MEASUREMENTS TO MIND (M2M) is a growing suite of Stevens products that embraces cloud-computing with an all-inclusive vision of shortening the communication path from the sensors to data on-line. That is, what the sensors MEASURE the MIND sees.
Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of integrated hydrological, meteorological and oceanographic monitoring instrumentation, accessories and information systems that help optimize water resource management and enhance forecasting. We start by fully understanding our customers’ goals and requirements. Then we design a system (whether simple or complex), consisting of sensors, data logging and process control instruments, communication equipment and necessary software for data presentation. Our objective is finding the shortest path between environmental conditions and your understanding of those environmental conditions to efficiently execute the best decisions.
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With a focus on simplicity, innovation and efficient solutions, Stevens Water are experts in hydrological and environmental monitoring.
We’ve been innovating water monitoring solutions since 1911.
JC Stevens invents the Type A chart recorder, the first continuous stage recording device. This original design is the basis for today’s Type A and Type F recorders.
Stevens Water Monitoring Systems was originally founded as “Leupold & Voelpel” in 1907 by brothers-in-law Marcus Friedrich (Fred) Leupold and Adam Voelpel. The firm, located in Portland, Oregon was primarily focused on the repair and manufacture of surveying equipment.
JC Stevens joins Marcus Leupold and Adam Voelpel’s company, firm renamed to “Leupold, Volpel & Company”.
JC Stevens helps found the Oregon Museum Foundation, which would later become the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) in 1949. JC Stevens would serve as president of OMSI for 13 years.
The optics side of the company and the water monitoring side of the company are separated from each other, with Stevens becoming “Stevens Water Monitoring Systems, Inc.”, a privately-held company with its primary focus on monitoring water in the environment.
The original (analog) Stevens HydraProbe, based on patented technology is released to the market, soon becoming a best-seller for Stevens as a way to quickly measure water content, salinity, and temperature of soil.
Stevens releases the Shark, the first Bluetooth radio transmitter specifically designed for the environmental monitoring and testing market. It can link devices from up to 300 feet apart, and features true RS232/RS485 serial cable emulation.
Stevens Water Monitoring Systems celebrates its 100 year anniversary of monitoring the Earth’s environmental resources.
Signalling the beginning of a new chapter of innovative product development, Stevens completely re-brands the company. Our new tagline “Measurements to Mind” shows how invested we are in the concept of cloud computing—we believe there will be a fundamental shift in how the industry collects data, and we intend to lead the charge.