2GIG BLOG

04/2011 — 2GIG Technologies® Expands Engineering Department

Rebecca | April 6, 2011
rebecca.bosco@nortekcontrol.com
Products

Hires additional engineers to keep up with product demand and plans for growth.

Las Vegas, NV – April 6, 2011 – 2GIG Technologies, the Carlsbad, CA-based developer of home security and related systems and a Principal Member of the Z-Wave Alliance, has announced a major expansion of its engineering department in response to product demand and the company’s own strategic initiatives. The company will be showcasing its product line at ISC West booth # 13109 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. On hand will be the three senior members of that department: Bruce Ehlers, Senior Vice President of Engineering; Chris Harris, Vice President of Hardware Engineering; and Karl Hisamoto, Vice President of Software Engineering.

“The reason for this major engineering expansion is our commitment to innovation and new product development. Our Go!Control system has become extremely popular with both security and home automation dealers, and even more popular with end users,” notes Bruce Ehlers, Senior Vice President of Engineering. “We focus on engineering cost effective, convenient, and easy-touse solutions.

The result is strong demand from our customers and a pipeline full of exciting developments. Our recent hires add to what we believe is the best engineering team in the industry.”

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 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.