A new automation interface and control system in one uses a tactile button press, which uses tiny display technology to provide multiple levels of interaction and therefore ease of use.
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The WACI-PAD is part of an overall control system that also includes the WACI-NX control system and touch panels. These products form a high quality, affordable system suitable for any segment of the home automation market, claims distributor Open Automation Solutions.
The WACI-NX control system is open and IP based, which allows it to be programmed in almost any web language. Programming is as easy as writing web pages with off-the-shelf creation applications such as Macromedia Flash, HTML, DHTML, SOAP, XML, CGI, RPC and Visual Basic, or in OAS’s free software, YIPI. Numerous RS232/422/485, IR, relay and DSP control ports are available; and a robust IR learner is standard. The WACI-NX is also expandable using additional WACI-NX units or expansion modules.
The IBZ-1041W is a 10.inch wireless touch panel with the power to handle many applications. The panel is a thin client tablet PC that is compatible with most browser based IP control systems. Unlike most products in its class, the IBZ-1041W has the ability to run Macromedia Flash movies. It also has up to 12 hours of battery use on a single charge with power saving modes.