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February 26, 2015 08:00 ET

Piper nv by Icontrol Networks Named Edison Awards Finalist

Piper nv to Be Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 23 in New York

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2015) - Piper nv by Icontrol Networks has been named a 2015 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison's persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.

"It's exciting to see companies like Piper nv continuing Thomas Edison's legacy of challenging conventional thinking," said Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards' executive director. "Edison Awards recognizes the game-changing products and services, and the teams that brought them to consumers." Award winners will be announced April 23, 2015 at the Edison Awards Annual Gala, held in the historic Ballroom of The Capitale in New York City.

"Being recognized as a finalist in the Edison Awards showcases the Piper brand's commitment to providing peace of mind over what matters most in your life," said Russell Ure, creator of Piper and an executive vice president and GM at Icontrol Networks. "Piper nv sets a new standard for consumers to interact with their homes in an entirely new way. It's the perfect balance of security, home automation and video monitoring and ensures you don't miss a thing, day or night."

Edison Award nominees are judged by more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics from across the nation whose votes acknowledge the Finalists' success in meeting the award's stringent criteria of quality. The voting panel includes members of:

Chief Marketing Officer Council (CMO)
Design Management Institute (DMI)
American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Georgia State Marketing Roundtable (GSU)
Product Development and Management Association (PDMA)
Assoc. of Technology Mgmt & Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
Past Edison Award winners
Marketing professionals

About Icontrol Networks
Icontrol Networks' vision is to provide a connected home solution for every household, so people worldwide spend less time managing their lives and more time living them. Icontrol is making the connected home a reality through its software platforms, which are deployed by home security companies and service providers, and the all-in-one Piper home security, video monitoring and automation device for consumers. Icontrol is further pioneering the next generation of connected living through its OpenHome™ Developer Program, the first community for application and device makers to partner on a common platform. Venture investors in Icontrol include Charles River Ventures, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers iFund, and Intel Capital, with strategic investments from a variety of service providers including ADT, Comcast Ventures, Comporium and Rogers Communications. For more information about Icontrol Networks and Piper visit and

The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. For more information about the Edison Awards, Edison Universe and a list of past winners, visit

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