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An intelligent fight against deforestation in Madagascar

An intelligent fight against deforestation in Madagascar
When Regula Ochsner returned to Madagascar in 1998, two decades after having worked there, she was shaken. Entire forests, which she referred to as the Black Forest, ‘Schwarzwald’ in her native Swiss German, had all but disappeared. While some had been cleared for farming, most – roughly 80% – had been harvested for firewood. It was either lush green forests or an empty stomach. Both, it seemed, were impossible. 
12th July 2018

Making perfect sense for gas, water and heat metering

Making perfect sense for gas, water and heat metering
All across Europe, Asia and the United States, smart electricity metering is being rolled out, and other utilities are looking to get in on this action. Those involved in water, gas and heat are now also seeking to take advantage of the benefits. There’s a key difference, however, between the smart meters used for electricity and those required for other utilities. This is around choosing suitable communications technology.
4th September 2017


Why does Smart Metering need next‑gen cellular technology?

Why does Smart Metering need next‑gen cellular technology?
Not being the most obvious application for next-generation cellular technology, smart metering can be beneficial. Utility metres don’t need the high data speeds of up to 100Mbps that are designed for consumer mobile video streaming. The amounts of sent data are small, the speed of transmission is not critical and low power operation is desirable.
22nd May 2017


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