New IQ Panel with Onboard Legacy Radio Bridges Install Base with Future Sensor Technology
SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 – SAN JOSE, CA. –Qolsys, the leading provider of security and smarthome technology, announced today a new model of the IQ Panel 2 Plus will be available on Monday, October 1. This IQ Panel 2 Plus supports Dual SRF featuring PowerG’s industry leading range, remote programming and encryption with a radio compatible with legacy 345 MHz sensors (Honeywell/2Gig).
“With the impending 3G sunset and demand for encrypted sensor technology, security dealers need a solution to upgrade their legacy install base,” says Mike Hackett, Qolsys SVP Sales and Marketing. “The IQ Panel 2 Plus with a 345 MHz sensor radio and PowerG bridges the gap between what the security industry has been installing for decades and what is now the new standard for security and smart home solutions, including PowerG 2-way encrypted sensor technology, LTE and rich feature sets that delight the customer and increase usage.”
The IQ Panel 2 Plus was previously released with PowerG and 319 MHz, by adding the 345 MHz model the IQ Panel 2 lineup now supports the two most prominent legacy wireless ecosystems in the industry. In addition, a model supporting Dual SRF with 433 MHz (DSC) will be available soon.
“By eliminating replacement costs associated with wireless translators and life safety devices, Dual SRF delivers the most comprehensive sensor interoperability and portfolio bridging the past with the future of security,” added Hackett.
Every IQ Panel 2 ships with Qolsys 2.2 software, including several new features like Easy Install Wizard; Live View, the ability to view supported Alarm.com video cameras on the screen; and Live Answer, giving end users the ability to answer their SkyBell Video Doorbell from the IQ Panel’s 7” HD interface inside the home. Live Answer will also work with Live View cameras that have voice capability, such as the Alarm.com 522 indoor camera.
The IQ Panel 2 Plus includes all the award-winning features of the IQ Panel 2: 7” HD Touchscreen, modern form factor and user experience, 5MP Panel Camera, Bluetooth Touchless Disarming, LTE and Wi-Fi Dual Path Communication, Built-in Glassbreak Sensor, best-in-class security and Z-Wave diagnostic tools to reduce truck rolls and increase customer usage.
The IQ Panel and a full line of security and home automation devices is available today, visit www.qolsys.com to learn more, become a dealer, or find a dealer in your area.
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 Plus, bridges the gap between the legacy security platforms and tomorrow’s modern tablet technology. Dual SRF Technology provides two pathways for security and life safety devices, using the legacy security protocols (319.5 MHz, 345 MHz, or 433 MHZ) alongside PowerG, the most powerful long range security frequency with 4x the range, encryption, and 2-way communication. A 7” HD touchscreen tablet with built in 5 MP Camera, the IQ Panel includes the Qualcomm Snapdragon SOC withmultiple radios packed into an ultra-thin form factor and 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, Bluetooth Touchless Disarming, Live View of video cameras on the 7” screen plus Live Answer for Video Doorbells. The IQ Panel also features a built-in panel camera to capture disarm photos, Z-Wave Plus support for lifestyle devices, a built in Glass Break Detector, powerful system health diagnostics and over the air software updates. The IQ Panel is the most powerful security and smarthome solution you can buy.
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/.
Ken Arnold, Director of Communications, Qolsys – firstname.lastname@example.org, Ph: 855-476-5797