Windsond is a weather balloon system for an immediate view of local conditions at different altitudes. The focus on portability and low operating costs makes it perfect for frequent use in the field.
- Uniquely small size
- Save precious helium and canister size
- Real-time wind, temperature, humidity profiles
- Predict and control landing location
- Reusable sondes for best economy
- Reliable sonde recovery even days later
- User-friendly ground station software
“We find the weather balloons a useful demonstration tool that excites the students that are able to take part in the launch.”
“What can I say about Windsond – it was absolutely brilliant!!! My student and one of the local PhD students did some really great work.”
“Windsond is an enabling tech for researchers”
“I’ve done a couple of soundings now, and so far I’m very happy with the system! The mobility is a real plus – with no need to carry a big helium canister, we can launch a series of sondes anywhere. And the software is very easy to use and sensible output formats.”
Here is the Windsond product catalogue (1.1 MB).
Here is a Windsond product flyer (0.3 MB).
The small size and ease-of-use make it possible to launch Windsond launched from a regular car:
Windsond is developed by the Swedish company Sparv Embedded.