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AutoVU® Software


AutoVU® software enhances vehicle-based radio reading with graphic on-screen mapping for Sensus FlexNet® drive-by solutions. You can set meter locations along a route to change color or disappear from view as each meter is successfully read. Instant on-screen reading verification minimizes the need to re-drive a route to obtain missed readings.

AutoVU is GPS-based for precise location and mapping. Maps automatically reposition as the vehicle moves along, reducing meter reading time and associated costs. To further orient the driver and provide more context, you can also include map layers in the display, such as street layouts and names or water system routes.

Benefits to you

  • Reduces meter reading time and associated costs
  • Minimizes follow-up drive-bys
  • Eliminates guesswork in establishing the most efficient routes
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  • Full-color Microsoft® Windows screen and graphics
  • Depicts location of each meter along a route
  • Shows non-radio-equipped meters
  • Instantly verifies each reading
  • Reading route progress depicted by graphic color change or disappearance
  • On-screen instant reading verification
  • Meter reading vehicle location positioned constantly updated
  • Ability to show map layers, such as water system and streets
  • Alerts meter reader to high and low reading limits and low battery
  • Reading route statistics displayed as routes progress

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Operating System
    • Windows 7, 8 and 10 Professional (32 and 64-bit versions)
  • Processor
    • Intel 7th generation i5 U series 2.5GHz
  • Memory Requirements
    • 2 GB RAM (32-bit)
    • 4 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • Hard Disk Space
    • 250 GB or more
  • Communications Port
    • AutoVu
      • VXU: 1 Serial Port* or 1 USB Port
      • VGB: 1 USB Port
      • VGB / VXU Combo: 1 USB Port  / 1 Serial Port*  or 1 USB Port
      • GPS (as needed): 1 USB Port
        Note: Windows 8 and 10 requires the use of the Global Sat BU-353S4 USB GPS receiver
    • AutoRead
      • Charging Stand: 1 Serial Port* or 1 USB Port
    • Ethernet/WiFi (optional for use with HHD 650x)

* If an on-board serial port is not available a USB to Serial adapter is needed.  (The IOGear -GUC232A is recommended.)

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