Standard protocol for remote meter readings.
Wireless communication for consumption meters
The Wireless M-Bus protocol is mainly used for communication between consumption meters and gateways, as the technology enables remote and wireless readings of meters. Wireless M-Bus can be used for electricity, gas, water, and heat meters. Meters with Wireless M-Bus transmit data to the gateway on a regular basis – typically a few seconds or minutes between each transmission.
The secure and encrypted Wireless M-Bus data can assure reliable billing data to the utility company, as well as near real time visualization data to the user.
The Wireless M-Bus protocol is a low power consumption protocol, and is therefore very useful for battery-powered devices that run on batteries. It has a long communication range, which is convenient for meters.
Wireless M-Bus follows the European standard (EN 13757-4).
Key features of M-Bus
Wireless M-Bus requires little energy, which makes the protocol useful for meters that run on batteries.
Seamless communication between consumption meters and gateways.
Wireless M-Bus uses AES-128 encryption that ensures high data security.
The Squid.link Gateway
The Squid.link Gateway is an extremely flexible solution for connecting networks based on different technologies, including Wireless M-Bus. The gateway is a modular platform for flexible Home Area Networks (HAN). With Squid.link Gateway, you are no longer dependent on one vendor but can combine your Home Area Network exactly the way you prefer.
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