New EnOcean Plug-In Extends Energy Harvesting wireless options to the Smart Home
Las Vegas, NV, January 06, 2014
MiOS, provider of advanced control and monitoring solutions for the home and small enterprise markets in 65 countries, and EnOcean, the world leader in energy harvesting wireless solutions, announced the release of a plug-in for the MiOS Marketplace (http://apps.mios.com), delivering control of Z-Wave products using EnOcean self-powered switches and sensors. The new plug-in can be seen at this year’s CES in Las Vegas (Booth #20800 in South Hall 1).
“The new plug-in creates a bridge between EnOcean, an established standard in wireless building automation, and residential Z-Wave wireless products,” said Jim O’Callaghan, President, EnOcean Inc. “Connecting one of the leading residential gateway makers with the leader in self-powered switch and sensor solutions is a logical step. Z-Wave users can now utilize the benefits of wireless without batteries the EnOcean customers have enjoyed for years”.
Communicating wirelessly using EnOcean batteryless products conserves energy through self-powered switching, occupancy sensing, daylight harvesting and personal workspace control technologies. All companies offering solutions integrating the EnOcean standard are organized in the EnOcean Alliance. This technical initiative has over 350 members worldwide which build a strong ecosystem of more than 1,200 interoperable products.
“Joining the EnOcean Alliance is an exciting development for us,” said Lew Brown, President of MiOS. “Our customers understand the environmental and lifecycle cost impact that can be obtained by going batteryless and that is exactly what the EnOcean protocol delivers. This capability addresses the issues associated with battery use in the commercial sector where replacement can become a management nightmare.”
MiOS focus on developing controls that deliver a better experience to their customers, enhancing their lifestyles and workplace through advanced energy saving technologies.
MiOS, LTD. is a global software and hardware company represented in over 60 countries, and focused on developing and distributing advanced control and monitoring solutions for the home and small enterprise markets. Founded in 2008, MiOS has created the technology platform that bridges many different devices to produce hardware and software solutions for home control networks. Now in its fifth generation, the MiOS platform allows users to remotely control, monitor and automate their households and businesses with products that are currently available from any vendor. Technology developments such as MiOS are driving an exploding market for increased home security, greater energy-cost savings, global remote home management, and the growing “aging at home” population. MiOS is focused on empowering advanced monitoring, control and automation relevant in every household, and providing easier setup and use. MiOS is dedicated to advancing technology to save energy, achieve a greener lifestyle and simplify security.
EnOcean is the originator of patented energy harvesting wireless technology. Headquartered in Oberhaching, near Munich, the company manufactures and markets energy harvesting wireless modules for use in building and industrial applications as well as in further application fields such as smart home, smart metering, logistics or transport. EnOcean technology combines miniaturized energy converters with ultra-low-power electronics and robust RF communication. For 10 years, leading product manufacturers have chosen wireless modules from EnOcean to enable their system ideas. EnOcean is a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance, a consortium of companies from the world's building sector that has set itself the aim of creating innovative solutions for sustainable buildings. Self-powered wireless technology from EnOcean has been successfully deployed in more than 250,000 buildings worldwide. The EnOcean wireless protocol is standardized internationally as ISO/IEC 14543-3-10, which is optimized for wireless solutions with ultra-low power consumption and energy harvesting.
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