[OpenTRV-dev] EnOcean

Thu Apr 4 12:40:20 BST 2013

I think there is some value in looking at extant products without UK/EU pricing even if for no other reason than strengthening our hand when it comes to proof of concept and possible prior art.

(I'm having some off-list discussions with lawyers about patents for example.)



On 4 Apr 2013, at 12:25, Stuart Poulton wrote:

> I think the key with ANY product is being able to identify UK / EU pricing and availability.
> Without this then as far as I'm concerned it's not even worth being distracted by.
> Stuart
> On 04/04/13 12:21, Thomas Hood wrote:
>> I have just been looking more closely at EnOcean. I hadn't realized that
>> there are already hundreds of EnOcean home automation products on the
>> market, including wireless TRVs, occupancy sensors and pretty much
>> everything else one would need to automate one's home heating (except an
>> OpenTherm boiler controller, but I have a workaround for that).
>>     http://www.enocean-alliance.org/en/products/
>> http://www.enocean-alliance.org/en/products/thermokon_easysens-sab02-valve/
>> http://www.enocean-alliance.org/en/products/alphaeos_actuator_alphadrive/
>> http://www.enocean-alliance.org/en/products/telefunken_radiator-actuator-drive/
>>     http://www.enocean-alliance.org/en/products/telefunken_occupancy-sensor/
>> Has anyone already investigated the EnOcean ecosystem?
>>    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EnOcean
>> The technology seems ideal. I am only a bit unclear on the licensing. There
>> is an "EnOcean alliance" with a .org TLD and scores of members. The
>> protocol seems to be an ISO standard and it's already supported by free
>> software (FHEM). Is there any obstacle to our adopting it for our
>> free/libre and open source hardware?
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