John Cowburn has joined the technical team at PRI as technology
manager. John has over 18 years' experience in product development
for the metering industry with Siemens and Landis+Gyr - having
been responsible for their family of prepay products.
For the last five years, he has been in charge of strategic
technology at Landis+Gyr, concentrating on developing smart
metering concepts for the next generation of communicating
meters for automatic meter reading applications employing
technologies, such as - Bluetooth, GSM, Ethernet and Powerline
John represents the UK metering industry on two international
IEC working groups on payment systems and reliability.
"We have been looking to make such an appointment
for quite some time" - said PRI's sales director
Richard St Clair. "To get John is a major coup and provides
us with a focal point for delivery of our next generation
of Smart meters."
John commented - "I see PRI, with its international development
team, as ideally placed to take advantage of the developments
emerging around the world in the field of smart metering and
payment systems and am keen to see new ideas coming to fruition."
Intelligent metering specialists, PRI Limited, are market
leaders in the development, production and supply of computerised
electronic meters and software. They provide utilities companies,
industry and commerce with electricity meters - as well as
related products and services for energy monitoring and management.
PRI was the first company to use microprocessors for the
accurate measurement of fundamental electrical parameters
- leading to the unique CALMU(TM) technology available today.
This technology has been adapted and refined to meet changing
market demands and provides a range of accurate, cost-effective
equipment tailored to customer requirements.
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