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Wndsn Applied Science

Wndsn [ˈwɪndsən], based in Berlin, designs and manufactures instruments that measure values in astronomical, geographical, and engineering contexts, calculate relevant results from the acquired data, and process the insights to make meaningful decisions.


Wndsn offers comprehensive education and instruction for all measurement and exploration instruments, custom-tailored to various audiences.

Wndsn conducts ongoing research in various fields related to our instruments, their use, and the human interface.


Wndsn creates custom-built instruments and multi-purpose tools, measurement & illumination solutions with applications in urban reconnaissance, hostile theaters, disaster areas, and outdoor exploration.

Wndsn produces archival quality products that are designed with intent by combining techniques proven over centuries, bringing together the early history of science with cutting-edge, contemporary methods, resulting in iconic, timeless, high-utility designs.

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Finding Polaris


Nomograph in action


Nomograph in action

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