Part 1: Role and lifecycle of cellular communications
In the early days of the smart grid, most pioneers used purpose-built RF mesh networks for smart metering and distribution automation. In the past two years, however, cellular technology has emerged as a viable option.
But when does cellular really make sense... and when does it not? That's the topic of SGN's March 14, 2013 webinar with these experts from Qualcomm and SAIC:
Â· Jason Ellis, Staff Manager, Business Development, Qualcomm
Â· Sunvir Gujral, Product Manager, Qualcomm
Â· Jeff Norman, VP Emerging Technologies, SAIC
In this first segment, Jason Ellis of Qualcomm discusses the role and lifecycle of cellular communications technology, including the business case for 3G-enabled smart grid systems and some common misconceptions.