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[January 06, 2014]

Grid2Home Participates in the ST Internet of Things Experience at CES 2014

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/14 -- Grid2Home, developer of Smart Energy Profile 2, now published as IEEE2030.5 (SEP2) communication technologies, today announced that they are demonstrating SEP2 on the ST STreamPlug gateway at the STMicroelectronics Technology Showcase in a private invitation-only suite at the Encore Hotel, during CES on January 7-9, 2013. For the ST Internet of Things experience, Grid2Home will demonstrate Smart Energy control and securely, from a remote cloud-based server, several Smart Grid-enabled devices including an electric-vehicle charging station, air-conditioning unit and a customer in-home display.


"We were excited that ST invited Grid2Home to participate in the ST Internet of Things Showcase," stated Mike Bourton, VP of Business Development at Grid2Home. "This demonstrates that SEP2 is ready and deployable over different physical media, including ST's HomePlug-enabled technologies." The G2H-SE2 software, which supports multiple applications, including electric vehicles, appliances, thermostats, and load and energy sources is interoperable across a wide range of devices, and has been ported to multiple hardware platforms and physical layers including Wi-Fi, ZigBee and PLC variants such as HomePlug-GP.

"At ST, we are helping our customers to get more from technology so that everyone can get more from life. We design, manufacture, and deliver solutions which enable our customers to bring a rich and immersive experience to the consumer," said Oleg Loginov, Director, Special Assignments, Industrial and Power Conversion Division, STMicroelectronics. "We have had a great collaboration with Grid2Home and believe the company can be a major catalyst in unlocking the true potential of the Internet of Things." About G2H-SE2 SoftwareThe G2H-SE2 Software supports interoperability over wired and wireless networks. Grid2Home delivers complete Smart Energy software solutions that offer ease of integration, as well as hardware and physical layer architectural flexibility. The SEP2 standards-compliant G2H-SE2 Software includes the application support layer, infrastructure services and transport and network layers. G2H-SE2 transport and network protocol layers are designed to allow for maximum flexibility and customization. The G2H-SE2 application support layer provides customers a starting point for developing their end-product applications, reducing the application integration burden and improving time to market. Unlike other solutions, a single G2H-SE2 application will run multiple and different physical layers at the same time. G2H-SE2 services and support facilitate product integration, application development and system test.

About Grid2HomeGrid2Home is a communications software company at the forefront of Smart Grid connectivity technologies. Used across a range of devices such as smart meters, appliances and electric vehicles, the standards-compliant G2H-SE2 Software is portable across all major semiconductor platforms and physical layers including 802.15.4, 802.15.4g, 802.11 and Power Line Communications, allowing maximum product development flexibility and easy integration for Smart Grid device manufacturers. Active in driving Smart Energy Profile (SEP2) communications standards for the Home Area Network (HAN), the Grid2Home management team and board of directors bring an unmatched combination of business savvy and communications protocol expertise to the fast-growing Smart Grid market. For more information see www.grid2home.com.

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