nke acquired on May the 1st of 2014, the assets of WATECCO : company specialized in design and development of product dedicated to reading and energy consumption counting in buildings.
During the last three years, this innovative company of R&D has been developing about twenty products that simultaneously use three new technologies :
- LORA (Long Range) : wireless long range technology
- 6LoWPAN (Low power Wireless Personal Area Networks)
- Energy harvesting : allows products to operate without batteries and electric power.
As such, WATTECO brings complementary technologies to the nke Electronics activity, allowing it in the coming months to complete its offer for customers working in the electricity load shedding, the energetic footprint measurement.
nke reinforces its position in the promising world of smart connected objects.