AEGIS-T: HCL Connected Home Platform
The communication revolution is impacting our home, transforming it into a 'Smart home'. The new generation of home appliances/ devices are being controlled and serviced remotely through mobile phones, TV or the internet. Telcos/ broadband players are increasingly looking at providing home monitoring/ control/ energy management services as part of a larger services bundle. Smart home solutions enable your home to work for you and provide a comfortable and convenient lifestyle through solutions such as Lighting Control, Advanced Climate Control, Energy Management/ Conservation, Audio and Video Distribution Systems, Security System Integration and Remote Access. HCL’s cloud-based Connected Home Platform is a Zigbee-based home device control with remote access and monitoring that provides video monitoring as well. The core features of the solution are:
- Security and surveillance - Video surveillance and live video feed transmission
- Energy monitoring - Providing energy usage data to user appliances
- Home appliances/ device control - Controls various home appliances such as AC, Refrigerators, etc
- Alarms and triggers - Motion sensing and triggering an alarm
HCL’s Aegis-T solution provides an easy introduction to the services and recurring revenue source. Since the cost of the set up is low and the solution is standard-based, it is extensible.