Easy-to-use cost efficient energy management with wireless mesh networks with embedded processing technology


Yariv Oren, CEO,
Virtual Extension
Dallas, TX, U.S.A. and Givatayim, Israel — (METERING.COM) —June 15, 2009 – Creating a more reliable, simple to install, cost efficient way to monitor and track energy consumption for utilities, mesh technology developer Virtual Extension has selected Texas Instruments Incorporated’s embedded processing technology as the preferred solution to power its VEmesh wireless mesh networks.

TI’s ultra-low power microcontroller (MCU) and RF technology helps boost performance, minimize cost, reduce board space and speed time to market of the VEmesh network applications.

Optimized for applications requiring high performance, such as automated meter reading (AMR), Virtual Extension’s Diversity Path Mesh™ technology transmits simultaneously a multitude of radio paths, creating a robust wireless network for 100 percent area coverage. With this technology, utilities can realize savings in terms of data collection, theft prevention, remote operation and prepaid services.

“By using TI solutions in VEmesh products, next generation wireless network users are able to take advantage of state-of-the-art technology with high reliability, extended range and efficient cost performance,” said Yariv Oren, CEO of Virtual Extension.

“TI’s MCU and RF technology combined with the high performance of VEmesh products offers customers cutting edge wireless network solutions,” added Mark Buccini, director, metering/AMI at TI.