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SEP
26
2019

Our company mission inspired by the Sun

EKO Instruments, Tokyo, Japan, is well known for its advanced measurement instruments for solar energy industry. Irradiance instruments such as pyranometers, pyrheliometers and sun trackers can be ...

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SEP
25
2019

Nami software for MS-711 and RSB-01

Nami is the new software platform to extend the measurements functionality of the spectroradiometer (MS-711). With the Nami software and Rotating Shadowband Pyranometer (RSB-01) users will be ...

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JUL
22
2019

Measuring Solar Energy How it's done

Measuring solar energy, how is it done and why is it important? Measuring solar energy is important. You measure the available energy, but not all this energy ...

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MAY
28
2019

New sensor electronics for our range of pyranometers

Traditionally, pyranometer measurements were accomplished using sensors with an analog voltage output signal. From the pyranometer, this signal would be measured and recorded on a data logger ...

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MAY
27
2019

Introducing the new Nami software

As with the original exploration of the world, the dynamics and oscillations of the oceans led researchers to new discoveries. Today, as our future relies on alternative energy sources, we must shift our focus from the waves of the ocean, to the oscillations of energy emitted from the sun and attenuated by the atmosphere dynamics. For years, solar energy and atmospheric scientists have yearned for better instrumentation to measure wavelength-by-wavelength the solar energy received at the Earth’s surface. Starting decades ago, EKO Instruments was a pioneer in developing cutting edge outdoor spectroradiometers for tackling the growing complex questions of multiple user groups. Building on years of successful hardware development, EKO proudly introduces the new Nami software.

Borrowing from EKO’s Japanese origin, Nami ()is the Japanese word for wave. Nami will provide users with a software platform that is designed around optimizing the user experience. The new user interface’s design focuses on optimizing usability and interactions, resulting in a clean, simplified dashboard that enhances the user experience of our sensors. In the past, EKO relied on two separate pieces of software when working with their spectroradiometers. One for control and data acquisition (WSDaq), and another for visualizing the data (WSDisp). Nami combines these two pieces of software while adding functionality. These functionality improvements coincide with the recently introduced EKO RSB-01S rotating shadow band spectroradiometer system(s). Users will be able to measure and visualize all three components of spectral irradiance easily and simultaneously with Nami. Additional visualization capabilities include the ability to toggle between current or historical spectra quickly. While viewing the data, users can create scientific presentation quality images without moving their data to another piece of software. Reference spectra such as ASTM G173 have been loaded into the software for additional comparative tools. 

EKO is committed to providing a dynamic software platform that keeps pace with a variety of user communities. Whether you are a meteorologist, plant scientist, photovoltaic researcher, or material scientist, EKO spectroradiometers and nami software will meet your current needs and grow with your applications. New features will be incorporated into future releases of Nami intended for a variety of field applications. If you are needing to make spectral measurements, please contact your local EKO regional office and see how EKO can help solve the problems of your application.

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MAY
26
2019

Spectroradiometer research above the clouds

The continuous measurement of the direct normal, diffuse horizontal, and global horizontal 
components of spectral irradiance (DNI, DHI, GHI) is critical to many environmental science and solar ...

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OCT
30
2019

Solar Asset Management Europe

Booth EKO
Frankfurt - Germany
30 - 31 October 2019
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OCT
02
2019

Asiaflux 2019

EKO Booth
Takayama - Japan
02 - 04 October 2019
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SEP
23
2019

Solar Power International 2019

4724
Salt Lake City ,UT - United States
23 - 26 September 2019
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JUN
19
2019

EXPO Solar 2019 (EXPO Solar 2019 / PV KOREA)

A-01
Seoul - Korea, Republic of
19 - 21 June 2019
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JUN
05
2019

Meteorological Technology World expo 2019

Booth 5065
Geneva - Switzerland
05 - 07 June 2019
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JUN
04
2019

SNEC 13th (2019) International Photovoltaic Power Generation and Smart Energy Exhibition & Conference

Booth 3129
Shanghai - China
04 - 06 June 2019
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