Micro Access Portal to be demonstrated at ZigBee conference


Bob Heile,
Zigbee Alliance
Redwood City, CA, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — September 13, 2007 – Trilliant Networks, Inc., a provider of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) based on open standards, has announced that it will demonstrate the Micro Access Portal (MAP) at the ZigBee® Alliance Open House and Exposition being held in Beijing. The ZigBee Alliance is a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial applications.

The Trilliant Networks MAP is an extension of Trilliant Networks’ advanced wireless mesh network offering for home area networks (HAN) using ZigBee. The ZigBee-based MAP is a full function device that can be embedded into a wide-range of utility owned or managed components including meters, smart thermostats, in-home displays, remote appliance controller switches, or outdoor devices providing secure 2-way communications and control.

The end-to-end AMI-HAN solution incorporates ultra-secure encryption/authentication and includes advanced software for consumer messaging, home management and load control. Trilliant Networks mesh architectures allow utilities to deploy supplier-neutral demand response solutions that include interconnection of load-bearing consumer appliances and information displays with meters and system control centers.