PLANET Systems Co. Ltd has recently completed a successful installation of over 2,000 apartments in `Smart Home` projects in South Korea, for Hyundai Constructions and LG Constructions, using ITRAN Communications` IT800 narrowband PLC technology.
PLANET Systems Co. Ltd (www.planetsys.co.kr), a leading provider of power line communication (PLC) control and networking systems, has recently completed a successful installation of over 2,000 apartments in "Smart Home" projects in South Korea, for Hyundai Constructions and LG Constructions, using ITRAN Communications' (www.ITRANcomm.com) IT800 narrowband PLC technology.
The apartments were equipped with Internet connected appliances and remote controlled lights gas and water switches. A gateway connected to the Internet and to a wireless access point on one end and to the power line on the other end, enables remote control over the power line, of appliances, switches and lights using a wireless PDA within the apartment and a cellular phone from any distant location.
"The combination of wireless handheld devices, Internet connection and PLC provides the ultimate solution for many applications", said Avner Matmor, ITRAN'S CEO. "We have claimed for quite a long time now that these are complementary technologies and we are glad to see that our PLC technology is being embedded in such systems and that the Smart Home dream has actually began to come true".
SOURCE: ITRAN Communications Ltd.
1. The PLC chip manufacturer, ITRAN Communications Ltd., intends to slightly change the spelling of its name to YITRAN Communications Ltd. - this will be announced later this year.
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