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Newspaper article concerning Smart Metering / Informix in the magazine "Computerwoche"

22/04/2015 - Extract from the "Computerwoche" of 13/04/2015 concerning Smart Metering / Informix:    Complete newspaper article Download newspaper article as pdf-file         more »

ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH cooperates with Vodafone on M2M communication for interconnecting intelligent measuring systems

09/02/2015 - ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH integrates the Vodafone M2M communication platform into the complete solution for Smart Meter Administration according BSI standard. The energy suppliers faces new logistic challenges within the upcoming launch of Smart Meter Gateways, for example at start-up processes. The cooperation with Vodafone enables a secure, efficent extension of the ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH complete solution for Smart Metering and thus...more »

Dr. Neuhaus presents the new control unit for managing consumption and feed-in at the E-world energy & water 2015

09/02/2015 - The intelligent control unit SMARTY iQ-IO by Dr. Neuhaus Telekommunikation, a subsidiary of the Sagemcom Group, extends the functionality of conventional Smart Meter Gateways into an intelligent measurement system – the new load switch device allows energy suppliers to control consumption and feed-in. Through the expansion of renewable energies, energy suppliers today are faced with great challenges. The prime objective is to...more »

Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008

22/01/2015 - We are certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 We have achieved another important milestone regarding our corporate development. In December 2014 our management system was certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008. For more detailed information see here. more »

European Utility Week in Amsterdam

06/11/2014 -   ITF-EDV Fröschl was successfully present at the three-day European Utility Week in Amsterdam as exhibitor together with SAGEMCOM and Dr. Neuhaus. We were able to use the European Utility Week, as the biggest trade fair in the area of Smart Metering, to present our complete solutions for Smart Metering to a national and international audience. more »

Contact fair "CONNECTA"

06/11/2014 - On October 24, 2014 ITF-EDV Fröschl was as exhibitor at the contact fair „CONNECTA“ on the local technical university (OTH) Regensburg. In order to fulfill the future requirements of our customers, we were looking for tommorrow´s software developers.  The contact fair would facilitate the search for qualified students/graduates. The graduates use the "CONNECTA" to get an overview of the existing companys in the...more »

20th anniversary of Fröschl

22/07/2014 - In 2014 ITF-EDV Fröschl celebrates its 20th company anniversary. This is the opportunity to summarize the last 20 years and to thank all the customers and employees. Mr. Wilfried Fröschl founded the company in 1994 and has made ITF-EDV Fröschl a successful global company in the area of Smart Metering. In only a few years the company obtained numerous new customers with the support of  reliable partners and steadily expands...more »

Cooperation in development of intelligent measuring systems
EnBW and Dr. Neuhaus sign a cooperation contract

25/06/2014 - On Thursday, 8th May 2014 representatives of EnBW and Dr. Neuhaus signed a cooperation contract for developing intelligent measuring systems. The companies are working on the development of commercial Smart Meter solutions since fall 2013, together with the software specialist ITF-EDV Fröschl. "With the Dr. Neuhaus group we have an experienced and competent partner at our side.  I am delighted that we are working...more »

The first of its kind - basic meter according to FNN MS2020

The Fröschl company, together with Dr. Neuhaus, provides the first basic meters to the customersmore »

Donations instead of presents

19/03/2014 - On christmas 2013 ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH replaces the presents by a donation of 1,500 € to the Waldpiraten Camp of the German Childhoud Cancer in Heidelberg. The Waldpiraten Camp is an institution of the German Childhoud Cancer and is co-financed by the parents in favour of the children with cancer. Since the organisation was founded in 2003, more than 2500 children had participated in the children´s camp. They has recovered from...more »

EnBW and Dr. Neuhaus Telekommunikation are working together to introduce intelligent measurement systems

13/12/2013 Working together to take advantage of opportunities in the energy revolution / Developing commercial solutions for intelligent measurement systems in EnBW's nationwide rollout project Stuttgart/Hamburg. EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, one of Europe's leading energy supply companies, and Dr. Neuhaus Telekommunikation GmbH part of the SAGEMCOM Energy group, an innovator in industrial communication and pioneer in the field of M2M...more »

Measuring system "Made in Germany" Dr. Neuhaus and EasyMeter etablish an alliance for the development of basic meters and the marketing of the intelligent measuring systems

10/02/2014 - The EasyMeter GmbH, manufacturer of „Best in Class“ meters and the Dr. Neuhaus Telekommunikation GmbH, part of the Sagemcom group and an innovator in the area of  M2M data communication intend a cooperation in the field of development of basic meters and marketing of intelligent measuring systems.The aim is, to pool the competence and experience in the energy market via joint development and marketing to provide commercial...more »

Dr. Neuhaus Gruppe expands product portfolio with basic meters and shows the BSI-compliant, intelligent measuring system on the E-world 2014 in Essen

10/06/2014 - The basis meter SMARTY ix-330is the latest development in the Dr. Neuhaus product portfolio towards a complete measuring system. Dr. Neuhaus Telekommunikation GmbH works together with their subsidiary ITF-EDV Fröschl on the development of an intelligent measuring system. The system components are developed according to the requirements of the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), the Physikalisch-Technischen Bundesanstalt...more »

Successful joint appearance of ITF-EDV Fröschl and Dr. Neuhaus at the European Utility Week in Amsterdam

24/10/2013 - ITF-EDV Fröschl and Dr. Neuhaus were together on one booth at the 3 day European Utility Week in Amsterdam.  We were able to take optimal advantage of this platform and present our total solution in the area of Smart Metering. more »

Youtility AG receives total IT solution

24/10/2013 - The Youtility AG in Bern get a total IT solution from our Swiss partner, the Optimatik AG, which is covering all today´s and future requirements in the area of Meter Data Management (MDM), Energy Data Management, Energy Billing, Ultimate Consumer Webportal, and Business Process Management. With the high configurable and sustainable IT platform the Youtility AG can provide comprehensive systems for the energy market...more »

Stadtwerke Porta Westfalica GmbH and Stadtwerke Metzingen starts with the MDM solution of Fröschl

24/10/2013 - Independence from a service provider in the area of meter data reading, competency and in-house measuring data were crucial for the decision to buy a proven system. The decision favored the MDM solution of ITF-EDV Fröschl. Great effort was made to a manufacturer independent system, which can be extended according to the requirements in the field of Smart Metering.    ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH is looking forward...more »

Norwegian specialist for fluid handling solutions starts project with Fröschl MDM

17/07/2013 - AxFlow is a qualified specialist for fluid handling solutions in Europe ( The AxFlow group plays a growing part in the sector of fluid handling solutions for more than 15 years. As a pan-European organization the company provides a unique choice in engineering, service and marketing of high-quality, market-leading fluid handling systems. For the billing of energy values the Norwegian company relies...more »

IBM and Fröschl - Informix DB and ZFA-F starts successfully at Stadtwerke Bochum

16/07/2013 - ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH has formed one of its main features, the support of different databases, more flexible via connection of the Informix database of IBM.    Special requirements are placed on the data management due to the massive increase of measuring data to be expected in the future, which have to be processed and managed via MDM solutions. The Informix database of IBM provides an efficient data type...more »

Regensburger Energie- und Wasserversorgung AG & Co KG preparing for the future

16/07/2013 - REWAG, the well-known energy supply company in Regensburg, is setting the course for the future decisively. With increasing number of concurrently readable metering points and parallel increase of complex data processing actions (preparation and transmission) a high level of performance and traceability of processes becomes more and more important Therefore the system landscape of REWAG was restructured /...more »

Final report of the e-mobility Project "On-Board Metering"

20/06/2013 - The final report of the joint research project required by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology is now available. This report describes the successful implementation by our project partners whose main aim was to develop a measuring and billing system for mobile power. read report - pdf (1.755 KB)more »

Hightech company in the countryside

19/06/2013 - The "Mittelbayrische Zeitung" reports on the visit of district administrator Franz Löffler together with Klaus Schedlbauer, economic consultant, and mayor of Walderbach Josef Höcherl to ITF-EDV Fröschl    Titel aus der Mittelbayerischen more »

Confidence as basis for the future - MDM of Fröschl in Greece

06/06/2013 - After successful realization of the meter reading system in the sector of medium voltage , the PUBLIC POWER Corporation S.A. has instructed  ITF-EDV Fröschl also for the smart metering system in the sector of low voltage, as certification of satisfaction and confidence in the productivity of the smart meter solution by ITF-EDV Fröschl. The Fröschl Meter Data Management is expanded gradually up to 250.000...more »

Fröschl sets the course for the future - MDM is available as 64 bit version

23/04/2013 - With the release of the 64 bit version of the Fröschl MDM, ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH sets the course for the future and sustainability for a complete solution in the field of Smart Metering. The consequent further development of our MDM platform enables our customers a flexible adjustment for the use of our products according to new requirements in the field of the operating systems. With the release of the 64-bit...more »

Fröschl MDM goes East - First Fröschl MDM in Middle East

17/04/2013 - The National Electric Power Company of Jordan, the successor of  Jordan Electricity Authority, is the first energy provider which will be read, validate and transfer to billing all relevant meter data with the MDM system of the ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH. The system solution of ITF-EDV Fröschl corresponds to the requirements of NEPCO Jordan in relation to performance, flexibility, interoperability and...more »

Release of the Informix database

17/04/2013 - By connceting the Informix data base of IBM, ITF-EDV Fröschl creates one of its features, the support of different data bases, more flexible for our customers. Due to the exptected massive increase of measured data which have to be processed and administrated via MDM solutions, special requirements are placed to the data management. The Informix data base of IBM provides a particularly high-performance data type...more »

Städtische Werke Angermünde relies on the Fröschl MDM for process optimization

17/04/2013 - Independently from the service provider in the area of meter data reading, the competence and measured values in-house were crucial for the decision to purchase In selection of a suitable soultion, great importance was attached to a vendor-independently system, which can be expanded according to the requirements in the area of Smart Metering. ITF-EDV is looking forward to working together and guarantees full support at any...more »

"Microsite" with information to the project OBM

20/03/2013 - The project partners research and develop a innovative overall solution for allocation, measuring and billing of charged current for electric vehicles in the projects On-Board Metering I and On-Board Metering II ("OBM")      Find corresponding basic informations for the OBM project in the newly designed "Microsite". www.projekt-obm.netmore »

New system component - Connection to mail server

11/03/2013 - The new system component "connection to mail server" is integrated directly in our ZFA/MDM system. With this module you can comfortably automate sending and receiving of e-mail messages and attachments (e.g. MSCONS files).    Advantages / Benefits at one glance: Integration in a central e-mail-server Sending and receiving of e-mails will be documented centrally. Increased comfort The...more »

Subsequent funding for the project On-Board Metering
Press release of the association for On-Board Metering

12/02/2013 - Users of electric vehicles need an affordable infrastructure which provides them with nationwide charging stations. The joint project On-Board Metering will take care of this. The participating economy and research partners have the idea to move the measuring and communication units, needed for reading and transmitting the loaded power, from the loading stations into the vehicle. In the first project phase, the basic...more »

Dr. Neuhaus new Smart Meter Gateway awarded for Innovation and Security by European Smart Metering Awards

London / Hamburg, January 31st 2013 Dr. Neuhaus Telekommunikation GmbH won two prestigious awards at the Smart Metering UK & Europe Summit in London last week. An independent judging panel of industry experts selected the recently launched Smart Communication Module (SCM), a smart meter gateway, as winner in the “Cyber Security” category as well as in the product  “Innovation of the Year".  The Smart Communication...more »

Berlin newspaper "Berliner Morgenpost" informs about the project On-Board-Metering

With the headline "If a lantern becomes a modern gas station" the newspaper "Berliner Morgenpost" introduces our project. Since 2010 ITF-EDV develops innovative solutions for reading consumption data of electric vehicles. The central element of the new infrastructure is the mobile reading, especially in the car. Essential components of the infrastructure are not integrated in the charging stations but in the...more »

E.ON starts harmonisation of the ZFA-F systems with ITF-EDV Fröschl

The intention of the E.ON project is the merging of different ZFA systems of EBS and ESP in a common environment which will be created newly together with HP and T-Systems. Furthermore, a basis should be created which fulfils all regulations of the EnWG-Novelle for a efficient and sustainable system environment.    ITF-EDV won against the competitors at the above-named tendering procedure due to fullfilment of all requirements...more »

Virtualization of ZFA-F helps saving costs! (18/11/2010)

Virtualization gains importance! ZFA-F installations in virtual system environments increase and are well retrieved by the customers. The advantage is obvious: Saving costs for hardware. You are interested in vitualization and want to save costs? Call us: +49/ 9464 9400-52 Our consuting empoyees will bring along our favored SX-3000GB Gigabit-Ethernet USB Device Server by Silex. The device is mandatory necessary if ZFA-F is used in...more »

Sagemcom reinforces its energy offer by acquiring Fröschl


Consulting packages for system optimization

Only with coordination in an optimum way and a rotational system check with all components in the system environment, a failure-free and secure daily operation is guaranteed.  Therefore, ITF-EDV offers Consulting packages.                 Consulting pakacke A: System area communication    Consulting package B: Optimization of the...more »

ITF-EDV Fröschl informs about the project On-Board-Metering in the "Mittelbayerische Zeitung" (regional newspaper)

Under the headline "On-Board-Metering (OBM): simply load electricity everywhere" of the "Mittelbayrische Zeitung" (regional newspaper) ITF-EDV Fröschl introduced its project On-Board-Metering which is a mobile metering and billing system for electricity fuel of electric vehicles.  Read article from the 01/06/2012 more »

On-Board Metering (OBM) at the Hannover Messe 2012

The OBM consortium, to which the ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH belongs, presents a prototype of the mobile metering system at the shared stand of the federal ministeries at the Hanover Messe 2012. You can find us in Hall 25, Stand L25.more »

23/04/2012 - 27/04/2012
Hannover Messe

As in the past years, ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH will participate in the Hannover Messe 2012 at the shared stand  "E-ENERGY - Smart Grids". more »

New ZFA-F system component for direct communication with Cisco router type 29xx and 39xx

For this purpose we developed Module 29/2. Thus, the third-party software e.g. DialOut/EZ used so far can be replaced. Additional efforts for the administration and costs for purchasing third-party software can be avoided.  You can find more detailed information about this module on the datasheet which is provided in the customer area under "Product information".more »

New system component
Module 31/7 - Administration of SIM cards

Besides the existing possibility to administrate meters, communication modules and transformers you can now administrate SIM card in our ZFA-F system as well. Therefore, we developed Module 31/7. The master data of the SIM Cards can be imported into the ZFA-F system by means of csv files.   You can find more detailed information about this module on the datasheet which is provided in the customer area under "Product...more »

Current system solution for online representation of energy data

In 2012 the E-world energy & water could extend its continuous growth in all fields once again. For the first time, more than 20,000 visitors came to the leading meeting point of the european energy and water economy branch.  At its stand ITF-EDV presented the lastest solutions in the field of online presentation of energy data for end consumers. Our partner company ITF Fröschl could convince the visitors with its...more »

ITF-EDV Fröschl becomes IBM Business Partner und uses the database Informix by IBM addtionally for Smart Meter/Smart Grid

Smart Meter solutions cause particular challenges regarding the data management of system operators, metering point operators and metering service providers. In the future, numerous meters are read electronically and meter data have to be managed. Besides the consumption data, net quality data are also transmitted in order to control the grid systematically. For this reason, increasingly higher...more »

IT security against external attacks

The system components that are used for the consumption information of industrial customers (iClient) and residential customers (Webportal) are protected against manipulation and malpractice. We can provide you with the corresponding certificate for IT security if desired. more »

Mobile data reading: Release of the handheld MC65 and ES400 by Motorola for our device-independent system solution

MC65 The handy Motorola MC65 is a state-of-the-art, mobile and digital assistent for mobile meter reading on site. Now, the MC65 is released to be an official resource for reading and installer tasks.  The MC65 is not only a meter reading device but also impresses due to its robustness and versatility. The versatility equals the one of a desktop. The device offers an extremely robust scan function, camera...more »

Announcement: "Fröschl-Workshop" in Salzburg (12/07/2011)

The "Fröschl-Workshop" will take place in Salzburg from 08/11/2011 to 09/11/2011. We will arrange a workshop in Salzburg from 08/11/2011 to 09/11/2011 to inform you about current innovations and new developments by Fröschl.   We would like to invite all of our customers and sales partners to join us at this workshop. Preparing the single subjects will take some more time. Soon, more information...more »

On-board Metering - Get power simply everywhere

Users of electric vehicles want to be mobile at all times. Therefore, an affordable infrastrucure, providing energy simply everywhere, needs to be available.  The joint research project On-baord Metering (OBM) is initiated by ubitricity and supported by Voltaris, ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH and the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (national metrology institute providing scientific and technical services). The aim of the...more »

ZMP 2011 in Nuremberg

This years motto of the FNN expert conference „Zählen – Messen – Prüfen (ZMP) 2011“,which took place from 23/05/2011 to 24/05/2011 was "Innovative Metering - Challenges 2020".  This year, ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH was not only one of the exibitors but also a acted as sponsor at the FNN expert congress. At the stands, experts and executives regarding the fields of metering, measuring, billing, energy data management...more »

Companies including the name "Fröschl" in their company name

During the past year new companies doing business on the energy market were established. Those companies have included the name "Fröschl" in their trade name. This especially concerns the companies "Fröschl Systems", "Frosys" which is the abbreviation of "Fröschl Systems", "Fröschl Beteiligungen" and "Fröschl Geothermie". The companies mentioned above have nothing to do with the...more »

Release management

In line with the maintenance contract, ITF-EDV provides their customers the following releases for the products ZFA-F, RCM-F and MES-F: - Major Release - Minor Release - Bugfix    Please find the specification of the properties and coherences under customer login/release/discontinued release management. more »

A paradigm change in infrastructure design (24/02/2011)

An affordable and nationwide infrastructure is necesarry for the users of EV´s to reach unlimited mobility with flexible charging possibilities. In conjunction with our partners, the metering service provider VOLTARIS and the mobile energy service provider ubitricity, ITF-EDV Fröschl realizes a complete new infrastructure concept in cooperation with the German national metrology institute. Within this joint project, the partners are...more »

ITF-EDV and ITF Fröschl at E-World of energy & water 2011 (21/02/2011)

From 08/02/2011 to 10/02/2011 ITF-EDV Fröschl was using the E-World of water & energy to present its new developments in the field of smart meter. Being the platform for the european energy industry the E-World offered the best possibility to do this. At our new stand we presented up-to-date solutions regarding the online presentation of energy data for the end user. Our visitors were able to convince themselves of the advantages of the...more »

Stadtwerke Gotha uses ZFA-F as perfect extension
for BelVis by Kisters (25/01/2011)

Due to the discontinuation of their previous metering system, Stadtwerke Gotha wanted to acquire a new but also reliable system. They decided for ZFA-F by ITF-EDV Fröschl. With the ZFA-F meter data platform being the perfect extension to the business application BelVis by Kisters, making a decision was easy. We delivered our solution in a virtual environment, preinstalled and configured on a new hardware. The "out-of-the-box"...more »

The charging station to go (25/11/2010)

The article "The charging station to go" of the current issue of "Technology review" (12.2010) describes clearly the innovative project "On-Board-Metering". This project is realized by central system specialist ITF-EDV Fröschl, by the energy data service provider VOLTARIS and the electricity fuel service provider ubitricity together with the "Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt. "The charging station...more »

Database release SQL-Server 2008 R2 (16/11/2010)

Release 2 of SQL Server 2008 was released to be an official operating resource for the Fröschl software applications ZFA-F, RCM-F und MES-F. The database is implemented and supported from version 3.209 Hotfix M.more »

Telekom Deutschland GmbH - Circuit Switched Data (CSD):
Netzwork modernization (21/10/2010)

Systems by ITF-EDV GmbH that are affected by moderization processes in the German mobile communications network: ZFA-F - System for remote meter reading of special contract customersRCM-F - Independent system platform for smart meter systems Measures:In order to provide a secured reading operation different measures have to be taken depending on the communication components that are used. Of course, we will support you at the...more »

AMR systems by Fröschl in Slovenia (20/10/2010)

At the beginning of 2011 Elektro Primorska which is one out of five distribution system operators in Slovenia that has its main office in Nova Gorcia will start using the AMR system for automated reading and processing of meter data by ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH. Elektro Primorska supplies more than 120,000 customers covering an area of 4,335 square kilometers. The wide range of supported meter manufacturers and meter types of the AMR system had a...more »

strotög GmbH trusts in ITF-EDV Fröschl system application (13/10/2010)

To read Töging's industrial customers and to manage suppliers of renewable energies, strotög GmbH decided to work with our reliable application ZFA-F. Although the number of metering points to be read is small, strotög wanted to make sure to acquire with ZFA-F an application that can easily be extended and that possesses a reliable connection to the WinEV solution of the company IS Software. ZFA-F could convince strotög of its reliable system...more »

[Translate to Englisch:] Die strotög GmbH setzt auf Systemlösung von ITF-EDV Fröschl (13.10.2010)

[Translate to Englisch:] Zur Datenerfassung von Tögings Sondervertragskunden und zum Management von Einspeisern erneuerbarer Energien vertraut die strotög GmbH auf unser bewährtes System ZFA-F. Auch wenn die Anzahl der zu erfassenden Messstellen noch überschaubar ist, wollte man eine Lösung ins Haus holen, welche jederzeit leicht erweiterbar ist und über eine erprobte Anbindung an das System WinEV der Firma IS Software verfügt. Dabei spielen...more »

New ZFA-F system component:
Module 18/12 Alternative communication modes (28/07/2010)

By using different communication modes at remote meter reading the number of faulty readings is being reduced and consequently the costs for additional connection attempts as well. However, different modes to communicate with the measuring point or the measuring point modem are not sufficient to save costs and receive a high reliability. An intelligent, automatic function for ...more »

Project On-Board Metering: Charge electricity simply everywhere. (13/07/2010)

Project in the scope of the fifth energy research program of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology Electro mobility is future! To enable the users of electric vehicles to be absolutely mobile a payable infrastructure offering the possibility to load vehicles everywhere has to be provided. to the press release.......more »

ITF-EDV presents its latest software solutions at the Fröschl Workshop 2010 (09/06/2010)

ITF-EDV Fröschl introduced its most innovative software solutions for controlling, optimizing and simplifying meter reading processes for industrial customers as well as for residential customers. Hofenstetten, Germany - 11th and 12th May 2010 - ITF-EDV invited to the annual Workshop in Hofenstetten to inform its national and international customers and interested parties about the solutions in the field of Smart Meter. New laws and a...more »

A new book: "Smart Metering" (10/11/2009)

By next year new laws in the energy industry will have an impact on the companies' fields of measurement technique, billing periods and tariffs. Strictly speaking, the new legislature does not oblige you to use Smart Metering. But how could you otherwise efficiently meet the legislative demands? The authors of "Smart Metering - Technologische, wirtschaftliche...more »

ITF-EDV welcomed by Russian Energy Minister in Moscow (10/11/2009)

On October 28th 2009, the Russian Energy Minister, Sergej Schmatko, welcomed ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH as a member of the Energy-Efficiency-Syndicate Germany (EKK) in the ministry in Moscow. The highest representatives of the Russian government gave top priority to the problems of energy saving and energy efficiency and presented an adequate draft bill. more »

ITF-EDV presented itself at the Energy-Efficiency-Forum in Moscow (10/11/2009)

On October 27th 2009, the German embassy in Moscow hosted the Energy-Efficiency-Forum, at which ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH presented itself and its services as a member of the Energy-Efficiency-Syndicate Germany (EKK) to the Russian energy market. Next to ITF-EDV Fröschl GmbH, the companies Robotron (leader of the syndicate), ECG Erdgas-Consult GmbH and HAKOM...more »