(Phys.org)—Households with plug-in hybrid vehicles, or PHVs, and smart meters actively managed how, when and where they charged their cars based on electricity rates but rarely took advantage of online feedback, a University ...
First sub-gigahertz wireless microcontroller using world's most energy-efficient 32-bit processor core
Freescale Semiconductor today announced the Kinetis KW01 wireless microcontroller (MCU), expanding its popular Kinetis MCU line with a device ideally suited for wirelessly networked smart energy applications.
Renesas introduces 32-bit RX21A group of microcontrollers with large memory capacity and built-in A/D converter
Renesas Electronics announced the RX21A Group of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) for smart meters with advanced functionality. The new MCUs are the first in the industry to combine large flash memory capacity of 512 KB and ...
Lowe's executives are hesitant to say that we've arrived at the home of the Jetsons, with everything in your house automated and controlled by computers and wireless devices, but they say we're not far off.
Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or mobile devices do. On July 10, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ...
First the smart phone, now the smart home: Digital technology on verge of tending to household tasks
We have all heard of the smartphone and any day now, most of us will have one. Not far behind: the smart home.
Big news in the world of energy-saving home automation:
Japan's Tokyo Electric Power plans to install about 17 million "smart meters" in customer households by March 2019 in a bid to increase efficiency, a report said Sunday.
The UK government wants every home to have one by 2020, but might the new generation of electricity meters help to change peoples attitudes to climate change?