July 27, 2012
-- Serial Microelectronics Pte Ltd, a Serial System Ltd. Group company has announced a joint initiative with technology partners Maven Systems Pvt. Ltd. The partnership will use Serial Microelectronics market reach for delivering solutions in a fast growing market of M2M communications. To start with the solutions will be targeted towards automated meter reading (AMR)for electrical meters and soon to be expanded to other domains suchas water meters, asset tracking, Internet / cloud based remote machine monitoring and hospitality management.
Texas Instrument’s (TI) compact ZigBee chip is the core of the AMR solution developed by Maven Systems. The chip is based on a ZigBee PRO compliant platform and offers a complete ZigBee PRO protocol implementation including support for the ZigBee Smart Energy profile. The module can communicate with various types of meters via a UART port. The module can support any device specified in SE profile specification 1.0 and 2.0.The solution is targeted for use in utility meters like electricity, water and gas meters.
Serial Systems Ltd. Group is a leading distributor of electronic components in Asia-Pacific region. Serial has a wide reach in Asian continent and the group has network of oversea offices, operations and representations in India, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam.Serial Systems’ offerings can be checked at http://www.serialsystem.com
Maven Systems Pvt. Ltd. is a technology company with several end to end solutions under its belt. Maven’s AMR solution is based on ZigBee and RF targeted towards electric and water metering. Maven’s other solutions are in mining, heavy machinery monitoring, remote monitoring, security, wireless and so on. Maven’s clients are spread all over the world including India, US, Brazil, Africa, Indonesia, UAE, Singapore, China etc. Maven’s complete offerings can be checked at http://mavensystems.com/metering_solution.html