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Itron Idea Labs Projects

We employ lean startup tactics to learn about the challenges our customers face, quickly build minimum viable products, measure success—or failure—and then repeat until we have a full commercial solution ready to address our customers’ needs.

Featured Project

Because we operate under an agile methodology, Itron Idea Labs is always looking for and pursuing potential projects.

Consumer Collect

Consumer Collect

Despite advances in AMI, reading the 2.3 billion non-communicating meters worldwide is expensive and error prone. In-depth interviews and iterative field trials are proving the value of automating the collection of meter reads using trained neural network models running on the consumer’s mobile device.