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BASpi a Finalist for BCIA Award

The Contemporary Controls BASpi Series of I/O daughterboards and Edge Controllers has been voted as a finalist in the BCIA Awards 2020 in the following category:

Technical Innovation of the Year – Products

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Awards are the most prestigious awards in the building energy management sector (BEMS) in the UK. They recognize companies for their innovation, product development, project delivery and training. The 2020 Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, 30 April 2020, at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

Contemporary Controls, committed to open controls, is contributing to building automation by offering controller products under the BASpi name which are powered by the Raspberry Pi. The BASpi-I/O series offers the option of purchasing I/O daughterboards, (also called "hats") which can be mounted onto a Raspberry Pi and combined with our firmware to create a powerful DDC controller. Or, alternately, the BASpi-Edge series of fully enclosed controllers offer enhanced features and Edge functionality. Also powered by the Raspberry Pi, these complete controllers are DIN rail mounted with a 24 VAC/VDC power input and offer a resilient pSLC 8GB micro SD card for data storage. Their performance and convenience advantages make them suitable for a wide array of applications.

All BASpi Series Products offer:

  • BACnet/IP server over 10/100 Mbps Ethernet or Wi-Fi
  • Flexible Input/outputs with 12 points of both analog and digital I/O
  • At least 24 Virtual Points and 48 Web Components for configuration
  • Resident Sedona Virtual machine (SVM)
  • Web page configuration over Ethernet of Wi-Fi
  • Email alarms/notifications
  • NTP server or manually settable clock
  • Free BAScontrol Toolset
  • Sedona Applications Editor (SAE)
  • BASemulator – BASpi controller emulation on a PC
  • BASbackup – BASpi project utility

Visit the BASpi product page for more information on any member of the BASpi family.


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