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Qolsys Inc. redefines "All-in-One" with groundbreaking 7-inch Android touchscreen security and home control platform.

Silicon Valley based company launched at ISC West 2013 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Qolsys Inc. (http://qolsys.com/ ) redefined the "all-in-one" market today with its groundbreaking 7-inch platform.  Qolsys (Quality of Life Systems) formally launched at the Security Industry Association's (SIA) New Product Showcase preceding ISC West.  Headquartered in Cupertino, CA, the heart of Silicon Valley, Qolsys delivers the industry's most advanced, connected home control platform supporting life safety, residential security, home control, energy management and more.  Partnered with best-in-class technology providers, including Google's Android, Foxconn Technology Group, and Alarm.com, the Qolsys IQ Solution transforms yesterday's "self-contained" into today's "all-in-one". To see the IQ Panel in action, click here:  http://youtu.be/rjYrCjctRTA

Behind the first all-in-one 7-inch touchscreen is an open compute platform with intuitive applications, six wireless radios, and a built-in panel camera, delivering unprecedented levels of security and home control.  The IQ Panel supports the industry's first Intelligent Dual Path Connectivity over cellular and broadband, enabling efficient transfer of data and seamless Upgrade Services with sophisticated failover and recovery capabilities. 

"The IQ Panel sets a new standard in the industry by radically re-thinking the platform architecture," said David Pulling, Qolsys CEO. "The Android OS enables Qolsys to deliver features to end users and dealers such as an intuitive user interface, custom text to speech, language localization, and a foundation for future development leveraging the Android developer community." 

The IQ Panel's remote services are powered by Alarm.com, the industry's most reliable, advanced and comprehensive interactive services platform.  The IQ Panel is the first to support WiFi to the Alarm.com back-end and a built-in Alarm.com Image Sensor radio. "Alarm.com has built a platform to support an innovative partner ecosystem and continues to drive growth in the interactive services domain that we pioneered," said Alison Slavin, co-founder and vice president of product management, Alarm.com.  "It's exciting to see an innovative new partner like Qolsys embracing our proven platform from the ground up."

Qolsys brings to market the first global residential security platform, leveraging Foxconn's world class manufacturing and supply chain.   "Foxconn is committed to the security and home control industry, and we are committed to our partnership with Qolsys to deliver the industry's first global security platform," says Foo-Ming Foo, Senior Vice President, Foxconn.

"The partnerships with Alarm.com and Foxconn were essential to our product development," says Qolsys CEO Dave Pulling. "Foxconn helped us develop a solid hardware set that uses all the capabilities of Alarm.com's fantastic services. We've enhanced the user experience with new features, like panel disarm photos, a built-in library of 'How To' video tutorials and FAQs, allowing consumers to take full control of every aspect of their home."

With a robust selection of peripherals and best in class partnerships, Qolsys is set to redefine the security and home control industry with its end to end platform solution.

ABOUT QOLSYS
Qolsys is dedicated to improving the quality of life through innovation and technology, and is reinventing the security and home control market, introducing the next generation life safety, security and home control platform.  Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Cupertino, CA, Qolsys has partnered with best in class technology providers, including Google's Android, the world's #1 mobile operating system, and Foxconn, the largest manufacturer of consumer technology devices, to deliver the first self-contained system in an open compute environment.  The 7" touchscreen has a built in surveillance package, dual path connectivity, and groundbreaking software applications which automatically update as new features are developed.  Bringing unprecedented levels of system integration and an intuitive user experience, Qolsys sets a new standard for the industry. 
All in one.  Always connected.  http://Qolsys.com

Contact: Ken Arnold, Director of Communications
[email protected], 408-221-6653

SOURCE Qolsys Inc.

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