Samvaad+ Common Meter Reading Instrument (CMRI)

Common Meter Reading instrument (CMRI) is a portable hand held unit to communicate with the ac Static Watt Hour Meter.

It is UNIX operating system based intelligent device that can be interfaced with external peripherals i.e. PC/Laptop/Printer/Bar-code reader etc for spot billing application, Meter Data Analysis.

CMRI supporting to various protocols like IEC, ANSI, PACT and compliance to CBIP technical Report-111.


  • Automatic Meter Reading (Electricity, Gas, Water Meters)
  • Energy Auditing
  • Tariff Switching and automatic load Control
  • Power Distribution Management


  • AMR Compatible, support IR/IrDA/GSM/ GPRS /RF communication
  • Error Free Reports, Reduce manual Intervention in Meter reading
  • Different Manufacturer’s software can be uploaded for Meter reading
  • High Speed USB port for connecting external peripherals
  • UNIX/Linux based Operating System (2.6.30Kernel)


Common Meter Reading Instrument (CMRI)

  • High Speed ARM9 processor
  • Compact, light Weight, Rugged Device
  • Auto Power & Backlit Off for longer battery life
  • Removable SD Card Slot
  • Graphical LCD Display with backlit Higher resolution
  • Larger viewing area
  • Base Computer Station Software, for PC & CMRI communication
  • Display
    • Graphical LCD 128x64pixels
    • 72x41mm Viewing area
  • Key Pad - 41feather touch keys including power switch
  • Input/Out port
    • TWO RS232C ports (9-pin D type female & RJ-11 type)
    • USB 2.0 Host/Client
  • Memory
    • 64MB SD RAM
    • 256MB FLASH
  • Battery - Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery, 4500mAh, 24hrs operation(typical)
  • Indication Separate LED Indication for
    • Data Transfer
    • Data Receive
    • Battery Charge/Low Battery indication
    • Boot LED (for BOOT process)
  • High Strength moulded ABS plastic
  • Weight ~ 510 gm.
  • IP : 65 Compliance equipment
  • Operating Temperature - (-10°C to 50°C)
  • Storage Temperature - (-25°C to 70°C)
  • Relative Humidity - (-95% non condensing)

Power Sector Leadership

  • 60+ million

    electricity meters installed
  • Empanelled
    with all leading utilities
  • 65000 sq mtr

    Integrated manufacturing
  • Research & Development
    lab recognized by Govt. Of India


Visit Us at Middle East Electricity 2019 from 5th-7th March 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

Genus Sets up an Advanced Metering Infrastructure Lab

Genus receives the Global Center of Excellence Award at Jaipur

Genus Story on CNBC TV 18 ” Centrestage”