7” Secondary Touchscreen Tablet Pairs With Award Winning IQ Panel 2

FEBRUARY 27, 2018 – SAN JOSE, CA. – Qolsys, a leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today that the IQ REMOTE is now available.  The IQ REMOTE is a 7” secondary touchscreen tablet with a built-in camera that supports full security, life safety and Z-Wave control.  Complimenting the award-winning IQ Panel 2, the IQ REMOTE provides additional secondary full-feature access to the security and smart home system.

“The IQ Remote delivers a modern industrial design and user experience,” says Mike Hackett, Qolsys SVP of Sales and Marketing. “By pairing the IQ Remote with the IQ Panel 2, Qolsys dealers can support larger homes and multiple entry points while providing a consistent experience.  We are excited to release the IQ Remote with our recent 2.1 software update supporting additional features only available on the IQ Panel 2.”

The IQ REMOTE provides a convenient way to arm and disarm your IQ Panel 2 and control Z-Wave devices including lights, locks, thermostats and garage openers from other home locations.  It comes with a wall mount and table stand option and up to three (3) IQ REMOTES can be paired directly with the IQ Panel 2 via Wi-Fi or by using the Panel Access Point.  In addition, the IQ REMOTE provides key features like voices, chimes, emergency panics, and a siren, uses its built-in camera to capture photos when the system is disarmed.  The IQ REMOTE is fully upgradeable over the air as new software updates are available.

The IQ REMOTE is released in conjunction with the 2.1.0 software update for the IQ Panel 2.  The 2.1.0 software activates the IQ Panel 2’s built-in camera as an activity motion sensor, adds a “Manage My Home” page to the IQ Panel 2 interface allowing the end user to check system health by ensuring Wi-Fi connectivity and checking for software updates.  2.1.0 software also introduces “Night Time Mode,” for greater management of custom settings for sleep/wake functions and individual settings for chimes, voice and display allowed on each installed IQ Remote during evening hours.


  • 7” touchscreen with intuitive swipe based navigation that mirrors the IQ Panel 2
  • Built in camera for disarm photos
  • Photo frame screen saver
  • Over the air software updates ensures your IQ Remote has the latest features
  • Voices and Chimes mirror the IQ Panel to let you know when doors or windows open, or doorbell rings
  • Emergency panic (police, fire, medical) easily accessible from the home screen
  • The IQ Remote is designed to work with the IQ Panel 2*


  • Dimensions: 4.25"H x 7.5"W x .33"D
  • Screen: Glass capacitive 800 x 480
  • Power Supply: Input 100-240VAC 0.3A/ Output 5V 2000mA
  • Speaker: 1W x1
  • SD Card Slot: Micro

* IQ Remote is not compatible with the first generation IQ Panel

The IQ REMOTE, IQ Panel 2 and a full line of security and home automation devices is available today, visit to learn more about products and where to purchase.

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.  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  The IQ Panel features several industry firsts, including a 7-inch HD 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; 2-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) as well as the “Innovation Award” in its category.

Qolsys IQ Panel platforms are powered by a mobile OS and are tightly integrated with’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

Media Contacts

Ken Arnold, Director of Communications, Qolsys –, Ph: 855-476-5797

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