SDM ‘Top 10’ Company adopts Qolsys Security & Smart Home Platform


Guardian Protection Services, Warrendale, Pa., ranked No. 6 on the SDM 100, announced that it selected the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 as its next-generation platform following a one-year evaluation period.  Trusted by more than 300,000 clients throughout the nation, Guardian has provided state-the-art technology to homes and businesses for more than 65 years through the professional installation and monitoring of its residential and commercial security systems and smart home technologies... continue to full article.

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The smartest security panel in town.

Home security panels haven’t changed a lot over the last 10 years. Sure, some have become small touch screens. Some have changed in shape and size, minimally. In reality, however, most panels are pretty similar. The Guardian IQ2 Security panel is not your average security panel.  It’s slimmer, smarter and more powerful. The IQ2 panel looks and feels like a smartphone, is easy to use... continue to full article.

Qolsys continues to expand its distribution footprint

IQ Panel now available at Graybar Canada
(1-9-2018, San Jose, CA) Qolsys announced today that it has expanded the availability of the IQ Panel 2 in Canada with the addition of the 30 branches of Graybar Canada spanning Nova Scotia to British Columbia. 

IQ Panel 2 is a 7” HD Touchscreen with built in 5MP panel camera packed with hardware and software features including Bluetooth Touchless Disarming, S-Line sensor encryption, LTE and Wi-Fi dual path connectivity, disarm photos to your phone, and much more. 
Panels sold in Canada include an AT&T 4G LTE HSPA radio which provides fallback for 3G signaling and utilizes AT&T’s existing roaming partnerships to provide coverage across most provinces.  For detailed coverage maps refer to your dealer portal.  
All locations also offer the entire portfolio of Qolsys S-Line sensors, an affordable yet powerful encryption protocol that prevents hacking and replay attacks becoming more and more common. To find a distributor near you visit

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Boucherle’s Pick: Qolsys Touchscreen Control Panel

Boucherle’s Pick: Qolsys Touchscreen Control Panel

Residential security is rapidly evolving. Qolsys’ IQ Panel 2 is a great example of forward-looking technology with robust communications, including LTE, WiFi and Bluetooth technology built in to future-proof communications.

The integrated panel has built-in microphones and software for glass-break detection; 7-inch HD touchscreen panel; a built-in 5MP camera for capturing who disarmed the system and then sent to your smartphone; and Z-Wave Plus technology enabling connectivity to up to 128 smart home devices.

The Bluetooth Touchless Disarming feature connects up to five smartphones, which means you can leave your phone in your pocket and the system will disarm itself automatically. This panel also supports the new S-Line encryption pairing with door and window sensors for better security.

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QOLSYS DELIVERS ON THE SMARTHOME (Offers a blend of Commercial & Residential Automation, Security & A/V Systems Industry News, Articles and Interviews) recently sat down with Qolsys to learn more about its security and smart home offering.

Can you tell us a bit about your company, your products and where you fit into the Smart Home industry?

Founded in 2010 and headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Qolsys ( is reinventing the smarthome, security and home control market.  Qolsys is dedicated to improving the quality of life through innovation and technology by introducing the next generation life safety, security and home control platform.

The IQ Panel, the first true “All-In-One” security platform, leverages a mobile operating system and boasts several industry firsts.  Other features include a 7” Touchscreen with a built-in panel camera, 6 built-in wireless radios with no external antennas, Z-Wave and Zigbee for home control and smart home devices, multiple languages in one SKU, two-way voice, siren, an SD Card slot, 24-hour lithium-ion battery, and interactive services powered by….READ MORE


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The Silicon Valley company, Qolsys, supplies the IQ alarm panels used by LiveWatch and some other security firms. Recently, they have begun to offer their proprietary brand of home safety devices. LiveWatch sells most of them directly as optional equipment for their systems. You can also purchase them through a Qolsys independent dealer, including on Amazon or….