Utrecht, The Netherlands – March 31, 2016 – GreenPeak Technologies, one of the world’s leading low power RF semiconductor companies, announced that People Power, an award winning software company offering cloud and mobile services, has launched Presence Security which is built on GreenPeak technology. Both companies are important drivers in developing future proof, high quality Smart Home solutions for senior lifestyle, energy efficiency and home security. By counting on GreenPeak as their silicon supplier, People Power is able to fulfill its mission to build reliable, open and low cost residential networks that allow service providers to create new revenue streams by marketing new Smart Home services.
GreenPeak offers a wide range of IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee ultra-low power silicon products for use in Smart Home applications allowing partners to build wireless and maintenance free solutions that can run on batteries for over a decade. People Power selected GreenPeak’s radio chips for its market leading performance including better range, robustness to WiFi interference, high reliability and low cost. Also, the newest GreenPeak chips enable the combination of different network and profile layers running in parallel.
People Power offers three modular and interoperable Smart Home solutions. Presence Security is a home monitoring service with wireless sensors that notify residents when something happens at home when they are away. Presence Pro Energy shows historical energy usage levels, compares it to current use, and makes it possible to control energy directly on a mobile device. Available mid 2016, Presence Pro Care helps caregivers take care of aging and sick family members, by monitoring daily living patterns and sending alerts when unexpected events happen. One of the unique features is that spare iOS and Android devices can be easily integrated into the system as free internet monitoring cameras with video alerts.
“As a wireless expert who has architected some of the world’s lowest power wireless sensor networks, I deeply understand the challenges of reliably connecting sensors in real world deployments,” said David Moss, President and CTO of People Power Company. “We work with GreenPeak’s technology because they have proven to be an industry game changer, delivering an unprecedented level of wireless range, battery life, and reliability, which People Power depends upon to offer engaging and meaningful services through large iconic brands and service providers.”
“Both GreenPeak and People Power share the same IoT vision, that IoT suppliers need to focus on delivering smart services. Services that provide benefits that really matter to people, from comfort and convenience, to safety and security, and care and wellbeing,” said Cees Links, founder and CEO of GreenPeak Technologies. “By integrating our game changing silicon into People Power’s solutions, we enable service providers to offer wireless Smart Home solutions at an affordable end-user price. Service providers will get an open, future proof system that dynamically offers the latest services and will allow them to generate additional, recurring revenue streams.”
About GreenPeak Technologies
GreenPeak Technologies is an award winning fabless semiconductor/system company and one of the world’s recognized leaders in the IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee market with a rich offering of semiconductor products and software technologies for Smart Home data communications and the IoT. The GreenPeak founders have significantly contributed to the invention of WiFi and are responsible for it being a commercial success used by billions of people worldwide today. GreenPeak is recognized as a leader in developing new wireless technologies for consumer electronics and Smart Home applications, demonstrating rapid growth and adoption by major customers. GreenPeak is privately funded. It is headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands and has offices in Belgium, China, France, India, Korea and USA.
About People Power
Founded in 2009, People Power is an award winning software company with a proud legacy in mobility and green technology. People Power Company offers the Internet of Things Ensemble software suite, which enables service providers and manufacturers to quickly launch products and services using ready-made cloud and mobile software stacks. People Power’s intuitive consumer app, Presence, not only transforms spare smart devices into wireless video cameras for added security, but also expands to control modern smart homes and connect smart communities. The app is also available as a white-labeled software app framework. For more information, visit www.peoplepowerco.com.
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