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Automated Meter Reading

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United Systems & Software Inc. offers a portfolio of industry-leading automated meter reading (AMR) & advance metering infrastructure (AMI) solutions that integrate seamlessly with our ALLIANCE™ Windows Suite or interfaced to existing software. Our premier AMR/AMI solution is the Itron ChoiceConnect 100 system which accommodates —

Automatic Meter Reading—

   Convenient, efficient and cost effective with a migration path to a networked system, Itron’s data collection solutions for electricity, gas and water providers improve meter reading operations and offer enhanced data collection capabilities. For utilities looking to read, program and/or service endpoints, rugged, portable, radio-equipped handhelds are an easy-to-use and affordable solution. They allow field workforces to capture, store and manage deployment data, meter reads and service information from any meter. Itron’s mobile collection systems are the next step in AMR system evolution. The Itron Mobile Collectors are the latest in drive-by data collection for Itron’s ChoiceConnect™ 100 system, offering data logging and two-communications capabilities in a mobile solution. Powered by Itron SRead™ radio, the MC3 offers unparalleled meter reading performance, portability and affordability to gather consumption and tamper data from radio-based endpoints.

Advanced Metering—

   The Itron ChoiceConnect Fixed Network 100 automates meter data collection using wireless communications to collect meter data and can leverage existing communications infrastructure for backhaul communications. Two-way communications to the meter and time synchronized interval data collection highlight the system. Itron radio-based endpoints transmit consumption, interval usage and meter tamper data at regular intervals to a network of collectors & repeaters, which backhaul the meter data to the utility offices.

Open Architecture—

   The The Itron ChoiceConnect 100 Water Endpoint is designed to provide the advanced functionality desired by utilities combined with Itron’s proven product reliability and low total cost of ownership. With one endpoint, Water Utilities now have the flexibility to collect meter data both in a mobile or fixed network environment. This dual mode capability really sets apart ChoiceConnect™ from competing solutions. Additionally, they are compatible with water meters from all leading manufacturers.