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Ubiik’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Technology

Siraj Sabihuddin, Boya Shi, Jay Wey

This article introduces the main elements of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for smart metering and monitoring of electricity grid power systems. Come join us as we explore the basics of smart metering, wireless communication, data aggregation, backhaul, backend networks, and their essential roles in providing high-quality smart device solutions.

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Mobile and Wide-Area IoT: LPWA and LTE connectivity. 
Technical and economic analysis: matching each application with the best standards  

Frank Rayal

The Internet of Things has begun with simple home automation, with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. This report compares emerging standards to the LTE evolution path for wide-area IoT  applications. SigFox, LoRa, Weightless™, Telensa UNB, RPMA, QoWisio, DART, and other technologies are investigated and their matches to 86 different IoT applications assessed.

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How Ubiik Celebrated the Completion of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) deployment for the Taiwan National Grid

Siraj Sabihuddin, Jay Wey

This article briefly covers a young company’s success in deploying Taiwan’s National Grid Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). Ubiik,

a start-up based in Taiwan completed deployment of 63,000+ smart meters, connectivity infrastructure and backend systems for the Taiwan Power Company (TPC) to support a 2018 contract.

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Forecasting of Solar Power Generation using Real-time  Meteorological Information 

Siraj Sabihuddin, Alex Grishin, Ho Ko, Yi-Ju Liao 

This article provides an overview of Ubiik’s solution for the prediction of real solar PV generation capacity in Taiwan is provided. Such a solution consists of a back-end data management and communication infrastructure; a meteorological data pre-processing system; a machine learning system; a post-processing system; and a visualization system.

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From Smart Metering to Electric Vehicle Charging

Thomas Ho, Siraj Sabihuddin

This article discusses how smart charging can lead to a more sustainable future through EVs and how Ubiik is playing an innovative role in this future. Ubiik has been helping transition to a smart charging paradigm by integrating long-range wireless technology that can support monitoring/control of charging stations.

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Mobile and Wide-Area IoT: LPWA and LTE connectivity Technical and Economic Analysis:
Matching each application with the best standards  

Frank Rayal

The Internet of Things has begun with simple home automation, with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. This report compares emerging standards to the LTE evolution path for wide-area IoT applications. SigFox, LoRa, Weightless, Telensa UNB, RPMA, QoWisio, DART, and other technologies are investigated and their matches to 86 different IoT applications assessed.

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LPWAN Technologies: Design and Implementation of WEIGHTLESS Enabled AMI in Tai-Power

Fabien Petitgrand, Tien-Haw Peng, Jay Wey, 

Siraj Sabihuddin, VSK Murthy Balijepalli

Ubiik has spearheaded growth in WEIGHTLESS LPWAN technology owing to its inherent capabilities of long-range, low power, massive scalability, firmware-over-the-air and reliable bi-directional communication. This article reviews the various connectivity solutions for electricity meters and compares LPWAN technologies for AMI implementations with a focus on WEIGHTLESS solutions for the Taipower.

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Low Power Networking Solutions for Second Gen Smart Metering

Richelle Elberg

This white paper provides a high-level technical evaluation of several low power wide area (LPWA) networking protocols increasingly considered for AMI systems. It compares newer options with the most deployed legacy wireless protocols. It also presents a heat map comparing the suitability of each technology based on characteristics of the AMI deployment