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Graybar Canada signs distribution agreement with 2GIG by Linear

Heather Janssen | February 13, 2014
heather.janssen@nortekcontrol.com
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Graybar Canada has officially signed a distribution agreement with Linear LLC, a leader in security, health and wellness, and access control products. Linear’s legacy includes the early application of passive infrared detection and radio frequency (RF) transmission, technologies that revolutionized the wireless security and access control industries.

“We are excited to work with Linear. Distributing its 2GIG product line will help us meet the demand for Home Automation to integrate with our full security solutions.” said Brian Donovan, national market manager – technology and security solutions at Graybar Canada.

“Home automation is on the verge of mainstream adoption and Graybar Canada is the ideal partner to help bring 2GIG’s security-focused solution to Canada,” said Duane Paulson, senior vice president of product and market development, Linear. “The multitude of products and services they offer along with expert staff and logistic support are a perfect complement to our industry-leading connected home technology.”

The product focus will be on the sales of the 2GIG product line, as it fills the Home Automation gap in the security portfolio of Graybar Canada. 2GIG Technologies is owned by Linear, LLC after it was acquired in 2013. 2GIG’s Go!Control platform is the first widely adopted integrated security and automation system that includes a system CPU, touchscreen interface, Z-Wave radio for automation, cellular radio for communications with a central station, and narrow-band RF for communicating with security sensors.

(Story by Rob Colman/SP&T News)

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