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 end-to-end solution.”


The IQ Hardwire 16 FIRE (part #: QS7133-840) with UL 985 certification supports up to 10 hardwired smoke detectors for use with residential 2-wire fire systems and 15 other hardwired zones. It connects wirelessly to the IQ Panel using Qolsys S-Line Encrypted 319.5, reducing costs and install time and delivering a modern, intuitive touchscreen interface.

The IQ Hardwire 16 FIRE is available now at authorized Qolsys distributors.

“The Hardwire 16 FIRE is a direct result of dealer feedback and our dedication to innovation,” says Qolsys Sr. Director of Technical Account Management Kevin Woodworth.  “It is perfect for new construction and legacy takeovers.”


The new IQ MICRO DW-S (part #: QS1132-840) has an all new design with unique features, including an ultra-small form factor and both pre-applied die-cut 3M tape and a simple battery pull tab for enrollment to make installation quicker.  A stronger rare earth magnet has a thinner profile and provides more than 1” of gap forgiveness helping to solve tricky installation locations and is also the full length of the sensor making it easier to install and align. The single coin cell battery will last up to five years and is easily replaceable.  The IQ Micro DW-S is now available at authorized Qolsys distributors.


The next generation IQ REMOTE secondary touchscreen (part #: QW9104-840) for the IQ Panel has an all new form factor with improved Wi-Fi connectivity supporting 5GHz network connections. Additional improvements include a 120° wide-angle built-in 5MP camera, 8-core processor, revised backplate, table stand and power supply.

“The new IQ Remote, is easier to install, with more reliable connectivity and will support future software updates including streaming video” says Woodworth.

The new IQ Remote launches with the current Qolsys 2.3 software, and up to three IQ Remotes can be paired directly to the IQ Panel 2 or the IQ Panel 2 Plus via Wi-Fi or using the IQ Panel Access Point.

This next generation of IQ Remote is now available at authorized Qolsys distributors.


The IQ SMART PLUG (part #: QZ2101-840) is an ultra-small, easy to install Z-Wave Appliance module providing remote connectivity for lamps or appliances, energy use recording and tracking through’s Mobile app and provides additional support for the Z wave mesh network.

The IQ Smart Plug will be available June 1 from authorized Qolsys distributors.


The IQ PENDANT-S (part #: QS-1332-840) is an encrypted wearable single button panic pendant designed for the wellness vertical, with S-Line Encryption protecting its signals as its worn throughout the home. The IQ Pendant-S includes an 18” quick-release lanyard and is available now from Authorized Qolsys distributors.


The IQ FALL PENDANT (part #: QS 1314-840) is an accelerometer-based wearable that adds fall detection technology to the typical panic pendant. Auxiliary alarms are automatically triggered when a fall is detected, setting off the IQ Panel’s alarm and triggering the appropriate response from the central station. The IQ Fall Pendant is IP 45 water resistant, includes an 18” adjustable lanyard, and is available now from Authorized Qolsys distributors.

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About Qolsys

Qolsys is a Silicon Valley based security and smarthome manufacturer providing state of the art residential and commercial solutions to security and home automation dealers across North America.  Its flagship product, the IQ Panel 2 Plus, is a 7” HD touchscreen tablet with built in 5 MP Camera, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core System on a Chip withmultiple radios packed into an ultra-thin form factor withinteractive services powered by  Dual SRF featuring PowerG allows for easy takeovers bridging the gap between legacy security protocols and the long range encrypted wireless technologies of the future.  The IQ Panel features several industry firsts, including a 7-inch HD touchscreen with an intuitive graphical user interface, LTE & Wi-Fi Dual Path cloud connectivity for intelligent redundancy, reliability and speed, and built-in 5MP camera that allows the user to capture disarm photos, alarm videos, a peek in on demand from the mobile app.  It also features Bluetooth Touchless Disarming, letting you pair up to 5 phones for hands free close proximity system deactivation, Live View, the ability to stream indoor and outdoor cameras to the HD Screen, and Live Answer allowing you to answer your Skybell Video Doorbell from the panel.  Z-Wave Plus supports lifestyle devices such as lights, locks, thermostats, and garage openers, a built in Glass Break Detector, powerful system health diagnostics and over the air software updates. Commercial features include PowerG Wireless Sensor support, screen lock, disarm photos for employee verification and up to 4 partitions accessible from 7” Touchscreen secondary tablets.  The IQ Panel 2 was named “Best Overall” by the TechHome Builder Show, received the “Innovation Award” in 2016 from ESX, was named as a Top 30 Award Winner by SSI in 2017 and earned the prestigious TechVision Challenge award, a form of "Best in Show" at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX).  Qolsys IQ Panel platforms 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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