Tekron to Supply Time Sync products Through Partner Chronos Technology
16 April 2014: WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Tekron is pleased to announce a partnership with Chronos Technology to supply its entire range of time sync products to the UK, Sweden and Denmark. Tekron‘s high precision GPS clocks and time sync devices are designed for smart grid and substations where performance, longevity, and reliability are paramount. Tekron’s GPS clocks are designed to synchronize SCADA, Protection and Control, Phasor measurement units, IEDs for sampled values, revenue meters and peripheral substation equipment. Charles Norwood, Tekron’s Chief Executive Officer said “We are pleased to be partnering with Chronos who are recognized as global sync and timing experts. We are particularly pleased to be working with an organization that has an extensive support and service business which makes this a formidable partnership.”
Prof Charles Curry, Managing Director of Chronos said:
We are delighted to work together with Tekron who are regarded as time sync leaders in the power industry. As more energy companies adopt the latest time protocol IEEE 1588 (PTP), the addition of Tekron’s GPS clocks and precision time sync products to our existing range enables us to offer a comprehensive series of sync and timing products to the energy sector.
Tekron is a leading developer of exceedingly accurate GPS clocks and time synchronization solutions for use in industrial applications. Tekron’s GPS clocks are simple to install and use and are extremely rugged: attributes that are a prerequisite in the often extreme environments in which the clocks are installed. Tekron GPS clocks have been installed in thousands of power stations & substations across the globe, where they prove invaluable in assisting power companies to operate efficiently, minimizing downtime and increasing the accuracy of control decisions.
About Chronos Technology:
Chronos is recognized as a global expert in timing and synchronization for energy, telecoms, transport, broadcast and financial markets. Chronos has a long history of supplying equipment and services relating to all aspects of timing and synchronization implementation from initial technology consultations, test equipment and acceptance plans through to lab and field trials and ultimately network rollout. Established in 1986, Chronos is also a global leader in GPS jamming and interference detection and location; and a specialist technology company in the field of Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT). Chronos supplies GNSS (GPS) products including receivers, recorders and simulators and GNSS infrastructure (antennas, splitters, repeaters) for the distribution of GNSS RF signals into sensitive environments. Chronos has developed a range of bespoke GPS timing products for time and frequency synchronization in power and communication systems. www.chronos.co.uk