Safety vs. Environment Protection: Study Discovers Increasing Salt Levels in Lakes

A recent study published by the US-American National Academy of Sciences revealed an increasing chloride amount in rural and urban freshwater lakes around the American continent. The scientists believe, that mainly road salt distributed on icy roadways is to blame for this. But how to stop this process without huge investments?

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Big Data: It’s all about the strategy

Big Data, a huge amount of data, is a challenge for researchers and analysts. Although the data sets can lead to many new insights after the evaluation, it makes the complexity, the fast rate of change, and simply the amount of data almost impossible to process them with classical methods and without smart technical aids. But Lufft has some tools on offer…

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Lifesaving weather warnings thanks to professional visibility sensors

The new Lufft visibility sensor VS20k is now officially available. But what distinguishes it from the previous model and for which applications is it suitable? In the following article, you learn more about the new Lufft visibility sensor family…

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How important are water, snow and ice layers for the friction?

A recent research project of the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin) aimed to develop a method for predicting the friction coefficient on the road. To achieve this, the team of the university’s automotive engineering section carried out extensive braking tests. For this, an important technical aid from Lufft mustn’t be left out…

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