Convergent Releases Companion 15

Convergent Living announces the latest touch/control appliance for professional home systems integrators. Companion 15 (C15) offers ultrafast embedded processing technology for an optimal in-home experience.


Now larger desktop / wall control that does it all and without a central controller!

Golden, CO 4/1/2006 - Convergent Living, developer of intelligent whole home control appliances, today announced the introduction of the latest touch/control appliance for professional home systems integrators. Companion 15 (C15) offers the very latest embedded processing technology for an optimal in -home experience. The C15 brings all home services and systems to new locations throughout the home with ease use and ease of installation. Since Companion is an all -digital IP -based system, adding C15 is a breeze for any installation including retrofits. Once again, adding upsells to current and past customers, especially HMS/HAI -based installs is now a breeze with Companion.

Companion 15 also sports the new Firefox embedded one -touch browser utilizing a full XGA resolution on a sporty 15" TFT long -life LCD. Now you can surf on your whole home controller with just a touch of a button…including an on -screen keyboard and stylus…or favorites can pop open right from the Companion interface! C15 includes the full suite of Macromedia Flash -based Companion control applications like AutoMate™, AudioMate™, PhotoMate™, iRadio as well as a full custom control environment in AniMate with the same future -friendly architecture for adding more lifestyle, control applications and subsystem drivers in the future. "We are very excited to introduce an uber faster control appliance to supplement the suite of elegant in -wall and handheld controllers" says Craig Slawson, President of Convergent Living.

About Convergent
Convergent Living provides sophisticated, robust and engaging IP -based control interfaces for whole home management as well as tools for dealers to sell affordable and scalable solutions to builders and developers. Companion products are designed specifically from a user's perspective in controlling complex home networks easily while vastly simplifying the installation process for professional. Companion features whole home management, Internet browsing, communication, security, scene lighting/appliance, HVAC, and whole home audio/video control, with IP -based user -friendly touchscreens. For more information, visit

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