ECS and IoTecha to Launch LIVA™ 80A AC Electric Vehicle Charger with Plug and Charge at CES 2020

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Powered by IoTecha’s IoT.ON™ platform, the LIVA™ Charger offers electric vehicle owners and charger operators a seamless Plug and Charge and Smart Charging experience.

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and IoTecha Corp. are proud to announce the 80A version of the LIVA™ Smart AC Charger powered by IoTecha’s IoT.ON™ platform. The innovative LIVA™ charger is bundled with IoT.ON™ Services, enabling valuable features such as Plug and Charge, Smart Load Management, and Predictive Maintenance. IoTecha’s IoT.ON™ platform brings the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) to electric vehicle charging. Plug and Charge is one of the key features of Combined Charging System (CCS) with ISO/IEC 15118 communication.

“The LIVA™ charger, together with the IoT.ON™ platform, is the long-awaited answer for smart and efficient charging.” said Vincent Chen, COO of ECS. “With its built-in security, intelligent remote management and grid-integration features, this successful combination not only delivers unparalleled user experiences today, but also provides a ‘future-proof’ solution for our customers.”

“Not long ago, we announced our partnership with Hubject, which enables us to offer Plug and Charge on our IoT.ON™ Platform leveraging Hubject’s services,” said Oleg Logvinov, CEO of IoTecha. “The introduction of the LIVA™ Charger with IoT.ON™ services is the next major milestone in our journey of making the electric vehicle Charging experience secure, seamless, and easy with ISO/IEC 15118 Plug and Charge.”

The LIVA™ charger offers simplicity and is customizable with a simple change of the skin (external enclosure) and Human Machine Interface (HMI). It is available for branding and is designed to support a wide array of LAN and WAN options. The advanced feature set of IoTecha’s IoT.ON™, combined with the global manufacturing and customer service strength of ECS, make the LIVA™ AC Charger an ideal choice for both residential and commercial applications. Full IoT.ON™ capabilities include:

  • Plug and Charge
  • Remote firmware updates
  • Continuous monitoring with advanced analytics
  • Fleet charging and Multi-dwelling charging
  • Power flow management
  • Vehicle Grid Integration functions
  • V2G, which enables power transfer from the EV back to the premises and grid

The IoT.ON™ platform also enables intelligent grid integration services that can potentially generate additional income for LIVA™ charger owners and operators. For commercial applications, OCPP is supported to allow the LIVA™ charger to easily integrate with existing infrastructure.

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About ECS
ECS, Elitegroup Computer Systems, was established in 1987. In recent years, ECS's main focus has expanded from motherboards to All-in-One PCs, notebook computers, Mini PC and other mobile products. ECS is strongly committed to developing cutting-edge technology in order to create innovative products under environmentally friendly designs. ECS's comprehensive quality control system ensures all of ECS products can be counted on for stability and reliability. Visit to learn more.

About IoTecha
IoTecha is accelerating the Electric Vehicle revolution by providing an integrated Platform called IoT.ON™ – consisting of software, hardware and Cloud components - for the Smart Charging infrastructure and enabling the integration of tens of millions of Electric Vehicles with the Power Grid. Our customers are prominent global manufacturers of both Electric Vehicles and EV charging stations. Our products include V2G and HomePlug Protocol Analyzer, Combined Charging System on Module (and custom modules), and our Cloud-based services.

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