ICSA India secures AMR patent

Patent ImageCalcutta, India — (METERING.COM) — July 28, 2006 – ICSA India has today secured a patent from the Controller of Patents in the government of India’s Regional Patent Office for its intelligent automatic meter reading (IAMR) device.

The IAMR is an embedded device with the following functionalities:

• Real time access of metering data
• Accessing the meter with time period from 15 minutes to once per month
• Data can be retrieved with programmable pre-defined time period
• Meter can be accessed through a cell phone.

The system also detects tamper and sends the alerts to the control room as well as field official’s cell phones with tamper details.