Weather as Art: "Industrial" Weather Station turns musical instrument

By: CWS3175, 4:42 PM GMT on October 26, 2015

Normally utilized by industrial and government applications, Columbia Weather Systems' Orion Weather Station is featured as an instrument of music in a new art installation in the lobby of a new Microsoft building in Redmond, Wash. Portland-area artist Ethan Rose has created "Elements", a permanent art installation that interprets the weather with music.

Using an Orion weather station to capture the data, the Weather MicroServer offers an XML data file o...


Updated: 4:44 PM GMT on October 26, 2015

Snow Level Sensor added to Weather MicroServer options

By: CWS3175, 5:47 PM GMT on October 06, 2015

Just in time for winter weather monitoring, a Snow Level Sensor has been added to the sensor options for CWS's Weather MicroServer.

This feature has been added by customer request and can be used with any model weather station that includes the Weather MicroServer. The sensor is installed with an Orion Weather Station at a ski resort and with a Pulsar 600 Weather Station at a regional water district.

The sensor transmits an ultrasonic pulsed s...

CWS weather station at Thailand's busiest industrial port

By: CWS3175, 10:07 PM GMT on September 09, 2015

Pharos Marine Automatic Power, one of our OEM customers, has incorporated our Magellan Weather Station into their WXPro system shown here with tide sensor at the busy industrial port of Map Ta Phut, Thailand.

According to World Port Source, "The Port of Map Ta Phut is a high-volume, high-capacity industrial port serving the area's heavy industries. It is Thailand's biggest industrial port, offering one-stop services that meet the highest international sta...


Data Security New Feature in Weather MicroServer

By: CWS3175, 5:31 PM GMT on June 24, 2015

Our Weather MicroServer now supports SNMP v3 which adds privacy and authentication to the Simple Network Management Protocol. SNMP is an Internet-standard protocol for managing and monitoring devices on IP networks for “conditions that warrant administrative attention.”

Developed for a U.S. Air Force technology application, this MicroServer upgrade will benefit any SNMP user who requires a high level of security.

For more information: Weat...

Weather data monitored at 1WTC for architectural lighting control

By: CWS3175, 6:43 PM GMT on June 04, 2015

One World Observatory opened last week in New York atop the Freedom Tower, otherwise known as One World Trade Center. Promising to be a popular tourist destination, the Observatory combines panoramic views of the city with a museum-like experience.

This caught our attention because the control system for One World Trade Center’s iconic Spire Lighting, designed and installed by Barbizon Lighting, incorporates an Orion weather station for environmental mo...

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