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SurgeX Unveils Smart Energy Management Platform

The SurgeX Axess Manager Platform brings surge elimination, power management, and energy intelligence together in a single solution for both U.S. and international integrators.
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ESP/SurgeX is set to debut its Axess Manager Platform, a mobile power monitoring and management system that pairs with every IP-enabled device on a network, including SurgeX Axess, Axess Elite, and Axess Ready products. SurgeX also is shipping its Axess Elite for international markets, with support for 16 amp CEE7/7 and 10 amp AS3112 electrical standards. The new solutions will be unveiled at InfoComm 2015 in booth 2153.

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The enhanced platform from SurgeX includes Axess Manager and Axess Manager Mobile, new desktop and mobile apps designed to let users monitor power conditions and control power functions across multiple installations from a single location.The enhanced platform from SurgeX includes Axess Manager and Axess Manager Mobile. These are new desktop and mobile apps designed to let users monitor power conditions and control power functions across multiple installations from a single location. According to the company, this streamlined approach makes it easier to identify power-related issues quickly, and allows for simple navigation and management of existing installs, especially as new devices and systems are being added to the network.

SurgeX designed the mobile and desktop apps with admin tools that make it easier to manage device and user permissions without the need for separate licenses or paperwork. A single admin username and password is all that's required to add or access any device on the network, and activating or deactivating a user requires just a mouse click. If there is an issue or unauthorized actions taken through the app, the platform provides PDF or Excel reports documenting all system and user activity to pinpoint the problem. Dealers also can fully customize the graphic user interface with their own logo and branding. The apps are available at no cost from www.surgex.com and they work with iOS, Android, and Windows desktop operating systems.

The Axess Manager Platform saves money by allowing integrators to hard reboot locked up equipment remotely, or to create a trigger to do it automatically, thus reducing one of the most common service call requests. Custom settings, scheduling, and on/off controls can be configured on individual outlets and custom sequences can be created across the entire network with e-mail notifications sent about different issues, based on user-defined conditions. The system also collects temperature, voltage, and current draw measurements and provides a detailed report of energy consumption by each connected device.

"The SurgeX Axess Manager Platform brings convenience, protection, and data together in a way no energy management solution ever has," said Shannon Townley, president, SurgeX. "InfoComm integrators can raise their energy intelligence to new levels while protecting customer's AV, digital signage, networking, and other equipment with the best surge elimination technology in the industry."

SurgeX will be demoing the Axess Manager Platform, along with other innovative energy intelligence and power protection solutions in booth 2153 at InfoComm 2015.

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