For many years, Itron ERT® radio-based communication modules have provided an economic way to collect consumption data from electricity meters. Until now, however, there has been no similar solution for collecting billing data from demand or time-of-use (TOU) metered accounts. An Elster Electricity A3 ALPHA® meter equipped with an under-the-cover Itron 50ESS ERT is an ideal solution to this problem.
Closing Date: 2 July 2007
Country: United States of America
Product/Service: Water Meter Repair Parts
Closing Date: 29 June 2006 (Open)
Reference: 41112504, Water Meters
Wavecom SA, manufacturer of embedded industrial wireless communication platforms for automotive, machine-to-machine (M2M) and mobile professional applications, has signed an agreement with Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB whereby Wavecom acquires certain assets of Sony Ericsson’s M2M Communications Business Unit. The business unit includes the new GX64 GSM/GPRS product family, the GX47/48 GSM/GPRS product family, the CM42/52 CDMA/1xRTT product family, and the company’s global assets and activities in M2M research and development, marketing and sales. It does not include any assets or activities related to Sony Ericsson’s mobile phones, accessories or PC card business.
London---(METERING.COM)--- June 16, 2006 - Meter readers and meter operatives of UK utility EDF Energy are using rugged handheld computers as part of their daily routine. The Psion Teklogix WORKABOUT PRO is supported by Telepartner’s ServiceNet platform.
Telepartner is a supplier of mobile data solutions to improve field worker productivity. The company carried out an evaluation of a number of handheld devices for the EDF Energy project, and the WORKABOUT PRO was chosen for its lightweight, rugged construction and ergonomics, as well as its bright touch-sensitive screen. It is the first device in the rugged category to be certified for use with ServiceNet.
The WAN (Wide Area Network) Option Board is an FCC Part 68 Class A device that provides a communication connection to the ALPHA STARS® wireless radio frequency transponders and ALPHA Plus® meters.
ALPHA Plus meters must fulfill the following requirements to use the WAN Option Board:
- Be programmed as a time-of-use meter (not A1D or A1DQ)
- Have the AMR DataLink feature installed
Elster Electricity UNICOM™ III probes are a family of portable optical (infrared) communication interfaces. Elster Electricity UNICOM III probes are used for transferring digital information between Elster Electricity electronic meters and various reader/programmer equipment manufactured by Elster Electricity and other companies.
Elster Electricity offers the following UNICOM III probes: