Posts tagged “Sensus”
Google defends self-driving cars; Sensus Smart Gateway; Showtime streaming; Yahoo to stream NFL game; electric trucks?
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google defends its driverless cars experiment; Sensus unveils a "Smart Gateway" for utilities; Showtime joins the streaming trend; Yahoo wins rights to stream an NFL game; and Tesla co-founder wants to electrify trucks.
Sensus, one of the world's largest smart meter manufacturers, is acquiring smart grid data analytics startup Verdeeco, which is based in Atlanta.
The landing of its largest contract to date for smart metering technology means Raleigh-based Sensus will be expanding its global work force, CEO Peter Mainz tells WRALTechWire. The company also has a new chairman - a former CEO of Sears and an ex-IBMer - to help plot the company's growth. WRALTechWire Insiders can learn more about Sensus and the state of smart metering industry.
Opinion: Why upgrade utilities? You need only look back to last October's Hurricane Sandy to understand the importance of a having a resilient utility communication network. The 1,000 mile wide Superstorm caused more than $70 billion in damage and paralyzed electric, gas and water services.
The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, am organization created to promote and help grow the region's renewable, "smart" energy and other cleantech industries, has hired RTI to continue a study of the area's "smart" assets.
In the news: Big 3 pick BlackBerry; Cisco phone hack; Sensus wins deal; Quintiles partnership; IBM targets small businesses
Inside the Bulldog blog: Big carriers will sell new BlackBerry phones; Is your Cisco phone a spy?; utility picks Sensus meters; Quintiles signs partnership deal in Asia; new IBM service targets small businesses.
Opinion from Sensus CEO Peter Mainz: Water utilities and municipalities across the country are looking for ways to strike the right balance between consuming and conserving water. They must manage the rising costs of energy, capture lost water and revenue and support new customer service expectations.
Inside the Bulldog blog: Sensus whitepaper says smartgrid technology can save utilities billions; Red Hat lands SAP certification; SciQuest upgrades eprocurement product; Maintec opens new data center; Bandwidth.com subsidiary Inetwork lands an e911 deal.
Raleigh-based Sensus, a developer of smart grid software and metering technology, insists there are "no safety issues" with its meters. But a Pennsylvania utility firm is yanking meters that were part of a $650 million project.
Lenovo tablet $799; Red Hat earnings; new IBM data center; a Cisco exit; Sensus trial deal; SciQuest award
Inside the Bulldog Blog: Lenovo's new tablet is priced at $799 with keyboard; Cisco reportedly exits load balancers; IBM opens smart data center in Canada; Sensus smart meter trial expands; Red Hat earnings are due; SciQuest wins award for excellence.
A series of fires in Philadelphia area has led to a suspension of Sensu smartmeter installations, but the Raleigh firm denies it is to blame and isn't issuing a recall.
Under a licensing deal with a U.K. firm, Raleigh-based Sensus will be able to offer its utility customers the ability for individuals to monitor power use in their homes by device. They can do it with a mobile app or from PC.