SimpleHomeNet's ZBLC30 and ZBCID Earns ZigBee Pro Home Automation Certification

  • Posted on: 7 January 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

SimpleHomeNet, a provider of home and building automation solutions and a division of Compacta International announced that its ZBLC30 and ZBCID products were awarded the ZigBee PRO HA certification. The ZBLC30 is a versatile Dual-relay Load Controller capable of making high current appliances smarter buy allowing you to control and monitor your ZigBee PRO network from network gateways and PCs.
According to Al Choperena, president of Compacta/SimpleHomeNet “The ZBLC30 and ZBCID are the first two products from our extensive line-up of electricity and water management solutions based on ZigBee®.  We designed our ZigBee product line to break new ground in usability, performance and cost in the home/building automation areas.”

Also due out next month is the ZBPLM a multi-protocol HAN PLM is a serial-based home automation interface.  The ZBPLM is a PC- and hardware-based automation controller that allows you to control your ZigBee, INSTEON and X10 compatible lights, appliances, heating, air conditioning systems and alarm systems.
“The Zigbee certified products from SimpleHomeNet are based on Jennic's JN5148 wireless microcontroller. “The Simplehomenet Gateway and Load Controller are the first products using our JN5148 to earn ZigBee PRO HA certification. We are very pleased to have partnered with SimpleHomeNet in the development of these well designed products”, said Jim Lindop, CEO of Jennnic Ltd.

The  ZBLC30 and ZBCID are being introduced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and will be available for shipping later this month. For more information, visit the SimpleHomeNet website.