AP Sensing

THE HISTORY AND INNOVATIONS OF AP SENSING

A rich heritage and a passion for innovations to serve customer needs

 

Our Mission: A passionate focus on people and on customer needs ensures our continued success. We stand for expertise and quality, with highly-qualified and committed employees, worldwide offices, and a network of expert regional partners. AP Sensing is "Leading the Way with Passion."

Our Values: We strive to continually improve our 35+ year HP/Agilent heritage in optical test leadership. Our employees and partners have a talent for innovation.  With the industry's most complete set of tests and certifications, we will continue to set industry standards and strive to be the best possible partner for you.

History

1939

Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard start a test and measurement company in a garage in Palo Alto, California, known today as the "Birthplace of Silicon Valley."

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

1959

HP establishes its first production site outside of the US in Boeblingen, Germany.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

1986

In 1986 HP released its first OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer), the HP 8145A.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

1999

Nov. 1st, 1999, the measurement business from HP spins off into an independent company – Agilent Technologies.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2006

In 2006 (then still Agilent), the world's first outdoor DTS (Distributed Temperature Sensing) model was released.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2007

Nov. 1st, 2007, Agilent’s Fiber Sensing business in Boeblingen, Germany starts with a new Business Model, based on AP Sensing as a dedicated and focused company.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2008

DTS (Distributed Temperature Sensing) gets VdS Certificate of Approval.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2010

AP Sensing is selected to monitor and protect the Eurotunnel, the world's longest undersea tunnel.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2013

DAS (Distributed Acoustic Sensing) 1st Generation for Rail Monitoring, Smart City and TPI (Third Party Intrusion).

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2014

AP Sensing introduces market-leading measurement ranges -- up to 50km for both singlemode and multimode fiber.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2015

AP Sensing was selected to supply the DTS (Distributed Temperature Sensing) system to monitor the world's longest XLPE subsea cable link between Sweden and Lithuania.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2016

DVS (Distributed Vibration Sensing) – Pipeline projects utilizing Long Ranger technology (Michelson Interferometer – Mach Zehnder).

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2017

DAS 2nd Generation extended range and AI-Algorithms for enhanced classification.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2018

Industry's most advanced DTS is released, reaching new levels of asset monitoring.

Enhanced 3rd Generation DAS is developed utilizing 2P Squared Technology.

The history and innovations of AP Sensing
The history and innovations of AP Sensing

2019

Next Level of AI-Algorithms, aggregation and enhanced classification technologies plus MLTA (Machine Learning Transient Alarm).

The history and innovations of AP Sensing