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MicroPower Delivers Reliable and Secure Video Surveillance

Technology Category
  • Networks & Connectivity - Low-Power Wide-Area Network
Applicable Industries
  • Electronics
The Challenge

A customer of MicroPower Technologies, a large public utility decided to evaluate video surveillance technologies wanted a solution to monitor remote distribution lines for adverse conditions over 4,000 square miles, in 25 cities and towns. Turbulent weather is a disruptive condition, which is why the utility employed three full-time meteorologists to provide early warnings of imminent risks to its ability to maintain uptime of its systems.

About The Customer
MicroPower Technologies is a provider of integrated solar-powered, wireless surveillance systems optimized for rapid, cost-effective deployment for security, operations, and business-intelligence applications.
The Customer
MicroPower Technologies
The Solution

MicroPower’s solar-powered, wireless surveillance platform equipped with Digi cellular router provides primary and backup connectivity and is designed for wide area network (WAN) connections over 3G/4G LTE networks and beyond. Gobi technology provides failover between multiple cellular carriers. Software Components - The MicroPower SOLVEIL HD Surveillance Platform

Data Collected
Connectivity Status, Device Diagnostic Status, Production Efficiency, Response Time, Uptime
Operational Impact
  • [Efficiency Improvement - Maintenance]
    Real-time status reports enable maintenance personnel to remotely diagnose the status of a device.
  • [Efficiency Improvement - Labor Safety]
    Better personnel protection from risks of injury and faster responding during any emergency are enabled through the video system.
  • [Efficiency Improvement - Labor]
    Operators' site visits are minimized so that they can allocate time to other critical tasks to boost productivity and cut costs.
Quantitative Benefit
  • Operating on a nominal 3/4 Watt, the SOLVEIL solution captures and transmits live video up to a 0.5 mile away and provides reliable performance for up to 5 days on a single charge of its integrated, long-life battery.

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