Highlights – A Year in Observations

Q1 Highlights

Indigo 201

Indigo 201

Vaisala launched Indigo 201, a new transmitter for Vaisala’s carbon dioxide probes.

Man installing Vaisala´s SP-12

SP-12 Solar Weather Station

Launched SP-12 Solar Weather Station, which provides all of the instrumentation required by solar project developers and operators.

Q2 Highlights

Umbrella in rain

Support to U.S. National Weather Service’s (NWS)

Support to U.S. National Weather Service’s (NWS) severe and extreme weather forecasts and research through a 5-year, multimillion-dollar contract with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Humidity Guide for Smart Industries

Helsinki Smart & Clean project

Initiated a unique air quality network as part of the Helsinki Smart & Clean project. It is the first air quality monitoring system of such accuracy in the world to cover an entire city.

Vaisala Cleanroom

Expanded business

Expanded business into a new area, vaporized hydrogen peroxide, used in bio-decontamination and sterilization.

Q3 Highlights

Nairobi on a map

Opened a hub in Nairobi, Kenya

Opened a hub in Nairobi, Kenya, responding to the growing demand for weather observation systems in the Eastern and Southern African market.

Q4 Highlights

Vehicle dash board in the future

IT company Vionice

Acquired the Finnish IT company Vionice, specialized in computer vision and artificial intelligence.

Office desk

A new office in Mexico City

Opened a new office in Mexico City, which serves both Weather and Environment, and Industrial Measurement businesses in Latin America.

Child at a hospital


What did Vaisala do last year?

Read stories about how Vaisala is helping to built the New Children’s Hospital being built in Helsinki, offered helping hand to the hurricane-affected St. Maarten and how Vaisala is building a dense air quality observation network in the megacity of Nanjing and the Yangtze River Delta in 2017–2019.

Read more what we have accomplished on 2017.