2014

Picarro Trace Gas & Isotope Analyzers Recognized With Technology Innovation of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Picarro, Inc. is proud to announce that it has received the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2009 North American Technology Innovation of the Year Award for its innovative line of trace gas and stable isotope instruments for greenhouse gas monitoring, industrial emissions measurements and point of origin analysis. The award cites Picarro's development and commercial deployment of wavelength-scanned cavity ring down spectroscopy (WS-CRDS), the core technology that enables these instruments' unique combination of sensitivity, specificity and simplicity of operation. This award will be presented at Frost & Sullivan's 2009 Excellence in Emerging Technologies Awards Banquet held in San Francisco, June 9, 2009.

Rajaram Vijayan of Frost & Sullivan explains, "Our analysts selected Picarro's WS-CRDS technology for this year's award because they believe this technology is playing a pivotal role in changing applications for environmental and industrial trace gas analysis. Specifically, these WS-CRDS analyzers provide a unique combination of sensitivity, specificity, and ease of use. Moreover, the rugged design of these systems ensures that they can withstand variations in topography and environmental conditions, enabling both laboratory applications and remote use at unmanned locations."

Michael Woelk, CEO of Picarro states, "We are very gratified to receive this high profile award. Previous winners include companies such as BMW, Intel, and Kodak, and we are honored to be associated with these market luminaries, whose names are synonymous with both technical excellence and industry leadership. We are striving to reach these very same goals in our field of trace gas and stable isotope analysis. I'd also like to recognize the great team of colleagues that I'm fortunate to work with at Picarro. These are the people who are really responsible for winning this award, and for achieving the phenomenal growth we've experienced over the past year."

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Picarro, Inc. is a privately held manufacturer of greenhouse gas and stable isotope instrumentation for environmental research, emissions and process monitoring, and molecular origin analysis. The company is a technology leader in wavelength scanned cavity ring down spectroscopy (WS-CRDS), which enables the highest sensitivity, precision, and accuracy measurements, with unprecedented ease of use. Picarro holds numerous patents as well as eight exclusive patent licenses from Stanford University. Visit us at www.picarro.com.

    Contact Information:
    Ian Green, Director of Marketing, igreen@picarro.com, (408) 962-3942

SOURCE Picarro, Inc.



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