Press Release: Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Approved For Vector Security® Authorized Dealer Program

7” HD Touchscreen With LTE, Bluetooth and Built-In Camera Now Available to 70+ Security and Smarthome Providers

Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today that Vector Security® approved the IQ Panel 2 and the Qolsys’ product line, including the IQ Remote and encrypted S-Line intrusion sensors for their Authorized Dealer Program. Vector Security, a leader in the security industry and currently ranked as the fifth largest security system providers in the United States, provides intelligent security and home automation solutions to more than 300,000 homes and businesses in North America, with multiple awards won for its outstanding service and industry leadership.

“We are proud to be approved by one of the industry’s most respected dealer programs,” says Mike Hackett, Qolsys SVP of Sales and Marketing. “We will be partnering with Vector Security authorized dealers to deliver the best-in-class security and connected home solution for Residential, Builder and Small Business customers.”

The “All-in-One” IQ Panel 2 is an elegant, modern, tablet-like panel with a 7” HD capacitive touchscreen delivering upgraded features and functionality with an intuitive swipe based user interface, LTE and Wi-Fi dual path connectivity, 5MP panel camera, software updates via the cloud and Z-Wave Plus.  Building on several industry firsts, Qolsys continues to innovate with proprietary encrypted sensor technology and built in applications such as Bluetooth Touchless Disarming, glass break detection, Z-Wave and SRF diagnostics and remote diagnostic tools for troubleshooting and adjusting settings and features.

The IQ Panel 2 is a great fit,” says John Madden, Vice President, Vector Security Authorized Dealer Group. “Vector Security dealers have been asking for the Qolsys product line to round out their portfolio of offerings. The Qolsys panel allows them to offer innovative solutions to customers while leveraging the Vector Security app for remote access and home automation controls.”

The IQ Panel 2 implements end-to-end encryption, including cloud token authentication, the exclusive encrypted Qolsys S-Line sensors with backward compatibility to the standard 319.5 Mhz frequency, Z-Wave Plus by Sigma Designs, and groundbreaking Dual Path communication over cellular and Wi-Fi.

The IQ Panel 2 is available today, visit www.qolsys.com to learn more about the product and where to buy it.

About Qolsys

Qolsys is a Silicon Valley based security and smarthome manufacturer providing state of the art residential and small business solutions to security and home automation dealers across North America.  Its flagship product, the IQ Panel 2, is a 7” HD touchscreen tablet with built in  5 MP Camera, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon SOC with multiple radios packed into an ultra-thin form factor with interactive services powered by Alarm.com.  The IQ Panel features several industry firsts, including a 7-inch touchscreen with an intuitive graphical swipe-based user interface for security and smart home control, Dual Path and cloud connectivity over LTE and Wi-Fi for intelligent redundancy, reliability and speed. It also features a built-in panel camera to capture disarm photos, Z-Wave Plus support for lifestyle devices; two-way voice, standard 24-hour lithium-ion battery, UL-rated siren, a built in Glass Break Detector, the ability to view live video cameras on the screen, powerful system health diagnostics and over the air software updates. The IQ Panel is the most powerful security and smarthome solution you can buy.  The IQ Panel 2 was named a Top 30 Award Winner by SSI for 2017 and previously earned the prestigious 2016 TechVision Challenge award, a form of "Best in Show" at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX).

Qolsys IQ Panel platforms are powered by mobile OS and are tightly integrated with Alarm.com’s market-leading connected home services platform, supporting interactive security, video monitoring, energy management and home automation, resulting in increased conversion, end-user satisfaction, fewer dealer truck rolls, improved customer support and decreased total cost of ownership.  Learn more at http://qolsys.com/.

About Vector Security

For more than 40 years, Vector Security, Inc. (www.vectorsecurity.com) has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full suite of electronic security services for residential, business and multi-site customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of branches and authorized dealers. Through Vector Security Networks, the company also offers customized managed broadband services that lay the foundation for unsurpassed business intelligence. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security solutions to over 300,000 homes and businesses.

 Media Contacts

Ken Arnold, Director of Communications, Qolsys – ken.arnold@qolsys.com, Ph: 855-476-5797
Art Miller,  Vice President of Marketing, Vector Security, Ph: 724-741-2206

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