Metasphere point colour RTUs now support WITS 1.3

Metasphere, an end-to-end provider of remote telemetry solutions, is pleased to announce that its Point Orange and Point Blue remote telemetry units (RTUs), both of which form part of the Point Colour range, now provide support for WITS 1.3. Metasphere RTUs hold self-certified status as WITS- DNP3 field devices.

WITS-DNP3 is an open standard that specifies how utility industry requirements for telemetry, control, and monitoring are achieved. WITS-DNP3 achieves interoperability of equipment from various manufacturers. The standard meets these industry-specific requirements by extending the well proven DNP3 protocol.

Holding self-certified status of WITS-DNP3 version 1.3, Metasphere demonstrates to its customers and business partners its continued commitment of promoting a culture that provides collaborative solutions that integrate with other devices and systems whilst being easy to use.

The Point Colour range of RTUs provides a selection of easy-to-use, self-contained, low-cost telemetry devices for data collection and monitoring. The devices offer software configurable I/O, Modbus and SDI-12 communication options as well as providing an array of information across numerous parameters with intelligent alarm reporting functionality.

It communicates with Metasphere’s Palette Cloud Telemetry Service, WITS-DNP3/DNP3 Masters, or FTP/ FTPS servers.

Simon Dawe, Sales Manager, said, “With an ever-increasing reliance on telemetry to provide data for effective asset management, it is crucial that standards exists that ensure industry requirements are met. We are pleased to offer our customers the peace of mind that our products provide the necessary flexibility whilst continuing our core commitment to remain close to our customers by securely looking after their valuable assets and information.”

The Point Orange and Point Blue RTUs follow in the footsteps of the MM-IM outstation, the first Metasphere product to be a WITS Self- Certified Field Device, providing support for WITS 1.1 Metasphere employs telemetry to drive sustainable use of the world’s natural resources.