visibility sensor News

  • New visibility sensor VS20k in Airport Focus magazine

    Airport focused? Then you shouldn't miss the latest issue of the Airport Focus magazine which contains an article about our new VS20k visibility sensor. In the latest issue of the international online magazine Airport Focus, on page 49, you find an article about our new VS20k visibility sensor, introduced a few weeks ago. It explains how such sensors with a large ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Biral Wins UK National Visibility Sensor Framework Agreement

    Biral is pleased to announce that it has secured the UK National framework agreement with the Met Office in Exeter for the supply of visibility sensors. After rigorous evaluation and field testing against its national and international competitors, the Biral SWS-100 visibility sensor was selected to be used as part of the Met Office plans to update the national measurement network. The initial ...

  • Launch of VS20k visibility sensor with range of 20km

    In our latest press release, we announced the official launch of the VS20k. This is the first Lufft visibility sensor on the market that can measure at distances of up to 20 kilometers, thus making it particularly suitable for meteorological applications or airport monitoring. It’s an addition to the Lufft VS2k visibility sensor with a range of 2 km. The right technology to ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Lufft launches VS20k Sensor to measure visibility up to 20 km

    Measurement technology manufacturer Lufft announced the official launch of the VS20k. This is the first Lufft visibility sensor on the market that can measure at distances of up to 20 kilometers, thus making it particularly suitable for meteorological applications or airport monitoring. It’s an addition to the Lufft VS2k visibility sensor with a range of 2 km. The right technology to ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Biral Wins Turkish National Visibility Sensor Project

    Last year the MGM procured 75 SWS-250 visibility and present weather sensors for the first roll-out of this upgrade program to add visibility and present weather data to their extensive network of AWS. This second phase extends this very successful initial project and will give the MGM an extensive national monitoring network across Turkey. ...

  • Lufft introduces new visibility sensor VS2k and launches MARWIS 2.0

    Two innovations are to supplement the product portfolio of G. Lufft, the sensor manufacturer based at Fellbach. The new VS2k-UMB visibility sensor will replace the VS20-UMB optical sensor from the middle of May. The Lufft-UMB VS2k is the first product of an entire series in this segment. The award-winning technology among the Lufft sensors, the MARWIS mobile road sensor, is getting a useful ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Biral’s Upgraded Visibility Sensors are Perfect for Marine Environments and Applications

    Meteorological equipment specialist Biral is now offering its SWS range of visibility and present weather sensors with the added protection of hard anodising as an option. With this additional surface protection, the SWS range can be used in all shoreline and offshore applications, such as at ports and harbours, on lighthouses as well as on marine platforms and meteorological buoys. The SWS range ...

  • All About Flight Safety: Visit us at the World ATM Congress in Madrid

    The World ATM Congress is the world’s largest exhibition and conference for international air traffic management (ATM) with 8,500 visitors last year. This year the event, organised by the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) together with the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), will take place for the 7th time. The venue will be IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, with 21,000 m² ...

  • New Transport Brochure from Biral on Meteorological Sensors

    Biral’s range of visibility and present weather sensors are renowned for their quality and precision measurement of conditions in the road and rail environment. Each system can be tailored to precise needs and provides data to the forecast provider. Biral equipment provide present weather information in addition to  ...

  • Modernization of the ITS on the Highway of Querétaro, Mexico

    Our Mexican Partner Ingeniería Geofísica y Sistema S.A. de C.V. (IGS) recently won a project of the Communication and Transport Secretary (SCT) as a final client to upgrade and install new Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) along the Federal Bridges and Highways in Querétaro in Mexico. They include eight Automatic ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Biral MET Expert Contributes to New Philosophical Trans A Paper

    Entitled the ‘Effects of the March 2015 solar eclipse on near-surface atmospheric electricity’, Alec Bennett’s article is amongst 16 other exploratory research articles within the paper which explore the many issues and effects of eclipses on the weather. The paper includes work from professionals across the industry, whose work analyses surface, balloon and satellite ...

  • Biral Releases New Brochure for Aviation Market

    Available to request directly from the company, or download from their website, the Biral Aviation brochure displays Biral’s best-selling forward scatter meters for the market, including the VPF and SWS Visibility and Present Weather Sensor ranges and ...

  • Smart and compact Infrared Sources for high-performance NDIR Gas Sensing

    Gas sensors based on Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) techniques have continuously gained popularity over the past decades. A number of clear trends in gas sensor design are visible today – gas sensors are getting smaller, consuming less power, and unit sensor cost is decreasing. At the same time the market is demanding improved measuring performance (LDL) from gas sensing solutions. To ...


    By Axetris AG

  • Biral Sensors used in Antarctic Climate-Change Research

    Sensors from meteorological specialists, Biral, are currently being used in Antarctic Climate-Change Research mission, headed by a French research group. The APRES3 campaign is a long term project with the aim of measuring precipitation in Antarctica, as well as monitoring climate change to understand the effect APRES3, ...

  • Bertin Instruments speaks at SPIE DCS, Orlando (April 15-19)

    Bertin Technologies is proud to announce that it will be presenting two papers at SPIE DCS: Remote detection of unknown chemical clouds with multispectral imagery on vehicles, at 2:50pm on Tuesday the 17th of April, during the session 8 of the conference XIX “Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing”. Smart digital ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • FusionSight, finalist for the Milipol Innovation Awards – Try it booth #6R089!

    Bertin Instruments is proud to announce that FusionSight is a finalist for the Milipol Innovation Awards, in the category “Individual Equipment / First Responder ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • Seamless Data Thanks to Mobile Weather Sensors

    Around 20% of all accidents with serious injuries and deaths on the roads are weather-related. The weather is also the reason why more than 30 billion hours of driving time are lost each year and shipping companies worldwide lose 2 – 3 billion $ annually. But how can these dangers and losses be reduced? And how can we best deal with temperature and precipitation fluctuations on our traffic ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • NDIR Gas Sensors – Smaller, Leaner and more Cost-Effective

    Gas sensors based on Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) techniques have continuously gained in popularity over the past decades. A number of clear trends in gas sensor design are visible today – gas sensors are getting smaller, consuming lesser power, and unit sensor cost is decreasing. NDIR gas sensing technology continues to build on the potential to complement and replace conventional gas ...


    By Axetris AG

  • Bertin Optronic solutions @ SOFINS 2017

    SOFINS, this 3rd edition puts French innovation at the heart of collaboration between the SF community and the world of industry. Organized at the Souge military camp, SOFINS offers life-size demonstrations and tests in real-life conditions as close as possible to operational reality. The Bertin Instruments team will be present during SOFINS in Bordeaux, France from 28 to 30 March. ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • FusionSight evaluated by the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)

    FusionSight was officially selected by the USSOCOM to be part of a technical evaluation on Night Vision technologies, at Camp Blanding (Florida) between 14 and 16 November. Assessments took place on the edge of an airstrip, surrounded by a pine forest and decommissioned buildings. There was a “supermoon” on 14 November, which means the luminosity was 30% greater than usual for a full ...


    By Bertin Instruments

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