To appreciate this story, you need to realise that back in 1998, western Europe was in love with the idea of Smart Cards. France had led the way with “Chip & PIN”, real security for your credit card, debits cards, no need to carry cash again.
405 meters, 40 MRIs and three DOS based computers was the largest meter order in 1991; in the whole year we produced approx 700 meters. The customer was a utility in Central India, the order was for their energy audit project.
I was not feeling very good in the morning and decided to take a day off work to rest. As I was sitting with a cup of coffee on my bed, I thought I would write some notes on the upcoming pilot project. Surprisingly when I started writing I could not think of work; all I could think was of the sense of peace and pride you feel in working for Secure Meters.