STMicroelectronics and Tatung Collaborate to Enable Smarter Homes
The era of the smart, connected home that offers its occupants a greener, safer, more convenient and more enjoyable lifestyle has been brought closer through a unique collaboration announced today by STMicroelectronics and Tatung. Working together, the two companies have developed an array of smart-home appliances that can be interconnected to form a smart-home ecosystem.
Power Line Communication make a Smarter Grid
Nexans has recently hosted a technical conference highlighting the vital role that Power Line Communications solutions, deployed over existing electrical distribution infrastructure, will play in the creation of Smarter Grids.
TE Connectivity Launches NECTOR Power Systems
Buildings are alive. They have the intelligence to sense and react, anticipate and illuminate. Increased demand for total comfort and convenience are driving the change of how a building’s power runs within the walls, ceilings, and floors for lighting, security, and beyond.
Building A Smarter Smart Grid: Counteracting Cyber-Threats In Energy Distribution
Energy providers have arrived at a new frontier. Behind them lies the existing energy delivery infrastructure, some 70% of which is more than 30 years old, making it stress prone, labour intensive, and environmentally risky. Ahead lies the promise and potential of the smart grid, the path to more efficient, less costly, cleaner, and safer energy distribution.
Automatic for more of the people
With interoperability now clearly defined by the new ISO/IEC standard (ISO/IEC 14543-3-10), will it help drive demand for home automation systems? Chief Executive Office of EnOcean, Laurent Giai-Miniet, investigates.
TI ZigBee wireless network processor first to offer ZigBee Smart Energy, ZigBee Home Automation and ZigBee Light Link standards for a single end-device
TI today announced that the CC2538 is the industry's first ZigBee wireless network processor to offer the three most popular ZigBee standards for one end-device (ZigBee Smart Energy, ZigBee Home Automation and ZigBee Light Link).
Maxim’s Complete Smart-Meter SoC Combines Metrology, Security, and Communication
Maxim introduces Zeus, an important advance in integration and security protection for the smart grid. Zeus is a complete smart-meter system-on-a-chip that offers highly accurate metrology, multiple layers of security, and plenty of processing horsepower for today’s advanced communication protocols.
ST SoC pairs with smart media-server software for the Ultimate Connected Home
STMicroelectronics has revealed that it is demonstrating a significant leap forward in home multimedia at IBC 2012. ST’s demonstration combines the power of the Company’s STiH416 (“Orly”) connected-home System-on-Chip device with Twonky Server software from PacketVideo to enable the ultimate connected-home experience.
GreenPeak to Provide ZigBee connectivity for the entire Home
GreenPeak has today revealed that it is expanding its product portfolio and customer target base. GreenPeak ZigBee chips are already integrated into leading cable industry set-top boxes to enable power saving and long range RF based connections for remote controls.
Smart home and Business with Vision Security intelligent and secure certified door lock
Vision Security has developed a Z-Wave network-enabled door lock for the smart home and business. The security solution with the designation “ZM1702” is based on the Z-Wave wireless standard and offers a range of intelligent functions. For example, owners can open and lock the door wirelessly from an Alarm Panel, PC, Tablet or Smart Phone. Moreover the lock features a keypad control panel for which specific access codes can be programmed, eve...