Hexing Chooses Ariane Controls for its PLC Communicating Meters

Hexing Electrical co. announced today that it has selected Ariane's PLM-1 PLC modem for its next generation powerline communicating meters. Ariane's chip will be used in single and three phase meters, remote displays and concentrators.

HANGZHOU, CHINA and QUEBEC CITY, CANADA, April 25th, 2007


-Hexing Electrical co. announced today that it has selected Ariane's PLM -1 PLC modem for its next generation powerline communicating meters. Ariane's chip will be used in single and three phase meters, remote displays and concentrators.

With sales of over $US 70 -million last year, Hexing is the biggest exporter of meters in China. Hexing will market the new PLC meter (HXE12 -PLC) around the world through existing channels and via their website.

"We see more and more demand for communicating meters in China and abroad. This new product is part of a complete solution incorporating meter, concentrator, LCD display and relay for remote connect/disconnect." says Zhou Liang Zhang of Hexing. "After extensive testing, we concluded that Ariane had the best technology for these applications."

"The Chinese market alone is expected to invest 1.5 trillion Yuan ($US193 billions) to make existing buildings more energy efficient by 2020. "We are thrilled to build our presence in the market by partnering with a major player" says Daniel Noiseux of Ariane Controls. "Hexing confirms our technology strength in the AMR space."

About Hexing Electrical
Established in 1988, Hexing Electrical is a leading innovator in the metering field, developing advanced technologies in metering systems and system solutions.
The combination of Advance Technology, Financial Capabilities and Marketing Know -How, are the main elements behind Hexing's rapid development in the global marketplace. www.hxgroup.cn

About Ariane Controls
Ariane Controls is a Powerline (PLC) and Wireless (RF) Communication Technology developer offering highly differentiated networking solutions. With its unique & enabling Technology, Ariane Controls provides Components suppliers and Systems integrators (OEM's) with the least expensive, most reliable solutions for residential, commercial & industrial building automation and public utilities applications. www.arianecontrols.com

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Source : Daniel Noiseux, Ariane Controls,
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