Mobile Utility Meter Scanning SDK

Streamline your utility meter processes and enhance your customer experience with Klippa’s Mobile Utility Meter Scanning. A complete and secure solution, available via SDK. Powered by AI.

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Higher efficiency beyond traditional meter reading workflows
Eliminate error-prone manual tasks that your workforce or technicians often have to engage in. Cut down all inefficiencies and speed up turnaround time with Klippa’s mobile utility meter scanning SDK. 
Improve your customer experience with remote meter reading
Enable your customers to scan meter readings without the hassle to make an appointment with a technician or manually send the readings to your organization. Make the meter reporting process as easy as possible.

What types of utility meters can be scanned?

Gas Meter
Water Meter
Electricity Meter
Oil Meter

The benefits of our Utility Meter Scanning SDK

Enhanced Security
As our utility meter SDK does not use the internet to parse meter readings, it is more secure and less vulnerable to data leakages.
Ensured Compliance
As we do not store any data while processing utility meters, our solution is compliant with the GDPR and other data privacy regulations.
Fast & Reliable
It does not take more than a few seconds to scan utility meters and have the data extracted. Our SDK works even in the hardest conditions (low-light).
No Internet Required
Our utility meter scanning SDK does not require internet connection to function thanks to local OCR. You can scan utility meters anywhere.
Real-time user feedback ensures that the image quality is optimal for data extraction and creates a better user experience for everyone.
Accurate & Efficient
The harmony of OCR & AI technologies make sure that object recognition and data extraction are performed efficiently with a high accuracy.

How does our Utility Meter Scanning SDK work?

A picture tells more than a thousand words. Below is an example of the steps our mobile SDK takes to automatically extract data from utility meters.

Smart object and data fields recognition within seconds

Water meters
Gas meters
Electricity meters
Oil meters
Serial numbers
And many more…

Ensure good quality pictures with real-time user feedback

Notifies users when the camera is too far away
Notifies users when the conditions are too dark
Notifies users if they are moving the camera too much

Locally embedded OCR enhances the image quality

Reduces image noise
Adjusts the image lighting
Increases clarity of the image

Save time with image auto-cropping

No need to find a perfect angle
No time wasted on cropping or de-skewing the image

Accurate data extraction in an instant

Extract the required data fields within seconds
Multiple data field extraction
Up to 99% accurate

Get machine-readable output to speed up your data processing

Use the output to store data easily in your systems
Eliminate manual data entry and form filling duties
Save time and get rid of human errors

Easy to integrate for developers

Klippa makes it easy to implement scanning functionality in your mobile apps. Read our documentation or request the Utility Meter SDK license for testing. 
Available on all major platforms

Frequently Asked Questions

How does utility meter scanning work?
How does utility meter scanning work?
The utility meter scanning process is straightforward. Our customers can scan utility meters on a mobile phone, and in response they will get any potential fields needed. While scanning, they will get real-time feedback on how to capture an image in the best way possible. 

From an implementation point of view, you only have to implement our Utility Meter Scanning SDK in your mobile platform. This can be done within 1 day.
Does Klippa use AI to recognize utility meters?
Yes we do. AI is combined with other technology to recognize variety of utility meters. Our AI is continuously trained to stay up to date and extract data with the highest accuracy possible. 

Next to AI, Klippa uses local OCR, which enables you to extract data from utility meters without access to the Internet. 
On what platforms does it work?
Our Utility Meter Scanning SDK has been built using native IOS (Swift) and native Android (Kotlin). This means they can be implemented into native apps.
Does Klippa have documentation?
Yes we do!
Klippa was built by developers, for developers. Therefore we know the importance of good documentation. Our utility meter SDK has the right documentation to easily implement it in mobile applications.
Which meters can be scanned?
Which meters can be scanned?
In general, Klippa can scan all types of utility and energy meters. These meters include:

– Water Meters
– Gas Meters
– Electricity Meters
– Oil Meters
– Heat Meters
– Smart Meters
– And many more types of meters 

If you have a request for a specific meter, please contact our support.
What about privacy and security?
Privacy and security are very important to us.
By default, Klippa does not store any customer data. Data is always processed under a data processing agreement (DPA) and all service from Klippa are compliant with GDPR. 

Getting a custom server on a location of choice is possible in any location worldwide. 

On a regular base, our security is tested via third party penetration testing to ensure state of the art security at all times. 
Are you ready to save time, reduce cost and improve meter processes?
Have any questions about our utility meter scanning solution?
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