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February 17, 2017

Faraday Future Uses RainWise PortLog Station to Monitor Test Track

Trenton, ME Feb 17, 2017 -- Faraday Future, an emerging electric car company based in Los Angelas, California, uses a RainWise PortLog weather station to monitor the weather conditions in their 0-60 MPH acceleration video. Weather conditions can obviously make a huge difference in car racing and everyday driving. This is why RainWise weather stations are used in a wide range of applications, including vehicle testing and road monitoring, by tons of clients, ranging from emerging companies like Faraday Future to the Iowa Department of Transportation. The uses for these weather stations are almost endless and RainWise is proud to have a part in such an important emerging technology, electric cars.

Please click here to view the full video.

Faraday Future has been a very popular topic in the media lately as they have repeatedly been faced with issues ranging from finances to failed product demos. Although the media may want to concentrate on the negatives, there are plenty of positives about Faraday Future as well. The FF 91, which is the first production car from Faraday Future, is capable of going from 0 to 60 MPH in only 2.39 seconds, which makes it one of the fastest electric cars in the world. Through all of the media attention Faraday Future has gained a massive following and have a ton of people eager to purchase their first production car, which is set to launch in 2018. 

High and low temperatures, wind and precipitation can make a huge difference in the way your car handles on the road, even during everyday commuting. Having a weather station at a test track or your home will allow you to get a hyperlocal forecast, giving you the most accurate data for your situation. Don’t rely on general forecasts from your nearest airport. These forecasts can be inaccurate compared to the weather at your location, even if its only a short distance away. Our weather stations are shown at IBM trade shows around the world, since they are authorized resellers. With a RainWise weather station you’ll get the most accurate weather forecast and historical weather data available to you at a fraction of the cost of our competitors. 


The PortLog Weather Station

The PortLog is a compact rugged industrial grade data logging weather station. The unit comes fully assembled and can be quickly deployed. The large 3-watt solar panel and 4AH battery ensures reliable operation even in the harshest conditions.

The PortLog will record the following parameters:

• Wind Speed & Direction

• Temperature

• Humidity

• Dew Point

• Barometric Pressure

• Rainfall

• Solar Radiation

The PortLog also comes with a carrying case which makes it even more mobile friendly and has a 5 year warranty.

The MK III Weather Station

Upload your data to RainWiseNet or directly to Weather Underground to check your weather data from anywhere with the use of a computer or smartphone. The MK III LR features a powerful 2.4 GHz spread spectrum radio that increases the range of communication to 1 mile in a direct line of sight. It also features an industry best real-time 2 second wind speed and direction update interval.

The MK III will measure the following parameters:

• Wind Speed & Direction

• Temperature

• Humidity

• Dew Point

• Barometric Pressure

• Rainfall

• Optional Solar Radiation & UV Index

The MK III is solar powered and can operate without sunlight for at least 60 days.

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Lonnie White
Vice President
RainWise, Inc.
(207) 801-4031

Media Contact:
RainWise, Inc.
(207) 801-4034

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