Silver PAC have created the SilverSTAT 7 in home advanced thermostat that has an LCD display called “In-Home Display” or IHD for short. The system functions as a climate control for homes and can be programmed for 7 days in advance.
The LCD screen (IHD) is used for displaying your energy usage and is designed to help you be more in touch with what energy you might wasting.
The LCD screen on the front is touch sensitive and the device is capable of communicating with smart meters over a wireless 801.11 connection. This allows for users to see instantly how much gas or electricity they are using at any given point in time.
By seeing live information about what’s happening in your home at any given time it allows you to keep a close eye on what’s happening when you have several appliances running and allows you to reduce your peak energy demand. Savings can potentially be made by cutting out waste that you didn’t expect to see.
With the built-in 802.11 Wi-Fi interface, the SilverSTAT 7 can successfully communicate with a home network and internet services. It hosts useful smart gadgets to enhance the convenience of daily tasks with attractive features including streaming photos, music and content direct from Live.com and from the PC. Through Windows technology, users can control their digital universe with access to email, stock prices, real-time weather forecasting, billing and price schedules for energy providers and more! SilverSTAT 7 is packed with features to consolidate the tasks of managing energy usage in a home.
A full list of features that are included with the SilverSTAT 7 can be found below…
• 7” Touch LCD
• Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3
• 64 MB DDR RAM (upgradable to 128 MB)
• 128 MB Flash Memory (upgradable to 4 GB)
• 1 x USB (Standard A)
• Intelligent 7 day programmable thermostat for HVAC control
• IEEE 802.15.4 ZigBee wireless interface to monitor Smart Meters
• 802.11g Wi-Fi interface for home and internet networking connection
• Z-Wave Home Automation Interface to Manage Lighting and Appliances
• DLNA Compliant
• FM Radio for convenience and local news broadcasts and emergency information
• Built-In Speakers
• Digital Picture Frame and Media Player can play content from network or internet
• Digital Clock, Calendar, Scheduler, Task Manager for Home Control and more
Via: Gadget Venue