Customer

Global leader in providing temperature and gas sensing solutions

Industry Segment

Smart Buildings

Technology & Domain Challenge / Requirements
  • Re-design existing product targeted toward emerging markets
  • Re-engineer the functionality and usability of the existing product to drive down BoM cost
  • Increase # of I/Os from 8 analog and 8 relays to support 16 analog and 16 relay and 6 digital I/Os
Industry IoT Trend

BACnet is the dominant protocol in North America

Solution
  • Designed & developed touch screen based solution
  • Selected base board and designed expansion relay cards
  • Embedded data logger functionality into the product
  • Implemented self diagnostic functionality
  • IEC61850 & DNP3.0 protocol stack integration
  • Implemented support for Modbus ASCII and RTU
  • UL testing for EMI/EMC, environmental and safety
Technology

Windows Embedded Standard platform, C# .NET

Benefits

Technology benefits:

  • 30% cost reduction with additional features from original design
  • Smart grid ready device