Convergent Living Awarded Patent

Convergent announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded the company key patent #7,047,092 covering smartscreen control architectures with interactive interface elements.


CONVERGENT LIVING AWARDED US PATENT

Smartscreen home automation control and complex GUI covered

Golden, CO 8/15/2006 - Convergent Living, Inc., developer of intelligent whole home control appliances, today announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded the company key patent #7,047,092 covering smartscreen control architectures with interactive interface elements.

"We are obviously very pleased to see this initial patent come to fruition" says Craig Slawson, President of Convergent Living. "We were early pioneers in the advent of IP -based control systems leveraging the embedded architectures that our team helped to invent in the late 1990's and while the patent process is expensive and arduous, it is worth protecting innovative, industry -changing products like the Companion whole home controllers." Companies needing to license this revolutionary, cost -saving technology should contact Craig Slawson at Convergent Living.

Convergent Living develops integrated control solutions for popular modern and legacy systems on elegantly networked smartscreens. Since 2002, the solutions have offered professional integrators around the world the dimensionality of simple plug/play to full custom interface/control with Flash -animated interface designs. The elegant Companion controllers are specifically designed to run quiet, cool and fast, engaging users with networked content, control and entertainment management on centrally located always -on sentinels. The suite of in -wall, desktop, handheld, TV/PC interfaces offer busy users one -touch access to simplifying their homes, offices or light commercial environments. We offer one seamless solution that will help sell homes, differentiate entire communities, enhance homeowners lives and offer enduring benefits for years to come. www.convergentliving.com



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