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2GIG Technologies

March 21, 2011 18:44 ET

Consumer Electronics Association Names 2GIG's GO!Control Panel 2011 Security Product of the Year

All-in-One Security and Home Automation System With Touchscreen Interface Honored at CEA's TechHome Mark of Excellence Awards, March 18th

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) -  The Go!Control panel of 2GIG Technologies, the Carlsbad, CA-based developer of home security and related systems, has been recognized as the Security Product of the Year by the TechHome Division of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). The Mark of Excellence Awards program honors the best in home electronics products, services, and installed technology. Each year, manufacturers, distributors, and systems integrators enter to compete in award categories for this coveted honor judged by independent experts within the industry. Category winners were announced at the Mark of Excellence Awards Presentation, held March 18 during the EHX (Electronic House Expo) Spring event in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center. According to Robert Archer, EH publisher, "The MOEs mean more than any other industry association award and they represent the best the electronics and installation professional industry has to offer."

"This is a huge honor," says Lance Dean, Co-Founder of 2GIG Technologies. "This recognition by the consumer electronics industry's most important association validates that we have succeeded in making the most user-friendly, feature-rich home automation and security system on the market. We are committed to bringing innovative solutions to the market and feel the best is yet to come."

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

About CEA. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) unites 2,000 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry, CEA, promoting and advancing member needs and interests. For more information about CEA, please visit

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

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

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

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    Amie Rupp
    Media Relations
    2GIG Technologies
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