Davis Instruments manufactures and distributes an assortment of weather monitoring stations for use in homes and schools, automotive vehicle monitoring systems designed to improve driver awareness and increase safety and products for boaters, fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts. Some products offered include Vantage Pro2 weather stations, which are used to monitor barometric pressure, temperature, humidity, rainfall and wind speed and direction. Monitoring systems are offered for logging engine and driver performance and troubleshooting problems. Also available are ultrasonic wind meters used to read current wind speed, highest positive speed (headwind), lowest negative speed (tailwind), five-second average and running average. The company handles all customer service, product development and manufacturing and assembly on site. Davis products are used throughout the world, including Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Davis Instruments was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Hayward, Calif.