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Global Smart Water Meters Markets 2015-2018 & 2019-2024: WATER 4.0 – Digitization of Water Industry through Smart Water Meters

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Dublin, June 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Smart Water Meters: Global Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2024. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. The report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Water Meters in US$ Thousand.

The report profiles 70 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Aclara Technologies LLC (USA)
  • Arad Group (Israel)
  • Master Meter, Inc. (USA)
  • Contadores de Agua de Zaragoza, S.A. (Contazara) (Spain)
  • Arad Measuring Technologies Wuhan Co. Ltd. (China)
  • Arqiva Limited (UK)
  • Aquiba Pty Ltd. (Australia)
  • B METERS s.r.l. (Italy)
  • Badger Meter, Inc. (USA)
  • Bermad Water Technologies (Australia)
  • CyanConnode Holdings Plc (UK)
  • Diehl Metering GmbH (Germany)
  • Elster Group SE (Germany)
  • Elster Metering Limited (UK)
  • Iskraemeco, d.d. (Slovenia)
  • Itron, Inc. (USA)
  • Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (USA)
  • Kamstrup A/S (Denmark)
  • MARS Company (USA)
  • Mueller Water Products, Inc. (USA)
  • Mueller Systems LLC (USA)
  • Neptune Technology Group Inc. (USA)
  • Ningbo Water Meter Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Sanchuan Wisdom Technology Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Suntront Technology Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Tantalus Systems Corp. (Canada)
  • Wasion Group Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Xylem Inc. (USA)
  • Sensus USA Inc. (USA)
  • Zhejiang Holley Liyuan Metering Co., Ltd. (China)

Key Topics Covered:

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Smart Water Meters: Offering Tremendous Opportunities for Water Utilities to be Energy-Efficient, Engaged, Responsive, and Resilient
Major Growth Drivers Summarized
Key Risk Factors to be Addressed Prior to Smart Water Meters Deployment
Water: An Extremely Precious Natural Resource, Challenging to Manage, but Essential for Human Survival
Water: Global Availability and Usage Grid
Smart Meters Enhance Water Management Efficiency
The Evolution of the Smart Water Grid: Fundamental Factor Driving Market Penetration
Key Components of a Smart Water Grid: Brief Details of Component and their Smart System Application along with Problems Addressed
Smart Water Meters to Contribute towards Universal Access to Clean Water
Mounting Economic and Environment Challenges Drive the Need for Smart Water Networks
Growing Prominence of Smart Water Networks Boosts Demand for Smart Water Meters
Noteworthy Attributes of Smart Water Networks
Myriad Benefits of Smart Water Meters Drive Widespread Global Adoption
Better Water Conservation and Enhanced Savings
Reduction in Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Losses
Enhanced Operational Efficiency
Improved Asset Management
Provision of Actionable Intelligence
Enabling Modernization of Aging Infrastructure
Improved Customer Relationships
Global Market Outlook
Developed Countries: Largest and the Fastest Growing Smart Water Meter Markets Worldwide
Developing Countries Offer Significant Market Growth Potential

2. COMPETITION
Itron, Elster, and Sensus Lead the Global Water Metering Technologies Market
Leading Water Meters Companies Worldwide (2017): Market Share Breakdown for Diehl Metering, Elster, Itron, Ningbo Water Meter, Sanchuan Wisdom Technology, Sensus/ Xylem, and Others
Managed AMI Services Offer Lucrative Modernization Options to Water Utilities
Customized Marketing Strategies: The Need of the Hour for Building Awareness

3. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS
Growing Investments in Digital Solutions by Water Utilities Worldwide Drive Strong Market Demand
Numerous Benefits for Water Utilities from Complete Automation of Operations
Smart Water Meters Witness Increasing Adoption among Utilities
Advanced Technologies and Enabling Solutions Drive Smart Water Metering Deployments
Investments in Digital Solutions Inevitable for Utilities, but High Costs are Key Deterrents
Recent Digital Technology Trends in the Water Metering Space
Floating Ball Technology (FBT)
AquaSense Technology
Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA)
ReadCenter AnalyticsPro & Enhanced ReadCenter Analytics
Cloud-Based Software
Managed Solutions
Proactive Customer Communications
Cellular Metering
Urgent Need to Make Smart Meters More Flexible, Reliable, and Efficient Drive Demand for IoT Technology in the Water Utility Industry
Internet of Things (IoT) Poised to Transform the Water Utilities Sector
Advantages of IoT Technology over Traditional Proprietary Water Networks
IoT-enabled Fixed Metering System Versus AMR/AMI in Water Meters
Automatic Meter Reading (AMR)
Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
IoT-enabled Platforms
Despite Gains in Electric Utilities, Meter Data Management (MDM) Systems Yet to Find Acceptance by Water Utilities
Factors Limiting Adoption of MDMs
Interoperability Holds Key to Adoption
Surging Popularity of Intelligent Buildings and Smart Cities of the Future Necessitates Installation of Smart Water Meters
Smart Water Management: Increasingly Important for Smart Intelligent Buildings
Smart Water Meters to Make Major Contributions to Efficiency Levels in the Agricultural Sector
Stringent Regulations by Water Bodies and Governments Strengthen Market Prospects
Growing Demand for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Lends Traction to Market Growth
Expanding Global Population and the Resulting Need for Smart Water Infrastructure Benefits Market Growth
Key Challenges Hampering Widespread Adoption of Smart Water Management Solutions
High Cost of Installation and Deployment
Sceptics Question Actual Value Realized through Smart Water Networks
Security and Reliability Concerns
Reliance on Battery Power Instead of Mains Supply
Slow Technological Advancement Limits Choice of Products
Lack of Flexible Demand Management Programs for Water

4. INNOVATIONS & ADVANCEMENTS
Pipeline Monitoring Technology Innovations
WATER 4.0: Automation and Digitization for Resource-Efficient Water Management
WATER 4.0: Digitization of Water Industry through Smart Water Meters
Blockchain Technology for Smart Water Meters
Smart Analytics
Low Power Satellite Communications: Enabling Smart Water Meters in Remote Locations to Transmit Data
Multi-functional, Intelligent, and Smart Water Meters Provide Water Services to Rural African Regions
Integration of Cellular Technology
Selecting a Suitable Cellular AMI Technology
Advantages of Water Meters with Cellular Connected Endpoints
Big Data Analytics
Cloud Computing and SaaS
Driblet: Technology that Self-Generates Energy for Operation
FLUID: An Intelligent Water Consumption Measuring Solution
Aquai Puck: A Smartphone Connected Water Consumption Reader
An Informatics Architecture for Smart Meters
Ultrasonic Technology in Water Meters
Other Noteworthy Innovative and Advanced Smart Water Solutions
WAVIoT SWM-1
Kamstrup flowIQ
Sensus iPERL
Buoy: Smart Water Device for the Home
AQtap: Smart Water ATM
KROHNE WATERFLUX: Smart Electromagnetic Water Meter
IBM Intelligent Water Management Software
T2 Virtual Network Solution
NGO and NVIEW from Neptune Technology Group
Mueller Systems’ Mobile App mobileRDM
AmCoBi’s AquaHawk Alerting Solution
Badger Meter’s Smart Water Meter Solutions
Silver Spring Networks’ IPv6 Network
Dynamic Flow Technologies’ Microwave-based Water Meter
i20 Technology: Leveraging the IoT for Water Networks
Valve-Controlled Wireless Intelligent Water Meter by Minsen
SensusFlexNet Systems from Sensus and BAI

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Smart Meters: A Prelude
Features of a Smart Meter
Smart Meters vs. Conventional Meters
Smart Meters vs. Automatic Meter Reading
Smart Water Metering: An Evolutionary Scan
Water Meters
Types of Water Meters
Reading a Meter: The Evolution of Wireless Sensor Networks
Smart Water Metering: An Overview
Structure of a Smart Water Metering System
Meter Data Management Software
Application Software
Smart Endpoint
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
Automated Meter Reading (AMR)
Smart Water Meters
Components of Smart Water Meters
Microcontroller Unit (MCU)
Meter Transceiver Unit (MXU)
Data Loggers
Radio Transmitters
Gateway
Classification of Smart Water Meters
Positive Displacement Meters
Velocity Meters
Fluidic Oscillator Water Meters
Ultrasonic Transit Time Water Meters
Electromagnetic Water Meters
Multi-Jet Water Meters
Single-Jet Water Meters

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS
Conservation Labs Introduces H2know Smart Water Meter
Badger Meter Introduces Dynasonics iSonic 4000 Flow Meter
Dropcountr Introduces HOME.es
WaterGroup Launches Australia’s First NB-IoT Ultrasonic, Intelligent Water Meters
Kamstrup Introduces MULTICAL 21 with Sigfox Communication
ZTE Releases NB-IoT Based Smart Water Meters
Utility Systems Launches utiliMeter
Intellecy Launches Intellecy Smart Water Meter with Leak Protection
Badger Meter Introduces Two New Vortex Flow Meters
Badger Meter Introduces the Dynasonics U500w in-line Flow Meter

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
MPW Selects Sensus Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Solution
Xylem Acquires EmNet LLC
Kamstrup Opens Water Meter Manufacturing Facility in US
Aclara and SUEZ Partners to Deliver AMI and Smart Infrastructure Solutions
Chariot and SenRa to Deploy Smart Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Ultrasonic Water Meters
Hubbell Acquires Aclara
Itron Completes Acquisition of Silver Spring Networks (USA)
NWC Signs a Contract with Diehl Metering Germany for 450,000 Static Water Meters
Dewa Installs Smart Water Meters and Electricity Meters in Hatta
Itron Signs a Contract with WASAC to Modernize Water Metering System
Eleven-X Partners with QMC for Smart Water Meters Solutions
Ministry of Water and Sanitation of Ghana Signs a MoU with Kamstrup for the Supply of Smart Water Meters
Master Meter Enters into an Agreement with Watersmart to Enhance Customer Engagement Solutions
Diehl and NEC Europe Collaborates to Integrate the Metering Systems
Badger Meter to Acquire Assets of Carolina Meter & Supply
Huawei and Aichi Tokei Denki Verifies NB-IoT Technologies for Smart Water Metering
Thames Water to Offer Water Meter Solutions to Croydon Residents
Vitens Selected Honeywell to Supply Upto 600,000 V200P Water Meters
Li Ka-shing Buys Ista International GmbH
South West Water Extends Diehl Metering Contract
ADDC and Iskraemeco Enters into a New Smart Metering Project
Aclara Provides AMI Network and Installation Services to DC Water
Huizhong Stock and Hebei Telecom Signs NB-IoT Smart Water Meter/Heat Meter Business Cooperation Agreement
Badger Meter to Acquire D-Flow Technology AB
Pace Water System Improves Customer Service with Mueller Systems’ AMI Network and Mi.Net System
Welsh Water Installs 250 New Digital Smart Meters
Silver Spring Networks Enters into an Agreement with Dewa to Provide Smart Grid Applications
Telefonica, Huawei and Kamstrup Deploys Smart Water Pilot Project in Chile
Aclara and SUEZ Enter into Partnership to Deliver AMI and Smart Infrastructure Solutions
AspenTech Announces PinnacleART as ISP for aspenONE APM Software Suite
QMC Partners with Alectra Energy Services to Deliver Water Meter Solutions
Senet Partners with Neptune Technology Group to Deliver Water Metering Solutions
Lakewood to Utilize FATHOM’s Suite of Software and Managed Services Solutions
City of Raymondville Partners with Schneider Electric to Upgrade City Services
OWASA Installs 22,000 Meters as Part of a Mi.Net (AMI) Network
Leidos to Deliver Smart Grid Select Offering for Lansing Board of Water and Light
CORIX Selects IFS Field Service Management for Operations and Maintenance
Town of Okotoks to Deploy Sensus AMI Solution
Mueller Systems Teams Up with Senet to deliver Metering Infrastructure
City of Lakeland to Deploy Sensus Smart Gateway Sensor Interface
Middlesex Water Company Announces a $10.0 Million Water Infrastructure Project Replace
Stantec Acquires Inventrix
Washington Municipal Utilities to Deploy Sensus FlexNet Communication Network and Sensus Analytics
KUB Selects DragonWave’s Harmony Enhanced MC
Stantec Signs an Agreement with EQT to Sell Innovyze
GMU to Deploy Sensus FlexNet Communication Network
City of Monroe Public Works Department Deploys Smart Water Technology from Sensus
Water-link Signs an Agreement with ENGIE Fabricom
Hydroko Joint Venture to Install Smart Meters in Antwerp
Youngstown Water Department Upgrades Water Meters, Communications Network with Sensus Technology

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Total Companies Profiled: 70 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 83)

  • The United States (23)
  • Canada (2)
  • Europe (23)
    • France (2)
    • Germany (7)
    • The United Kingdom (9)
    • Italy (1)
    • Spain (1)
    • Rest of Europe (3)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (29)
  • Middle East (3)
  • Africa (3)

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/kuhylm

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Washington Elite A.I. Blockchain Summit Pre-Conference Events Include Rally, Street Teams And Airdrops

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The Washington Elite Summit bringing some of the biggest names in the crypto space who will be presenting classes, keynote addresses and more

Washington, D.C, June 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) The U.S. capital hosts some of the world’s best and brightest minds in crypto, artificial intelligence and identity June 21 – 22 during the Washington Elite AI and Blockchain Summit – Self Sovereign Identity Edition in Washington, D.C.

Held in the Cambria Hotel Washington, DC Convention Center, this premier conference will showcase some of the biggest names and most exciting innovations in blockchain, AI and Identity. Exhibitors from all over the world will represent everything from augmented reality games where users find and claim real digital coins via the AIRCOINS smartphone app to a Hitting Your Hardcap workshop by DisPRuptive. Virginia startup, CYBR Token will be on-hand with Coineal, one of the industry’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges that is performing their Initial Exchange Offering (IEO).

New Speakers Added
The exciting lineup of speakers at the conference will feature the likes of Valentin Preobrazhenskiy of LA Token, world renowned hacker, John McAfee, space pioneer, Rick Tumlinson, Liberland President, Vit Jedlicka, Brian Park of SparkLabs, Dennis O’Neal of Digimax, GlobalBoost CEO, Bruce Porter Jr and many others. Topics discussed by the speakers will range from artificial intelligence to identity, augmented reality and virtual reality to STOs, IEOs, KYC and blockchain.

Airdrops, Classes and Pre-Summit Rally
Blockchain Classes will be taught by industry experts and government regulators for those interested in learning how to mine Bitcoin, send crypto over SMS/text, stake coins, run nodes and the enterprise/government uses of this transformative technology. There are a variety of top projects like MingleChain, KUBOCoin and MediLives performing airdrops, as well so attendees can accumulate free digital assets simply by attending. PopularCoin will do a massive 5% airdrop of their total supply split between all attendees at the summit. Bitcoin and Litecoin mascots to hit the streets of DC today promoting the summit and there is a FREE Pre-Summit Rally this evening Friday, June 14th 7pm-10pm at the Cambria Hotel Bar.

Startup Cup
Additional events at the Washington Elite AI and Blockchain Summit will include the “Startup Cup,” which will allow selected startups to pitch to a pool of blockchain, AI, AR and VR investors and to gain exposure through the conference’s marketing campaign. Multiple free exchange listings are to be awarded and private VC on the judging panel will exclusively advise, promote and possibly invest in the winning startups.

The conference will include poker and blackjack tables on Thursday June 20thas folks arrive and an ultra luxury rooftop after party on Friday the 21st, where attendees can meet and mingle with some of the biggest names in the digital asset space.

How to get tickets
Getting tickets for the Washington Elite Summit is easy we are accepting Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and GlobalBoost on the main WashingtonElite.com website and credit cards via the Washington_Elite.EventBrite.com page.

Join conversation on Telegram: http://t.me/WashingtonElite

Like Washington Elite on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WashingtonElite

Follow Washington Elite on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WashingtonElite

Connect with Washington Elite on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/washington-elite/

Bruce Porter Jr.

Washington Elite A.I. Blockchain Summit – Self Sovereign Identity Edition

2024366577

WashElite@gmail.com

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BitFrontier Capital Holdings, Inc. (OTC: BFCH) Provides a Shareholder Update

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Fredericksburg, VA, June 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — BitFrontier Capital Holdings, Inc. (OTC: BFCH) is pleased to announce its outstanding share count has now been updated on OTC Markets and verified by our transfer agent to reflect the recent 12,260,000,000 share cancellation. The Company is still waiting for its float to be updated on OTC Markets.

The Company has also filed its quarterly report for the period ended March 31, 2019. These numbers reflect the acquisition of TelesisIT from January 25, 2019 through March 31, 2019. With this acquisition complete, the Company will obtain Pink Current status as well as have the shell icon removed from its’ OTC Markets profile.

Additionally, the Regulation A Offering that was qualified by the SEC on June 14, 2018 is now closed. This will allow the company to reduce its authorized share count to an amount management feels will be most beneficial to its shareholders.

Spencer Payne, the CEO of BitFrontier Capital Holdings, stated, “Our main objective is implementing changes that we believe will increase shareholder value moving forward. I believe with the recent victory of cancelling approximately 99% of the issued and outstanding shares, and the long drawn out legal hurdles that entailed, lays the precedent and shows the extent management will go to both protect and increase shareholder value both short term and long term.”  

We will continue to post updates on our twitter account at https://twitter.com/BitFrontierInc

About BitFrontier Capital Holdings, Inc.

BitFrontier Capital Holdings business plan is to concentrate on cryptocurrency related investments and development opportunities through cryptocurrency mining, investments in private and/or public entities, joint ventures and acquisitions of blockchain related companies. BitFrontier Capital Holdings has two wholly owned operating subsidiaries, BitFrontier Capital Investments, Inc. and BitFrontier Technologies, Inc. Through the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, BitFrontier Technologies, Inc., the Company plans to build a warehouse specifically designed for hosting cryptocurrency mining equipment. Cryptocurrency mining (e.g. bitcoin mining) entails running ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) servers or other specialized servers which solve a set of prescribed complex mathematical calculations in order to add a block to a blockchain and thereby confirm digital asset transactions. A party which is successful in adding a block to the blockchain is awarded a fixed number of digital assets in return.

NOTES ABOUT FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Except for any historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company’s reports and filings at https://www.otcmarkets.com/

Certain statements contained in this release that are not historical facts constitute forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created by that Act. Reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements because they involve unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as estimates, anticipates, projects, plans, expects, intends, believes, should and similar expressions and by the context in which they are used. Such statements are based upon current expectations of the Company and speak only as of the date made.

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Ludlow Research Updates Opinion on American Premium Water Corporation (OTC: HIPH) – Short Term Price Target of $0.05-$0.06 Based on Strong Global Demand for LALPINA CBD

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PLAYA VISTA, Calif., June 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via OTC PR WIRE – American Premium Water Corporation (OTC: HIPH) (“the Company”) announces an updated research opinion from Ludlow Research on the Company now available for download.

Report Highlights

  • Joint Venture to produce LYNKS CBD Pet Water
  • Return of 30 million Common Shares Back to Treasury
  • Retention of Auditor Weinberg & Company to Conduct 2-Year Audit to Become Fully Reporting
  • California to Legalize CBD Infused Beverages, Food, Cosmetics
  • Strong Global Demand for LALPINA CBD Water

For these reasons, Ludlow Research has updated its opinion on American Premium Water (HIPH) and short term speculative price target based on new products coming to market in early Q3 (July), strong global demand for the Company’s LALPINA CBD Water, more attractive valuations within CBD stock sector, and prospects of states legalizing CBD infusion into food, beverages, and cosmetics.

To download the full report, risks, and disclosures on this company please visit https://ludlowresearch.com/reports

To purchase LALPINA CBD, go to https://www.singleseed.com/product/lalpina-cbd-water-12-pack/

About American Premium Water Corp.

American Premium Water (OTC: HIPH) is a diversified luxury consumer products company focused on businesses in the health and beauty and biotech sectors. The company is focused on harnessing the powers of hydrogen and Nano technologies paired with cannabidiol (CBD) to treat health disorders and enhance quality of life. This business model aims to market emerging fashion brands by leveraging classic retail partners and incorporating disruptive blockchain technologies to expand the retail footprint. The company’s portfolio includes the LALPINA Hydro and LALPINA Hydro CBD brands (www.LalpinaInc.com), LALPINA Productions, LALPINA Records, Canyon Create (www.canyoncreate.com), Vanexxe (www.vanexxe.com) and Gents (www.gentsco.com).

Safe Harbor Notice

Certain statements contained herein are “forward-looking statements” (as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). American Premium Water Corporation cautions that statements made in this news release constitute forward-looking statements and makes no guarantee of future performance. Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and opinions of management at the time statements are made. These statements may address issues that involve significant risks, uncertainties, estimates and assumptions made by management. Actual results could differ materially from current projections or implied results. American Premium Water Corporation undertakes no obligation to revise these statements following the date of this news release.  Additional details of the Company’s business can be found in its public disclosures as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) EDGAR database.

This press release is issued on behalf of the Board of Directors of American Premium Water Corporation.

Contact Information:

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