April 03, 2012 09:00 ET

EnOcean Energy Harvesting Starter Kit Released by Future Energy Solutions

Partnership Kicks Off in North America With Exclusive Launch of ESK 300C Starter Kit Enables OEMs to Easily Test and Develop Energy Harvesting Wireless Solutions

BOSTON, MA and SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - Apr 3, 2012) - To kick off their partnership, EnOcean and Future Energy Solutions (FES) are jointly launching the ESK 300C starter kit in the North American market. The kit offers OEMs a quick and cost-effective method to evaluate energy harvesting wireless solutions for their applications, and includes a variety of energy converters and RF modules. Using the kit, EnOcean's OEM partners can apply energy harvesting technology to markets ranging from building automation to smart homes, smart metering, industry and logistics. FES is offering the ESK 300C starter kit beginning today.

The kit consists of a switch module (PTM 200) for batteryless remote controls, components for different switch applications (PTM 330, ECO 200), a self-powered temperature sensor module (STM 330), a USB gateway (USB 300), PC software for visualization (DolphinView Basic) and a sample case for industrial switching solutions.

Varied, fast and flexible
This complete set enables virtually all application variations of energy harvesting wireless technology. Using the ESK 300C components, users can implement switches and interior temperature sensors plus a variety of industrial switches, such as wireless position switches, solutions to control gates or for condition monitoring. Additionally, the USB 300 opens the door to smart home and smart metering solutions for software developers.

About Future Energy Solutions
Future Energy Solutions is a leading provider of components, engineering solutions and system solutions vital to companies engaged in Green Tech product development and production.

The drive for the business is the global need to reduce carbon emissions and become more energy efficient. Future Energy Solutions applies its engineering knowledge, global position, supply chain expertise and financial strength to help the world reduce energy consumption, embrace renewable energy generation and build a more sustainable future.

About EnOcean
EnOcean is the originator of patented self-powered wireless technology. The company manufactures and markets energy harvesting wireless modules for use in building and industrial automation. EnOcean technology combines miniaturized energy converters with ultra-low-power electronics and robust RF communications. Self-powered wireless technology from EnOcean has been successfully deployed in more than 200,000 buildings worldwide. EnOcean is a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance, a consortium of leading companies from the world's building sector that facilitates the creation of innovative solutions for sustainable buildings. The company currently employs 60 people in Germany and the USA.

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