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2011-08-19 10:46:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Seismic Systems (USSI), a subsidiary company of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NADSAQ: ACFN) announced today it successfully completed a demonstration of its underwater harbor security system this month at a Lake Erie, PA, test site under a contract with Penn State's Electro Optic Center sponsored by the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane, IN. USSI had installed two fiber optic sonar arrays on the lake bottom to detect small craft...

2011-07-07 09:58:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Seismic Systems (USSI), a subsidiary company of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NADSAQ: ACFN), and Octave Reservoir Technologies (Octave) announced today that they have received an order for a seismic system based upon USSI's revolutionary fiber optic sensor technology from a leading domestic oilfield seismic service company. This is the fourth significant order received by USSI for oilfield applications in 2011. Jim Andersen, CEO of USSI said,...

2011-07-06 11:37:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Seismic Systems (USSI), a subsidiary company of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) announced today that it has received an order for custom downhole seismic systems based upon its revolutionary fiber optic sensor technology from a leading international oilfield seismic equipment company. The value of this contract to USSI once in full production is anticipated to be approximately $6 million annually. This is the third significant order...

2011-07-05 11:38:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Seismic Systems (USSI), a subsidiary company of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NADSAQ: ACFN), announced today that it has been awarded an order to develop a large-scale seismic system based upon its revolutionary fiber optic sensor technology for a major oilfield services company. The economic value of this order, once in production, is over $10M annually. Jim Andersen, CEO of USSI said, "The award of this order helps to validate that USSI is...

2011-06-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Chen wants to prevent future environmental disasters caused by oil spills, and thanks to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) sophomore is one step closer. Chen is one of just 40 undergraduate students nationwide selected to receive the EPA's prestigious Greater Research Opportunity (GRO) Fellowship, which provides stipend and tuition funding for students' junior and senior...

2011-03-30 00:00:29

Ideal Applications Include 40 Gb/s Signal Emulation, In-Service Link PMD Measurement, Component Testing and More Chino, Calif. (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 General Photonics, a market leader in optical networking instruments, modules and components, today announced the general availability of its TCA-1000 SmartLightâ“ž¢, a tunable ASE source with 50 GHz channel spacing on the ITU grid. With a FWHM bandwidth of 0.3 nm, this fully polarized light source can be used to...

2011-03-29 14:19:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LumaSense Technologies, Inc. has introduced two multi-purpose infrared temperature sensors to its line of compact pyrometers. The IMPAC IS 320 and IGA 320 are the latest additions to LumaSense's broad portfolio of gas and temperatures sensing solutions, which include infrared thermometers, fiber optic sensors and gas measurement instruments, as well as pyrometers. The IS 320 and IGA 320 sensors offer features such as small form-factor,...

2011-01-27 07:30:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Sensor Systems Inc. (USSI), a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACFN), announced today that recently completed side-by-side testing of its new class of Ultra High Sensitivity (UHS) fiber optic geophones exhibited over 300 times the sensitivity of the best electronic geophone. This dramatically higher level of sensitivity will enable oil and gas producers to more accurately map reservoirs and therefore improve production while...

2010-10-15 08:15:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Sensor Systems Inc. (USSI), a subsidiary of Acorn Energy (Nasdaq: ACFN), announced today that it has signed an agreement with Octave Reservoir Technology, whereby USSI will develop a custom miniature fiber optic geophone (MFOG) for use in Octave's seismic reservoir monitoring system, which will be sold by Octave to the Exploration and Production (E&P) markets. Octave is a leader in providing real-time microseismic reservoir...

2010-10-13 07:45:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- US Sensor Systems Inc. (USSI), a subsidiary of Acorn Energy (Nasdaq: ACFN), announced today that Frost & Sullivan, the world leader in technology, market, customer, and economic research has selected the USSI Geophone sensor for its 2010 Technology Innovation of the Year Award for Fiber Optic Sensor Technology for the Oil and Gas Industry. USSI will be exhibiting its fiber optic sensors at the Annual Society of Explorational Geophysicists...


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