A range of strategies are possible here:
You can find a list of all supported OEMs here. Upon request we can also provide you with a detailed list of all devices.
The gridBox scans the local network for connected energy appliances. The exact connection and communication with the individual devices varies from model to model.
The gridBox uses an ARM Chip comparable to the ones in modern smartphones or tables. The hardware is developed by gridX in cooperation with partners and designed specifically for its use case.
The operating system of the gridBox is dubbed gridOS and is a minimalist OS developed and maintained by gridX. gridOS is built based on Linux.
Yes, all applications are run locally on the gridBox. This makes any application robust to connection outages.