Smart-Sense

Smart Sense enables real-time monitoring and controlling of water or energy distribution network components.

Technology Field / OU or Centre

Meraka

Technology brief description

Smart Sense is an energy efficient short range communications sensor node with a solar panel and rechargeable battery for 24/7/365 operation. The technology is based on protocols that can interface with standard Internet of Things (IoT) based management systems. The node fits to legacy pulse meters and is remotely configurable. Smart Sense enables real-time monitoring and controlling of water or energy distribution network components. It can be attached to more than one device at the same time and provides the flexibility to add new data processing and control algorithms to the firmware, making it suitable to be used by various types of applications.

Applications

Water and energy domains

Benefits

A low cost general interface platform that allows real-time monitoring and control of water or energy distribution networks.

Intellectual Property

Know-how

Contact Name and Email

Nirvashnee Seetal,

Email:nseetal@csir.co.za

Licensee Profile

Technology SME

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