Smart Building Automation: LUFFT Launches New Compact Weather Sensor WS10

Today the Fellbach sensor manufacturer Lufft announces the official launch of the WS10. The new all-in-one weather sensor is primarily used to monitor building automation, smart city and smart home applications as well as solar power systems. Thanks to its digital interfaces and an open protocol,... - August 31, 2018

Suitable for Every Climate: Lufft Launches New CHM8k Cloud Height Sensor

The product innovation Lufft CHM8k complements the ceilometer family of the South German metrology specialist and is suitable for applications in which low-lying measurement ranges in up to eight kilometers are in focus. - February 23, 2018

Every Second Counts: the Maintenance Free WS100 Measures Precipitation from the First Drop

Especially in the cold and wet season, it is vital that operational decisions can be made and implemented within a few seconds. This is especially true for meteorological data evaluations for aviation and road traffic. Sensor manufacturer Lufft has developed, with the WS100, a radar precipitation... - October 12, 2017

Reinforced Heating: The New VENTUS-X from Lufft for Extreme Locations

Summer is drawing to an end and the cold season is approaching. Reason enough for the Lufft sensor company to introduce an upgraded version of the VENTUS ultrasonic wind sensor - the VENTUS-X. The revised sensor is equipped with an enhanced 240-watt heater and is available from now on. To get it... - September 02, 2017

Lufft Weather Sensor on "Willi Wien Tower" of the German National Metrology Institute

The environmental sensor manufacturer Lufft from South Germany supplied the amateur radio interest group DL0PTB located in the German Metrology Institute (PTB) in Braunschweig with a professional weather sensor. The WS601, which is installed on the 50-meter-high Willi Wien Tower, is in operation... - August 10, 2017

Lufft Brings SHM31 Laser-Based Snow Depth Sensor Onto the Market

A new measuring tool for meteorological services, airports, road maintenance depots, and ski resorts, as well as for the generation of renewable energy, is now available from Lufft: the SHM31 measures snow depths of up to 15 metres in mere seconds. It is the successor to the tried-and-trusted... - May 26, 2017

Lufft Launches Vs20k Sensor to Measure Visibility Up to 20 Km

Measurement technology manufacturer Lufft announced the official launch of the VS20k. - May 07, 2017

Lufft Introduces New Non-Invasive Road Weather Sensor for Smart Traffic Applications

After a year of development work, a new generation of Lufft stationary street weather sensors is now ready. The StaRWIS, which is installed at a measuring distance of 5.5 meters above the road, is based on an award-winning and innovative LED technology. - April 14, 2017

Sensor Manufacturer Lufft Ranks Among the Top 100 Companies

Fellbach company joins Germany's innovation elite. Honored by TOP 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar. - June 30, 2016

MARWIS Product Film Recognized with International Prizes

For all those who haven't watched the film about the advantages of the mobile road sensor MARWIS yet, it's now time, the latest: A few days ago, two international awards went to the creators of the MARWIS film. They originate from the two most important festivals of the independent and short film... - May 29, 2016

Lufft Introduces New Visibility Sensor VS2k and Launches MARWIS 2.0

Two innovations are to supplement the product portfolio of G. Lufft, the sensor manufacturer based at Fellbach. The new VS2k-UMB visibility sensor will replace the VS20-UMB optical sensor from the middle of May. The Lufft-UMB VS2k is the first product of an entire series in this segment. The... - April 29, 2016

The Reference is Coming - First Presentation of a New Class of Weather Sensor

Just assuming there's a new weather sensor, which is so precise that a normal calibration laboratory isn't able to measure the accuracy. Imagine there's an environmental sensor, which could serve as the reference for all other environmental sensors. With the innovative Lufft WS3000 this comes... - January 13, 2016

Lufft Wins Innovation Award of Baden-Wurttemberg

The measurement and control technology company Lufft was selected as one winner of the "Dr. Rudolf Eberle Prize" at "Haus der Wirtschaft" in Stuttgart. The award includes prize money of 10.000 Euros. With the innovation of its new mobile road sensor MARWIS, the company from... - November 19, 2015

As Fast as Lightning: the New Weather Sensor with Lightning Detection

Up to now, there was little evidence to prove that damage or fires were caused by lightning. Lightning strikes cannot only cause dangerous fires but can also give rise to great financial losses in the case of surge damage. - October 16, 2015

Gold for Lufft I-BOX: Product Film Receives Several International Awards

The film studio that created the last three Lufft product movies has again received several awards at two international film festivals this year. The Lufft I-BOX product film was awarded with the Gold Remi Award at the WorldFest in Houston, Texas, as well as the intermedia-globe Gold Award at the... - July 31, 2015

Netherlands Cloud Height Measured by Sensors from Lufft

In the near future, the cloud height in the Netherlands will be measured by sensors from the German company Lufft from Fellbach (near Stuttgart). - May 23, 2015

Ultrasonic Wind Sensors for the DWD's Maritime Monitoring Network Come from Lufft

In a call for bids for the renewal and extension of ultrasonic wind sensors in the maritime monitoring network of the German Weather Service, the ultrasonic wind sensor Ventus from the Fellbach-based manufacturer of environmental measuring equipment won the day against all competitive products. In... - May 06, 2015

Lufft Wins INDUSTRIEPREIS 2015 with Mobile Sensor MARWIS

As part of the German award INDUSTRIEPREIS 2015 Lufft has been elected as overall winner at the start of the industry trade fair HANNOVER MESSE. The mobile road sensor MARWIS prevailed in the category "Optical Technologies." The measuring instrument of the German measurement and control... - April 23, 2015

Lufft Delivers More Than 100 Ceilometers to German Weather Service (DWD)

The DWD (Deutscher Wetterdienst meaning German Weather Service) is convinced, that a large number of cloud height sensors CHM 15k from the company G. Lufft will be used in the future. In a tender starting in September 2014 the meteorological institute stated, that overaged models will be replaced... - March 15, 2015

Lufft Compact Weather Sensor with Secondary Standard to Revolutionize PV-Monitoring

As of now the Compact weather sensor from Lufft WS510-UMB, equipped with a Kipp & Zonen PyrANometer of the secondary standards, unites the precision of a variety of meteorological individual sensors in a single all-in-one device for the first time. - March 11, 2015

Lufft Among the Finalists for the Prism Award 2015

At this year's Prism Award 2015 the measurement and control technology company Lufft from Fellbach, Germany was among the last three nominations in the category of "Detectors and Sensors." - February 18, 2015

Lufft is the Audience Favorite at GlobalConnect-Award 2014

In the evening on November 4th, 2014 the measurement and control technology company G. Lufft GmbH from Fellbach/Germany, got the audience award at GlobalConnect-Awards during a solemn prize giving ceremony. - November 14, 2014

Lufft Announces New Weather Sensors WS510-UMB and WS700

At the end of this year, the German measurement and control technology company Lufft launches two new smart weather sensors on the market. - October 01, 2014

Lufft Expands Product Range by Optical Sensors

With two laser sensors, measurement and control technology company Lufft (located near Stuttgart, Germany) enlarges its product range from now on. - August 08, 2014

Lufft Wins International Film Awards for Product Film "The Smartphone of Measurement Technology "

At this year's Hamburg WorldMediaFestival and the Film Festival WorldFest in Houston, the measurement and control technology company Lufft received several awards. - June 23, 2014

Lufft Takes Over Product Segment of Jenoptik Subsidiary Esw and Expands Meteorological Product Range

Backdated to 1st April 2014, the measurement and control technology company G. Lufft GmbH acquired the product segment of ceilometers from the Jenoptik subsidiary ESW GmbH. Lufft is now responsible for the production and development of ceilometers. Supporting this new development, the Stuttgart... - May 10, 2014

Lufft Introduces the Mobile Non-Contactless Sensor Marwis on at the Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014

At this year's trade fair Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014, the German measurement and control technology company Lufft will present its latest device development. With the mobile road weather information sensor MARWIS presents the long-established company an absolute world premiere. On the specially... - February 26, 2014

Lufft Provides Compact Weather Stations for One of the Largest Solar Projects in the United States

The 200 megawatt (MW) photo-voltaic solar farm in Southern California weather stations will use the German measurement and control technology of Lufft for monitoring meteorological data. - January 30, 2014

Lufft Launches Intelligent IRS31PRO-UMB Road Sensor

Fellbach-based measuring and control equipment manufacturer, G. Lufft presents the newest product in its range of traffic & weather systems with the passive IRS31PRO-UMB road sensor. - November 28, 2013

Lufft Presents the Smartphone of Measuring Devices: The Xa1000

G. Lufft GmbH, manufacturer of quality measurement and control devices for more than a century, presents its latest development in the field of measurement technology. The handheld XA1000 device is the first of what is expected to be a long series of highly developed instruments in a series named... - September 26, 2013

Lufft Provides Weather Sensors to North Carolina University to Monitor Weather Conditions

G. Lufft GmbH, a German company with a long history of providing precision measurement and control technology, is once again breaking new ground with meteorological monitoring for major sporting events. Lufft has been a leading supplier of the latest weather monitoring systems for decades, setting... - August 25, 2013

G. Lufft Weather Sensors to Track Weather at 2014 FIFA World Cup

The 20th Soccer World Cup will be held from June 12 to July 13, 2014 in Brazil. The weather sensors made by G. Lufft GmbH are already in place there. - July 27, 2013

Lufft Wind Measurement Systems Used on High-Speed Railway Lines in China

High-speed trains ensure a fast and reliable connection between cities in many countries. The more monocentric a country's regions are, the greater the need for rapid travel and transportation. Therefore, many countries have invested in the development and deployment of high speed networks in... - June 02, 2013

The WS Family of Products: Lufft Measurement and Control Technology as a Compact Solution

For over 130 years, the G. Lufft Company ( has been offering high-quality measurement and control products to satisfy the ever-changing demands of technology and environmental conditions. The WS family of products provides a compact solution for measurement challenges of... - February 01, 2013

Lufft Named "Brand of the Century"

Lufft honored with the German Standards Brand Prize and an entry in the lexicon "German Standards - Brands of the Century." - December 05, 2012

Stop Bad Air: Improved Indoor Air Quality with Opus20 TCO by G. Lufft

People's wellness has always depended on the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in air. Good-quality air for breathing is essential for well-being, alertness, and concentration, but it is not always found in indoor spaces. Stale air in schools, universities, offices, or meeting rooms often leads to... - July 06, 2012

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