Smart Gas Metering
In a gas utility application, meters must function for long periods of time and transmit data regularly. A combination of smart metering technology with sensors for smart valves, gas pressure and gas leak detectors on the same network represent a concrete response for gas utilities to enhance safety and improve overall efficiency. Semtech's LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol enable cost-effective and efficient solutions for gas utilities.
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Sindcon and IoT Kreasi Indonesia developed battery-powered smart meters utilizing LoRaWAN to eliminate the manual energy and water meter reading process from larger buildings with several tenants. The smart meters further benefit from LoRaWAN connectivity for remote control of the water meters.
Kiwi Technology’s Network Control Unit uses Semtech's LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard to connect and monitor gas meters in real time and potentially reduce gas leaks.
Arson Metering utilizes Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard for its new smart gas metering sensor solution, which detects dangerous levels of methane in gas, wirelessly sends a notification to a mobile device and then immediately shuts off gas supply.
GTI utilizes the LoRaWAN® standard in its Natural Gas Smart Safety Shutoff System which shuts off valve and meter once methane is detected, preventing a possible gas-related incident.
eLichens’ avolta gas sensor featuring LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard detects natural gas (methane) leaks with ultra-selectiveness, allowing for instant alert of any devastating gas leak for response and potentially save lives.
Vision Metering onboards municipal utilities across the U.S. and Latin America with its metering hardware and software leveraging LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol at a rate of two to three per week
Alpha-Omega Technology's new KLAX line of smart meter interface modules leverage the LoRaWAN protocol enable the simple deployment and retrofit of legacy metering solutions for real-time utility data transfer over LoRaWAN networks.
Vision Metering, LLC’s LoRa-based applications enable the upgrade of legacy metering solutions, requiring traditional walk-by or drive-by reading methods, to fixed, long range AMI, for hourly or daily data transfer over LoRaWAN networks for efficient utility management and billing.
Elmeasure and ClodPi's new LoRa-based prepaid energy metering solution tracks and reports usage data in real time for precise billing and reduced energy waste in utility applications.
NSOFT’s “Smart Read” family of modules use LoRa devices to seamlessly convert older solutions to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), bringing additional benefits to the customer, including reduced waste and cost, and increased efficiency for the grid.
Digimondo's end-to-end smart utilities starter package based on Semtech's LoRa devices simplifies the deployment and operation of a LoRaWAN network, allowing municipal utilities insight into the business benefits of LoRa-based applications.
Seluxit integrated Semtech’s LoRa devices into smart metering solution, MeDa, deployed throughout Germany to help consumers change wasteful energy habits and save money.
Goldcard's smart gas metering products to help public utility companies improve efficiency and reduce management costs, with an estimated up to 25% in savings.
Lemonbeat integrates LoRa Technology into its smart metering solutions for easier reading and collection of utility usage.
Kaifa Metering’s LoRa-enabled meters offer the ability to monitor a building’s utility usage in real time.
EasyLinkin's LoRa-enabled smart meters monitor utility usage rates in real-time to provide facilities more visibility to reduce operating costs.
Suntront’s smart utility solutions automate gas and water management, sharing the data through a Cloud-based application, resulting in minimized costs and increased efficiency.
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