TEL AVIV, Israel, June 30, 2022 (GLOBE
NEWSWIRE) -- Today ASTERRA
released an expansion to its EarthWorks product line that paves the
way for improving remote surveillance of critical infrastructure.
ASTERRA EarthWorks monitors the actual underground soil moisture
near large infrastructure installations that increases risk of
failure or catastrophe. Numerous industries are now served by
EarthWorks, including dams, levees, roads, rail, mining, and
“With the expansion of EarthWorks, the ability now exists to remotely identify areas of high moisture which pose a hazard to assets which could lead to costly and devastating infrastructure failure,” said Elly Perets, chief executive officer of ASTERRA. “The EarthWorks service is a reliable way to monitor infrastructure and to take action that preserves resources and protects people from harm.”
EarthWorks technology sees through pavement and treetops, and is uninhibited by light and weather conditions. The subscription provides access to the ASTERRA customer portal with data and insights. With ongoing monitoring of the underground soil moisture, the costs associated with inspection, maintenance, operations, and engineering are reduced.
The various industries served by EarthWorks each have unique challenges which benefit from ASTERRA’s Earth observation technology. Many dams and levees are beyond their life expectancy. Of the estimated 1.2 million in-stream barriers in Europe, approximately 61,500 of those barriers are dams. In Japan...