Integration and standardization will reduce cost and complexity for utilities increasing ROI.
The LoRa Alliance® and OMS-Group e. V., today announced a new liaison to standardize smart metering IoT applications through the combined use of OMS and LoRaWAN® standards.
In a joint task force, the organizations have specified a standard use of the Open Metering System (OMS) metering language over LoRaWAN. The new specification reduces the complexity and cost of integration for utilities, which in turn increases their return on investment (ROI).
“Standardization is absolutely essential to achieving massive scale for the IoT,” said Donna Moore, CEO and chairwoman of the LoRa Alliance.
“Given the large scale of their deployments, gas, water and electric utilities will…