Toshiba's 920MHz Wireless Adaptor with Home Gateway Receives Global Communication Standard "Wi-SUN Profile for ECHONET Lite" Certification

TOKYO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 25, 2014Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that the integrated set of Toshiba’s 920MHz band wireless adaptor and Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation’s home gateway is first(*1) in the industry to receive the Wi-SUN Alliance(*2) Global Standard Certification of “Wi-SUN Profile for ECHONET Lite” as a HEMS(*3) controller.

Toshiba's 920MHz wireless adaptor with home gateway (Photo: Business Wire)

Toshiba's 920MHz wireless adaptor with home gateway (Photo: Business Wire)

“Wi-SUN Profile for ECHONET Lite” is a global standard specification, specified by the Wi-SUN Alliance for 920MHz band wireless communication between smart meters and HEMS controllers, otherwise called “Route B”.

Inserting Toshiba’s 920MHz band wireless USB dongle into TLT’s home gateway enables data communication between smart meters and HEMS controllers, making it possible to obtain a wide range of data, including total power consumption.

(*1) As of April 25, 2014, Toshiba survey.
(*2) Wi-SUN Alliance: An association of companies working together to enable reliable, cost-effective, low-power wireless utility products based on the open global standard IEEE 802.15.4g. ( http://www.wi-sun.org.)
(*3) HEMS: Home Energy Management System: An energy control system used to control home appliances and home equipments to realize energy efficiency.

* Wi-SUN is a trademark or registered trademark of the Wi-SUN Alliance.
* ECHONET is a trademark of the ECHONET Consortium.

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm



Contact:

Media Inquiries:
Toshiba Corporation
Semiconductor & Storage Products Company
Chiaki Nagasawa, +81-3-3457-4963
Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Aldec

Featured Video
Editorial
Peggy AycinenaWhat Would Joe Do?
by Peggy Aycinena
Diversity: Really, who cares
More Editorial  
Jobs
Senior Front-End RTL Design AE for EDA Careers at San Jose, CA
Senior R&D Engineer...Timing Closure Specialist for EDA Careers at San Jose or Anywhere, CA
Senior Methodology Automation Engineer for EDA Careers at San Jose, CA
DDR 3-4-5 Developer with VIP for EDA Careers at San Jose, CA
Proposal Support Coordinator for Keystone Aerial Surveys at Philadelphia, PA
Upcoming Events
11th International Conference on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems at 1455 DeMaisonneuve W. EV05.139 Montreal Quebec Canada - Aug 24 - 25, 2017
The Rise of Mechatronics at Dassault Systèmes San Diego 5005 Wateridge Vista Drive San Diego CA - Sep 12, 2017
The Rise of Mechatronics at Buca di Beppo - Pasadena 80 West Green Street Pasadena CA - Sep 13, 2017
S2C: FPGA Base prototyping- Download white paper



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy