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Carl Data Launches Astra AirSafe
Sensor with Multiple Pilots
December 20, 2018 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Carl Data Solutions Inc. (CSE:CRL, FSE:7C5, OTC:CDTAF) (“Carl Data” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that Astra Smart Systems Inc. (“Astra”) is launching its new AirSafe environmental sensor, with concurrent pilots in multiple industries. According to a recent study by Market Future Research, the environmental monitoring market is predicted to reach USD $19.56B by 2022.
Astra AirSafe is a light weight, ultra low-cost device that measures temperature, humidity and many possibly dangerous substances, including methane, hydrogen and smoke, for advanced safety protection. Remote resort locations, mining, and forestry companies are piloting this possibly life-saving tool, with ATCO Wood Products Inc. and the Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce kicking off the installations.
“Astra has cultivated great industry partners throughout the Lower Columbia Kootenay region,” said Pilar Portela, Astra CEO. “It is an honor to be able to work closely within our community to improve safety, while at the same time building a versatile product that will have an international impact.”
The broad detecting scope, high sensitivity and a fast response time of AirSafe, combined with Carl Data’s technology agnostic platform’s built in alerting and alarming tools will allow for better real-time safety for assets and workers. This machine learning/AI enabled device will also be able to use data to give accurate future predictions about an environment, helping industries to be proactive with operations and risk management.
“These pilots are just beginning of what Astra and Carl Data are going to accomplish within the huge burgeoning environmental monitoring market,” said Greg Johnston, Carl Data President and CEO. “Our clients will be amazed at the variety of products and applications we will be bringing to market in the new year.”
About Astra Smart Systems
Astra is located at the i4C Innovation building, an Industrial IoT lab, production and development facility located in Trail, B.C., Canada. Astra’s mandate is to develop E2E solutions for complex industrial challenges. Astra’s facility is at the centre of the Kootenay regions industrial fibre optic hub and sits along the newly established Metal Tech Alley. This corridor of high-technology ventures focused on industrial innovation, right across from the regional Trail Airport (YZZ) and with railway access to the US border at only seven kms away. Astra offers custom-designed infrastructure, equipment, and professional services for IIoT applications. More information can be found at http://astra.earth.
About Carl Data Solutions
Carl Data Solutions Inc. is focused on providing next generation information collection, storage and analytics solutions for data-centric companies. Building on its recent acquisitions, Carl helps its clients analyze and understand all forms of environmental data through a powerful platform of data collection, monitoring, analysis and reporting tools.
Carl Data Solutions Inc. continues to develop applications to work with new cloud-based mass storage services and analytics tools (Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS) to provide scalability for municipalities, utilities and other industrial verticals. These data collection and storage methods allow the company to build smart Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based applications that can collect data from many diverse sources and provide deep insight for decision-making purposes. More information can be found at www.CarlSolutions.com.
The Canadian Securities Exchange (operated by CNSX Markets Inc.) has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this press release.
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