Friendly Technologies, the unified device management company, announced today that it will be providing a solution for smart water meter management to a leading, international provider of water service management solutions. Friendly’s comprehensive platform will be used for the TR-069 based management of the water meters via water-metering gateways.
The combined expertise of the companies will simplify and ensure the reliability of water and energy bills through smart metering, and will assist water companies in detecting fraud and reducing network water loss. As a result of the new system implementation, homeowners will obtain consistently accurate and timely information, including leak and abnormal consumption alerts.
Friendly Technologies, which develops robust, multi-protocol device management platforms that are capable of managing millions of devices, was selected by the provider because of its unmatched experience with device management solutions.
Friendly’s platform offers unified device management for verticals including Energy & Utilities, Healthcare, Retail, Security, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Smart City, Fleet Management, Asset Tracking, and other custom applications. The system enables remote management of any type of IoT devices, including constrained devices with limited RAM, power, and connectivity capacity.
Friendly’s IoT solution features a management Admin Console, Technician Portal, QoE Dashboard, and an extensive API for the customization of vertical applications.
Friendly is a long-standing member of the Broadband Forum, a non-profit industry organization focused on engineering smarter and faster broadband networks. The Forum’s flagship TR-069 CPE WAN Management Protocol has now exceeded 350 million installations worldwide.
About Friendly Technologies
Friendly Technologies is a leading provider of carrier-class device management software for IoT/M2M, Smart Home and Triple Play services. With its best-of-breed approach, Friendly enables service providers to avoid device dependency and manage multiple types of devices on a single platform. Friendly provides support for standard protocols including TR-069, OMA-DM, LWM2M, MQTT and SNMP, in addition to non-standard protocols.
Friendly's solutions allow service providers and their customers to control, monitor and manage all device types including routers, STBs, RGs, mobile hotspots, Smart Home hubs, sensors and appliances, smartphones, dongles, IP phones, M2M devices, smart power and water metering devices, health care devices, and more.
Friendly's platform enables customers to automatically connect and provision new devices, monitor QoE, configure and update firmware remotely, and streamline their support services, while its server and cloud-based solutions offer data insights to service providers.