Nuon investigates HomeKit support after stopping Email Manager




Nuon is working on several new services that use data from the smart meter and smart thermostat. One of the platforms that the company is investigating Apple HomeKit. Nuon announced to stop this week with its own E-manager.

The services related to smart meters and thermostats, Nuon particularly committed to help customers to better understand their energy bills and reduce. This should go beyond the current My Nuon app helps customers understand their consumption. “We also look at the opportunities that platforms such HomeKit can offer our customers in the management of control devices,” says Gijsbert Siertsema spokesman Nuon against Tweakers. OXXIO offers all HomeKit support with his power app.

Nuon had its own platform in the form of the E-manager. In addition to understanding use this gateway provided an opportunity to remotely control intelligent lights of Green Wave Reality. However, on 1 September, Nuon E-manager stops, due to the large amount of interference. “To give an example, the E-Manager Gateway for example wirelessly connected to various accessories such as meter readers and smart plugs and lighting devices which can be remotely controlled,” said Siertsema.

Siertsema: “In particular, these wireless connections remain in some houses with lots of concrete vulnerable to reception problems This puts measurement data or circuit diagrams are not always right or too late and experienced by customers switching schedules or measurements do not always work properly.”. Nuon says it can improve the platform is not enough to continue.

An alternative platform for home automation does not. Nuon says advising clients in the purchase of smart products, focusing on their particular living situation. “There are several major manufacturers that offer smart lighting that work very well. The same applies to a wide range of smart thermostats from reliable manufacturers like Honeywell, Nest and Atag. So there is a wide range, there is no one-size-fits all. “

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