smart meter components

Smart meter components: New housing resins plus load switch

In smart meter components news, US plastics manufacturing company Trinseo has launched an updated range of polycarbonate resins for use in utility rollouts. Trinseo said in a...

Trends in metering components: Industry overview

Much has been made over the last decade of the “smart metering boom” and its effect on meter manufacturers, installation and integration companies and...

Smart meter launches: new AMI, billing and connectivity solutions

The smart meter and billing market has seen a rash of new hardware and software products launching this week. Advanced metering and data software company...

Renesas receives full accreditation for powerline modem solutions

Japanese semiconductor company, Renesas Electronics  has announced the certification of the second generation of its OFDM powerline (PLC) modem for worldwide frequency bands. Renesas is...
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Component: Toshiba’s new MCU for single and three phase smart meters

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba launched a new microcontroller this week for use in smart meter applications. The TMPM311CHDUG is the latest addition to its ARM Cortex-M3-based TX03...

Optical meter reading more secure with UK M2M company’s new probe

UK machine to machine company Metmotec has launched a new product that allows remote reading of manually read utility meters. The company, which supplies modems...
IoT predictions for 802.15.4 mesh chips, Norwegian wireless mesh solution in India

US’s Nighthawk makes mesh-cellular module for GE residential smart meters

US wireless smart grid company Nighthawk has lifted the curtain on a new module for use in GE Digital Energy's residential ANSI electricity smart...
Renesas launches new MCU group

Components: Renesas launches new low-power MCU for sensing applications

The European subsidiary of Japanese microcontroller supplier Renesas Electronics has launched a new solution that offers low-power consumption and integration of analog function in sensing...
Maxim chip for smart meter comms

Component: Dolphin Integration’s silicon IP for utility billing meters

French silicon IP component manufacturer Dolphin Integration has released a new product for fabless and system on chip (SoC) integrators with the aim of targeting smart grid services...
Semtech buys EnVerv in PLC deal

Deal watch: Semtech buys EnVerv to tap into global PLC market

US semiconductor supplier Semtech Corporation has bought out power line communications company EnVerv for an undisclosed amount. Under the acquisition agreement, EnVerv's staff have joined Semtech...

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