ONSET WEATHER STATIONS TRACK GREEN ROOF PERFORMANCE AT FORD PLANT

Web-based systems track soil moisture and weather conditions on one of the world's largest green roofs

Two Onset HOBO® U30 weather stations monitor soil moisture levels on the green roof, as well as general rooftop weather conditions, and transmit the data to the Internet for access by Ford engineers.

M2M Communications, a leading supplier of web-to-wireless monitoring and control solutions, signed a contract with Idaho Power to provide irrigation load control services utilizing M2M Communications' Lodestar system technology. Idaho Power provides electricity for 487,000 residential, business and agricultural customers in a 24,000 square-mile service area in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon.

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