ZUG, Switzerland and NEW YORK, January 29 /PRNewswire/ --
- Gridstream offers utilities an open, two-way solution for Smart Grid deployments
Landis+Gyr, the global leader in energy measurement and management offerings for utilities, today announced it has created a solution brand, Gridstream, for global use in state of the art smart metering and communications system deployments.
Gridstream is an advanced energy management offering that represents the Company's latest technology for satisfying customers' needs in multi-energy metering, distribution management solutions, and personal energy management devices. Designed to provide utility customers a flexible, scalable, interoperable and open two-way communication and network solution, Gridstream is supported by the breadth of Landis+Gyr's rich technology portfolio for all Advanced Metering Infrastructure/Management (AMI/AMM) deployments.
Today we are unveiling Landis+Gyr's solution brand, Gridstream, as our leading edge offering for the smart grid of tomorrow. This integrated suite is designed to meet and exceed the highest standards utilities have for their deployments and energy consumers expect from a market leader, said Landis+Gyr CEO Cameron O'Reilly. Utilities understand how crucial it is to pick the right supplier for an AMI/AMM rollout, and Gridstream is an essential ingredient in helping our customers manage energy better.
Landis+Gyr offers one of the broadest portfolios of products and services in the electricity metering industry including integrated AMI solutions, communication systems and software, meters, meter data management as well as related support and services.
Gridstream represents the evolution of Landis+Gyr's market-leading product offering to meet the increasingly complex global needs of the utility industry. Our open architecture is extremely flexible and is well suited for a wide variety of communications platforms including: wireless mesh radio, power line carrier, as well as 2G/3G based public communications networks. Additionally, our software is integrated with multiple meter data management (MDM) systems allowing for custom tailored output and functionality, added Andreas Umbach, Landis+Gyr's President and Chief Operating Officer.
Advanced metering is expected to revolutionize energy management and grid reliability across the globe. Smart metering solutions provide a continuous flow of data between customer meters and utility back-end systems. With this capability, utilities are able to offer customers a broad array of new pricing, demand response, and energy automation options that enhance the efficiency and reliability of the electricity grid. Customers will benefit from more information, expanded choices, and simpler, smarter management of their energy use. With smart metering, customers will be able to gain more value from their energy expenditures and reduce the environmental impact of their energy use.
ABOUT LANDIS + GYR
Landis+Gyr is the leading provider of integrated energy management solutions tailored to energy company needs. With a global presence and a reputation for quality and innovation, Landis+Gyr is unique in its ability to deliver true end-to-end advanced metering solutions. Today, the Company offers the broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With annualized sales of more than US$1.25 billion, Landis+Gyr operates in over 30 countries across five continents, and employs over 5,000 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. For more information about Landis+Gyr Inc., please visit the corporate website at www.landisgyr.com.
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