Systems and sensors for environment and agriculture. Netsens manufactures wireless equipments for distributed environmental monitoring and precision farming.

The Company


Netsens Srl was established in November 2004, as the winner of the Contest for the best spin-off proposal issued by the City Administration and University of Florence.

The Company is active in the area of remote monitoring systems and data communication.

The headquarters are located at Osmannoro, Sesto Fiorentino, where the engineering, production and testing departments can be found.

Its products are based on proprietary wireless and TCP/IP over GPRS communication technologies. .

Netsens markets in the European and North African areas and has a commercial office in Egypt.

The Company’s major customers include leading companies such as, Autostrade per l’Italia SpA, Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, and eni SpA.

In the area of viticulture monitoring, major customers include some of the Italian grand cru. Netsens is also involved in National/International projects with public/private Research Centres.

The Products


Netsens’ products cover wide application areas; in the area of precision agriculture main applications concern microclimatic parameters analysis, water management, physiological plant parameter monitoring and chemical treatments. The Company has also developed innovative technologies for both environmental monitoring of hazardous sites and traffic monitoring.

Netsens offers a wide range of modular solutions either for the professional market or for the high-end consumer market, thanks to the integration of proprietary communication GPRS/UMTS platforms with Wireless Sensor Network architectures. Netsens’ products can be easily installed and operated anywhere and do not require any fixed communication infrastructure or power supply, whatsoever.

Technology and R&D


Netsens’ commitment in a large number of research projects has contributed to develop the company’s know-how and to implement products based on state-of-the art technologies for leading corporate and Research Institutions.

One of Netsens’ points of strength is the capacity to design hi-tech end-to-end applications, thanks to competencies encompassing a wide range of expertise, ranging from Informatics to Electronics, from software applications to communication systems, also including sensor technology.


MeteoSense - Model 2.0 - Weather Station

MeteoSense 2.0: GPRS weather station, for professional monitoring applications: Applicazioni: agro-meteorology, environmental monitoring, real time weather data collection.

IceSense - Weather Station

Icesense: Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS): Applications: infomobility and mobile information.


Custom Solutions

Anemometric Station The LiveData platform requires all the Netsens devices be connected to a Service Centre.


User Interface & Data Rendering

All Netsens’ monitoring products are designed to be connected in real time to a remote Service Centre, where data are processed and stored. Each system, including the simplest Weather Station, forwards hundreds or thousands of data a day through Internet. The proprietary LiveData platform is Netsens’ answer to the need of a simple, intuitive and effective data rendering, capable of fulfilling user’s requirements.


Meteorological Technology World Expo 2013

Company details

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Industry Type:
Monitoring and Testing

Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)

Year Founded:


less than 1,000,000 €

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