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.
In an article by Julie Jacobson entitled “Understanding the cloud and home automation as a service” Qolsys was identified as the “new kid on the block” with “novel mobile-based” solution that “featured more (radios) than any other self-contained solution” Read the full article on page 13, and check out our full page ad on page 11.
Leif Kothe, blogger for Security Systems news, met with Qolsys Director of Marketing Jeremy McLerran on Wednesday in the Level 3 Lounge at ESX 2014 in Nashville. The two discussed industry trends and a desire to see continued innovation throughout products and services used by dealers and integrators nationwide.Continue reading
Software update expands robust home automation solution.
Cupertino, CA – Qolsys announced today its revolutionary IQ Panel will feature an updated Graphical User Interface (GUI) and additional support for Z-Wave Devices from leading manufacturers via a summer software update. A preview of the GUI will be unveiled this week at ESX Nashville.Continue reading
TechHome Builder, the premier site for new construction technology, published an article on innovative products amiable to consumers and builders today. Included in this lineup was the IQ Panel. Read the full article here.
Brandon Savage, Senior VP of Customer Experience and Operations at Alarm Capital Alliance, says he uses the IQ Panel at home. “I’m a strong believer in interactive services” he told Leif Kothe of Security System News.
“I’m always eager to experiment with the latest innovative equipment that’s about to be released. I’m always interested in seeing improvements to the customer experience and user interfaces, not only for our end users, but also for our wide variety of technical partners we have in the field. Any product that can make installation quicker and easier and minimize truck rolls has a huge ROI for us.”
SDM Magazine interviewed Qolsys VP of Sales and Marketing Mike Hackett shortly after the software update that activated the industry’s first built in camera in a security panel.
In the article the magazine posed several questions about forward compatibility, IoT (the Internet of Things) and the concept of software updates in a security platform.
Software update available today enables industry-first panel camera and increases support for the internet of things (IoT)
(06-10-2014 11:11am PST) Cupertino, CA. Shortly after releasing its revolutionary IQ Panel, Qolsys showcased another industry first by using its over-the-air software update capability to activate the built-in panel camera, enhancing the industry’s first all-in-one 7″ touchscreen security and home control platform.Continue reading