On-Ramp Wireless and EDMI Partner to Deliver Smart Grid Solutions for Advanced Metering Ecosystem
Companies provide powerful integrated solutions to Asia-Pacific region with expansion into global markets
SAN DIEGO and SINGAPORE – February 11, 2015 – On-Ramp Wireless, a leading provider of wireless communications solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and EDMI Limited, providers of global smart metering solutions, announced their partnership to bring innovative smart grid solutions to EDMI’s expanding global markets. EDMI has integrated On-Ramp’s RPMA® (Random Phase Multiple Access) network technology into a variety of smart grid solutions for advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) applications.
EDMI’s metering portfolio includes a comprehensive range of premium quality metering products, advanced infrastructure and energy management systems. The On-Ramp Wireless RPMA Network is currently integrated into a number of EDMI’s smart electric meter deployments in the Asia-Pacific region and future deployments will also include water meter solutions for opportunities into a variety of new geographies.
“The partnership with EDMI is integral to increasing our reach in the Asia-Pacific region and new markets,” said Kevin Hell, President and Chief Executive Officer, On-Ramp Wireless. “On-Ramp’s field-proven RPMA technology delivers enhanced network coverage and capacity for EDMI’s smart metering ecosystem and our continued collaboration will provide best-in-class technology solutions for their expanding smart grid network.”
On-Ramp’s RPMA Network is the first wireless system designed from the ground up for low-power, wide-area, machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. On-Ramp’s RPMA Network offers more coverage, capacity and flexibility than other IIoT and M2M wireless technologies, including cellular, mesh and emerging narrowband long-range alternatives. On-Ramp’s innovative technology approach delivers proven, industry leading wireless coverage and capacity for tens of thousands of devices per infrastructure point and operation in the globally license-free 2.4 GHz IEC band to reach critical assets in urban, rural or even underground environments.
EDMI offers a comprehensive range of smart meters and metering systems which enable its customers to manage their distribution, load consumption and meter data resources more efficiently. EDMI has produced over five million smart meters and has over 10 business units throughout the globe.
“EDMI works with On-Ramp Wireless as a technology partner because its products are differentiated from the rest of the market, said Lee Kwang Mong, Group Managing Director, EDMI Limited. “On-Ramp’s RPMA technology provides an unprecedented IIoT wireless solution and is a cost-effective and mission-critical solution for the demanding requirements of the utility industry.”
About On-Ramp Wireless, Inc.
On-Ramp Wireless has developed the first wireless system purpose-built to efficiently connect billions of hard-to-reach devices in metro scale and other challenging environments. The On-Ramp Wireless RPMA® Network enables low-power monitoring and control applications within smart grid, oil and gas operations, water efficiency, industrial sensing and location tracking. For more information, visit www.onrampwireless.com or follow us on Twitter @OnRampWireless.
About EDMI Limited
EDMI Limited is one of the leading Smart Energy Solutions providers in the world. EDMI is focused on designing, developing and manufacturing innovative and technologically advanced energy meters and smart energy solutions for the global utility industry. Our metering portfolio includes a comprehensive range of premium quality meter products, communications equipment and supporting software systems.
With over 35 years’ experience of manufacturing smart meters and millions of EDMI smart meters installed worldwide, EDMI’s products are tried and tested, giving you the confidence of working hand in hand with a company with a proven track record. For more information, visit us at www.edmi-meters.com.