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September 10, 2017

RainwiseNet upgrade benefits growers. RainWise/EKO partnership offers PV industry a new level of precision

RainWise Inc., an industry leader and pioneer in the technological development and manufacturing
of professional weather instruments and software products based in Trenton, Maine USA has
released an upgrade to their versatile weather app RainwiseNet. The Beta version will include new
modeling features specific to the agriculture industry such as Evapotransporation and will also also
feature a rapid-response of 1-minute updates.

The PRO version of RainwiseNet gives subscribers the benefit to view there weather data as full
color graphs and charts and features programmable alarms and customized export features.
Acquired data from a RainWise weather station can be shared with others through the Rapid Fire
upload to Weather Underground. Weather Underground is a subsidiary of RainWise marketing
partner The Weather Company An IBM Business. The RainwiseNet app is available for Apple and
Android and comes with a 2-Year warranty.

New Partnership
Through a distribution partnership with EKO Europe and EKO US all RainWise weather stations
will now be available with EKO Pyranometers including the popular RainWise PVmet line, which is
specifi cally designed for the solar industry and is SunSpec certified. EKO manufactures high-end,
precision products used in the photovoltaic industry and through its worldwide distribution network
and regional offi ces has become a global player known for the durability and precision of its
instruments which comply with the highest international quality standards.
“In the past many of our customers have asked, not only for EKO sensors, but for a complete monitoring
solution, said EKO Instruments’ Technical Director Kees Hoogendijk “and with RainWise
products now featuring an EKO sensor this is now possible.”
RainWise, Sales Director, Eric Rollins adds, “With the addition of EKO pyranometers we create a
dynamic product that is reliable, cost-effective, highly precise and always easy to install.”

EKO Instruments US will also distribute and provide the full line of RainWise products to the USA,
Canada and Mexico. EKO US will off er the RainWise AgroMet and TeleMET II with EKO sensors for
the agricultural industry and the RainWise PVmet, MK-III and MK-III LR which can be configured
for a broad range of commercial applications.
Also, the cellular interface utilized in RainWise products including the TeleMET II will feature an
upgraded LTE modem.

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