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Why Wireless Is the Future of Advanced Metering Infrastructure

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Panasonic’s rugged mobility solutions are built for wherever utility crews need to go. Read on to learn how technology is helping crews deliver better performance and customer service. As the new year roars into its full swing, innovators everywhere are beginning to ask themselves what technological advancements 2018 may have in store that could change […]

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[VIDEO CASE STUDY] See How Panasonic’s Rugged Tech Is Making the Energy Industry Safer

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Detecting methane gas leaks is serious business—for both worker safety and the energy industry’s bottom line. But manual emissions inspections are time-consuming and costly to execute. To deliver on the promise of a new highly efficient drone-based leak detection system, SeekOps needed a mobile solution that was reliable, versatile, rugged and easy to read in the field. […]

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Why Utility Workers Need Rugged Mobile Devices Ready for Just About Anything

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It’s rare these days to see a utility line worker on the job without some type of mobile handheld device. Utilities across the board—electric, water, oil, gas, and telecommunications—are outfitting field workers with these devices for everything from communicating with headquarters, completing and transmitting work orders, and undertaking safety audits to dispatching and routing. According […]

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Innovative System for the Energy Industry to Detect Gas Leaks Relies on Panasonic Toughbook Mobile Devices

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What happens when you take former NASA engineers, cutting-edge sensors designed to sniff out methane gas, a fleet of drones and add in some Panasonic Toughbook magic? For the team at SeekOps the answer is an unparalleled system for efficiently and accurately detecting methane gas leaks that present a safety risk for the oil and […]

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