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Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« on: October 19, 2012, 10:19:54 pm »
If you're interested in a commercial variant of LinuxMCE, you now have another choice besides Dianemo: Schneider Electronics/Merten Uniq. Some pictures:







It only supports KNX for now but from what I know it is well integrated and has a few additions on top of the LinuxMCE stack (the Orbiter was enhanced). You can also run a version that is integrated in a panel.
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Very nice!  I like the additions to the orbiter display.

Question:  Licencing is typically a very touchy subject around here and most people seem unwilling to discuss it.  But, would the licencing require (as GPL requires) the release of source changes/upgrades on request?  Or are these changes isolated from the public now?

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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2012, 11:55:21 pm »
they did exclusively license the whole stack from the new copyright holders (who bought all rights from Plutohome)
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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2012, 04:09:23 pm »
they did exclusively license the whole stack from the new copyright holders (who bought all rights from Plutohome)

Who are the new owners? And what is the name of the woman?

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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2012, 05:24:09 pm »
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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2012, 02:07:06 am »
Looks very nice and interesting.

Where is this available (like a link), how much cost and what additional options?


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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2012, 12:18:42 pm »
It is available in Europe. Google for merten uniq eur to find out the pricing. Be sure to sit on a stable chair with some arm rests.

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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2012, 06:59:09 pm »
Would it be possible to post a link.  maybe its me but i'm having a hard time find anything other that "we offer this system" on SE's website but no details.  I wonder if it is because i am coming from the US.

As well, I can't seem to find any pricing

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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2012, 08:28:36 pm »
Looking at the merten catalogue shows a price of 2300EUR for the Merten Uniq Server Basic, and 3500EUR for the Merten Uniq Server Pro, each price without VAT.

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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2012, 10:04:22 pm »
I did contact Merten and they told me not yet on the market and that the announcement was made to early...

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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2012, 12:35:30 am »
That would explain why I didn't find it when I did a search...


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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2012, 09:32:26 am »
I did contact Merten and they told me not yet on the market and that the announcement was made to early...

Did you also ask what their take is on the linuxmce project?

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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #12 on: October 24, 2012, 07:27:53 pm »
de-merten-infoline@de.schneider-electric.com
   
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Sehr geehrter Herr Wollny,

leider ist dieses Produkt mit dem Namen "UNIQ" immer noch in einer frühen Entwicklungsphase und eine Markteinführung noch nicht ansatzweise in Sicht.
Die verfügbaren Prospekte wurden leider zu früh in Umlauf gebracht.

Sorry!


Mit freundlichen Grüßen / best regards

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Sehr geehrter Herr Sczepanski,
ich meine die Lösung die ich unter http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php/topic,12933.0.html und was ich auch in Ihre Webseite gesehen habe.
Darüber möchte ich weitere Informationen.
Mit freundliche Grüsse,
Paulo Wollny

Am 22. Oktober 2012 10:16 schrieb <de-merten-infoline@de.schneider-electric.com>:
Sehr geehrer Herr Wollny,

das genannte MCE - Plutohome - System ist mir bekannt, aber leider mit keinem unserer Produkte vergleichbar.

Sorry!


Mit freundlichen Grüßen / best regards

i. A.

Uwe Sczepanski

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Re: Another commercial LinuxMCE variant
« Reply #13 on: October 24, 2012, 08:23:14 pm »
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Dear Wollny

Unfortunately, this product called "UNIQ" is still in an early stage of development and a market not yet in sight to some extent.
Available brochures were brought unfortunately too early in circulation.

Sorry!
Sincerely / best regards
i A.
Uwe Sczepanski
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Dear Sczepanski,
I mean the solution which I http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php/topic, 12933.0.html and what I've seen your website.
Furthermore I would like more information.
With kind regards,
Paulo Wollny

On 22 October 2012 10:16 <de-merten-infoline@de.schneider-electric.com> wrote:
Very geehrer Mr. Wollny

said MCE - Pluto Home - system is known to me, but unfortunately, with any of our products comparable.

Sorry!

Sincerely / best regards
i A.
Uwe Sczepanski