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2017

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
HF-OSR(High Frequency Ocean Surface Radar) [Technologies Supporting Tsunami Radar Monitoring]
Business Owner
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Category
Social infrastructure systems and infrastructure
Company
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION (Japan)
Award Number
17G151313
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2017

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Outline

An ocean Surface Radar that can monitor tsunami waves 50 km offshore, compared to the conventional limit of 20 km. It is the world's first tsunami monitoring assistance technology and possesses the following features: (1) Able to observe the speed of ocean surface flows using land-based radar (2) Able to isolate and display surface movements characteristic of tsunami (3) Able to estimate the arrival of tsunami wave fronts (arrival time, wave height)

Producer

Tetsuo Mishima, Communication Systems Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Director

Toshihiko Arioka, Communication Systems Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Designer

Tomoyuki Koyanagi, Taizo Isono, Tetsutaro Yamada, Hiroshi Kameda, Hiroaki Ishikawa, Shusuke Sekino, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

More information

http://www.mitsubishielectric.co.jp/corporate/randd/list/info_tel/b196/index.html

Already in service/use
2013/3
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