Please give us a general overview of your software.
THRONE 3D Control Platform is:
a) THRONE – a visual interface for Home / Building automation systems,
b) T-Studio – a cloud service for independent designing of THRONE interfaces by third parties (system integrators)
Which OS and hardware are required to make the system function?
The system consists of THRONE application for Android or iOS device and THRONE Control Server (hardware), which is Linux-based. T-Studio runs in Windows.
Which protocols or brands of devices will the software control?
THRONE controls equipment of KNX Association protocol (more than 400 manufacturers worldwide), HDL (China) and Teletask (Belgium).
Does the software run on a PC? If not please describe how it works.
No, the software doesn't have PC version. T-Studio is a PC application.
Can the software be controlled with other devices such as smart phones, tablets or dedicated keypads etc.
Yes, the software can be controlled via Android / iPhone / iPad or with Linux-based industrial touch terminals like Advantech (http://throne-bms.com/pro/en/blog/entry/59)
Please describe some of the primary functions that can be performed by the software.
The primary functions are:
- Lighting Control
Centralized and Zonal Control, Dimmable and RGB-Lighting, Lighting Scenes Storing
- Climate (HVAC) Control
Air conditioning, Ventilation, Thermostats, Heating, Heated floors
Blinds, Shutters, Rolling Gates
- Security and Access Systems
Security and Fire Alarms, Motion Sensors, Leakage Protection
- Video Surveillance and Door Phone Systems
Any Number of IP cameras, Ability of Talk with Visitors, Opening of Doors and Gates
- And others: Multimedia devices, Weather Stations, Sprinkler Systems, etc.
Is the software designed to be installed and set up by a homeowner or is a professional integrator recommended?
THRONE controls professional automation equipment, so primary installation needs a professional integrator. But T-Studio is easy to use by anyone, it doesn't require programming skills.
How long has the company been in operation and what other products / services do you offer?
The company i-Camp Engineering was created for the purpose of development of THRONE system. It started its operation in 2010. No other products were developed yet.