Road & Runway Sensors

Road & Runway Weather Sensors

Mobile roadway weather sensor

MARWIS-UMB - Mobile Advanced Road Weather Information Sensor

MARWIS is the first road and runway weather sensor detecting road conditions, temperatures, friction and other parameters mobile in real time for vehicles.

Parameters Measured: Road condition (dry, moist, wet, ice, snow, critical wet, chemically wet), road surface temperature, ambient temperature, water film height up to 6mm, dew point temperature, relative humidity, ice percentage, friction (calculated)

Measurement Technology: Optical LED transmitters, photo receivers, pyrometer, infrared

Product Highlights: Mobile, plug and play, 100 measurements per second with max. output rate of 10Hz, multifunctional, real time thermal mapping, wireless data transfer

Interfaces: Bluetooth, RS485, CAN-Bus

Stationary Road Weather Sensor

StaRWIS-UMB - Stationary Road Weather Information Sensor

StaRWIS is the first non-invasive road and runway weather sensor detecting road conditions, temperatures, friction and other parameters based on innovative LED Technology.

Parameters Measured: Road condition (dry, moist, wet, ice, snow, critical wet, chemically wet), road surface temperature, water film height, dew point temperature, relative humidity, ice percentage, freezing temperature, friction (calculated)

Measurement Technology: Optical LED transmitters, photo receivers, pyrometer, infrared

Product Highlights: Non-invasive, plug and play, 100 measurement per second, multifunctional, wireless data transfer, no moving parts

Interfaces: Bluetooth, RS485, CAN-Bus, UMB – protocol

Non invasive weather sensor

Non Invasive Road Sensor NIRS31-UMB

The NIRS31-UMB is a non-invasive road weather sensor with optical principle. It is mounted several meters above the ground and can even monitor bridges.

Parameters Measured: Layer thickness of water, snow and ice, surface conditions (dry, damp, wet, snow, ice), friction, optional: road surface temperature

Measurement Technology: Optical principle, pyrometer

Product Highlights: Non-invasive, easy to install and add to existing measurement networks, friction measurement, real time data providing

Interfaces: UMB-binary, SDI-12, ASCII-UMB, analog outputs in combination with digital-analog-converter DACON8-UMB

Passive road weather sensor

Intelligent Passive Road Sensor IRS31Pro-UMB

The passive road sensor IRS31Pro-UMB convinces by its two part housing design and accurate detection of road surface temperature, water film height, freezing temperature, ice percentage and many more.

Parameters Measured: Road surface temperature, water film height up to 4mm, freezing temperature for different de-icing materials (NaCl, MgCl, CaCl), road condition (dry/damp/wet/ice or snow/moist with salt/wet with salt), friction, ice Percentage, 2 additional depth sensors

Measurement Technology: Conductivity measurement (ice percentage), radar measurement (water film), NTC (road surface temp.)

Product Highlights: Two part housing design allows easy maintenance/re-calibration, low energy consumption allows solar operation, radar principle to measure water film

Interfaces: RS485, SDI-12, analogue outputs

Active road surface weather sensor

Intelligent Active Road Sensor ARS31Pro-UMB

Detection of freezing temperatures independently from de-icing materials as well as road surface temperature with the embedded active road weather sensor ARS31Pro-UMB. Easy to maintain through its two parted housing.

Parameters Measured: Road surface temperature, freezing point

Measurement Technology: Active cooling and heating (Peltier element), NTC (road surface temp.)

Product Highlights: Two part housing design allows easy maintenance/re-calibration, low energy consumption allows solar operation, freezing point determined independently from de-icing material

Interfaces: RS485

Intelligent road sensor

Intelligent Active Road Sensor ARS31-UMB

The embedded active road weather sensor ARS31-UMB detects freezing temperatures independently from de-icing materials and is easy to maintain through its two parted housing.

Parameters Measured: Freezing point

Measurement Technology: Active cooling and heating (Peltier element)

Product Highlights: Two part housing design allows easy maintenance/re-calibration, low energy consumption allows solar operation, freezing point determined independently from de-icing material

Interfaces: RS485

Passive road surface temperature sensor

Passive Road Surface Temperature Sensor WST2

The surface temperature sensor measures runway and highway-temperatures highly precise, both on asphalt and concrete.

Parameters Measured: Road / Runway Surface Temperature

Measurement Technology: Temperature / PT100