HAI Adds Charmed Quark Systems and Borg Displays as Connectivity Partners

HAI Adds Charmed Quark Systems and Borg Displays as Connectivity Partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact:
Allison Read
Director of International Sales & Marketing, HAI
4330 Michoud Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70129
Phone: (504) 736 -9810 x 229
Fax: (504) 253 -2955
www.homeauto.com / http://hai -international.com
Email: allison.read@homeauto.com

To download a high resolution photo of CQC on a Borg Display, please click here: http://www.homeauto.com/_SiteElements/images/press/BorgCQC.jpg

New Orleans, LA - October 14th, 2009

HAI Adds Charmed Quark Systems and Borg Displays as Connectivity Partners

Home Automation, Inc. (HAI), leading manufacturer of integrated security and home automation products since 1985, announced that integrations with Borg Displays and Charmed Quark Systems are now complete, and Connectivity Partnerships have been formed.

Borg Displays develops in -wall interface solutions for a variety of professional integration industries on Windows XPe and Linux platforms.

The affordable suite of Protégé™ branded 8" and 15" touchcontrollers are specifically designed to run quiet, cool and fast, engaging users with networked content, third party control - security - entertainment - signage applications, or energy management on centrally located always -on sentinels.

Simply load a copy of HAI's Snap -Link on the Borg Display and run it using the HAI Touchscreen skin.

" Borg is very pleased to be a solution partner with HAI, helping to move the industry forward with affordable and interoperability touchscreen controllers", explains Craig Slawson, President of Borg Displays.

Charmed Quark Systems' (CQC) product is a powerful, robust software -based automation product which leverages the home network to provide control, automation, and media management throughout the home. CQC is the perfect complement to layer over an Omni based foundation, providing very powerful graphical user interfaces, media services, internet based services, theater control, higher level logic, and more.

Charmed Quark Systems has developed a web page describing how to integrate their software with an HAI OmniPro II or Omni IIe controller that is running HAI firmware version 3.x or greater.

"Supporting HAI's Omni system is important for us," explains Dean Roddey, Chairman/CTO of CQC. "Many installers feel confident that the Omni plus CQC will make for a robust and high performance solution at both the hardware and software level."

"Expanding our Connectivity Partnerships is important to HAI," explains Jay McLellan, HAI President & CEO. "Both Borg and CQC are solid product offerings whose connectivity HAI is proud to promote."

HAI products are available through a worldwide network of Distributors and installing Dealers in over 80 countries. For more information on HAI, please visit www.homeauto.com, or email marketing@homeauto.com.

To download a high resolution photo of CQC on a Borg Display, please click here: http://www.homeauto.com/_SiteElements/images/press/BorgCQC.jpg

About HAI (www.homeauto.com): HAI (Home Automation, Inc.) is a privately held manufacturer of integrated automation and security products for residential and commercial use based in New Orleans, LA. Incorporated in 1985, HAI has developed a full line of award -winning automation products, including home control systems, programmable communicating thermostats, smart light switches, Whole Home Audio systems, video surveillance equipment, Touchscreen interfaces, and software that allows access and control of an automation system over the Internet. All products are sold through HAI's worldwide network of Distribution Partners and installed by trained dealers in over 80 countries.

About Borg Displays (www.borgdisplays.com) Borg Displays develops in -wall interface solutions for a variety of professional integration industries on Windows XPe and Linux platforms. The affordable suite of Protégé branded, 8" and 15" touchcontrollers are specifically designed to run quiet, cool and fast, engaging users with networked content, third party control - security - entertainment - signage applications, or energy management on centrally located always -on sentinels.

About CQC (http://www.charmedquark.com/)
Charmed Quark Systems, Ltd is a privately held company, based in Annapolis Maryland. Incorporated in 2004, and based on development work extending back to the early 1990s, Charmed Quark Systems has developed a powerful suite of software tools that comprise the CQC product (Charmed Quark Controller), which integrates hardware, software, network based data, and media to create robust and flexible automation and media management solutions.


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