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Important OMR Notification

Google has announced an October 2021 Chrome release that will result in a loss of offline functionality in the current ORION® Mobile Read (OMR) platform. To ensure OMR offline functionality is maintained, an update to the OMR platform will be

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ID Daily Peak Demand Cycles with Diurnal Demand Exports

Diurnal (die-yer-nal), adj. – of or during the day; daily or each day. Diurnal cycles are daily recurring patterns. Diurnal Demand reports are used to identify daily peak water demand cycles. In areas affected by drought and other conditions that

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BEACON AMA and Water Conservation

Faced with persistent drought conditions and the ongoing desire to limit water loss and its costs, utilities need the ability to monitor and identify sources of excess water consumption. Once those sources are identified, having the ability to swiftly notify

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New in BEACON AMA: Customizable User Roles and Permissions

User roles in BEACON AMA are now completely customizable, empowering utilities to create even more secure and optimized staff user experiences. Admin users can precisely manage the features and data other users can view, edit and export. Use the new

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What’s New in BEACON: Compound Meter Billing Read Export Enhancement

The new Sync Registers feature lets utilities get synchronized billing reads for each register on a compound meter. Typically, endpoint communication times are staggered to optimize network performance. For some utilities, such staggered read times from the high and low

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Weekly Usage Comparisons

The BEACON AMA and EyeOnWater consumption graphs now provide faster access to week-on-week water usage data. The new Week timeframe selector lets you see color-coded, side-by-side usage bars for the previous and current week. In addition, hovering over a bar

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New BEACON Training Page

Our extensive portfolio of training content has a new, centralized home in BEACON Help that is easily accessible to all utility staff. Check the Training tab frequently to find updated materials prepared by our expert trainers including: How-to videos Downloadable Training Manuals

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E-Series Ultrasonic Plus Meter with Integrated Valve

The E-Series Ultrasonic Plus meter with an integrated valve allows for utilities to remotely actuate valves to open, closed, and partially closed positions. When utilizing an ORION LTE-M endpoint and BEACON AMA, utilities can easily monitor valve status, actuate and

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BEACON What’s New – ORION® Mobile Read How-To Videos

ORION® Mobile Read How-To Videos June 15, 2020 Two new How-To videos have been released for training on the BEACON AMA Mobile Solution. These brief videos provide a full, step-by-step overview for creating and completing assignments in ORION® Mobile Read.

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Use Tags to Give Users with Manager Roles Limited Access to Data

Features used: Tags, Saved Filters, User Management BEACON lets Admin users grant users with the role of Manager limited access to customizable subsets of locations and meters. This lets: Utilities that resell water to other utilities grant district water managers

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