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An overview of the development of digital water meter: a perspective from a consumer behavior

Raja Mohd Rasi, Raja Zuraidah and Masrom, Nor Ratna and Yusof, Nor Ashikin (2013) An overview of the development of digital water meter: a perspective from a consumer behavior. In: Proceedings the 2nd International Conference on Global Optimization and Its Applications 2013 (ICoGOIA2013) , 28-29 August 2013, Melaka, Malaysia .

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Abstract

This study provides an overview of market potential for the development of Digital Water Meter (DWM) in Malacca. The DWM will uphold the strategic plan of the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) which is to increase national capability and capacity for innovation in Green Technology development and to enhance Malaysia’s competitiveness in Green Technology in the global arena. A descriptive method based on data published in Malacca and abroad served to complete this market survey. This research used quantitative method. A review is made on current water meter, Analog Water Meter. This study conclude that, DWM has good market potential as it n obtain precise and accurate water usage readings, transmit the water reading wirelessly, display unit in Ringgit Malaysia (RM) and measure flow in Cubic meters (m³).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: development of digital water meter; analog water
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD201-500 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Production and Operation Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2013 06:29
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 08:15
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/4429
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