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MAY
15
2018

New ASI-16 All-Sky Imager

Designed to withstand all weather conditions, the ASI-16 All Sky Imager features a digital camera and fish-eye optics with a 180° field of view assembled under a robust coated quartz dome, avoiding sensor degradation due to direct exposure to the sun and allowing the automated acquisition of high dynamic range (HDR) images of the hemispherical sky. 

The standard ASI-16 Sky Imager is capable of operating under harsh environments from temperatures as low as -40°C up to 50°C, with an integrated ventilation and heating system, which also prevent condensation on the dome surface and promote the fast removal of raindrops and snow. Furthermore, the imager is powered over ethernet (POE), with a durable and waterproof cable. The users can have full control of the imager to perform settings, data acquisition, visualization, and storage, with a web browser-based manager with live video stream and network storage.

The Sky imager is complemented with the Find Clouds software, in which the images acquired with can be processed to classify cloudiness. Using different algorithms to calculate cloudiness, the cloud analysis software, allows the calculation of the sun position in the image as well as to run algorithms such as the blue/red and blue/green channels ratio (BRBG), and the cloud detection and opacity classification (CDOC), to quantify cloudiness on the image set. 

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MAY
15
2018

EKO Instruments Sunshine Duration and DNI Sensor

Recently, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) published the latest version (second edition) of the Best Practices Handbook for the Collection and Use of Solar Resource Data ...

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MAY
15
2018

MRI equipped with EKO's WISER

EKO delivered the second unit of MS-713 near-infrared (NIR) spectroradiometer to Meteorological Research Institute (MRI).

The Meteorological Research Institute (MRI) is a Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) facility ...

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JAN
29
2018

IEC 61724-1: Conforming and Exceeding the Standard

2018 looks to be another booming year for installed solar power sites around the world. In addition to traditional major markets in Europe, China, and the United ...

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JAN
28
2018

GISTDA's Stations in Thailand

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency in Thailand adopted the MS-700 spectroradiometer for their research. EKO is a leading manufacturer of spectroradiometer for outdoor measurements. Our spectroradiometers ...

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JAN
27
2018

Revolutionary method to capture the direct sunbeam

The MS-90 sensor measures the Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) without the need for a sun-tracker. It is a reinvention of the MS-093 sunshine duration meter which is ...

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OCT
09
2018

Meteorological Technology World expo 2018

Booth 6060
Amsterdam - Netherlands
09 - 11 October 2018
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SEP
24
2018

Solar Power International

Booth 2790
Anaheim, CA - United States
24 - 27 September 2018
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AUG
28
2018

Intersolar South America

Booth A21
São Paulo - Brazil
28 - 30 August 2018
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AUG
20
2018

OAFLUX 2018

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Darwin - Australia
20 - 26 August 2018
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JUL
18
2018

ESBUILD 2018

E1-317
Shanghai - China
18 - 20 July 2018
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JUN
20
2018

Intersolar Europe

B3.115
Munich - Germany
20 - 22 June 2018
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