1. Charging Electric Vehicles
Australian-based Tritium showed off its Veefil Liquid-Cooled 50kW Electric Vehicle Fast Chargers for the North American and European Market.
2. Splicing Cable
ULC Robotics showed an automated cable splicing machine it is testing with Con Edison in New York.
3. Powering a Mobile Espresso Bar
Freewire used its Mobi EV Charger mobile battery system to power an onsite mobile espresso bar. The company also produces mobile EV charging solutions for utilities and enterprise clients.
4. Showcasing a New Energy Meter
Sensus displayed its new Stratus IQ residential energy meter, which the company says brings the horsepower of a commercial or industrial meter to the home, with up to eight load profile channels, minute-by-minute voltage monitoring and wireless over-the-air feature updates.
5. Displaying a Video Wall
Leyard showed off its newest LED Video Wall Solutions for utility control rooms. The company’s DirectLightX LED Video Wall System supports 4K at up to 60Hz, with a 16:9 aspect ratio for full HD, 4K and 8K resolutions.
6. Shining the Spotlight on Smart Street Lighting
Ubicquia highlighted smart street lighting that offers light control, utility metering, tilt/vibration sensing, connections to smart city sensors, public WiFi and location-based services, all in one small cylindrical monitor above the light housing and software contained underneath
7. Taking Flight
ULC Robotics featured a display of one of its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for utility line inspections and work, and showed a video of its V3000 vertical take-off and landing fixed-wing UAV.
8. Demonstrating the Latest in VR Technology
GE’s booth featured full virtual reality programs showing generator-house engine monitoring and diagnostics as well as underground manhole explosions and distribution system flyovers.
9. Exhibiting Substation Equipment
In the attention-getting department, SEL pushed the right buttons with this simple screen that engineers just couldn’t resist. When pushed, the screen showed details of SEL substation equipment.
10. Charging Stations and Support
OATI debuted its new EVolution Smart EV Charging Solution featuring EV charging stations, 24x7 support services, smart & secure network software and an EV driver app.