Minol selects Identoi to provide a meter installation mobile solution
Minol selects Identoi to develop a meter installation mobile solution
Oulu, Finland – July 6th, 2012 – Identoi Ltd provides a mobile meter installation solution to Minol Messtechnik, a leading German meter reading and billing service provider with a staff of 900 meter readers in Germany, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Italy and China.
“Minol has been improving customer service and streamlining processes in meter reading and installation since 2004. This meter installation solution extends our meter reading solution provided by Identoi. In meter reading we are processing reliably tens of thousands transactions per day during the peak season”, states Mr. Görner, General Manager of Minol. “We chose Identoi to our partner because of their proven track record of implementing mobile solutions for mission critical business processes with the latest technology and because of their expertise in managing multi site, international projects”, continues Mr. Görner as he explains the co-operation’s strategic importance for Minol.
Sakari Vaara, Founder & CEO of Identoi states: “We are excited of this new project with Minol as they are one of the leaders in the market. The project has a significant value and a demanding schedule. The software development team has members both from Minol and from us, which we are proud to manage. I am confident, that this project is a success”, Mr. Vaara concludes.
The new mobile meter installation solution complements the existing meter reading solution, which the Minol’s workers are using on their mobile terminals. The solution includes receiving meter repair and exchange orders, reading the old and the new meter values on site either manually or wirelessly and sending work reports over the wireless networks to Minol’s SAP back-office system. The solution is implemented for Windows Mobile terminals with Microsoft .NET Compact Framework. Robust and scalable end-to-end wireless connectivity is guaranteed from the mobile terminals through Identoi’s Celesta Server to SAP.
About Minol Messtechnik
The Minol Messtechnik W. Lehmann GmbH & Co. KG Group of companies is one of the leading worldwide meter reading and billing service providers. The family-owned, long established company stands for forward-thinking, innovative measuring technologies and consumption based billing of heating, hot and cold water costs. Minol produces 5.4 million bills per year, 1.3 million of those for German households alone. The company develops and manufactures its own heat cost allocators, water and heat meters, and is also the operator of state accredited testing centres for heat and water meters. For more information, visit http://www.minol.com/.
About Identoi Ltd.
Identoi Ltd provides world class mobile and server side software projects & specialist services and software products in Finland and Europe.
Products: Celesta mobile business solutions increase the productivity in many large European corporations in field service, energy, telecom, utilities and transport/logistics.
TK material management solutions with RFID -technology help our customers in Finland reliably manage their critical material and product flow.
Identoi Ltd is a privately held company, headquartered in Oulu, Finland. www.identoi.com