14 Jun '11, 4pm

Itron and Landis+Gyr Share Communications: Two of the largest meter makers, Itron and Landis+Gyr, will integra...

Two of the largest meter makers, Itron and Landis+Gyr , will integrate their communication platforms into each other’s meters. The move is to appeal to utilities that are looking for multi-vendor solutions for smart grid projects. The Itron Centron II meter will have the option of having the Landis+Gyr Gridstream communications module, and the Landis+Gyr Focus AX-SD meter will be enabled with Itron’s OpenWay systems. The products will be available later this year. “Our customers have asked for multi-vendor systems. Working on these projects with Landis+Gyr demonstrates our dedication to offering best-of-breed solutions,” Russ Vanos, vice president and general manager sales and marketing, Itron North America, said in a statement. “By enabling system interoperability, we can help utilities of all sizes reduce both implementation and ongoing communications costs, as well as i...

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