Just take a photo via smartphone and let our tool do the meter reading for you. VisualMetering by Cognexa is the most accurate metering OCR in the market capturing characters perfectly even in poor lighting conditions.

Easy to integrate into any app, VisualMetering revolutionizes
the process of analog meter reading


No data entry, no paper or excel sheets. The reading goes straight where you want it to, leaving no space for error.

Solid evidence

Archive photos to help solving customer complaints with solid evidence. Make repeated meterings history.

Enabling trust

Scale the solution to new employees and contractors easily. Anyone can take a photo and the proof stays in the database.


80 percent faster reading on the spot. No need for pen & paper, just a click in a friendly interface.


Your technicians will love it. Equip the app with features like step navigation, information about the spot and photos of the surroundings and become their hero.

Offline or online

On device processing works in places with no signal, such as underground pits.

One step further: Self reading

Visual Metering opens up a possibility of metering crowdsourcing. Let the customers do the readings through their own smartphones.
  • Save costs - Save by not having to send a technician at all.
  • Stress free - No need to schedule an appointment. Time savings for both sides.
  • More data - 72 % of users would use VisualMetering every month just to keep track of their consumption. A right motivation can further increase this number. More frequent billing becomes possible and new opportunities for data analytics are opened.
  • Customer engagement - Create a whole new communication channel around VisualMetering. Present offers, surveys, information and raise customer loyalty.


VisualMetering is available
in three different forms

VisualMetering SDK (software development kit)

Software component, recommended for integration into an existing application.

MeterAdmin (ready-to-use solution)

Mobile application for technicians, powered by VisualMetering SDK, including knowledge sharing zone and step navigation. The solution includes an administrative system for management of the whole process - people, permissions and downloads, or even routing and scheduling of meterings - and variety of optional modules for smart (IoT) metering.

For more information visit the MeterAdmin page.

MeterAdmin Crowd (custom solution)

Mobile application for self-reading of meters by customers, powered by VisualMetering SDK. Custom app development tailored to fit your needs.
" A reliable and exceptionally accurate
core of a comprehensive metering solution
we implemented for BVS. "
Miroslav Petrík, CEO Additiva
Additiva supplied a holistic IT solution that covers the whole process of metering
in Bratislava Water Company Inc. (BVS) - water supplier for over 650 000 people.
Read more about the case study
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