Newsletter – SPOTTLIGHT 02/24

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Greetings reader,

A promising debut is good. Keeping the pace is better. So, first of all, we would like to thank the 25,000 people, who read and interacted with our newsletter so far. It is great to see how many professionals around the world passionately care about environmental monitoring.

In this second issue of SPOTTLIGHT, we send you on a trip to Korea, whose authorities increase traffic safety on the mountainous Jungbu and Seohaean Expressways.

Further topics to explore:

  • If you ever wondered why there are analog and smart sensors for the same purpose, make sure to listen to the latest episode of OTT CAST.
  • Do you like watching webinars? Then our free webinar library is a must for you.
  • In this issue’s Product Highlight, discover our flood warning solutions and how you can customize them according to your specific requirements and location.
    Enjoy the read!

OTT HydroMet Team

News & Stories

BLOG | Advanced RWIS Drives Safer Trips on Korean Roads

Black ice stands as one of the most formidable hazards on the road. To mitigate this risk on its mountainous highways, South Korea is integrating AI into Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS).

PODCAST | Analog or Smart Instrument? Pros & Cons

Most measurement instruments are either analog or smart. This applies to our Kipp & Zonen portfolio for solar irradiance monitoring, too. But which one to choose for which application?

BLOG | Follow the Sun – Choose the Right Tracker

To keep all instruments aligned with the solar orbit, automatic sun trackers follow the path of the sun. OTT HydroMet offers three different models under the product brand Kipp & Zonen.

Trainings & Webinars

Stream Webinars on Hydrology, Meteorology, and Solar Energy

Do you know our webinar library? It is a central place for our webinars, where you can revisit past sessions and discover others you might have missed. Sign in for free and get access to many recordings with success stories, technical explanations, product recommendations, and more. To make it easier for you to find what’s relevant for you, we split the library into hydrology, meteorology, and solar energy webinars. By signing in once, you get access to all of them. Enjoy watching!

HYDROLOGY | 2024 OTT Trainings Calendar Announced

We are expanding our hydrology trainings offering for German speaking users of OTT products. In 2024, trainings will take place not only in Kempten, Bavaria, but also in Düsseldorf, North Rhine Westphalia. Furthermore, we hold two completely new training courses: “Online Data Visualization” and “Industrial Communication”. Find the dates, contents, and registration options for all trainings on our German website.

Product Highlights

Customize a Flood Warning Solution

Whether you need guidance in designing your first monitoring station or enhancing your established network, OTT HydroMet’s user-friendly, customizable flood warning stations provide you with the notification you need to make fast, proactive, and confident decisions.

UPDATE | Jet Filter for Lufft CHM 8k Ceilometer

The Lufft CHM 8k cloud height sensor is now able to distinguish clouds from airplanes that pass its laser beam. The ceilometer now has received an improved algorithm that features a jet filter. Users can easily update the firmware to benefit from this feature. Find the download on the product page linked above.


Intertraffic 2024

Discover our superior suite of solutions and services tailored to meet your needs at the leading exhibition for mobility professionals in Amsterdam, 16-19 April.

Intersolar 2024

The profitability of your PV plant changes every day – make sure you know why! Visit us at the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry in Munich, 19-21 June

WFES 2024 

Learn more about our latest innovations in solar PV at the 2024 World Future Energy Summit. Discover the latest solutions from Kipp & Zonen in Abu Dhabi,16-18 April.


Explore how our portfolio of applications for solar PV can benefit you at The American Clean Power Association’s annual conference in Minneapolis, 6-9 May.

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