Automatic meter reading - Electricity metering

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M3 - Monitor My Meter solution for electric meters is a break-through offering by Maven Systems to automate electricity metering. The solution components include the following:

Key technologies


  • Frequencies
    • 2.4 GHz
    • Sub1 GHz
  • ZigBee 2007 PRO
  • Mesh algorithm
  • SEP2.0 / manufacturer specific profile

Solution highlights


  • Collect meter reading data accurately and without manual interference and errors
  • Centralized monitoring and control to manage multiple facilities from a single location

Benefits to you


Keep your investments and risks at minimum using our strongly built IP!

  • Free of cost integration with your electric meters
  • Proven solutions with guaranteed results
  • Ready to integrate solution reducing the
    time-to-market
  • Proof of concepts for winning new business
  • Rental models for using web based software that saves millions of bucks needed to build a product from scratch!

Multiple ways of collecting data


Features


Keep your investments and risks at minimum using our strongly build IP!

  • Get important meter reading parameters:
    • Instantaneous consumptions
    • Cumulative energy
    • Time of day energy data
    • MD
    • Tamper data
  • Supports various operations on meters like
    • Authenticated MD reset
    • Update date & time
  • Find transmission losses and save on revenues
  • Organized storage of meter reading and consumer data
  • Role management with different level of access rights for managers / supervisors
  • Exporting the meter data to compatible formats (like ASCII / CSV / excel) which can be used by other softwares for billing
  • Load survey information is displayed graphically for analysis
  • Printing options for paper records with options of printing user desired parameters such as energy, load survey, billing data, TOD energy, historical data, etc.
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Wireless (RF) communication module


  • Can interface with electricity meters over a serial (RS232 / TTL)
  • Consume negligible current and hence are power efficient
  • ZigBee protocol stack support
    • ZigBee Smart Energy Profile (SEP2.0)
    • ZigBee meter clusters
    • Manufacturer specific clusters (MSP)
  • Use Sub1-GHz and 2.4 GHz radio frequency bands
  • Supports mesh algorithms for extended connectivity
  • Support for customizations with application profiles
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Handheld units (HHU) / Common metering reading instrument(CMRI)


  • Hardware modules for making HHU wireless
  • Custom software for DOS and Linux based HHUs
  • Auto commissioning with intelligent network creation
  • Readily available libraries for standard HHU's for quick time to market
  • Integrates with standard base computer software (BCS)

Data concentrator units (DCU)


  • GPRS based DCUs for 100% wireless solutions
  • Local storage for working in offline mode
  • Works with both ZigBee and proprietary RF
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Base computer software (BCS)


  • Standalone PC based software with capability of handling millions of consumers
  • Effectively manages consumer and metering database and relationship
  • Export / import of meter data with other software
  • Communicates with HHUs for data collection and processing
  • Export data for billing
  • Reports including billing data, tamper and load survey data provided
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Web based portal


  • Web based portal for handling a very large network
  • Communicates with DCU's in real time for data collection and processing
  • Sub metering and transmission loss analysis
  • Instant tamper reporting
  • Export data for billing
  • Reports including billing data, tamper and load survey data provided
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Repeaters


  • Low power consuming, range extender devices
  • Have ZigBee and proprietary RF protocol stack support
  • Use Sub1-GHz and 2.4 GHz radio frequency band
  • Supports mesh algorithms for extended connectivity
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