Exceptional Innovation Announces Life|ware Certification Dates & Locations

Three levels of certification and unprecedented system support make Life|ware an ideal solution for installers looking into home automation.

Columbus, OH - July 14, 2006 - Exceptional Innovation (EI) today announced 2006 dates for Level One and Level Two Life|ware Certification Training. The Life|ware Certification Calendar includes Level 1 trainings at various locations around the United States and Level 2 training at EI's headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. There are three levels of certification: Level 1 is a one -day course providing Life|ware basics, Level 2 is a two -day course providing hands -on experience, and Level 3 is a multiple -day course designed for the technical integrator to address technical questions. Level 3 training dates are being developed and will be announced shortly. Interested dealers may visit the Exceptional Innovation Training Website to sign up for more information.


Level 1 Life|ware Certification is designed for convenience. The course, modeled for the home technology integrator, certifies the integrator to sell Life|ware. This course focuses on Life|ware functionality, configuration as well as sales and business cases. It is structured primarily as an instructor lead demonstration and is the most basic course required to become a Life|ware dealer.

Level 2 Certification is for home integration professionals. The course provides an in -depth learning experience of the Life|ware solution. Course exercises include optimization of Microsoft Media Center, installation and configuration on Life|ware with a variety of different home automation hardware platforms, and media sharing. Structured as both instructor lead and hands on experience, this course is for existing dealers who want a more in -depth review of the Life|ware solution and for individuals seeking Life|ware certification to become a dealer.

Unlike other home automation solutions that tie the homeowner into a single -branded, proprietary solution, Life|ware by Exceptional Innovation is hardware -neutral giving you more choices and flexibility with seamless integration with Windows Media Center. Life|ware can be run on a Media Center PC, digital entertainment center, Media Center extender or EI's own Life|touch™ all -digital high definition touch panel. Not only does Exceptional Innovation offer the most renowned home automation solution, their state -of -the -art training programs, which encompasses three levels of certification and ability, assure that all dealers are provided the necessary tools to work with the Life|ware solution.

For more information or to register for Life|ware Certification, please visit: http://www.exceptionalinnovation.com/index.php?page=dealers.

Level 1 Course Dates and Locations
Seating is limited to 20 per session.
July 19, 2006 - - - - Chicago, IL
August 8, 2006 - - - - Dallas, TX
August 10, 2006 - - - Houston, TX
August 15, 2006 - - - Kansas City, MO
August 17, 2006 - - - St. Louis, MO
August 22, 2006 - - - Milwaukee, WI
August 24, 2006 - - - Green Bay, WI
Sept. 27, 2006 - - - Orange County, CA
October 4, 2006 - - - - Denver, CO
October 5, 2006 - - - - Denver, CO
October 11, 2006 - - Philadelphia, PA
October 11, 2006 - - Chicago, IL
October 18, 2006 - - Waltham, MA
October 19, 2006 - - Waltham, MA
October 25, 2006 - - Las Vegas, NV

Level 2 Course Dates (Columbus, OH)
Seating is limited to 15 per session.
August 2 thru 3
August 16 thru 17
September 20 thru 21
October 18 thru 19
November 1 thru 2
November 29 thru 30
December 6 thru 7
December 13 thru 14


About Exceptional Innovation
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Exceptional Innovation produces Lifeware, home control software for lighting, thermostats, security systems, cameras and media management systems. Exceptional Innovation's line of elegant, all -digital, high -definition touch panels and robust system controllers round out a complete Lifeware solution. Led by software industry professionals with extensive experience with distributed computing based on open standards and open architecture, Exceptional Innovation combines Microsoft development expertise with years of home control experience to deliver simple, seamless, life -enhancing solutions for the digital home.

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