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Hitt og þetta 31. júlí 2007

Vaisala at the 33rd International Conference on Radar Meteorology

Cairns, Australia (6-10 August 2007) - The Vaisala Group, specialized in electronic measurement technologies, will be attending the 33rd International Conference on Radar Meteorology as a Premier Sponsor of the event. Vaisala is also one of the main exhibitors, and can be found at booths numbered 5 and 6. Vaisala will be showcasing the Vaisala Weather Radar, officially launched by the end of August this year. The radar has been developed in cooperation with leading international research institutions and partners. New technologies have been investigated thoroughly in the R&D process. For example, the radar's dual-polarization technology enables more precise information on the quantity and type of precipitation. The Vaisala Weather Radars carry world-leading Sigmet signal processors and application software. With the acquisition of Sigmet in January 2006, Vaisala ensured that its customers receive the most advanced processing and display capabilities with their radar systems. Vaisala has already received its first weather radar orders. Oral and poster presentations by Vaisala personnel include: Aug 8th, 8:00 AM-10:00 AM, Hall A, Session 7: Advanced Radar Technologies and Signal Processing; Evaluation of FM pulse compression for weather radars - Pekka Puhakka Aug 9th, 8:00 AM-10:15 AM, Hall A, Session 9: Commercial Operators Talks - Pauli Niska-Pudas Aug 9th, 1:30 PM-3:30 PM, Halls C & D, Poster Session P11B: Polarimetric Radar and Applications II; Real-time hydrometeor classification for the operational forecasting environment - Reino Keränen The Vaisala Group is a successful international technology company that develops and manufactures electronic measurement products and solutions and related services. Application areas include meteorology, environmental sciences, traffic and industry. The Vaisala Group employs over 1,000 professionals. In 2006, Vaisala achieved net sales of EUR 220.8 million. Vaisala operates and serves its customers globally. In 2006, operations outside Finland accounted for 97% of net sales. Parent company Vaisala Oyj, domicile in Finland, is listed on the Helsinki Exchanges in Finland. For further information please contact: Robert Ireland, Regional Manager, Australia, tel: +61 4383 55145 (Melbourne, Australia) or visit www.vaisala.com