Salt Lake City, UT, April 2, 2013 — MiOS, provider of advanced control and monitoring solutions for the home and small enterprise markets in 65 countries, and EnOcean, the originator of patented self-powered wireless control technology, 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 years LIGHTFAIR in Philadelphia (EnOcean Alliance/MiOS booth #2931).
“The new plug-in creates a bridge between EnOcean, an established leader in wireless building automation and residential Z-wave wireless products,” said Jim O’Callaghan, president, EnOcean Inc.
“Connecting the leading residential gateway maker with the leader in self-powered switches and sensors 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 battery-free products conserves energy through self-powered switching, occupancy sensing, daylight harvesting and personal workspace control technologies.
“Joining the EnOcean alliance is an exciting development for us,” said Lew Brown, EVP, MiOS. “Our customers understand the environmental and lifecycle cost impact that can be obtained by going battery free 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.”
EnOcean and 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 GmbH is the originator of patented self-powered wireless technology. Headquartered in Oberhaching near Munich, the company manufactures and markets energy harvesting wireless modules for use in building and industrial automation. EnOcean technology combines miniaturized energy converters with ultra-low-power electronics and robust RF communication. Self-powered wireless technology from EnOcean has been successfully deployed in more than 200,000 buildings worldwide. EnOcean is a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance, a consortium of leading companies from the world’s building sector that has set itself the aim of creating innovative solutions for sustainable buildings. The company currently employs 60 people in Germany and the USA. EnOcean and the EnOcean logo are registered trademarks of EnOcean GmbH.
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