2GIG Go!Control is 2011 Security Product of the Year
CARLSBAD, CA – March 25, 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.”
Formed in 2007 by former Honeywell Security® veterans Lance Dean and Scott Simon, 2GIG Technologies® 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 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 provide 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.
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 www.ce.org.
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 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.