Dialog Semiconductor plc. has announced a SmartPulse™ IP gateway reference design that enables SmartPulse and other DECT ULE home automation wireless sensor / actuator products to be connected to the web for remote management via smartphones, laptops and tablet PCs.
The reference design integrates Dialog’s SmartPulse SC14CVMDECT wireless base station device and SC14452 VoIP application host processor with 32Mb of flash memory, 16MB SDRAM, an Ethernet Phy and Ethernet transformer. Measuring 60×100mm the reference board is supported by Dialog’s Rhea µClinux software development environment, which includes web servers, TCP/IP stack and an SSH server. Included with the reference design are two example sensor application boards; these automatically connect with the IP gateway reference design and enable the testing of web control systems for SmartPulse enabled products. Dialog has also announced development kits for the complete family of SmartPulse DECT ULE sensors and base station devices. These kits include both devices and software, providing a simple way to create SmartPulse based systems such as wireless controlled door locks, smoke alarms, light switches, home appliances and personal security and health-care systems.