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 25+ 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."

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

1959

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

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

1986

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

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

1999

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

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

2006

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

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

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.

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

2008

AP Sensing expands its Asia Pacific operations and opens a new office in Shanghai.

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

2010

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

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

2013

The Royal Mecca Clock Tower chooses AP Sensing for heat detection.

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

2014

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

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

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.

History and Innovations
History and Innovations

2016

AP Sensing monitors the power infrastructure for the newly-constructed Olympic City Park in Rio de Janeiro for the Summer Olympics.

History and Innovations
History and Innovations