IntelliSAW, a provider of next-generation wireless sensor systems for smart grid applications, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Adperc of Brazil. Adperc will provide distribution, system integration and marketing services for IntelliSAW’s wireless/passive temperature monitoring system throughout Brazil in electric power transmission and distribution systems.

Adperc is a supplier of critical test, control, and monitoring equipment for the electric power industry, with offices in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Founded in 1985, Adperc has established relationships with players within the Brazilian power generation and distribution markets.

Access to IntelliSAW’s electrical switchgear temperature monitoring system will allow Adperc to expand its portfolio of services into the smart grid arena where IntelliSAW’s technology provides real-time, continuous monitoring of mission-critical electric power substation switchgear.

IntelliSAW’s proprietary solution is wireless and does not require any power to the sensors affording ease of installation and system commissioning while avoiding introducing any arcing or flashover concerns. Moreover the IntelliSAW system outputs data directly onto existing communication networks using standard protocols allowing for instantaneous monitoring and control.