Redpine Signals and Grid2Home Partner to Offer
SEP 2.0 Profile over 802.11n Wi-Fi
San Jose, CA, Oct. 24, 2011 –Redpine Signals, Inc., and Grid2Home, Inc., today announced the offering of Smart Energy Profile 2.0 (SEP 2.0) over 802.11n Wi-Fi solutions from Redpine. The development platform showcasing the implementation of SEP 2.0 includes the Connect-io-n Wi-Fi module from Redpine. The Wi-Fi module – the RS9110-N-11-21 – includes embedded WLAN software and provides a self-contained, ultra low power 802.11n WLAN solution for Smart Energy applications.
The SEP 2.0-compliant G2H-SE2 software from Grid2Home provides proven interoperability across the Smart Grid ecosystem. The platform includes the application layer and reference applications to enable Smart Energy systems developers to quickly integrate a Wi-Fi interface into their appliance, meter, or control units.
The availability of SEP 2.0 over 802.11n Wi-Fi paves the way for a near-universal integration of Smart Energy devices into the home or enterprise networks. “The large scale deployment of Wi-Fi infrastructure underscores the choice of Wi-Fi as the key connectivity method for the SmartGrid,” said Venkat Mattela, CEO of Redpine Signals. “Redpine has pioneered the adoption of future-proof 802.11n Wi-Fi into embedded applications and our partnership with Grid2Home in offering a complete SEP 2.0 solution over Wi-Fi is an important step in our efforts to enable system developers to integrate their products into the Smart Energy ecosystem,” he added.
"The availability of solutions with SEP 2.0 over 802.11n Wi-Fi would accelerate the adoption of Wi-Fi into the smart grid,” said Rick Kornfeld, CEO of Grid2Home. "Grid2Home is pleased to be partnering with Redpine Signals in offering the G2H-SE2 Software with Redpine’s Connect-io-n modules for devices and appliances in the smart energy ecosystem.”