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Communication Systems & Equipment

Vaisala Network Detects One Billionth Lightning Stroke, Marks Major Milestone

Vaisala's Global Lightning Data GLD360, the largest single source of real-time lightning information around the globe, has recorded its one billionth lightning stroke. The GLD360 network provides more lightning information than any other comparable dataset in the world, with daily counts routinely exceeding 1.5 million events. The network has detected 33,258,377 strokes per month on average,...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Vaisala Customer Wins Innovation Award at ITS World Congress

Vermont Agency for Transportation has won a Best New Innovative Practices in 2011" award at the ITS World Congress / ITS America Event in Orlando, Florida. The award is announced annually at the ITS America Annual Meeting. The award highlights new technology advancements in Intelligent Transportation Systems, and serves as a benchmark for the transportation agencies. Vaisala has provided the Road...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Vaisala Oyj : Vaisala Signs 6.7 Million Euro Contract

Vaisala has signed a contract with a long standing customer for upper air observation products. The value of the contract is 6.7 million euros. The deliveries start in November 2011 and end in 2013. Radiosondes are meteorological devices that are used to measure pressure, temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction in the upper atmosphere. The radiosonde reaches an altitude of up to 30...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Vaisala Oyj : Vaisala Signs Significant Radiosonde Contract

Vaisala Corporation Vaisala has signed a significant contract for upper air observation products to a long standing customer. The EUR 6.3 million contract includes radiosondes and accessories. The deliveries will take place in 2012. Radiosondes are meteorological devices that are used to measure pressure, temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction in the upper atmosphere. The radiosonde...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

New Online Calculator Helps Cities and Counties See

For the first time, local road authorities now have access to a free online tool that allows them to evaluate their potential cost and community savings to using road weather information systems or road decision support systems. Developed and offered by Vaisala, the RoadDSS Value Calculator asks 12 questions about road maintenance operations. Once the user has input infrastructure and cost...

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Services

Lightning Detection Service warns of volcanic ash cloud eruptions.

Using VLF radio frequency spectrum to locate lightning, Global Lightning Dataset GLD360 can provide early warning of explosive ash clouds that cause disruptions to aviation routes and safety. Patented algorithm optimizes accuracy and amount of detected lightning for immediate detection of volcanic ash cloud electrification globally. Lightning data can be combined with visualization packages to...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multiparameter Transmitter monitors SF6 insulation.

Combining online dew point monitoring with pressure measurement, Model DPT145 assesses condition of sulphur hexafluoride insulating gas continuously and in real-time. Direct normalized pressure measurement detects leakages immediately, while dew point measurement provides early warning on moisture issues, which affect insulating properties of gas and cause rapid deterioration. By eliminating need...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Vaisala Wins WMO Radiosonde Intercomparison

Vaisala Radiosonde RS92 was proven to be the world's top radiosonde as it was placed number one in the 8th World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Intercomparison of Radiosonde Systems. The WMO published their final report on the measurement results on Friday May 13th, 2011 on their website. The results show that Vaisala's sounding system is the world's best-performing combination for upper-air...

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Controls & Controllers

Wind Measurement System helps manage power, operations.

WTS Wind Measurement System, engineered for wind resource assessment, power curve measurement, and monitoring operational wind farms, helps users understand and manage impact weather has on operations/business and make decisions accordingly. Measurement system includes 5 configurations that offer specialized features, such as cold climate option or option that employs sensors designed to last 20+...

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Software

Decision Support Software optimizes road maintenance.

To improve road maintenance during winter, RoadDSS Suite combines functionality for collection, QC, and archiving of data; customized forecasting; as well as display of information collected from sources such as road weather stations, radars, and satellites. Interface fosters access to information and enables customization for users, and each step, focused on decision making process, provides all...

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