SSS and Atomation Picking up Good Vibrations in the Tower Industry! (2020)

by Tim Moore
Atomation and tower sensors using 4GLTE

In concert with our fellow composers of innovation.

Second Sight Systems & Atomation are tuning in to the frequency of Telecom Towers. Not the traditional AM/FM bands, but the characteristic frequency of the structure itself. Utilizing Atomation’s AT-U 1.0c Atoms, we are able to provide customers, vibration, temperature, impact, position and tilt data for towers located across North America. The Atoms are rapidly deployable, self-contained sensor arrays equipped with on board 4GLTE & BLE radios enabling both local and cloud-based data acquisition management.
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Smart Grid Best Practices For Staffing

by Tim Moore

A well-trained workforce is critical to the proper installation and management of your smart grid network. Yet recruiting and maintaining  the right staff continues to be a struggle for many utilities especially in light of the current climate. A high demand on technical skills, combined with a high retirement and attrition rate, has left utilities with a smart grid skills gap.  Fortunately there are still viable solutions available.

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4 Futuristic Technologies Utilities Want and Need

by Tim Moore

We have a long way to go before crystallized dilithium single-handedly powers our Star Trek enterprise. But this isn’t stopping power generators and utilities from stepping into the future. Day-by-day, utilities are embracing futuristic technology to harness smart grid data, improve asset management, and minimize time spent on repairing outages. Here’s our pick of the top 4 technologies utilities want and need to improve business today and tomorrow.

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