4Home and Marvell have developed a new energy management solution on the Plug Computer to compete in the home energy management market. The solution is a combination of 4Home’s connected home services software and Marvell’s integrated silicon solution. It is based on the SheevaPlug, powered by Marvell’s Sheeva CPU Technology and 4Home’s ControlPoint software.
Ip.access has teamed up with Alertmd to demonstrate how Femtocell can be integrated in smart home energy management solutions. By integrating ip.access’ Femtocell technology with AlertMe Energy Service the system automatically detects when phones enter or leaves the house and can therefore turn off lights, radio, television and other home appliances automatically when the house is empty and switch then back on when you return.
At this week’s Home Technology Show in London, Carlo Gavazzi previewed their smart-house home automation solution, a web server application that allows you to access, manage, control and monitored it from anywhere in the world. Home owners will be able to securely login to the smart-house system and control lighting, scene setting and curtain control they also will be able to view or adjust (actual temperature, temperature set points and real-time values).
Intamac a supplier of internet access monitoring and control solution has received £4 million invested funding from a group of London based investors. The group includes Chados Capital Ventures, Carbon Trust Investment and Seraphim Capital. Intamac recently announced a home monitoring solution with D-Link and has an ongoing relationship with British Telecom, Technicolor, Alcatel Lucent, and IAG.
4Home today announced a reference home management software platform optimized for the Intel Atom processor that enables the development of a variety of home networking products that can offer connected home services. The new platform is the basis for the Intel Connected Services Gateway Reference Design that Intel will have on display at the Connectivity World tradeshow on June 15th in Chicago, demonstrating the platform’s ability to deliver new connected home services over Intel Atom processor-based platforms.
Savant has launched two affordable premium iPad in-home application docks that enable users to conveniently operate their iPad from a desktop or in-wall cradle. The new systems allow you to purchase five, six, even seven iPad controllers for the price of one traditional touch panel. Building on their expertise in Apple-based home automation the new cradles will offer integrators the flexibility of an iPad-based solutions and consumer the convenience.
Crayon Interface’s connected home services were acquired by Ingersoll Rand. Ingersoll Rand made the announcement today, that they have taken over Crayon home services division which include Crayon’ s prolific mobile application platform for monitoring and controlling security and energy management devices – including Z-Wave® enabled door locks, thermostats, lighting and IP cameras. D-Link and Intamac recently announced that they have partnered to deliver a connected home solution through D-Link’s Home Monitoring Starter Kit.
Cavium Networks today released its CNW56xx video processor family to OEMs. The CNW56xx is part of Cavium’s high performance and highly integrated PureVu line of processors, which features super low latency (SLL) H.264 compression technology. The new range of processor is to allow HD quality video over 802.11 wireless connections between connected devices.
Watteco, announced the world’s first water heater and HVAC system software monitoring solution. The company is a leading manufacturer of System on Chip (SoC) and other Ultra low Powerline Communucation (PLC) solutions that enables us to manage and monitor household appliances. The enPowerMe software monitor energy usage of any major appliances, using a non-intrusive energy-analysis algorithm said watteco.
Carlo Gavazzi has announced a new range of home automation products for next month’s CEDIA Home Technology Event at Excel London. The Aurora range as it is called comprise of Light Switchs, Temperature controllers, Passive infra-red detectors and smart-house systems were designed by Milan-based Bonorandi.