CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Qolsys, Inc. announced today that its innovative IQ Panel, powered by Alarm.com, is now widely available through distributors in the United States. The groundbreaking “all-in-one” solution is built on the world’s leading mobile operating system. The sleek 7″ touchscreen tightly integrates with Alarm.com’s market-leading connected home services platform, supporting interactive security, video monitoring, energy management and home automation
After launching the company in April 2013 at ISC West, Qolsys began delivering the IQ Panel and full line of peripherals to Qolsys Foundation Club members in June, followed by shipping to limited dealers in November.
“The IQ Panel redefines the traditional self-contained number pad into today’s all-in-one platform,” says Qolsys Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mike Hackett. “We’re excited to partner with the security industry to deliver next generation technology and innovation, enabling dealers to meet the demands of the broader marketplace.”
“Integrating Alarm.com’s interactive services with the IQ Panel gives our dealers a highly attractive package,” says Nate Natale, Alarm.com’s Vice President of Sales. “We look for the most innovative technologies when partnering so that our dealers can bring the best options to property owners.”
The six (6) built-in communications radios with no external antennas include a dedicated cellular connection for life safety signals and home automation commands, and Wi-Fi for seamless software updates delivering the latest features while reducing dealer support and maintenance; Z-Wave for traditional in-home management and device control, and the Alarm.com Image Sensor for affordable visual verification. The intuitive interface makes it easy to navigate features, including simple touch arming, disarm photos taken from the integrated panel camera, and photo frame.
The IQ Panel and the full line of peripherals are available to dealers in the U.S. via a nationwide network of authorized distributors.
Click here to see a video of the IQ Panel’s features and capabilities along with more information about Qolsys.
Qolsys is dedicated to improving the quality of life through innovation and technology, by reinventing the security and home-control market, and introducing the next-generation life-safety, security and home-control platform. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Cupertino, CA, Qolsys has partnered with best-in-class technology providers, Alarm.com (industry-leading interactive services provider); and Foxconn (largest manufacturer of consumer technology devices), to deliver the first all-in-one system in an open compute environment. Qolsys sets a new standard for the industry. All in one. Always connected. Visit www.Qolsys.com for more information.
Alarm.com, founded in 2000, is the leading technology provider for connected home services, powering well over one-million residential and commercial installations. From interactive security and remote video monitoring to energy management and home automation, Alarm.com provides complete control and awareness with its completely integrated application. Alarm.com’s proven, cloud-based technology platform and advanced wireless, mobile and web-based solutions are sold exclusively through a network of licensed and authorized Dealer Partners. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.alarm.com.
Contact: Ken Arnold, Director of Communications, Qolsys