SOURCE: 2GIG Technologies

2GIG Technologies

June 13, 2011 09:11 ET

2GIG's Wireless Touch Screen Pad Wins Top Honors: 2011 Best Maximum Impact Award at Electronic Security Expo

2GIG Also Won Intrusion Alarm Control Panels and Wireless Alarm Systems Categories

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 13, 2011) - Fresh from winning the 2011 Security Product of the Year award from the Consumer Electronics Association, 2GIG Technologies took top honors overall, plus two top category honors, at the 2011 Maximum Impact Awards held at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) this week in Charlotte, NC. The company's TS1 Wireless Touch Screen Pad was chosen as Best Overall Product by a distinguished panel of judges drawn from the leadership and ranks of ESX's owner/sponsor associations, the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the Electronic Security Association (ESA). In addition, the TS1 was named best in the Intrusion Alarm Control Panel category and 2GIG's CNTRL2 Go!Control Panel won the Wireless Alarm Systems category.

"The products and services selected as this year's Maximum Impact Awards winners are smartly positioned to have a positive impact on the revenues and profits of security integration and monitoring companies," says George De Marco, ESX Chair.

According to Lance Dean, Co-Founder of 2GIG Technologies, "We are thrilled to be honored with the 2011 Best Maximum Impact Award. This is a real credit to our talented engineering team and the relevance and appeal of our products. We are committed to engineering and manufacturing the most innovative and value-added products in the industry, and this award is a great validation of our efforts."

2GIG's Go!Control panel provides a simple and affordable security/home automation system. The panel's color touchscreen makes the system easy and simple to use for both the dealer and their customers. 2GIG's TS1 provides remote arming/disarming functions, voice announcements for status, alarms, and provides control of the Go!Control panel. Up to four TS1s can work with a Go!Control panel.

The Maximum Impact Awards showcase products and services that help security integration and monitoring companies meet their customer needs and grow their profits, while placing a critical perspective on the impact that new and recently introduced products and services have on security integration and monitoring businesses.

About 2GIG Technologies. Formed in 2007, 2GIG Technologies designs and manufactures the most technologically-advanced residential security and home management solutions in the industry. 2GIG introduces GO!Control -- the first self-contained, all-in-one security and home management system. 2GIG Technologies is a Principal Member of the Z-Wave Alliance™, which enables 2GIG to provide customers with one of the most innovative, interactive home security platforms on the market. In addition, the company's partnership with T-Mobile®'s USA M2M division provides a robust wireless infrastructure for its security suite of products. 2GIG Technologies is committed to providing consumers with the flexibility and cost-effective technology necessary to manage their home automation and security functions from the panel's LCD touch-screen display, the Internet, or their PDA. For more information about 2GIG Technologies, please visit www.2gig.com.

About CSAA. The Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) is a trade association representing providers, users, bureaus, and other agencies of UL-Listed and/or FM-Approved Central Station protection services. It is legally entitled to represent its members before Congress, regulatory agencies on the local, state and federal levels, and other authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) over the industry. Now in its 60th year, CSAA continues to serve its members' interests in an ever-increasing variety of ways. The CSAA may be reached at 703-242-4670 or on the Web at www.csaaul.org.

About ESA. Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade association representing the electronic life safety and security industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of chartered chapters, ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools, and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper. ESA may be reached at (888) 447-1689 or on the Web at www.ESAweb.org.

About Z-Wave. Z-Wave is an award-winning, proven and interoperable wireless mesh networking technology that allows a wide array of devices in and around the home to communicate including lighting, appliances, HVAC, entertainment centers and security systems. Z-Wave brings many benefits to everyday life including remote home monitoring, home healthcare, safety and security, and energy conservation. Z-Wave certified products are currently available from leading consumer brands in 400 products worldwide. For more information about Z-Wave, please visit www.z-wave.com.

About the Z-Wave Alliance. Formed in January 2005, the Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of leading companies in the home technology space dedicated to solidifying Z-Wave as the standard for wireless home control products. The principal members include Cooper Wiring Devices, Danfoss, FAKRO, Ingersoll-Rand Leviton, Sigma Designs, 2GIG Technologies, and Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI). Its members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, safety and security. Z-Wave technology is the foundation of all products manufactured by the Alliance members. For more information about the Z-Wave Alliance, visit www.z-wavealliance.org.

Z-Wave®is a registered trademark of Sigma Designs and its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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    2GIG Technologies
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