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Modernization of ITS on the Querétaro motorway, Mexico

Our Mexican Partner Ingeniería Geofísica y Sistema S.A. de C.V. (IGS) won a project from the Ministry of Transport and Communications (SCT) to modernize and install new Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) along federal bridges and highways in Querétaro, Mexico. These include eight Automatic Road Weather Information Systems (SWIS), which provide road conditions, temperatures, friction and other information.

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Non-invasive road weather sensor, RWIS, road sensor, stationary road weather system, road weather, friction

Non Invasive Road Sensor NIRS31-UMB

The NIRS31-UMB is a non-invasive road weather sensor with optical principle. It is mounted several meters above the ground and can even monitor bridges...

The NIRS31-UMB is a non-invasive road weather sensor with optical principle. It is mounted several meters above the ground and can even monitor bridges...

  • Layer thickness of water, snow and ice, surface conditions (dry, damp, wet, snow, ice), friction, optional: road surface temperature
  • Optical principle, pyrometer
  • non-invasive, easy to install and add to existing measurement networks, friction measurement, real time data providing
  • UMB-binary, SDI-12, ASCII-UMB, analog outputs in combination with digital-analog-converter DACON8-UMB
Lufft Visibility Sensor VS2k - detection of visibility, fog, dust - road application, road weather, traffic weather rwis

Visibility Sensor VS2k-UMB

New product version of the known Lufft VS20 visibility sensor with a measurement range of 10...2000m, easy calibration functionality, sea waterproof housing and (active) spider defence

The VS2k visibility sensor measures visibility up to 2000m, ideal for road traffic applications on motorways, highways or bridges. Long life time is guaranteed thanks to the sea-water proof housing design.

  • Visibility (measuring range 10 ... 2000 m)
  • 45° forward light scattering
  • suitable for extreme ambient conditions, active spider defence, seawater resistant, compatible interfaces
  • RS-485, analogue output
Compact Weather Sensor WS500 with detection of temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind direction, wind speed

WS500-UMB Smart Weather Sensor

Compact all-in-one weather sensor for measurement of temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind direction and wind speed.

Compact all-in-one weather sensor from the WS-Series. Measurement of temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind direction and wind speed.

  • Temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind direction and wind speed
  • Ultrasonic/Wind, NTC/T, Capacitive/RH, MEMS capacitive/Pressure
  • Compact all-in-one weather sensor, low power, heater, aspirated radiation shield, maintenance-free operation, open communication protocol
  • RS485 with supported protocols UMB-Binary, UMB-ASCII, Modbus-RTU, Modbus-ASCII, XDR and SDI-12
Lufft R2S radar rain sensor - maintenance-free detection of rain - fast response time - rain type - precipitation gauge

Precipitation Sensor R2S-UMB - discontinued

The radar precipitation sensor Lufft R2S-UMB allows fast measurement of precipitation intensity and distinguishs between precipitation type (Rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain, hail). The operation is maintenance-free, thanks to radar measurement technology

The radar precipitation sensor Lufft R2S-UMB allows fast measurement of precipitation intensity and distinguishs between precipitation type (Rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain, hail). The operation is maintenance-free, thanks to radar measurement technology.

  • Rain/precipitation quantity, rain/precipitation type (Rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain, hail)
  • 24GHz Doppler radar
  • Very fast response time, maintenance-free measurement, present weather detection
  • RS-485, various RS-485-protocols
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