Designed based on the cloud-pipe-device model, the smart gas metering solution uploads sensor-collected data to the management platform through NB-IoT networks. Cloud computing can also provide more value-added services to gas companies by leveraging large amounts of data.
Huawei's OceanConnect IoT Platform is equipped to coordinate with NB-IoT networks in providing real-time command delivery, offline command delivery management, periodic and secure data reporting, and remote batch upgrades of devices. At the same time, the platform uses only half the power consumed by traditional solutions, and extends the lifecycle of devices.
Goldcard Smart Group Co., Ltd. is a leading smart utility solutions provider, founded in 1997 and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2012 (stock code: 300349). Through its consistent innovation in smart meters, communication networks, utility software, and cloud services, Goldcard has served more than 1000 utility services client, 800 cities, and 35 million urban homes. Goldcard also led the world's first NB-IoT smart gas metering pilot, with plans to go global already underway.
Hangzhou Innover Technology Co., Ltd., a smart gas solution provider, was founded in 1991 and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2015 (stock code: 002767). By the first half of 2017, Innover provided an innovative smart gas solution integrating intelligent devices, a system platform, security monitoring, and Internet services to over 900 clients and 40 million homes. Innover has also conducted NB-IoT-based smart gas pilots in Beijing, Shanghai, and several other cities and provinces in China.