Next generation encrypted All-in-One Security and Smarthome Platform features 4G LTE, Bluetooth Touchless Disarming and Built in 5MP Panel Camera, Router and Glass Break Detector
OCTOBER 10, 2016 – San Jose, CA. –Qolsys announced today that AMP Security will deploy the next generation IQ Panel 2 as its flagship product supporting the “AMP Smart” solution. The tablet-like 7” touchscreen with built-in panel camera and innovative software applications includes glass break detection, Bluetooth touchless disarming, disarm photos sent to users, robust IP camera and doorbell camera support and more.
“We are excited to launch our next generation product this year with the AMP Smart team. The IQ Panel 2 represents the culmination of two years of development and integration of our best in class partnerships with Alarm.com, Qualcomm, and Foxconn,” said Mike Hackett, Qolsys, SVP Sales and Marketing. “We are committed to security dealers and delivering a platform that reduces install time, total cost of ownership and attrition. The AMP Smart team shares our vision to embrace technology in the security space while delivering more value and improved service to end users.”
The IQ Panel 2 integrates leading smart home services, powered by Alarm.com (Nasdaq: ALRM) ensuring reliable and easy to use awareness and control for consumers across a broad range of connected devices through a single, intuitive mobile app.
“This is the most attractive, most powerful platform on the market and will attract a new generation of security and smarthome users.” Said AMP CEO and Co-Founder Allen Bolen. “We are thrilled that every AMP Smart customer will receive a 5 Megapixel camera, five touchless disarming devices, encrypted sensors, a built-in router, a glassbreak detector and so much more.”
The AMP Smart panel from Qolsys will include the Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM quad-core 400 processor – a highly integrated system-on-a-chip (SoC) that supports LTE cellular, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, on-board router and HD display.
The AMP Smart Panel delivers a broad set of enhancements, including data encryption on every radio interface, industry-leading IoT support, integration of Alarm.com services, and flexibility to accommodate customization and future innovation. Specific features of the platform include:
- Modern, elegant wall mount or tabletop panel with small form factor (dimensions: 7.67 inches wide, 5.11 inches tall and 0.91 inches thick), edge-to-edge glass and a 7-inch, high-resolution (1280 x 800 pixels) capacitive touchscreen.
- Clean, intuitive graphical user interface with multi-gesture capability.
- Integrated 5MP HD panel camera provides built-in motion/presence detection to trigger home automation rules and captures disarm photos and alarm videos that are automatically delivered to the cloud.
- Innovative glass break sensor application uses the built-in dual high-fidelity microphones to protect against intrusion and save cost.
- Ability to be paired with optional remote access panels for persistent control and access throughout the home.
- Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core Processor, a fully integrated SoC, features:
o Native LTE cellular support for all major cellular standards – SIM card support for various cellular carriers, minimizes panel SKU’s and reduces dealer installation time.
o Native Wi-Fi 802.11ac – Supports up to 350 Mbps speeds over both 2.4GHz and 5 GHz channels, allowing the panel to serve as a router for private, secure connectivity to remote access panels, IP Cameras and other Wi-Fi ecosystem devices within the home.
o Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 4.0 – Supports secure, hands-free disarming of the panel when arriving home, enabling the smartphone to replace the key fob, which increases system use and lowers attrition.
o Integrated Qualcomm® AdrenoTM 306 GPU – For advanced graphics and HD display.
o Mobile Operating System – Includes a token-based file system and superior secure
cloud connectivity. Enables Qolsys to develop highly advanced applications and scale them to be updated and delivered over Wi-Fi without the need for dealer service calls.
• Four field-replaceable and encrypted radio cards:
o SRF (Security Radio Frequency) – Supports up to 128 encrypted S-Line sensors, as well as
legacy 319.5 MHz sensors.
o Z-Wave Plus – For performance, reliability and with always-on encryption for up to 232 Z-
o Alarm.com’s proprietary radio – For up to 5 Image Sensors, each a motion sensor with a built
in still camera.
• Alarm.com Interactive Security:
o Dedicated cellular connection over super-fast 4G LTE offers reliable and secure
communications and facilitates easy and automatic software updates from the cloud,
including updates to the underlying OS, the application layer, and the firmware.
o Includes Dual Path connectivity that intelligently routes data over cellular and Wi-Fi
connections for speed and redundancy.
o Allows total control of the IQ Panel 2 platform from the Alarm.com smartphone app and web
o Alarm.com’s Enterprise Partner Services for security dealers enable seamless installation
through MobileTech, remote troubleshooting, and enhanced support to ensure optimal system performance.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in San Jose, California, Qolsys is reinventing the security and smarthome market by creating products that are elegant, intuitive, reliable and secure. Qolsys is dedicated to improving the quality of life by integrating computing and communications technologies with its proprietary software to deliver the most advanced platforms for security, energy, wellness and smart home management.
The revolutionary all-in-one IQ Panel platform features an embedded camera; integrates with Alarm.com’s market-leading interactive security, video monitoring, energy management and home automation; and leverages the robust software development environment of the Mobile OS, enabling innovative applications and the routine delivery of software upgrades to customers over the cloud with dual path cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity. Qolsys integrates best-in-class technology and services
from Alarm.com, Qualcomm, Verizon, AT&T, and Foxconn to deliver reliable, scalable and secure platforms.
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AMP Smart’s mission is to connect you to your home using smart products and services that make your life easier and safer. Learn more at AMP.com
Ken Arnold, Director of Communications, Qolsys – firstname.lastname@example.org, 855-476-5797
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