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A little chat with Valeria Menichini, the Communication Manager

Today we present Valeria, a 360° artist: from painting, to writing, to photography, also passing through information technology. What better figure to manage corporate communication accurately but also brilliantly?

A little chat with Ernesto Consiglio, the Head of the Calibration and Certification Laboratories

Precision and attention to detail: these are the characteristics of Ernesto Consiglio, the Head of the LSI LASTEM Laboratories. His journey started as a child and brought him here with passion and determination, reaching important professional goals, including a Degree in Physics and the ISO 17025 certification of Laboratories. What will his next goal be? Certainly something very… accurate!

Monitor.ARE – Monitoring of the Embankments with Electrical Resitivity

The project Monitor.ARE allowed us to continue upgrading hardware and software solutions for the 𝗚.𝗥𝗲.𝗧.𝗔. system to monitor embankments and dams, developed by LSI Lastem in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano DICA.

COGITO – A COGnItive dynamic sysTem allOwing buildings to learn and adapt

COGITO is a national project funded by MIUR, the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, through the National Operating Programme in the field of "Technologies for Living Environments". It is led by the University of CALABRIA and is dedicated to the Internet of Things' (IoT) integration with dynamic cognitive systems.

A little chat with Silvia Moranzoni, the Customer Care Responsible

Today we meet Silvia, whom many of our customers know because she is responsible of sales administration. Despite the great commitment in her work, Silvia manages to reconcile her professional life and her role as a mother.... not forgetting a healthy tennis match on the weekend.

Kick-off Meeting for the EU “COLLECTiEF” Project for Energy Flexibility

The H2020-funded project aims to implement an interoperable and scalable energy management system to smart up buildings and their legacy equipment on large scale.

A new partnership with RAMJACK TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

LSI LASTEM has started a partnership with RAMJACK TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS to make the tailings dams failures completely avoidable thanks to the monitoring with the G.Re.T.A. system.

A little chat with Pierpaolo Guida, the Head of Electronic Design

If you walk by his office, you will find him busy with electronic boards and circuits or immersed in interminable test sessions and discussions with colleagues. The passion and the desire to get the best, push Pierpaolo to experiment, and not to take anything for granted.

Particulate matter in the atmosphere: it is not transport that makes the worst contribution

This is proved by studies conducted during the lockdown in 11 metropolis around the world

A little chat with Giulio Certo, the Export Sales Director

Giulio Certo, our Export Sales Director, is a marathoner in sport and in his job: step by step he contributed, with passion and commitment, to the development of the company founded by his father Luciano.

The importance of calibration in the field

We talk about it with the Field Coordinator of one of the most important solar plant in South Africa

The environmental data logger and its functions

The quantities calculated by the environmental data loggers offer considerable advantages to users. These advantages are also enhanced by particularly high-performance operating systems, systems for reducing energy consumption and robust and reliable communication protocols.

A little chat with Product Manager Greta Tresoldi

Greta joined LSI LASTEM less than one year ago, but she has already set her rhythm of Swing at work. Very competent and attentive, she faced her task with a smile, also showing enthusiasm and willingness.

A little chat with Italian Sales Director Silvio Saini

This time Silvio Saini introduces himself, our sales director for Italy, who defines himself as “the sergeant” of the LSI LASTEM family. Silvio arrived at LSI LASTEM as post-sales technician more than 10 years ago, and this experience allows him to face his role well, knowing the needs of customers and the characteristics of our solutions.

Solar ultraviolet radiation and COVID-19: is there a relationship?

An Italian study demonstrates the correlation between the intensity of solar UV and the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and its clinical manifestations

Cultural heritage: the importance of environmental monitoring (even when museums are closed!)

Even in this period, when museums and art galleries are closed to the public, it is necessary to pay the utmost attention to preventive conservation.

A little chat with the Research and Development Director Alfredo Astori

Alfredo Astori, who has been in the company for 35 years and is in charge of the R&D Dept, has an intimate knowledge of all our products and participated in one of the most exciting moments of corporate life: the installation of the highest weather station in the world in 2008. Let him take the floor.

A little chat with our CEO Andrea Certo

Andrea Certo, our "sailing CEO", has accepted to host the first interview. He took over the helm of the company two years ago and, with his commitment and tenacity, has hoisted the sails of the company while tracing a new route.

G.Re.T.A. a solution for irrigation earthen embankments monitoring

Due to climate change, the proper management of water resources is of paramount importance. The hydrological cycle is changing and periods of drought and extreme rainfall alternate.

Monitor the White Giants

We talk to Prof. Guglielmina Diolaiuti of the Department of Environmental Science and Policy (DESP) of the University of Milan.

UV-A and UV-B: broadband sensors for meteorological applications

LSI Lastem UV-A and UV-B sensors are broadband radiometers for the measurement of atmospheric radiation.

Want to contact us? Use our new ONLINE BOOKING service

Want to contact our sales representative to explain your request? Need technical support to solve a problem?

G.Re.T.A. Installation in one of the largest mine in Chile

A G.Re.T.A. monitoring system was recently installed at the base of a mining dam in Chile. It is one of the largest copper reserves in the world in the Coquimbo region.

The REAL Hot wire anemometer

The hot wire anemometer manages to have an optimal response time for calculating turbulence and for adequately monitoring changes in air speed.

Globothermometer for indoor and outdoor applications

The standard black globe allows to measure the radiant temperature, necessary parameter to estimate the mean radiant temperature (Tmrt)

G.Re.T.A. a solution for landfills

The G.Re.T.A. system the autonomous geo-resistivimeter for fixed installations by LSI Lastem, using the Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT)

Renewable energies: geothermal energy

Today the area of Larderello, in the province of Pisa, is one of the centres of global geothermal energy: the plants in the area

Natural decay of SARS-CoV-2 virus on surfaces

LSI LASTEM has inserted an algorithm to evaluate the decay of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on surfaces and has included it in the calculations of its instruments

Energy Efficiency in Buildings

The research field concerns the study and innovation of innovative systems and technologies for the improvement of the energy efficiency of buildings.

Now available our speech SLOPE Stability 2020

Our video presented at the Slope Stability 2020 International Symposium on Slope Stability in Perth (Australia) is now available

Tailings dams accident? Never again!

To fill the technological gap in the field of monitoring of mining dams, we offer an innovative G.Re.T.A.

A useful training day at Petro Instruments Corporation

We spent a very useful training day in Bangkok at the PICO Corporation headquarters. We have received an excellent feed back

Crosswind monitoring system

The system for monitoring cross winds at the exit of the Rome - Naples tunnels via Cassino, one of the oldest railway lines, has been updated

Tech-Levee_Watch: installed the resistivity meter in Colorno (PR)

The resistivity meter installed on the embankment of the Parma river in Colorno (PR), as part of the Tech-Leeve_Watch project financed by the Cariplo foundation

Another round of maintenance

Today our technicians are in Vairano (PV) for routine maintenance at the meteorological station installed at the ASC circuit.

We are at Passo Martino (CT – Sicily) in the ENEL Innovation Lab

Innovation Hub & Lab is a state-of-the-art technology campus in Passo Martino, just a few kilometers from Catania

Web seminar for Myanmar technicians

A seminar was organized by our Peter Verza to train a team of technicians from Myanmar regarding the use of our equipment.

HOMeBIM LiveAPP

Among the experimental development and innovation projects for the Smart Living sector, the Lombardy Region has admitted the HOMeBIM LiveAPP project

HOMeBIM liveAPP is started

The HOMeBIM liveAPP project intends to maximize the potential of BIM, as tools for managing the building system.

World Water Day

Today is celebrated the World Water Day, an anniversary established by the United Nations in 1992, foreseen within the directives of Agenda 21

Nice to meet you Luke Allen – OHD U.S.A.

Great day today with Luke Allen @ohdusa for training about our products. See you later Luke. Have a nice trip back home.

The Singapore station network is extended

The network of 43 monitoring stations is expanding in Singapore, many of them along roads, parks and on roofs of buildings, with 4 new installations

Network meteorological stations nearing completion in Myanmar

The network consists of 90 KME103 weather stations and 10 Pluvi-ONE stations for measuring rainfall, level and distance of the storm front.

Important new contract in Central Africa country

A new job order consisting of 18 Pluvi-ONE stations complete with rain, temperature and air humidity sensors was acquired

Smart finance for smart buildings

The Council of the European Bank has approved the Smart Finance for Smart Buildings initiative for investments in energy efficiency projects

On line the KME103 tutorial

The tutorials for KME103 have been published. The videos available concern an introduction to KME103 and use of the software. Just go here: tutorial KME103

New supply to Poste Italiane

LSI Lastem has concluded the agreement with Poste Italiane to update the equipment with the new M-Log.Poste Italiane system.

ProActive – Technology for the territory

ProActive saw the collaboration of Politecnico and Cefriel, Vodafone, Metrapolitane Milanesi, Tea and LSI LASTEM, WebRatio, Me-Source, Pipetech, Gulliver

New research agreement to study an improved rainfall sensor

LC-PRIN (WMO-CIMO Lead Center on Precipitation Intensity in Genova, Italy), WMO center of excellence for instrumentation development and testing.

New weather station on UNICREDIT tower in Milano

In collaboration with EPSON METEO, LSI LASTEM supplied and installed a new weather station on the roof of the tallest building in Italy.

New Heat Shield, WBGT meter.

Heat Shield unit is now available, range includes in one compact solution, globe/wet bulb/dry bulb temperatures and relative humidity sensors.

E-Log and M-Log: now Modbus MASTER

LSI Lastem just released a new firmware version for E-Log and M-Log with a groundbreaking addition. Our data logger are now configurable.

Monitor system for heat islands reduction in the French cities

According to the opinion of many researchers, a likely effect of climate change in the coming years will be the heat waves.

Nuovo STB: Signal Transducer Box

Questo nuovo apparato converte i segnali provenienti da sensori quali piranometri ed anemometri (Hz) per ottenere n.4 uscite analogiche.