USCL Corporation of California and Arad Technologies Ltd of Israel have announced an agreement to form a new joint venture which will target the US utilities' growing demand for AMR. Their AMR solution uses bi-directional wireless technologies, allowing utilities to monitor power usage in real time. Utilities will be able to offer customers real time and variable pricing, as well as a variety of other services, by providing the USCL advanced metering and customer information products with Arad radio communications technology. The technology is available to electricity, water and gas utilities.
USCL is a leader in the area of in-home energy management and real-time price-enabling technology, and Arad is Israel's leading water metering and AMR technology company.