Investment to Accelerate Growth of Residential Security and Internet of Things Platform
(December 3, 2014, San Jose, CA) – Qolsys, a provider of best-in-class residential security and home control solutions, announced today that it has secured a strategic investment from Tyco Security Products, part of Tyco, the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company.Continue reading
Christmas trees are a wonderful part of the holiday season, but can also be a cause of fires. According to NFPA.org (the National Fire Protection Association) each year an average of 230 home fires start with a Christmas tree, causing 6 deaths, 22 injuries, and $18.3 million in damages. You can mitigate this risk by creating a simple rule using your Alarm.com account and Qolsys Smart Socket.Continue reading
Security Industry expert Robert D. Grossman recently performed a bench test on the Qolsys IQ Panel for Security Sales and Integration Magazine.
“It defies categorization” he said in his review.Continue reading
IQ Panel Users Can Easily Change Language to Spanish and French.
(Oct. 20, 2014, San Jose, CA) Qolsys today announced an update to the IQ Panel supporting additional language translation. The IQ Panel can easily toggle between English, Spanish, and French, eliminating the need for dealers to carry multiple SKUs, and improving the end-user experience by giving users real-time control of the IQ Panel text and voice. This groundbreaking feature is a first in the residential and small commercial security and life safety industry.Continue reading
IQ Panel update includes new user interface, expanded home automation support and dealer diagnostic tool kit, delivered over Qolsys upgrade cloud service
(September 8, 2014, San Jose, CA) – Qolsys today announced a new update to the IQ Panel, the security industry’s first “All-in-One” 7-inch touchscreen. Groundbreaking software updates include Dual-Path Connectivity, an updated and sleeker user interface, expanded home automation support, and a robust dealer diagnostic toolkit enhancing remote service to the IQ Panel.Continue reading
Ken Chutchian of Security System News wrote an article on video in the security space. Quoting Qolsys SVP Mike Hackett in the article Ken writes:
When it comes to figuring out what tech-savvy customers want before the customer realizes it, Qolsys of Cupertino, CA., makers of the IQ panel, a newer player in the home security product manufacturing business, is a pioneer.Continue reading
SecurityInfoWatch.com picked up the recent press release on our new headquarters:
New Space to Accommodate Fast Growing Operations; Including Hardware & Software Engineering and Development, and Global Sales & Tech Support
SAN JOSE, CA, August 29, 2014—Qolsys opened its new global headquarters in San Jose, California, the heart of Silicon Valley. Minutes away from San Jose’s downtown center and the San Jose International Airport, the new headquarters will support engineering development, sales, marketing, tech support and operations teams.
Heather Klotz-Young of SDM shares the top 10 exciting technologies in residential security today. #7? Touchscreens, and the Qolsys IQ Panel is at the top of the list.
“People expect more from their technology purchases. Everyone wants a touchscreen. Gone are the days of the rubber number touch pad,” shares Mike Hackett, vice president of sales and marketing, Qolsys, Cupertino, Calif. Qolsys’ IQ Panel, powered by Alarm.com, is built on a mobile operating system. The seven-inch touchscreen tightly integrates with Alarm.com’s connected home services platform.