PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard Contents INTRODUCTION Why this launch ? Markets of interest Expectations THE PRODUCT Relevant technical data Features and Benefits (+ icons) Extra bonus launch THE MARKET Relevant applications Market tools related and available OTHERS Approvals CONCLUSIONS
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard Introduction Why this launch ? The trends in the last few years within home- and building automation made it clear that a new hardware and software platform for our Master Generator (now Smart-House Controller) was needed: With the new Controller we are meeting the demand from the market for an easy-to-use configuration tool, which generates professional system documentation automatically. The systems are getting larger and larger, and in many cases one Master Generator does not provide enough I/O-points, and thereby the users have been forced to network them. This is a rather complex and unflexible exercise, however. With the new Controller we are using cost-effective expansion modules instead, and we are enabling the functions of the entire system to be programmed in just one Controller. The demand for new functions is growing continuously, and they are getting more sophisticated. The structure of the Master Generator was no longer suitable to fulfil this demand, there has been too much patching. With the new Smart-House Controller we have developed a flexible and future-oriented platform enabling us to develop new functions in a fast, reliable and cost-effective way.
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard Introduction Markets of interest DescriptionComments: Smart Buildings The main target is the home automation market, although the Controller can also be used in commercial buildings
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard Introduction Expectations To strengthen our position within smart buildings by launching a brand new innovative Smart-House Controller, which is the brain of the Smart-House and too a high extend our face in the market towards the installers and system integrators To achieve a much better position for projects demanding more than one Smart-House network, due to the cost-effective and easy implementation offered by the new controller With the flexible hardware- and software platform of the new controller we expect to be able to meet future market demands for new functionality, in a fast and reliable way
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard Relevant Technical Data The Product BH8-CTRLX-230 Smart-House Controller Full-featured smart-house control functions for lighting, roller blinds, alarms, temperature and occupancy simulation User-friendly configuration via Windows XP / Vista software Ethernet, USB port, SD-card and RS232 for configuration and smart-house data read/write Ability to manage up to 1024 I/O-points based on bus extension modules type BH4-CTRLAB-230 Option for external GSM Modem for monitoring and control via SMS Up to 450 mA Dupline current drive for supply of bus-powered units AC/DC power supplied with built-in charger for battery backup H8-housing for DIN-rail mounting
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard Relevant Technical Data The Product BH4-CTRLAB-230 Smart-House Extension Bus Module Provides a bus extension for the Controller BH8-CTRLX-230 Up to 3 extension modules can be connected to one Controller via plug-in flat cables Built-in Channel Generator Up to 450 mA Dupline current drive for supply of bus-powered units VAC Power Supply H4-housing for DIN-rail mounting
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard Relevant Technical Data – configuration tool The Product 3-step approach: Define the rooms in the house with saying names Select the products needed in each room from a list with product categories and pictures, and assign names to the signals Select the desired functions to be executed on the defined signals
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard The Product Features and Benefits The lighting and temperature control functions based on presence of people can provide significant reductions in energy cost MINIMISING ENERGY COSTS SIMPLIFIED SET-UP User-friendly configuration tool provides pre-defined smart-house functions and generates professional documentation incl. part and address coding lists With Its Ethernet, USB and RS232 ports, the Controller is very flexible for communicating with external devices COMMUNICATION CAPABILITIES
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard The Product Extra Bonus Launch Philips Pronto TSU9200 Universal remote Control This aesthetical looking universal remote is now compatible with the Smart-House system through the IR Receivers BOW-IRXSTD8 and BSJ-IRX8 This means you now have the option to use the PHILIPS Pronto TSU9200 as a remote for e.g. activating lighting scenarios or to control blinds In fact, you can replace all the remotes in your house with the TSU9200, because it can easily be programmed to control also TV's, DVD players, receivers, audio equpiment etc. Furthermore, it is possible to create combined "home theatre" functions where one press on e.g. a "watch TV" button can turn on the TV, dim the lights and bring down the blinds A getting started manual to use the TSU9200 with Dupline as well as the driver files needed can be found on the download section of
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard The Market Relevant applications Life in comfort in the Smart House The Smart-House concept changes the daily life of people to a higher comfort and security level. Light can switch on automatically when people enter a room, light scenarios with different dim levels helps to create certain moods like e.g. romantic lighting or dining lighting, outdoor lights only switch on when needed, one remote can control not only the smart- house installation, but also TV, radio etc., the alarm system creates a higher security level, seetings for room temperatures can easily by changed on room displays etc.
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard The Market Market Tools DATASHEETS The datasheets for BH8-CTRLX-230 and BH4-CTRLAB-230 are available in the Download area of the Carlo Gavazzi web site.
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard The Market Market Tools INSTRUCTION MANUAL The instruction manual is an integral part of the configuration tool, where context relevant help is always available by clicking on the ? icon. However, it is also available as a pdf file
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard The Market Market Tools FREE DOWNLOADS FROM Smart-House Controller configuration software Smart-House Controller instruction manual User guide for Philips Pronto TSU9200 Dupline driver files needed for Philips Pronto TSU9200
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard Other Approvals Certifications - PG 010 According to EMC Directive 89/336/EEC: EN : Emission (Residential) EN : Immunity (Industrial) According to Low-voltage Directive 73/237/EEC EN : Low voltage switchgear and control gear
PG010, Smart-House Controller Jens Neigaard Conclusions The new Configuration tool makes it easier to program a system, because it follows the thinking of an Installer in his approach to a project, and furthermore it provides professional documentation like part and coding lists With the option to use bus extension modules we can now offer a much easier, more flexible and cost-effective solution to the growing demand for larger systems requiring more than one Smart-House bus With the new Window-CE based platform and modular structure in the control functions we are in a much better position to respond to market demands for new functions The Ethernet and USB ports brings us up-to-date with regard to the actual situation in todays market, where COM-ports are getting rare, particularly on PCs The Philips Pronto TSU9200 can now be used for the smart-house system, adding further on to the attractiveness of the complete solution