EnOcean Alliance announces TCP/IP for sensors and controls
TCP/IP interoperability allows flexibility for energy harvesting sensors and control systems.
The EnOcean Alliance has announced that its wireless, battery-less energy harvesting sensors and associated control systems are now interoperable with TCP/IP. The move is a response to escalating customer demand to manage and monitor building automation controls over IP network.
By establishing TCP/IP interoperability with EnOcean Alliance's wireless, battery-less enabled end-devices and associated IP-based control systems, building owners and facility managers can now monitor, manage, and control these systems centrally and from any web-enabled device, from anywhere in the world.
“This trend to centralize and converge building energy management is key, given the fact that only 5% of small and medium sized buildings (100,000 sq ft or less) are equipped with a building management system,” said Kirsten West, principal analyst at West Technology Research. “Small- and medium-sized facilities account for 98% of all buildings and 65% of floor space, making this segment the largest underserved market in the industry by far. That’s why the ability to populate a facility with sensors that can communicate over TCP/IP to a centralized building automation system is key to this Greenfield market segment.”
The EnOcean Alliance is a group of companies working to standardize and internationalize energy harvesting wireless technology for green intelligent buildings.
Read the full press release here.
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