EDMI, a global smart metering solutions leader, today announced a partnership with Arm to combine the best of breed smart metering solutions from EDMI with the power of Arm® Mbed™ OS(PSA™ certified) and Pelion™ IoT platform. As a market leader in smart metering solutions, EDMI has deployed metering devices and its Energy Cloud software to millions of endpoints globally, enabling varied applications including end customer billing, meter data management, distribution network management with transformer monitoring and power quality measurement, demand response, distributed solar generation monitoring and loss management.
Pelion Device Management and Pelion Connectivity Management provide the secure foundation that enables utilities and AMI (Advance Meter Infrastructure) vendors to securely connect and manage the broad range of IoT devices including electric, gas and water meters. This includes secure over-the-air software updates throughout the device lifecycle, optimised support across connectivity protocols (such as NB-IoT, cellular, Wi-SUN, and more) through a single contract, and the ability to leverage a hybrid cloud architecture that provides the flexibility of running the AMI on-premise or in the cloud. The ability to manage devices on-premise is particularly important for smart meters, as these are part of the energy grid, a mission critical service that needs to reside at the utility company’s datacenter. In addition, Pelion Device Management Edge provides the gateway management technology that enables utilities to aggregate data for AI and analytics at the edge.