Remote Sensing in the News

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Drivers can now test vehicle emissions while on the road

Fairfaxtimes.comJan 15, 2016
Opus Inspection President Jim Sands demonstrates how drivers can pay vehicle emissions testing fees online as part of RapidPass Virginia, …

Nearly Instant Emissions Inspection Testing Now Available

Patch.comJan 14, 2016
It’s now a reality and all you have to do is drive routinely in NorthernVirginia and pass through an on-road RAPIDPASS testing location (though …

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Test Emissions Where Cars Pollute: On the Road

New York TimesSep 30, 2015
Remote sensing devices on the roadside can measure emissions as a vehicle … than laboratory testing or other on-road emission testing methods. … from West Virginia University who exposed the Volkswagen cheating).

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VW Scandal Shows a Need for More Tech, Not Less

New York TimesSep 30, 2015
The council paid West Virginia University about $70,000 to study just three cars, … Remote sensors on roads, for instance, can measure the average … said Dr. Heck, is to create an on-roadnetwork with data that is constantly …

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Did One Company Spot Volkswagen’s Diesel Deception Six Years

JalopnikOct 19, 2015
… more than 20 states where Opus Inspection, through its subsidiary Envirotest, … along with Niranjan Vescio, remote sensing product manager at Opus; … and how LNT systems are “not providing adequate control on road.”

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BC study uses remote sensing to measure truck emissions

Truck NewsApr 15, 2013
Envirotest Canada set up remote sensing devices at roadside sites, weigh scales … “What we did see is that the condition of the on-roadfleet roughly follows the …

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Skip the emission testing lines: What you need to know about

The Denver ChannelSep 10, 2014
The program is called “RapidScreen.” The vans, equipped with sensors, are a familiar sight along the side of Colorado roads. If your car is in …

Rapid Screen Emissions Testing Begins In Northern Colorado

KMGH DenverJun 2, 2010
Air Care Colorado rolled out several new rapid screen emissions testing vans in northern Colorado Tuesday. Operators began collecting …