Product Development for Power Line Communication (PLC/BPL) Systems
The client wanted to develop a product that can acquire data from their meter units installed at the consumer's premises. A system capable of acquiring, transferring and archiving the data had to be in place, replacing the existing traditional method which was error prone and expensive to operate. The system needed to be integrated with the existing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system for increasing the operational efficiency.
ProdaptProdapt is a two-decade-old consulting & managed services provider, singularly focused on the telecom/DSP (digital service provider) ecosystem that helps clients transform their IT, products, operations, and networks to meet their strategic objectives.
Platform as a Service (PaaS) - Data Management Platforms
- USE CASES
Energy Management System
The client is a leading provider of power line communication (PLC/BPL) systems and solutions, enabling organizations to develop Smart Grid applications over existing electrical networks. They have a highly-integrated electrical network based system, which
- CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
Prodapt designed data acquisition software that enables the collection of data from all the 'Smart' units distributed on the electricity grid. It was implemented using Java Enterprise Edition. The system processes the information received from the 'Smart' units, then transfers it to the Utility OS System for network monitoring, diagnosis, management and control. A web-based user interface has been provided for reporting and administering the software interfaces.
- DATA COLLECTED
Cycle Times, Operation Performance, Product Lifecycle
- OPERATIONAL IMPACT
Impact #1 [Cost Reduction - R&D]
Reduced the cost of the product development cycle
Impact #2 [Efficiency Improvement - Quality Assurance]
Improved the product quality
- QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT
Decreased new product release cycle time by 20% ahead of product roadmap
Reduced post-release changes by 70%