Collecting first-time-right meter readings will benefit utility companies and its customers in many ways

Improve data quality & insights
Enrich your database with automatic readouts of more than just regular meter administration. Blicker allows you to faultlessly read serial numbers, meter type and GPS location in order to support a faultless meter administration.
Cost reduction & Accurate billing
Decrease your operational costs through improved accuracy of billing, less customer service calls, less manual collection charges, field force efficiency and legal fees.
Increase employee and customer satisfaction
The exceptional ease of use increases user and field force experience and speeds up the process of gathering first-time-right meter readouts. The Blicker API can be implemented within less than a day.
Works quick and easy on all devices
All you need is a phone or tablet to capture an image of a meter in order to get a first-time-right meter readout using the Blicker API.
Fully GDPR compliant
All data is processed and secured according to GDPR law.

Accurate billing & better cash flow
Significant improvements in data quality & accurate meter readings lead to more accurate billing of consumption. Operational costs can be decreased as a result of faultless meter readings. Normally these costs are generated by inbound customer service calls, collection charges and legal fees.

Increase in customer and employee satisfaction
Blicker enables exceptional user experience, as its digital assistance makes the process easier, faster and even fun for its users; both customers and service engineers. First-time-right meter readings take customer satisfaction to a whole new level as it prevents extra customer contacts and speeds up the process from weeks to just a few minutes. And as Blicker allows every customer to collect meter information by themselves, house visits by specialised meter inspectors become a thing of the past. This frees up a part of the valuable time of specialized meter workforce to work on things that matter most; speeding up the energy-transition. At the same time, this also greatly benefits the customers who no longer need to stay at home to receive visiting service engineers. 

Enriched database with extensive insights
Another benefit for utility companies is that current meter administration databases can be enriched with automatic readout of other meter information such as serial numbers, meter type and model. Besides, this extra information gives valuable insights that can be used for strategic asset management decisions like meter maintenance and replacement plannings.