Global Cache's GC-100 Network Adapter and HomeSeer Home Automation Software to provide seamless solution
San Jose, CA - April 28, 2004 - Global Caché, a leading manufacturer of products that enable technology in homes and businesses, and HomeSeer, a leading home automation software provider, announced today they have entered into a strategic alliance to ensure their respective products have been optimized and work seamlessly together.
Global Caché's award winning GC -100 Network Adapter is a hardware product designed to IP -enable common household devices and appliances, bringing Ethernet networking to IR devices, serial devices, and relay switches so they can be controlled using IP -based software. Global Caché also supplies IR learning devices, IR receivers, and power sensors for use over a network.
HomeSeer, creator of the popular HomeSeer home automation software package provides affordable and easy -to -use software based on proven technology, and is the recent recipient of TechTV's prestigious Best of CES 2004 award. With over 7000 home automation software installations, HomeSeer is one of the leading home automation companies, providing servers, text -to -speech packages, and phone -enabling products, as well as HomeSeer software.
"We're excited to be partnering with HomeSeer," said Global Caché's President Walt Keller. "This alliance was forged due to heavy customer demand and obvious product synergy. The combination of Global Caché's Network Adapter and HomeSeer's widely used software is a powerful and cost -effective solution that we think will be extremely popular with customers."
"Our goal has always been to provide the best solutions at affordable prices, and the GC -100 fits right into that plan," said Richard Helmke, HomeSeer's President. "We've had many requests for a GC100 plug in, and we're very pleased to be able to provide this. By joining forces with Global Caché our customers can be assured that their HomeSeer software and G -100 hardware will work great together."
About Global Caché, Inc.
Global Caché is dedicated to producing state -of -the -art products that enable technology in homes and businesses. Our GC -100 Network Adapter provides the means for PC -based home automation and management software to access, control, and deliver services in a networked home to diverse and previously unconnected devices and appliances. Global Caché sells through distributors, VARs, and OEMs. For more information on Global Caché and our products and services or to place an order, visit online at www.globalcache.com or call us at 408 -270 -1300.
HomeSeer Technologies flagship product "HomeSeer" is a PC -based home automation application that gives the user control of his home from any web browser or telephone. The software supports the widest range of third party hardware and software. HomeSeer Technologies web site is www.homeseer.com. HomeSeer Technologies was founded in 1999 by Richard J. Helmke to address the need for Internet enabling home automation.