Surf Networks Introduces Television Interface for LonWorks Control Networks at InfoComm 2002.Business Editors/High Tech Writers
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Surf Networks, Inc. announced today the Amerilon STB-1000, a native LonWorks A control network from Echelon Corporation, San Jose, CA (www.echelon.com) that is used in myriad applications, including factory automation, process control, building networks and vehicle networks. interface for commercial televisions. This exciting new product is being demonstrated at the InfoComm 2002 exhibition, Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. , NV June June: see month. 12 - 14 in Booth #5105. This revolutionary network device allows commercial televisions to natively communicate to LonWorks based home and building automation systems, including HVAC (Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning) In the home or small office with a handful of computers, HVAC is more for human comfort than the machines. In large datacenters, a humidity-free room with a steady, cool temperature is essential for the trouble-free , security, lighting and energy management systems as well as allowing the building automation network to control the television's various functions.
"This robust network interface will allow greater user control of LonWorks network devices, at lower installed costs than ever before. It is ideal for the home, hotel, multi-dwelling unit and school markets," says Jim Frazer, president of Surf Networks, Inc.
"This innovative new product is exactly what is needed for Home Automation and Hotel applications," says Tracy Markie, president of Engenuity Systems, Inc. "As the world's largest distributor of LonWorks products, we field calls everyday from customers and integrators in this market. One of the most common requests is for a television interface. I am excited we will be offering Surf's new product, it is the only solution available for linking a LonWorks network with a television."
Additional details are available online at the Surf Networks home and building automation site at http://www.amerilon.com/tv.htm
About Surf Networks, Inc.
Surf Networks designs, and develops, control network components under the Amerilon brand for the home and building automation marketplaces. These components utilize the peer to peer LonWorks(R) network control technology. For more information about Surf Networks, Inc., please visit http://www.surfnetworks.com
About Engenuity Systems, Inc.
Engenuity Systems is the largest LonWorks-based products distributor in the world, offering over 1000 LonWorks-based products from over 40 different manufacturers. For more information about Engenuity Systems, Inc., please visit http://www.engenuity.com
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Amerilon is a trademark of Surf Networks, Inc. LonWorks is a trademark of Echelon Corporation Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) designs control networks to connect machines and other electronic devices, for the purposes of sensing, monitoring and control. registered in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and other countries. All other trademarks and registered marks are the property of their respective holders.