Ozeki Smart Meter Server

Smart electricty meters, water meters, gas meters are the future. These smart devices generate a large amount of data which need to be collected in a centeral location. Ozeki Smart Meter Server was designed to collect data from these devices. Ozeki can operate very reliably and can be scalled up to a very large number of devices. It's role is very simple: get the data and store it into a database. It was designed to support older, current and future smart meters.

Overview

Control a building, a plant, a city or a country wide network by reading smart meters remotely and controlling them from a centeral location. This system is compatible with many smart electricity, gas, water and other meters.



Communication

- Remote readings over SMS
- Remote readings over Internet
- Local readings over LAN
- Local readings using Radio
- Local readings using Modbus
- Local readings using MBus
- Local readings using Serial

Features

- Collect meter readings
- Scheduled meter readings
- On-demand meter readings
- Log meter online/offline status
- Remote error detection
- SMS notifications for customers
- SMS notifications for employees

Application backend

- Save readings into SQL database
- Save readings into text files
- Pass readings using HTTP API
- Example client in C#.Net
- Example client in Java
- Example client in Java


Supported smart meters

Smart meter manufacturers often supply their own local communication hub along with their smart meter systems. It is olso possible to work with Modbus/RS485 or MBus smart meters. In this case the Ozeki local communication hub can be used. If you wish to use a smart meter currently not supported by Ozeki, we will add support to your smart meter free of charge. (Read more)

Electricity

- SMS capable electricity meters
- Internet capable electricity meters
- Modbus / RS485 electricity meters
- MBus electricity meters
- Electricity impulse counters
- Using cameras for electricity meters

Gas

- SMS capable gas meters
- Internet capable gas meters
- Modbus / RS485 gas meters
- MBus gas meters
- Impulse counters for gas meters
- Using cameras for gas meters

Water

- SMS capable water meters
- Internet capable water meters
- Modbus / RS485 water meters
- MBus water meters
- Impulse counters for water meters
- Using cameras for water meters


Security, Reliability, Performance

Start here: How to build a reliable smart meter server system with Ozeki...



Data security

- What happens if the database goes offline?
- What happens if the smart meter goes offline?
- What happens if the smart meter server is down?
- How is the local communication hub protected?
- How is the Ozeki Smart Meter server protected?
- Are smart meter readings digitally signed?
- How can we manage digital signitures?

Operational security

- How to build a locally redundant system
- How to build a geographically redundant system
- How to do automatic backup/restore?
- How to detect system failures efficiently?
- How does Ozeki technical support service work?


Interface for on-field engineers

Employees on the field, can register new smart meters, check the status of existing meters, report problems, and perform other mission critical operations without human operators in the office


Voice calls

Ozeki 10 has a built in IVR system, that allows the engineers on the field to make a voice calls to query the status, registration number and other details of smart meters on the field. They can use the DTMF keypad of ther mobile phone to perform various tasks. The built in IVR can be customized to act according to the requirements of the backend application.

SMS

The engineers on the field can perform various tasks using SMS messages. SMS messages are a good option for areas, where mobile internet coverage is not available. Engineers can send various commands in SMS, and the system will automatically respond to them.

Smart phone app

Ozeki offers an easy to use chat based smartphone app, that allows your engineers on the field and login to perform various tasks. It uses the same messages, that are available in SMS or through the IVR system. This App can be used when mobile internet coverage is available.
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Release date: 2020.09.23.

Install

Ozeki Smart Meter Server can be installed on Windows and Linux servers.

Ozeki 10
Windows Installation Guide
Ozeki 10
Linux Installation Guide

Free trial

Ozeki Smart Meter Server can be downloaded for evaluation purposes free of charge. The features are not limited, but there is a time limit of 10 days for evalution.

How to buy

There are various licensing options to choose from. Go to our licensing page for more details.

Single developer license
Developer license for my team
Production license for my robots
Annual support service

On-line training

The following guides can be viewed on-line or downloaed in PDF format for off-line use. These guides help your employees perform various tasks. Most guides contain instructions in Video.

How to install a smart electiricty meter
How to install a local communication hub
How to register a new smart meter in Ozeki 10
How to automate smart meter setup in Ozeki 10
Where can I find the logs for a smart meters in Ozeki 10
Where does Ozeki log all the meter readings?

On-line testing

After the above training materials have been learned, your employees can use our on-line testing platform to get a certificate. Our on-line testing platform offers multiple choice questions, that should be answered in a relatively short period of time.

Take an example test.
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