31 Aug, 2017

[News] Korea's first localized DLMS / COSEM protocol by I-ON Communications

SEOUL, South Korea – 28 August, 2017 –  South Korea’s leading unstructured data management solution and service provider, I-ON ( has recently brought off a successful localization of DLMS / COSEM protocol. DLMS / COSEM is the most widely accepted international standard for utility meter data exchange.

In addition to its main business in WCMS (Web Content Management System) sector, I-ON has become an emerging technology provider in Smart Grid sector, especially in DR (Demand Response) and Prosumer.

As an international standard protocol for two-way remote measurement, DLMS / COSEM (IEC62056) is a core protocol of AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) for real-time monitoring of energy consumption and data communication between a server and a client.

[Communication architecture of DLMS / COSEM server / client]

I-ON Communications has successfully developed 100% Korean-made server and client working under the DLMS / COSEM protocol that are compliant with international standards (Blue / Breen Book) conducting a government-led R&D project named ‘wire / wireless hybrid and high reliability AMI system development’. 

With the successful result of the project, I-ON is expected to commercialize the localized DLMS / COSEM protocol and provide local H/W and S/W vendors with the technology based on C library to support customized environment of each vendor, which will bring business opportunities.

“I believe this international standard compliant and certified protocol by KTC (Korea Testing Certification) will play a key role to enhance national competitiveness of South Korea.”, said James Oh, CEO of I-ON Communications.


About I-ON Communications Co., Ltd.

I-ON Communications has been providing enterprise-class unstructured data management solutions and services since its establishment in 1999. With strong market presence in Korea and Japan, its expertise in Enterprise Content Management solutions has proven track records by 1,000+ commercial references and a wide range of projects with government, world renowned partners. Its offerings encompass Web Content Management, Electronic Document Management, Digital Asset Management and Demand Response Management in Smart Grid / Smart City. I-ON was awarded 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Asia, Gartner Magic Quadrant for WCM 2014 as ‘a vendor may meet your needs’ and multilateral joint R&D project Eureka, ITEA3. 


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