Powelectrics and Telit expand cooperation into wireless telemetry applications market

Telit Wireless Solutions and Powelectrics Ltd announced collaboration in the wireless telemetry application market with the launch of Powelectrics’ Telit-based product “Metron2”.

The Metron2 is a multi-function cellular-connected telemetry device capable of making remote fill-level readings in tanks containing liquids and gases.

The device’s integral display allows the unit to be used also as a local gauge and for system setup and testing. An optional pulse-counter board allows the device to take external meter readings.

Wide-area-network connected with the Telit GE864-QUAD V2 cellular module and self-powered from an internal battery make installation of the Metron2 quick and easy to accomplish. An intuitive user interface expedites set up and testing processes.

The Metron2 can be powered from different sources including an internal battery or an external 6-24Vdc source.The Powelectrics developed solar powered telemetry system allows the unit to remain ‘always on’ and connected to the GSM/GPRS network so the server can make contact at any time with instant reading requests

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Equipped with the Metron2, a tanker truck can be dispatched to best matching customer locations according to volume available in the tanker and volume required by customers, efficiently exhausting the tanker’s full supply of product instead of transporting it back to base saving fuel and removing the risk of the returned product contaminating the storage or process facility.

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) has been encouraging more extensive use of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools to improve supply chain efficiency.

According to the Department for Transport in the UK, by 2015, total traffic on the roads will have grown by over 30 per cent compared to 2000 levels and the CBI has estimated that road congestion currently costs the UK up to £20 billion annually.

“We see the Metron2 as a powerful telemetry solution with the potential to serve well a vast number of segments going way beyond the chemical industry” said Dominikus Hierl, chief marketing officer at Telit Wireless Solutions.

Telit’s GE864-QUAD V2 ultra-compact, low-power, quad-band GSM/GPRS 3GPP Release 4 module integrated in Powelectrics’ Metron2 boasts one of the industry’s broadest certification profiles in its class making it easily deployable anywhere in the global market.

Modules in this family are capable of data rates of 48Kbps GPRS Class 10 also supporting 9.6Kpbs Circuit Switch Data (CSD) transfers ensuring connectivity in poor coverage areas.

The GE864-QUAD V2 family features one of the market’s most compact Ball Grid Array (BGA) package measuring 30 x 30 x 2.8 mm and an extended operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C, making it the perfect platform for outdoor-environment mobile applications such as the Metron2.

“We continue to develop our already well proven solutions helping drive down the total cost of ownership and therefore reducing the payback time. Telemetry has never been so affordable,” said David Oakes, sales director Powelectrics.

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