Technology Landscape Analysis

Advancing Smart Hydrants: Technology Landscape Analysis and Meaningful Partner Conversations.

To improve their smart hydrants with water quality sensors that could measure free and/or total chlorine, turbidity, and/or ammonia as a priority. Chlorine being the highest priority to advance the smart hydrant space with water quality in real-time.

Our client sought the help of Isle Utilities, for a technology scan for global solutions and to provide a technology landscape analysis. Isle Utilities performed a global scan of 21 technologies that matched the client’s needs and arranged three productive conversations with the most suitable vendors.

Benefits of Approach/Innovation

Enhanced Water Quality Sensing: Expanding smart hydrant capabilities through innovative compatible water quality sensing solutions.

Real-time Data Insights: Enabling operational insights with real-time data for operational insights.

Strategic Partner Collaborations: Facilitating connections with technology companies aligned with our client’s goals.

Targeted Introductions: Arranging direct introductions to potential vendors based on the horizon scan outputs.

Specialist Services Involved:

Technology Scanning: Leveraging Isle’s expertise in technology assessment and global solution identification.

Strategic Partnering: Engaging Isle’s specialists in partner collaborations to identify compatible technology companies and vendors.

Water Quality Expertise: Utilizing Isle’s domain knowledge to prioritize water quality parameters. In this case parameter targeted were chlorine, ammonia, and turbidity.


Meaningful Connections: Successful fostering of three meaningful conversations with prospective partners for our client.

Technology Identification: Identification and assessment of 21 technologies based on agreed criteria, providing our client with a comprehensive overview of potential solutions.

Enhanced Water Quality Sensing: Advancement of our clients’ water quality sensing capabilities.

Operational Insights: Provision of real-time water quality data for operational insights, contributing to improved decision-making and water management strategies.

Collaborative Approach: Utilization of Isle Utilities’ expertise and network to facilitate collaboration and innovation within the water sector.

Potential for Future Partnerships: Creation of a foundation for potential partnerships and technological advancements in the smart hydrant space.

Key Contacts:

Alejandro Toro

Service Spotlight
Isle conducted a technology landscape analysis and facilitated partner discussions to improve our clients’ water quality sensing.
Technology global scan of 21 technologies
Created potential future partnerships
Advancement of our clients' water quality sensing capabilities.
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