First scientific paper published

The openZmeter team is completely delighted again. Recently, a new scientific article has been published in the prestigious journal Sustainability edited by MDPI. Our Ph.D. Student Eduardo Viciana did a great job and the result is his first international paper entitled “OpenZmeter: An Efficient Low-Cost Energy Smart Meter and Power Quality Analyzer”.   It is open access and can be found …

How to install your oZm in an Electrical Box

Ok, you have just received your brand new openZmeter and it’s time to install it. I must admit it’s not a straightforward task, but it can be done in some few minutes if you put attention. You need a screwdriver and a wire striping tool. Be patient. Warning: be careful and do it at your own risk.

Some History about oZm (III)

This is the third and final entry about the OpenZmeter project history. You can read the first one here and the second one here. After the first sketches and designs based on the BBB and own electronics (something homemade… everything is said), there was a step forward in quality with the arrival of Eduardo Viciana to the project. Thanks to …

Some History about oZm (II)

This is the second entry about the history of the openZmeter project. You can read the first one here. Once the interface was designed and concept tests were performed, the hardware definition phase began. Initially, and due to limited manpower with advanced knowledge in electronics, it was decided to make use of the Texas Instruments BeagleBone Black (BBB) board. Previously, …

Some History about oZm (I)

Today I start a series of posts about the origins of the project. I think it is good to remember the beginnings of everything in order to remember the road we have walked and to know why we first began and how we have survived to the present day. I’ve been looking in my memory chest and the first email …

Hello world!

oZm hardware

Hi there!!! Greetings from Almeria, a wonderful place in the Southeast of Spain. This is the blog for the project openZmeter (oZm) and will be used to share and document its progress. The oZm project is an opensource initiative of the University of Almeria and the University of Granada to build a professional grade hardware for electric energy metering and …