First Deployments for Pentalum’s SpiDAR-ENV
The Israeli Sharon-Carmel Municipal District Association for Environmental Protection has deployed the SpiDAR-ENV as part of an environmental and air pollution survey
REHOVOT, Israel, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
The Israeli Sharon-Carmel Municipal District Association for Environmental Protection
has deployed Pentalum [http://www.pentalum.com ]‘s SpiDAR-ENV
[http://www.pentalum.com/spidar.aspx ] as part of an environmental and air pollution survey
in Umm al-Fahm for the National Roads Authority (Netivei Israel).
The SpiDAR-ENV wind measurements are being used to improve the environmental models
and for better understanding the air pollutants that potentially could be released from
new main roads.
Additional capabilities such as determining the cloud base height (Ceilometer) and
boundary layer will be added to the SpiDAR-ENV in the near future and will bring the
SpiDAR-ENV to be the most cost-effective sensor for air pollution control and other
environmental applications as well.
Pentalum [http://www.pentalum.com ] develops the SpiDAR(TM) – an innovative,
cost-effective pulse LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) system, for remote sensing of
wind, cloud base boundary layer. The SpiDAR’s unique architecture enables the use of
common reliable components, allowing Pentalum to maintain lower production costs. Pentalum
is committed to providing its customers with advanced sensing technology and high quality
For more information please contact Gil Shamai, VP of Business Development
email@example.com Tel: +972-72-2479840
SOURCE Pentalum Technologies