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Smart meter shipments surge in EMEA and Asia-Pacific in Q3

[img:d_chuang_m_0.jpg|Dean Chuang,
Senior Research Analyst,
IDC Energy Insights
]Framingham, MA, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- December 13, 2011 - Global smart meter shipments reached a new high in the third quarter of 2011, up more than 5 percent from the previous quarter and more than 11 percent over the third quarter of 2010, according to IDC Energy Insights’ quarterly smart meter tracker.

Partnership to demonstrate automated vulnerability detection for smart grid

[img:Security.thumbnail.jpeg| ]Oak Ridge, TN, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- October 18, 2011 - EnerNex, Sensus and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have announced a partnership to conduct a demonstration of the Automated Vulnerability Detection (AVUD) system for cyber security vulnerability detection in smart grid components.

The system, known as the Function Extraction or FX system, will apply the newly developed technology of software behavior computation. Initially the focus will be on improving security in software that controls smart meters.

Thank you for attending Metering, Billing/CRM Europe 2011

A big thank you to all delegates, visitors, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors that made the 13th annual Metering, Billing/CRM Europe conference and exhibition in Amsterdam a great success!

AquaSense intelligent water management solution expanded

[img:water_drop_0.jpg| ]Raleigh, NC, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- September 29, 2011 - The AquaSense intelligent water management product portfolio has been expanded with the addition of 8" and 10" meters for all models in the OMNI™ collection of lead-free commercial water meters.

The OMNI collection is one of the original components of AquaSense, which unites the Sensus FlexNet™ two-way communications network with advanced meters, software and services.

Water meters are not all created equal, study finds

[img:barfuss.thumbnail.jpg|Steven Barfuss,
Utah Water
Research
Laboratory
]Denver, CO, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- September 23, 2011 - Not all water meter types are created equal and some manufacturers produce a superior product, a new study from the U.S. Water Research Foundation has found.

Some meter types pass the American Water Works Association (AWWA) registry standard tests more consistently than other meter types, the study found. And surprisingly it says, most manufacturers that publicize AWWA standard compliancy do not consistently meet the organization’s metering standards.

Tendril partners with AMI communications vendors to access 85 percent of...

[img:adrian_0.gif|Adrian Tuck,
CEO, Tendril
]Boulder, CO, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- September 9, 2011 - Tendril, provider of a cloud platform for the energy internet, now works with all of the top advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) communications suppliers, making it, the company says, “the de facto cloud technology platform for providing real time communications and control from the meter to the home and from the cloud to beyond the meter.”

Worldwide smart meter shipments reach record in Q2 2011, pushing installed...

[img:RyanR_0.jpg|Ryan Reith,
Program Manager,
IDC Energy Insights
Smart Meter Tracker
]Framingham, MA, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- September 7, 2011 - Global smart meter shipments reached a new high in the second quarter of 2011 with shipments growing 4.1 percent over the first quarter of this year, according to IDC Energy Insights’ Worldwide Quarterly Smart Meter Tracker.

Sensus and Ecologic Analytics partner to provide pre-integrated smart meter solutions

[img:partnershipsweb_2.jpg| ]Raleigh, NC, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- August 25, 2011 - Sensus and meter data management system (MDMS) provider Ecologic Analytics are partnering to provide a pre-validated, pre-integrated communications solution for electricity customers using the Sensus FlexNetTM advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system.  

The solution is based on the IEC 61968 Part 9 interface, the interoperability standard to provide a CIM (common interface model) gateway for meter reading and control data to be exchanged between the Sensus radio network interface (RNI) head end system and the Ecologic MDMS application.

Meter manufacturers to integrate FlexNet solution

[img:DavidG_0.jpg|David Green,
Smart Metering
Program Director,
Arqiva
]London, U.K. --- (METERING.COM) --- August 16, 2011 - Several major meter manufacturers, including EDMI, EM-Lite, Itron, OnStream and Secure Meters, are to integrate Sensus’ FlexNetTM long range radio communications solution for smart metering and smart grid into their smart meter product portfolio.

Sentec attends Palace reception to celebrate innovation award win

[img:Queen_3.jpg| ]August 5, 2011 - Sentec, the world leading supplier of smart grid and metering technology, was honoured recently at a Buckingham Palace reception for its Sterling technology, which won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation.

The Sterling technology is at the heart of highly innovative smart meters including both the Sensus iPerl smart water meter, currently being installed across the US and the Aquiba A200 smart water meter offered in the Australian market. This is the second year in a row that the company has been honoured with a Queen’s Award.

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