Aircraft manufacturers, automakers, and all other transportation-related organizations looking to reduce the dangers of icing in the air and on the road can look to IVS for the latest advances in automatic icing detection technology.
In the air, IVS technology optically distinguishes between types of clouds – those containing icing hazards and those that don’t. This is crucial because more than one in 100 of an aircraft’s encounters with ice occur outside of “classic” icing certification envelopes.
Aircraft manufacturers needing to comply with the FAA’s latest regulations on icing detection (14 CFR Part 25, Appendices C and D) should be especially interested.
On land, IVS technology can alert drivers to potentially hazardous icing on roads, bridges, and parking surfaces. The technologies can be installed onboard the vehicle, or on the road itself, where linked electronic signage can warn drivers of icing dangers ahead.
If so, let’s explore the possibilities. Call Kurt Hochrein, our Chief Operating Officer, at 734.707.1528, or email Kurt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your application of IVS technology may be key to preventing accidents, increasing safety, and saving lives in the air and on the road.
IVS optical icing detection technology builds on innovations originally developed for applications in space by the University of Michigan College of Engineering’s Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering (CLASP).
Dr. Nilton O. Renno, a CLASP professor and an internationally recognized authority on atmospheric and planetary sciences, leads the development of IVS technologies as our Chief Technology Officer.
IVS technologies apply high-performance photodetectors and light sources – along with IVS’s patented Ring ResonatorTM – to measure liquid content and detect the presence of ice accumulation. Our technologies use only non-intrusive sensors.