SAN JOSE, Calif., March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Qolsys announced today its next generation IQ Panel 2, the first all-in-one security and smarthome platform that combines advanced hardware and leading interactive software services to deliver a best-in-class experience and provide long-term investment protection for dealers and end-users. Innovative software applications include glass break detection, Bluetooth disarm, the ability to send disarm photos to the smartphone and cloud, and more.
With the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ quad-core 400 processor – a highly integrated system-on-a-chip (SoC) that supports LTE cellular, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and HD display, the IQ Panel 2 includes four field replaceable radio slots for current and future connectivity, and an integrated 5 Megapixel HD camera. Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated.
The IQ Panel 2 integrates leading smart home services, powered by Alarm.com (Nasdaq: ALRM). This ensures reliable and easy to use awareness and control for consumers across a broad range of integrated connected devices through a single, intuitive mobile app. Security Dealers can adopt the new IQ Panel 2 with confidence, knowing that it’s fully supported by Alarm.com’s Mobile Tech installation app and AirFX remote support tool.
“We’ve enhanced the security of the security system itself, at every level,” said Dave Pulling, Qolsys president and CEO. “We are committed to providing continuous innovations in security and software integration with our partners, and to creating a platform that enables dealers to differentiate and upsell. The entire IQ Panel 2 platform is scalable and upgradable over the cloud, saving dealers’ time and money, and ultimately improving customer satisfaction, usage, and retention.”
“A smart home isn’t smart if it’s not secure,” said Jay Kenny, senior vice president of marketing for Alarm.com. “We’re excited to see Qolsys driving innovation in security with the IQ Panel 2. With a focus on security and innovative capabilities like visual verification from the panel to the smartphone app, the IQ Panel 2 takes advantage of Alarm.com’s leading cloud services platform to deliver an integrated and exceptional user experience that will resonate with both dealers and end-users.”
“From smartphones to security panels, point-of-sale and industrial handhelds, Snapdragon processors are changing the way companies are designing IoT devices,” said Anthony Murray, senior vice president, general manager, Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd. “We’re thrilled to see companies such as Qolsys take advantage of Snapdragon 400’s integrated features to power a platform that is designed to enable leading connectivity options and support for embedded Android capabilities for the IoT.”
Summary of IQ Panel 2 FeaturesThe IQ Panel 2 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:
Product AvailabilityThe beta program for IQ Panel 2 will begin April 2016 following ISC West in Las Vegas, Nevada. Qolsys dealers can apply to participate in the beta by visiting the Qolsys Internet of Home Showroom at the Sands Expo Center in Bellini Meeting Room #2102 or at Qolsys.com.
About QolsysFounded 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 Android 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, Android, Verizon, AT&T, and Foxconn to deliver reliable, scalable and secure platforms.
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