The city of Gothenburg (or Göteborg), Sweden, has deployed the ZigBee network of the NURI AiMiR Advanced Meter-reading Management (AMM) System for its 270,000 homes. Göteborg Energi AB has chosen the NURI AiMiR AMM System for its Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). This deployment will also make Gothenburg the world’s first ZigBee city. The NURI AiMiR meter reading unit is based on Ember’s ZigBee technology. Ember is a provider of ZigBee networks for smarter, more energy efficient buildings and homes .
NURI’s AiMiR meter reading unit is integrated with Ember’s ZigBee system-on-a-chip and EmberZNet networking software to create a wireless mesh network for remote metering. It will be able to remotely meter a home’s electricity usage more efficiently, accurately and at lower costs, while giving customers greater insight into their energy consumption and better customer service .