Client is a leading manufacturer of the ultrasonic, vortex, differential pressure & turbine flow meters and BTU meters
Client required support for both Modbus TCP and RTU in its flow meter & BTU meter devices to communicate with other manufacturer’s Modbus based devices.
Client selected Softdel by considering its capabilities and vast knowledge base in industrial domain, in-house stack development capability (Modbus) and value-add engineering services including stack integration, porting and testing.
• The product platform was an Atmel MCU with FreeRTOS
• The BTU meter application was developed in C++
• Softdel optimized its Modbus RTU and TCP stack to fit into the available ROM and RAM
• Softdel also implemented BACnet interface and provided the user option to choose between Modbus and BACnet at Bootup time
– Increased sales :
Customer won some significant large orders where Modbus interface was a pre-requisite
– Faster time to market :
Softdel provided a native Modbus interface in extremely short duration of 2.5 months with all function codes as per the Modbus standard