Wide Area Networks On Existing Power Lines - designed from the ground up for long range, secure, reliable communications based on G3-PLC standards
Control and monitoring of remote lighting, sensors and devices on existing power lines - without the need to add any new wired or wireless infrastructure
- No new wires
- No wireless setup
- No installation headaches
- Auto connecting, auto healing mesh network
- Not connected to the internet
- No cloud connection needed
- No third party servers needed
- Patented cipher stream encryption on top of industry leading 256-bit Elliptic curve cryptographic security
- G3-PLC has an installed user base of over 50 million metering points and is a field tested technology
- G3-PLC is a global standard and is the most common power line technology in use
- Based on the IEEE standard 1901.2 and ITU-T-G.9903 , it is compliant worldwide
- Designed by a team of engineers with over 30 years of combined design and development experience in the areas of embedded systems and smart grid technologies
- Power Line Systems network, based on G3-PLC (ITU-T G.9903) architecture, consists of multiple NC1 network nodes and a single network data concentrator- DC1.
- The network nodes can exist on any of the three phases of the low voltage (80 – 305VAC) side of the power grid.
- The network automatically installs and is self-healing; there is no field installation necessary other than mounting and wiring of the NC1 node.
- Each NC1 can be as far as 3 miles out from the nearest NC1 and maintain network connectivity.
- The data concentrator, DC1, connects to all three phases of the power grid – again on the low voltage side, at a suitable location. This is typically either the substation for the neighborhood or a pole mount medium voltage to low voltage transformer.
- Each DC1 can support up to 255 network nodes. Each DC1 has the capability to communicate with the central SCADA terminal via secure ethernet, WIFI or LTE /CDMA/GSM cellular network.
OFDM based physical layer [ BPSK, QPSK, 8PSK]
CENELEC B Band - compliant with world regulatory bodies
IEEE, ITU, IEC/CENELEC standards based
Two layers of forward error correction for robust data communications in harsh power line channels
Adaptive tone mapping for optimal bandwidth utilization
Channel estimation to select the optimal modulation scheme between neighboring nodes.
"Robust" mode to improve communication under noisy channel conditions.
IEEE 802.15.4-based MAC layer well suited to low data rates.
6LoWPAN adaptation layer to transmit IPv6 packets over powerline channels.
Multi layer encryption : Patented Cipher-Stream encryption on top of 256-bit Elliptic Curve Cryptography
Coexistence with older S-FSK (IEC 61334), and broadband IEEE P1901 and ITU G.hn standards.
Supports IPv6 to allow Internet-based energy management systems and applications.
Mesh routing protocol to determine the best path between remote network nodes