Digital Water: Trends in Water Metering

Over the past year a new term has emerged in the water industry: digital water, which includes everything from measuring water flow “in the wild” to wastewater management and, of course, metering water usage. The world has learned very quickly …
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How Do IoT Ecosystems Impact Urban Water Management?

  In this post, we take a close look at the concept of the IoT ecosystem, and try to understand how IoT ecosystems can impact water network management for the benefit of both consumers and utility operators. What is an …
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IoT Protocols

Almost a year ago we talked about IoT, Internet of Things, which is the technology that allows us to transmit data from and commands to our smart water meters in real-time. IoT is a network of devices connected via the …
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Stainless Steel and Polymer Water Meters

                        Arad’s water meters are made from stainless steel or polymer. In this blog post we explain what stainless steel and polymer are and why they are the optimal …
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LoRa Technology—The Heart and Soul of IoT

LoRa, which stands for Long Range, is a patented technology that was developed by Cycleo and bought by Semtech in 2012. The technology enables digital wireless communications at specific radio frequencies for low-power, long-range transmissions. There are many different factors …
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Data Sharing — Yes, No, Maybe?

The amount of data that has been collected over the past decade is astounding. From an estimated 0.8 zettabytes (1021 or one trillion gigabytes) in 2009 to approximately 35 ZB today, it seems like there is no end in sight. …
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Arad Group & WaterTech—Measurable Success

It is always exciting when your company takes a giant leap forward. Companies rarely take the time to look back at where they were so that they can appreciate how far they have come. But there are times when something …
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IoT: The Future is Here

IoT, the Internet of Things, was once thought to be the way of the future. Well, the future is now and IoT is a big part of our lives. IoT is a network of devices that autonomously transmit and receive …
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Water in Industry Today: What You Need to Know

Roughly two thirds of the world’s fresh water usage is dedicated to agriculture, including irrigation, livestock and aquaculture. Approximately another 10% of water usage is for municipal purposes, including both domestic and public use. Pretty much the rest of the …
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