PSW Introduces Energy Management Device

February 13, 2013

The Wi-Fi version of Point Pulse Counter detects power outages and allows users to track energy usage, offering over-the-air configuration and compatibility with existing building automation systems.

LEXINGTON, KY /PRNewswire/ -- PointSix Wireless (PSW) introduces the first Wi-Fi version of the Point Pulse Counter. The device provides wireless notification to rapidly detect power outages and track energy usage for seamless energy management even during an outage. Battery or line powered, the device counts, records, and accumulates pulse outputs on gas, water, and electric meters providing actionable intelligence.

Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the U.S. deployed the Point Pulse Counter to augment its innovative energy efficiency programs and services. Project Manager Bruce Hoban of Duke Energy describes the Point Pulse Counter as "a reliable, battery-powered, wireless solution that enables us to detect power outages and determine consumption."

The Point Pulse Counter features over the air configuration and compatibility with existing building automation systems. Battery changes every three to five years are the only maintenance the sensors require. The device is available in single or dual pulse input channels and includes an integrated 802.11.g Wi-Fi module.

For additional information and technical specifications about PointSix Wireless products contact Dan Piroli at 770-634-6669 or email dan@pointsix.com.

About PSW
Founded in 1996, PointSix Wireless (PSW) provides an incomparable offering of proprietary and standard wireless devices, featuring both RF and IR technology. The ability to customize application-specific solutions has driven Fortune 500 OEMs and organizations across market sectors to partner with PointSix Wireless. PSW devices can be found in the healthcare, hospitality, food service, retail, data centers, and transportation applications.

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