SMART 5.0 Released

The major highlights of SMART 5.0 are: Offline Mode – Ability to perform inspections in an offline mode when there is low/no cell coverage GIS-enabled – Ability to capture and assign latitude and longitude coordinates in decimal format and display equipment on a Google map Work Orders – Automatic Work Order generation from scheduled inspections…

SMART Selected By a Midwest Public Utility as Their Substation Inspection Tool

After a two-month long pilot study of SMART, a leading public utility from Missouri has selected SMART as their software tool for substation maintenance and inspection. The utility will maintain and inspect 16 substations with a focus on record management and NERC compliance. SMART was selected for its intuitiveness, cloud-based functionalities, primary focus on smaller…

MinMax Launches SMARTER by Conducting an Extensive Focus Group Study

With a successful reception of its initial Substation Maintenance and Asset Repair Tracking (SMART), MinMax conducted an in-depth focus study for its next version called SMARTER (enhanced with Equipment Reliability) by visiting several small to mid-sized public power utilities across the country. In addition to predictive maintenance, SMARTER will include: An extensive repository of all…

MinMax Joins APPA

As a recognized vendor to public power utilities, MinMax Technologies joins APPA as a corporate associate member with visibility and access to a significant portion of the United States $250 billion electric utility industry and an opportunity to expand its share of the municipal electric market. The American Public Power Association (APPA), which is based…

SMART Featured in T&D World Magazine & Case-studied by Microsoft

Transmission & Distribution World is the leading industry magazine for the electric power industry edited for engineers and operating professionals. Feature articles are written primarily by technical editors and industry professionals in the user and manufacturer groups. In its January 2012 issue (pp. 44-48) of the magazine, the editors have profiled SMART, a Substation Maintenance…

City of Weatherford Uses SMART Solution to Track Substation Performance

Weatherford, a western suburb of Fort Worth, Texas, U.S., is a family centric community with a tradition of planning for the future. To deliver clean, reliable power to this community requires near-flawless substation performance. Accordingly, substations must be rigorously and routinely inspected. However, as is the case with many small utilities, the cost of using…