New Lufft Weather Station in Chile helps to prevent wildfires

In January 2017, forest fires in southern and central Chile were raging for more than two weeks. Eleven people were killed in the flames. In order to enhance preventive measures to avoid this in the future, the Chilean partner of IQ Wireless, BZ Forest, installed the first FireWatch fire detection system including Lufft technology.

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New from Lufft: The laser-based snow depth sensor SHM31

In future, one of our new products will support weather services, road operators, operators of winter sport areas and energy producers in the field of environmental monitoring: The SHM31 is able to deliver snow depths of up to 15 meters. It represents an advancement of the SHM30, which came onto the market in mid-2009.

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Common Lufft & OTT Hydromet Booth A16 at InterMET Asia

When it comes to meteorology, it’s all about data: Meteorologists depend on reliable weather data in order to create weather forecasts and storm warnings. Without appropriate measurement technologies meeting their demands, they aren’t able to do their jobs. The OTT Hydromet Group supplies exactly these measurement technologies from a single source. On March 21 and 22, 2017 we invite you to our InterMET Asia booth A16, where we present the latest Lufft, OTT Hydromet, Sutron & MeteoStar solutions.

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What became of the radio amateurs’ weather station in Ravensburg?

In November 2015, the chairman of the German Radio Amateurs Club’s (DARC) local association in Ravensburg, Germany introduced himself and explained how we helped to realize one of their dreams by sponsoring a professional WS601-UMB weather sensor. In the following article, he shows us, how the station has developed until now.

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