Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Choose Vaisala Road Weather Information Systems and Weather Data
(St. Louis MO, Monday August 9) Vaisala has signed a USD 5 million agreement
with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for Road Weather Information
Systems (RWIS) equipment, lightning detection, weather forecasting, software and
data services, and 10-year maintenance services. The agreement covers turnkey
deliveries to all five airports operated by the Port Authority - John F.
Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark, Teterboro and Stewart International. Deliveries will
Vaisala's solution provides the tools needed to maximize winter maintenance
resources and minimize chemical usage. It is also a long-term solution for
weather monitoring, including weather forecasting and real-time data. The
solution offered by Vaisala brings simplicity to all supported airports as data
can be easily viewed and shared, and all elements are represented in a single,
"The integration of Vaisala and Quixote Transportation Technologies, acquired by
Vaisala in December 2009, allows us to provide a very comprehensive offering,
the latest technologies and superior services. This customized solution will
help maximize air travel safety, minimize delays, and promote cost-efficient
operations," says Antero Jarvinen, head of Vaisala's Roads segment.
"We are now able to offer our customers more options than before, and supply
unique solutions to meet customer demands. This solution is a great combination
of weather and lightning data as well as some 50 new active pavement sensors at
airports, which offer more complete runway measurements and data," says Jim
Boyle, Territory Sales Manager for Vaisala.
Antero Jarvinen, Segment Director, Roads
Tel. +1 303 402 4751
Jim Boyle, Territory Sales Manager
Tel. +1 508 942 0741
Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building
on more than 70 years of experience, Vaisala contributes to a better quality of
life by providing a comprehensive range of innovative observation and
measurement products and services for meteorology, weather critical operations
and controlled environments. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs over
1400 professionals worldwide and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX
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