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 European Utility Week, 12th-14th Nov 2019, Paris


Genus Sets up an Advanced Metering Infrastructure Lab

Genus Story on CNBC TV 18 ” Centrestage”