International research company Frost & Sullivan has bestowed its New Product Differentiation Award on SensorTran’s Gemini Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) system. The award was given in recognition of SensorTran’s innovation in the market for DTS and instrumentation systems. Headquartered in Texas, SensorTran has been a major provider of DTS systems since 1996, and possesses an ISO-9001 certification.
SensorTran’s DTS system incorporates advanced fiber optic sensing techniques for detecting events in the electric, geothermal and oil & gas utility sectors. The system allows even personnel with limited experience to deploy the system in applications such as buried cables, environmental monitoring, high-voltage overhead electric lines and shallow land wells, amongst others. The system eases the process of installation and offers improved data quality by virtue of incorporating dual wavelength technology.
The SensorTran DTS system includes its in-house dual laser technology, PerfectVision, which improves the speed of measurement and applies correction for non-linear fiber attenuation. These features also increase the sensitivity of the device and addresses industry requirements for hydrogen-tolerant systems. The PerfectVision technology also expands the application of the DTS system to areas such as SAG-D and high-temperature wells, and the process industry, and makes the DTS an important technology for enabling smart grids.