Left: Monitoring the performance of a photovoltaic solar installation is simple using the interface on the Danfoss DLX solar inverter or integrated Web server. The DLX uses ConnectSmart technology to offer 24/7 remote system monitoring via the Danfoss SolarApp and/or dedicated CLX Portal. Right: New Danfoss DLX solar inverters are transformer-based string inverters that deliver 97.3 percent efficiency to maximize the effectiveness of solar power applications. (Source: Danfoss)
Charles, Thanks for the comment. It seems alot of companies are using the iOS as the defacto standard when developing apps instead of the Android OS. I've also been reading quite a few tweets from Entrepreneur magazine the tides made been changing as Android devices are becoming more prevalent in the business world compare to the iPhone or iPad products. Very interesting times in tech!
mrdon, Not sure what their plans are but I would be surprised if an Android app isn't on the horizon. It's clear that those two platforms will be battling for the near term, and the user base for both is huge.
@apresher: I think the battle between iOS and Android is keeping everyone on its toes. It's a good thing anyway since the competition is done in a spirit where the users can benefit the latest technologies from both parties. Just a matter of time on who will do it first.
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