Can you control your home using your Toughshield R-500 ?

Yes - you can do it even for free. Just imaginate that this awesome device from Toughshield is equiped with NFC Sensor and it will be great for automated houses and office building applications.


Short specification of Toughshield R-500

Toughshield R-500 home automation from ToughshieldOperating system: Google Android

Producer: Toughshield

Model Name: R-500

NFC Support: Yes


The Toughshield R-500 is a rugged NFC handset designed for remote workers and made by UK-based robust smartphone specialist Toughshield Devices Limited. A 3.77-inch 480 by 800 multi-touch capacitive screen is protected by Gorilla Glass, and the unit runs Android 2.3. An NXP PN544 NFC controller ensures support for ISO15693, 14443A/B, Mifare 1K, Mifare Ultralight and Mifare Ultralight C standards. Peer-to-peer, card emulation and read/write modes are supported. Dual SIM slots mean that scenarios such as dual private and corporate SIMs or separate wallet and airtime SIMs are possible. For imaging a 5MP rear camera with autofocus and flash is paired with a 0.3MP front camera. The R-500 also has dedicated PTT and SOS buttons. The device has an ingress protection (IP) rating of 67 and is MIL-STD-810 rated, and comes with a 1500mAh battery which is upgradeable to a 3760mAh unit. The current retail price is around £359 for a single device, Toughshield told NFC World, though the company points out that most sales are to enterprise clients and the price per device gets lower with order quantity.


How to use R-500 from Toughshield as universal remote controller ?

First you have to download our dedicated application from here or Google Play

Then install it on your R-500.

Next read BeSmart Server setup manual. for more instructions look here

If you have any problems - please feel free to contact us.

After you succeed you will be able to control your whole house or other building directly from your Toughshield R-500.

Remember that all present knowlegde are available for free and you can download all required software from our pages

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