution, a mobile client-based, automated solution that provides checklist management for Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) food safety programs. The SureCheck solution is further strengthened by TempAlert IoT to go further in protecting brands, consumers, and the bottom-line.
The students at the Town of Webb UFSD will benefit greatly from this program and from learning about the emerging technology of IoT.
“The Internet of Things, or IoT as it’s commonly called, is the interconnection via the internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data. These devices continually collect and exchange data with other devices within a network so the data can be aggregated for further analysis, reporting, or predictive alarming. If you look at a school environment, the ability to collect and analyze data is core to Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Biology and even Home Economics. This partnership enables the students to use real-world data in their studies and, at the same time, utilize an emerging technology,” said Jim Nerschook, VP SureCheck, ParTech, Inc., and leader of this program.
The Town of Webb UFSD is the only school in the area with an IoT concentration, however PAR and TempAlert are exploring a similar program in the Boston area.
PAR SureCheck® is a mobile client-based, automated solution that provides checklist management for Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) food safety programs and employee-assigned tasks. The SureCheck platform comprises three integrated technologies that are easy to use and quick to deploy: The SureCheck mobile application (running on Windows Embedded Handheld and iOS devices), a multi-mode wireless temperature-measuring device, and a cloud-based enterprise configuration and reporting server application. SureCheck is currently deployed in 14,000 distinct locations globally.
TempAlert was founded in 2005 to transform how organizations sense, monitor, and make decisions. TempAlert set out to enable sensor-driven decisions and to focus on big challenges. TempAlert automates monitoring for food and medication safety and compliance, and monitors critical equipment and tanks for product quality and preventative maintenance. Today, TempAlert has earned the trust of the most critical government, commercial, and non-profit institutions in the world. The TempAlert systems enable real-time sensor-driven decisions at over 2,000 organizations in 75 countries, including Walmart, CVS Health, SpaceX, Apple, Coca Cola, McDonald’s, and the US Department of State.
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PAR Technology Corporation’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PAR. PAR’s Hospitality segment has been a leading provider of restaurant and retail technology for more than 30 years. PAR offers technology solutions for the full spectrum of restaurant operations, from large chain and independent table service restaurants to international quick service chains. Products from PAR also can be found in retailers, cinemas, cruise lines, stadiums and food service companies. PAR’s Government Business is a leader in providing computer-based system design, engineering and technical services to the Department of Defense and various federal agencies. For more information, visit www.partech.com or connect with PAR on Facebook at www.facebook.com/parpointofsale or Twitter at twitter.com/Par_Tech.