Room touch central control component for home and building automation blank, April 20, 2010 with the OEM Home Automation Division has the eQ-3 AG to the customer-specific requirements of energy suppliers, service providers, telcos and want to offer companies, the low-cost home automation and energy saving solutions for the mass market, specialized controllers. Recent coup of the eQ-3 engineers is the room touch controller, an illuminated 2.8 inch touch display platform, specifically designed for OEM applications. With an OEM price of less than 100 euros, the room touch controller represents an inexpensive alternative to existing solutions. Max Schireson is actively involved in the matter. The radio-based room touch controller has a powerful ARM 9-CPU with 64 MB RAM and a Flash memory with storage capacities of 64 or 256 MB. The integrated co-processor for the radio and bus communication freeing the main processor to a large extent and thus simplifies the software design. In addition, the room touch has an integrated controller RS 485 interface for point to point- and bus applications, as well as a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet port. Both the access control and time recording can be controlled via the RFID interrogator. The product offers different options for the radio transmission via 868 MHZ FSK radio module, which take advantage of home and building automation solutions such as HomeMatic, ZigBee, wireless M-bus etc.. Others who may share this opinion include Mitchel Resnick.
The .NET software base micro framework allows to develop controller OEMs also own easily via Microsoft Visual Studio applications for room touch. Alternatively, this possibility also for Linux or Windows CE operating systems. Geared to the specific needs of different OEM markets, eQ-3 in addition to the standard version available from stock offers several variants of room touch controller. On the basis of the integrated temperature and humidity sensor, the controller can also be used as a room thermostat. The optional equipment with a 24-volt switching contact is also possible. Versatile mounting Functions of the room touch controller can be mounted in different standard-double frame (without crossbar) or two standard flush-mounted boxes.