What is your first response when someone talking about the SweetBox? Ok, for those of the music lovers, you must be very familiar with a pop music band that formed in 1995, isn’t it?
Yep, you’re half right about it, as today we are not talking about music, but a Very Simple Control Protocol (VSCP) Room controller – SweetBox.
Well, this SweetBox is a domestic home controller and it is intended to be installed in selected rooms in your home. The SweetBox enabled device and it can interact with other low end and high end VSCP devices or modules easily. As a result, it is possible to remote control the module in a secure way, by only using computer or mobile phone. However, it requires an additional tools or a host computer with VSCP and friends to be installed!
With the Ethernet port and the TCP/IP protocol, it can be configured remotely through a web interface or with the VSCP protocol. Furthermore, it allows the configuration by computer or mobile phone in a standard excessively! This means, with the VSCP protocol implemented in the module, it can interact with other VSCP enabled modules, such as other SweetBoxes in a plug and play.
Since the SweetBox is thin, it can be installed and mounted on a wall easily. It can also be used as a standalone control unit, only after its decision matrix has been programmed!