Press Release: Qolsys Supports Key Verticals with 2.4 Software Update

Deeper Support For Residential, Commercial, Builder, Wellness, MDU, DIY

SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 – SAN JOSE, CA. –Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today that the 2.4 software update has been released for the IQ Panel 2 Plus.  The 2.4 software includes a host of new features and improvements resulting from customer feedback to serve key initiatives in Residential, Commercial, Builder, Wellness, MDU and DIY verticals.

“Every one of these features and enhancements represents the voice of the customer,” says Qolsys SVP of Sales and Marketing Mike Hackett.  “As we invest in growing the security and smart home solution beyond traditional markets we continue to innovate, leveraging our hardware and software expertise to improve the user experience.”

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Press Release: Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Plus wins TechVision Challenge And Innovation Award at ESX 2019

“Best in Show” award earned in “Shark Tank” style competition

JUNE 10, 2019 – SAN JOSE, CA. –Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today the IQ Panel 2 Plus was awarded the prestigious TechVision Challenge, presented at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2019 in Indianapolis, IN. The “Best in Show” award was earned during a “shark-tank” style presentation to a panel of industry experts. The IQ Panel 2 Plus also captured an innovation award which distinguishes innovation and excellence in the industry and recognizes next-gen products and services that offer significant opportunity for industry growth. The IQ Panel 2 Plus’ predecessor, the IQ Panel 2, previously captured these same two awards in 2016.

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Press Release: Qolsys Releases New Hardwire, Wellness, Energy and Security Devices

Hardwire Module With UL 985 Residential Fire Certification, Slim Form-Factor Micro DW, Two Wellness Pendants, Z-Wave Smart Energy Plug and Next Gen Secondary Touchscreen

June 7, 2019 – SAN JOSE, CA –Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today that it has expanded its device portfolio with several new product serving a range of needs.

“We continue to grow our portfolio of connected devices as the Security and IOT markets converge,” says Qolsys Sr. Director of Marketing Jeremy McLerran, “enabling our dealers to enter new verticals leveraging the best-in-class Qolsys and Alarm.com end-to-end solution.”

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Press Release: Qolsys Goes Commercial

IQ Panel Receives UL1610 Certification for Commercial Burglary Standard, including 4 Partitions, New PowerG Devices and Powered By Alarm.com Commercial Services Platform

SAN JOSE, CA. –Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today that it has received UL 1610 Certification for Commercial Burg, opening small business and commercial opportunities for dealers using IQ Panel 2 Plus.  The latest 2.3 software update adds features specific to business use cases including up to four partitions, screen lock, 6-digit passcodes and additional support for PowerG sensors and secondary keypads.

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Press Release: Qolsys and Alarm.com Deliver Face Recognition From Disarm Images of IQ Panel 2’s Built-In Camera

5-Megapixel Camera Triggers “Unexpected Activity Alerts” To Users when Unidentified User Disarms Panel

March 12, 2019 – SAN JOSE, CA. –Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smart home technology, announced today that, in partnership with Alarm.com, disarm images captured by the built-in 5MP panel camera on the IQ Panel 2 Plus now include face recognition powered by Alarm.com.

“This is a tremendous upgrade to our combined solution,” says Qolsys SVP of Sales & Marketing Mike Hackett. “It again demonstrates software’s power to unlock hardware’s potential and provide innovative features that increase customer engagement.”

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Press Release: D.R. HORTON, INC., AMERICA’S BUILDER, ANNOUNCES SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH OF ITS HOME IS CONNECTED SMART HOME SYSTEM

ARLINGTON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI), America’s Builder, today announced the successful launch of its Home is ConnectedSM smart home system, which is included in the base price of each new home from D.R. Horton and its family of brands. The system includes a robust central hub by Qolsys that controls the smart home features, including a home alarm and automation platform by Alarm.com, Honeywell Homethermostat from Resideo, door locks by Kwikset, smart switches by Eaton Corporation, video doorbell by SkyBell and hands free, voice-first experiences with Amazon Alexa.

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Press Release: Qolsys Approved For Northstar Affiliate Funding Program

7” HD Touchscreen IQ Panel With LTE, Bluetooth and Built-In Camera Now Available to Security and Smarthome Providers

Northstar, a leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today that Qolsys Products have been approved for dealers participating in it’s  Affiliate funding  program.  The Qolsys product line, including the IQ Panel 2, IQ Panel 2 Plus, IQ Remote and encrypted PowerG and S-Line intrusion sensors will help NorthStar Affiliates  attract new customers by offering  appealing security, life safety, and smarthome solutions.

“This is direct reaction to partner  demand,” says Northstar VP of Business Development , Nick Perry . “Qolsys is a  leader in innovation and technology in our space, and their latest product line and feature set made this a very easy decision. In addition to receiving discounted pricing through distribution, NorthStar Affiliates will receive a premium panel bonus when installing Qolsys products, making it economically appealing to adopt the high-end panel,” Perry added.

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Press Release: Qolsys Receives AT&T VoLTE Certification

Award Winning IQ Panel 2 Plus Now Supports 2-Way voice with AT&T Voice over LTE

September 25, 2018 – SAN JOSE, CA. –Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today the IQ Panel 2 Plus received certification for operation on AT&T’s nationwide cellular network with Voice over LTE (VoLTE) including support for 2-way voice.

“Two-way voice over VoLTE will be an industry standard.,” says Qolsys SVP of Sales and Marketing Mike Hackett.  “By offering the IQ Panel on AT&T’s network Qolsys dealers are provided an LTE option with improved coverage, reliability and performance.”

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Press Release: Qolsys Releases IQ Panel 2 Plus with Dual SRF Featuring PowerG and 345 MHz

New IQ Panel with Onboard Legacy Radio Bridges Install Base with Future Sensor Technology

SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 – SAN JOSE, CA. –Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today a new model of the IQ Panel 2 Plus will be available on Monday, October 1.  This IQ Panel 2 Plus supports Dual SRF featuring PowerG’s industry leading range, remote programming and encryption with a radio compatible with legacy 345 MHz sensors (Honeywell/2Gig).

“With the impending 3G sunset and demand for encrypted sensor technology, security dealers need a solution to upgrade their legacy install base,” says Mike Hackett, Qolsys SVP Sales and Marketing.  “The IQ Panel 2 Plus with a 345 MHz sensor radio and PowerG bridges the gap between what the security industry has been installing for decades and what is now the new standard for security and smart home solutions, including PowerG 2-way encrypted sensor technology, LTE and rich feature sets that delight the customer and increase usage.”

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Press Release: Qolsys Releases IQ Panel 2 Plus With Dual SRF Featuring PowerG and S-Line Encrypted 319.5

New IQ Panel Ships with 2.2 Software Including “Install Wizard”, “Live View”, and “Live Answer” Streaming Skybell Video Doorbell to the Panel’s HD screen  

AUGUST 21, 2018 – SAN JOSE, CA. –Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today the new IQ Panel 2 Plus will be available Wednesday, August 29. IQ Panel 2 Plus supports Dual SRF featuring PowerG’s industry leading range, remote programming and encryption with a radio compatible with Qolsys S-Line encrypted sensors and other legacy sensors that utilize the 319.5 MHz protocol.

“PowerG takes range off the table while bringing a powerful commercial technology to the residential market including two-way communication, remote access, and banking level frequency hopping encryption,” says Mike Hackett, SVP Sales and Marketing.  “Dual SRF allows dealers to deploy PowerG while still providing support for the legacy devices currently installed inside the home, eliminating replacement costs associated with wireless translators and life safety devices.  Dual SRF delivers the most comprehensive sensor portfolio bridging the past with the future of security.”

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