eWeather HD adds new weather widgets for iOS8

Adds 10 day forecast new barometric sensor, Instagram support & more

eWeather HD 3.3Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation – Elecont LLC is very excited to announce the release of eWeather HD, their biggest release of 2014.

With new features you can utilize the power of newer iPhone and iPad devices.

The new release, available from December 18, is packed with various new features and updates making the eWeather HD better than ever!

eWeather HD provides all the weather info you need in one place, easily customized to track conditions for the places you care about. Continue reading

New Indoor Infrared HD IP Camera

GXV3611IR_HD IP Camera with Infrared LED and 2.8 mm ens


GXV3611IR_HD IP Camera

BOSTON MA, USA — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Grandstream Networks has announced a new indoor Infrared (IR) HD IP camera.

The GXV3611IR_HD builds on the popular GXV3611_HD by adding Infrared functionality to offer business and residential users a powerful indoor camera that can monitor in any light setting, including no-light and low-light.

The GXV3611IR_HD, which also includes an integrated microphone and speaker, is ideal for wide-angle, close-proximity monitoring of offices, banks, hotels, retail settings, home settings and building entrances. Continue reading

Improving Sub-Ambient Reaction Reproducibility

Accurate, stable temp control from – 60 °C up to +150 °C

DrySyn SNOWSTORM reactor


Isleham, UK  —  The DrySyn Snowstorm MULTI from Asynt provides a simple and highly effective way to perform multiple reactions in parallel across a large temperature range including sub-ambient chemistries such as organometallic syntheses and controlled rate crystallisation studies down to -60 °C.

Sub-ambient reactions have traditionally been difficult to undertake reproducibly on a small to medium scale.

The DrySyn Snowstorm MULTI is able to accommodate up to 12 vials or three 100 ml round bottom flasks offering sub ambient reactions in parallel without the need for jacketed reaction vessels, or ice baths.

Operating with a suitable chiller / circulator, a DrySyn SnowStorm MULTI provides accurate, stable temperature control down to -60 °C and up to +150 °C. Continue reading

Firefighters Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures

Seven Models Failed in NIST Tests

firefighting radio testing

A portable firefighter radio is instrumented for testing in a NIST-designed apparatus that consistently creates thermal conditions representative of typical fire environments. Data and performance measurements recorded with the equipment are furnished to the National Fire Protection Association, which is developing a performance standard for portable radios used by emergency personnel.
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Gaithersburg MD, USA –New test results* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) confirm that portable radios used by firefighters can fail to operate properly within 15 minutes when exposed to temperatures that may be encountered during firefighting activities.

Firefighters rely on the radios to report their location and to communicate with other first responders as well as the incident command post or communications center.

Performance problems with portable radios have been identified by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as contributing factors in some firefighter fatalities.

All seven of the firefighter portable radios tested by NIST failed to perform properly within 15 minutes when exposed to temperature levels encountered in “fully involved” fires, as when all the contents in a room or structure are burning. Continue reading

Enforcing Environmental Protection in the Netherlands

Report FLIR Systems GF320 camera can uphold regulations


Using the high sensitivity mode (HSM) on the FLIR GF320 even the smallest of gas leaks can be spotted. A leak that barely shows up on the regular thermal image (left) shows up clearly in high sensitivity mode (right).

Meer, Belgium — The Dutch Environmental Protection Agency (DMCR) is shown in an applications report* and video describing how it is using a FLIR Systems GF320 Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) camera to uphold regulations regarding fugitive gas emissions.

After comparing several possible monitoring techniques, including Differential Absorption Light Detection (DIAL) and Solar Occultation Flux (SOF), the report details how the DMCR opted for a FLIR GF320 OGI camera as its primary method of choice to detect, and pinpoint to source, airborne environmental pollutants.

Technical specialists at DMCR decided that while complementary methods such as DIAL and SOF are robust and can quantify site wide emissions, these technologies are very expensive to purchase, requiring large trucks to carry the equipment and require a lot of training to be used effectively. Continue reading

Checking temps in commercial dishwashers

DeltaTrak’s Waterproof Dishwasher Thermometer Kit

Waterproof Dishwasher Thermometer Kit

Waterproof Dishwasher Thermometer Kit

Pleasanton CA, USA – The Waterproof Dishwasher Thermometer Kit (P/N: 12211) is designed specifically for checking temperatures inside commercial dishwashers.

This kit comes with an accurate, application-proven Waterproof Lollipop Probe Thermometer (P/N: 11036) and an improved waterproof, flexible plastic protective Heat Shield (P/N: 12208).

The Waterproof Lollipop Probe Thermometer has minimum and maximum memory features and records the lowest and highest temperature, between -58 °F and 392 °F (-50 °C to 200 °C) with ± 1 °F (+/- 0.5 °C), measured since the last reset.

This Waterproof Dishwasher Thermometer Kit is ideal for verifying dishwasher and holding temperatures for HACCP compliance.

The Waterproof Lollipop Probe Thermometer is NIST Traceable and CE marked.

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Building thermography ebook on sale

Using blower door & heat flux meter also

Building Thermography ebook

Building Thermography ebook cover

Online —  This is a 354 page ebook about Infrared thermography applied to topic of buildings, that approaches the application from both theoretical and practical views.

Thermography is explained with a many thermal images as examples for physical consequences of formulae.

Case histories of several kinds of inspections are developed, from moisture and mold, to thermal bypass, to water infiltrations, to façade delamination, to building energy efficiency and construction defects.

Error sources in measuring surface temperature with thermography are described in detail with several examples, so that the book is invaluable for the beginner, but also interesting for the skilled. Continue reading



G54 Picture

New self-contained pyrometer model the stand-alone PSC-G54NL/NV

Franklin Lakes NJ, USA — Process Sensors Corporation introduces its newest self-contained pyrometer models, the stand-alone PSC-G54NL/NV and PSC-S54NL/NV.

With a choice of two sighting methods, these products deliver high resolution fixed focus optics with small spot sizes, digital RS485 communication interface, analog 4 to 20 mA output and fast speed of response.

Optical and electronics parts are enclosed in rugged stainless steel housings. Continue reading

Fluke’s P3 Series Thermal Imagers

3.7-inch diagonal, full VGA-color LCD displays

Screen Shot P3sEVERETT WA, USA. – Fluke Corporation  introduces the P3 Series of handheld Thermal Imagers.

These thermal imagers deliver proven, practical performance for a wide range of diagnostic applications.

Based on the award-winning Ti32, the P3 Series adds additional products providing high-performance imagers for any budget.

The P3 Series includes the Ti32 and TiR32 models, plus the new Ti27 and Ti29 models for industrial, electrical, mechanical, and process applications; and TiR27 and TiR29 models for building inspection, energy audit, weatherization, and building maintenance applications. Continue reading