TMCNet:  GEO, Tatung and Shaspa Introduce Cloud-Based Camera Solution for Smart Home

[September 06, 2013]

GEO, Tatung and Shaspa Introduce Cloud-Based Camera Solution for Smart Home

BERLIN --(Business Wire)--

GEO Semiconductor Inc., a semiconductor and software company specializing in camera and projection solutions, and Shaspa, a leading provider of a service delivery framework for smart building projects, today announced the introduction of the iamus HD Cam solution for the smart home.

The iamus HD Cam solution enables users to view live video and audio of their home through an application on any iOS and Android (News - Alert) smartphone or tablet. It also detects motion and sound, which are recorded to the cloud and a notification is sent to the user. The solution is effectively utilized for home monitoring, home security or infant care.

"The combination of GEO's unique image and video processing technologies and Shaspa's software and connectivity will enable service providers and OEMs to deliver world-class solutions to their customers. The smart home cloud camera is an exploding market that is expected to create broad opportunities for our technology," stated Mr. Brian Gannon, VP of Marketing of GEO Semiconductor.

The iamus HD Cam solution includes the camera hardware, camera firmware, cloud connectivity and applications for both iOS and Android for easy deployment. The solution is capable of supporting video resolutions from VGA to HD and lens angles from 65° to ultra-wide angle "fisheye" using GEO's patented wide-angle technology in the new GW3000 series geometric processing engines.

"Tatung believes cloud-service enabled devices are the future for the industry. Capable of connecting to the Shaspa's Service Framework, the high performance camera enabled by GEO's advanced technologies has marked a milestone in our product development roadmap. Now we are able to speak of a seamlessly integrated solution for clients aiming at deployment of residential and commercial applications," said Wen K. Lin, President of atung. She further commented, "The joint solution can be easily tailored as per client's needs. This is key to success. We are pleased to see the synergy created by 3 companies though our collaboration."


About GEO

GEO Semiconductor Inc. is a semiconductor and software company based in Silicon Valley and inventor of the eWARP® geometric processing technology. GEO provides innovative geometric processing, image signal processing and video compression solutions to address a wide variety of camera and projection products. These products include consumer cloud cameras, smartphone peripherals, automotive cameras, heads-up displays, security IP camera, and projectors. GEO has operations in San Jose, Toronto, Orlando, Cambridge UK, and Bangalore, and sales channels around the world. For more information about GEO, please visit www.geosemi.com.

About Shaspa

Shaspa is a leading provider of a service delivery framework for smart building projects. An end-to-end framework allowing personalized automation and control solutions for residential, commercial and specialized properties. Shaspa is an innovative platform and set of services that blends emerging services and technologies to manage environments. Using wireless sensors, it brings together multiple medias to integrate and manage physical and virtual environments from the palm of your hand in an intelligent way. Shaspa users can improve energy efficiency, manage their home when away from home and support independent living in an unobtrusive way. The Shaspa platform provides creative developers with a space develop applications which foster better energy management, greater understanding of physical processes and the creation of intelligent shared spaces. For more information: (http://www.shaspa.com)

About Tatung

As the company that best represents Taiwan by media's choice, Tatung Company (www.tatung.com) has three business groups covering power and green energy related business, consumer electronics, and system integration. The Company focuses particularly on the development of advanced technologies and global network of operation. Specializing in serving branded customers on a global basis, Tatung offers its customers tremendous advantages on cost, speed, and seamless backend support. With smart home solutions and smart grid applications, Tatung demonstrates its synergy on home area networking (HAN) and energy management to make it affordable and complete. Its cutting-edge new products include PLC module, machine-to-machine bridge, smart plug with HomePlug (News - Alert) & ZigBee, smart meter with command & control, in-home display, surveillance camera, and addressable LED lighting speaker. Research and development collaborations between the Company and Tatung University also lay a solid foundation for Tatung to yield advancement and excellence.


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