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 Hoogendijkand. "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.